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Criminology

The University of Manchester

M.Res.
12 months
Duration
19000 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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About

The MRes in Criminology course from The University of Manchester  provides you with the advanced theoretical, conceptual and methodological expertise and skills necessary to undertake and critically evaluate criminological, socio-legal and criminal justice research.

Overview

Combining core research skills with specialist criminology and criminal justice teaching from research-active staff, this course encourages you to critically examine the theoretical foundations that underpin applied criminological research.

The Criminology course from The University of Manchester also provides formal, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary training in research methodologies and transferable employment related skills, for those interested in applying for a PhD and/or planning a professional research career in the voluntary, public or private sectors.

Career opportunities

This degree is designed to appeal to recent graduates looking to work for local or central government and criminal justice agencies, for example:

  • as a criminal intelligence analyst within the police;
  • probation;
  • voluntary sector and NGOs;
  • pressure groups;
  • think-tanks (such as The Howard League Reform Trust); and
  • roles within the private sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation (MRes Criminology)
  • Designing Criminological Research
  • Advanced Theoretical Criminology
  • Evaluating Policy & Practice
  • Data Analysis with R & RStudio
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, is required in your first degree. A social science subject is advantageous but not necessary. 
  • Applicants who are not from or did not graduate from a majority English speaking country as defined by the UKVI are required to hold one of the following English language qualifications

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

MRes (part-time)

  • UK/EU students (per annum): £4,750

Funding

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