M.Sc. On Campus

Criminology and Criminal Justice Practice

24 months
16385 GBP/year
9910 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Enhance your knowledge of criminology and criminal justice or develop a career in the criminal justice profession with this Criminology and Criminal Justice Practice degree at Sheffield Hallam University. 


The course provides a supportive learning environment, which balances subject knowledge, intellectual skills and employability training.

Future careers

The Criminology and Criminal Justice Practice course at Sheffield Hallam University prepares you for a career in

  • the police service
  • probation service
  • victim support organisations
  • prison service
  • social work
  • youth justice
  • Various inter-governmental and non-governmental organisations
  • Third Sector organisations with an interest in victim support, criminal justice and offender management and support roles
  • further studies and academia  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminal Justice Leadership And Reform
  • Global Threats And Penal Policy
  • Delivering Justice In An Unjust World
  • Dissertation
  • Leadership, Innovation And Change Within Criminal Justice
  • Social Research Methods

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typically a degree in a relevant subject from a UK university or international equivalent or at least three years relevant professional experience. 
  • Applicants with a degree of less than a 2:2 (or equivalent) classification may be required to attend interview as part of the application process and make a commitment to engaging with study skills support as necessary as advised by the module team.
  • If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other skill areas or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16385 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16385 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9910 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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