This Criminology course from Nottingham Trent University draws upon the expertise of staff with established reputations in the field. Tutors have a wide range of research interests and they are actively involved with the Nottingham Crime Research Unit and the Centre for the Study and Reduction of Hate Crimes, Bias and Prejudice. These specialist units are located within the Department and conduct high quality applied criminological and criminal justice research.
Careers and employability
This course will prepare you to go on to pursue a range of professional careers in criminal justice related work in either the statutory, commercial or community voluntary sectors.
Throughout the course you'll enhance your life long learning skills and personal development in a manner that enables you to adopt an independent and reflective approach to your learning and to contribute to crime reduction and community safety. The acquisition of specific criminological knowledge, along with a wide range of transferable skills such as the ability to conduct and evaluate research, will also be invaluable for those seeking employment in the fast-expanding field of policy evaluation.
The course will also enhance the career opportunities of those currently working in the field and will be particularly valuable to students seeking employment in criminal justice agencies operating at central, regional and local government levels, for example:
- Home Office
- police forces
- local government
- crime and disorder reduction partnerships and their equivalences throughout the world.
Other graduates may pursue opportunities to become researchers or academics working in the subject area of criminology in higher education. The course will also serve as an effective launching pad for those students wishing to study for a doctorate.
Previous graduates have gone on to pursue careers as a:
- Lawyer assistant
- Resettlement case worker
- Peer support worker
- University lecturer
- Approaches to Criminological Theory and Research Methods
- Contemporary Criminal Justice Policy and Practice
- Work-Based Research Project
- Crime, Community and Neighbourhood
- Offender Management, Policing and Crime Reduction
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- We advise that applications are submitted before the end of July.
DisciplinesCriminal Law Civil & Private Law Criminology View 220 other Masters in Civil & Private Law in United Kingdom
- An undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree (normally a 2.2 or above)
- Applicants without such qualifications will be considered on an individual basis but will be required to demonstrate how their experiences and knowledge would enable them to study this course at Masters level in their Personal Statement.
International15850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7700 GBP per year during 12 months.
- National: £3,850
- International: £7,925
Living costs for Nottingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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