Criminology of London Metropolitan University will prepare you for doctoral study or research posts within the criminal justice arena, but it's also ideal for consolidating your professional experience.
More about this course
The course looks at criminology from both a theoretical and an applied perspective, covering areas including criminal justice, prisons, crime prevention, and crime and offender patterns.
You’ll apply research methods and techniques such as assessing patterns in specific forms of crimes and offending behaviour, and considering the prevalence, characteristics and typologies of specific types of offence. You’ll also critically assess recent and current policies and practices with crime control and community safety. Option modules will allow you to develop a specialism in a field that interests you, such as intelligence analysis, psychology and crime, sexual violence, terrorism and counter-terrorism, and urban patterns.
After the course
The aim of the course is to prepare you for employment or further study in the criminal justice sector. The curriculum will equip you for a range of careers in the criminal justice system and related professions, all with excellent recruitment prospects. Key career paths include the Metropolitan Police Service, Probation Service, Foreign Office, Prison Service, youth offending and community safety departments, as well as academic or government research posts.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Contemporary Issues in Criminology
- Crime Control and Community Safety
- Criminological Research Methods
- Criminology Dissertation
- Terrorism and Counter Terrorism
- Crime, Risk and Early Intervention
- Explaining Violence
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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You are advised to apply as early as possible as applications will only be considered if there are places available on the course.
UCAS Extra deadline is 4 July.
DisciplinesCriminology View 168 other Masters in Criminology in United Kingdom
You will be required to have:
- at least a lower second class honours degree in a relevant discipline such as criminology, or social and behavioural sciences (applications are also welcome from those who have experience in criminal justice or possess relevant professional qualifications)
International13750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13750 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK/EU: £1,035 per 20 credits
- Int: £1,530 per 20 credits
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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