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Criminology

The University of Manchester

12 months
Duration
20000 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
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

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

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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