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Transnational Organised Crime

13 months
7809 GBP/year
7809 GBP/year
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The M.A. in Transnational Organised Crime at Staffordshire University  offers valuable insight for a range of careers concerned with Transnational Organised Crime and developing strategies and policies for its prevention. You can enhance your knowledge and career prospects through this qualification.


During the Transnational Organised Crime program offered by Staffordshire University you’ll examine the recent emergence of transnational organised crime, its historical precedents at a global level and law enforcement responses. You’ll consider how Transnational Organised Crime is represented by the media.

You’ll study contemporary global issues such as drug and human trafficking, international terrorism, illegal arms trading and financial crime through the lens of critical criminology. 

You’ll study unique topics, taking a critical perspective and work with our experts in sociology and criminology.

Employability is embedded throughout the course and you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a dissertation project within your place of work or volunteer within an organisation, business or government department relating to the issues covered on the MA course. 


  • National Crime Agency (NCA) 
  • Armed Forces
  • Policing professions tackling transnational organised crime  
  • Banking sectors tackling financial fraud and compliance, and financial and white-collar crimes 
  • NGOs supporting victims of trafficking 
  • Policy    

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crimes of the Powerful: Corporate, White Collar and Financial Crime
  • Postgraduate Disseration
  • Researching Transnational Justice and Organised Crime
  • Trafficking: The Illegal Trade in People, Goods and Services
  • Understanding and Tackling Domestic Organised Crime

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • The earlier you apply, the better. International applicants are encouraged to apply for courses at the beginning of the academic year.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree or above, or relevant professional experience.
  • Language level must be at least IELTS 6-6.5 or equivalent. However, you’ll be considered if you have a level of fluency to meet the needs of the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7809 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8460 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.
  • National

    7809 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8460 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.



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