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This innovative and stimulating Criminal Justice and Criminology from University of Derby aims to respond to the complex challenges that crime poses for contemporary society. It delivers cutting-edge knowledge and valuable insights into both theory and practice, helping you to advance your career in criminal justice.

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Overview

  • Study an intellectually challenging course which fosters a deep-level understanding of how our justice and penal system works
  • Benefit from the breadth and diversity of our academic expertise and our extensive professional links
  • Explore issues of theoretical and social importance with our research-active teaching staff who are recognised authorities in their fields
  • Keep up to date with latest policies, practices and debates so that you are better equipped to embark on a new career in the justice arena or to progress in your current working role
  • Study full-time or part-time to suit your personal circumstances

This Criminal Justice and Criminology from University of Derby has been launched at a time when a process of swift and relentless change is transforming our justice system. This process aims to develop and sustain a high performing, efficient and effective criminal and community justice system which both benefits victims and rehabilitates those who offend.

Careers

This course leads to a valuable qualification if you are planning academic or research roles in criminology. It also provides an excellent stepping stone into professional careers in criminal justice or with any public, private and third sector agencies concerned with crime prevention and community safety.

If you are already working in the sector and studying on a part-time basis, the MSc will contribute to your ongoing professional development and provide a firm foundation for rapid career progression to more senior roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminological Frameworks
  • Criminal Justice: Theory and Practice
  • Applied Research in Criminal Justice Systems
  • Global Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice: Practice and Management
  • Concepts of Global Terrorism
  • The Legal and Criminal Justice Context of Forensic and Criminal Psychology

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.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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).
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60

Other requirements

General requirements

An undergraduate degree (2:2 or above) in criminology or a related subject. We also welcome applicants who have substantial and relevant professional experience but do not have a degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

UK/EU fee: £730 per 20 credits (Full-time/Part-time)

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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