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Evidence Informed Practice (Criminal Justice and Policing), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Liverpool, United Kingdom
The Evidence Informed Practice  (Criminal Justice and Policing) PgDip from Liverpool John Moores University programme will enhance your awareness of, and engagement with, research and (good/best) practice-informed evidence in the development of operational criminal justice practice.

Overview

The Evidence Informed Practice  (Criminal Justice and Policing) programme at Liverpool John Moores University is designed for ‘in-service’ criminal justice professionals who want to develop research skills.

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning.

Career

LJMU has an excellent employability record with 96% (HESA 2016) of our postgraduates in work or further study six months after graduation. Our applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.

The PgDip is aimed at practitioners already working within or alongside policing or criminal justice agencies.

Through an improved knowledge of key issues and engagement in new research, you will better understand the landscape and challenges facing your role and employer. You will develop new key skills, including dissemination and communication of complex information, and the role of leaders in key public service organisations.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Evidence-Informed Policy and Practice
  • Methods For Work-Based Research
  • Work-Based Research Project
  • Applied Research-Informed Evidence

Optional modules:

  • Delivering Rehabilitation
  • Contemporary Issues in Research-Informed Criminal Justice Practice
  • Leadership

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • a minimum 2:2 in a policing studies or related social sciences discipline
or
  • a strong portfolio demonstrating appropriate equivalent skills in the workplace

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    36 GBP/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36 GBP per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Liverpool

  • 556 - 1040 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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