You will be taught by lecturers who are nationally and internationally renowned researchers. Our Law School is home to the Centre for Crime, Law and Justice, the Centre for Law and Society, and the Centre for Child and Family Justice; these centres underpin our postgraduate teaching, which is research-led and research-informed.
Your core modules are: Research Projects in Practice; Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences; Quantitative Research Methods; Crime and Criminal Justice in the 21st Century; Criminological Theory; and Criminological Research in Practice. A research-based Criminology dissertation completes your degree.
Criminology and Social Research Methods degree offered at Lancaster University prepares you for research jobs in the Home Office, Probation Service, Social Services, and other government departments of voluntary organisation. You will develop the skills to undertake and critically evaluate criminological research, which are highly prized by employers in the public and private sectors. The analytical and communications skills developed through your studies also enhance your employability.
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- Dissertation (Criminology)
- Crime and Criminal Justice in the 21st Century
- Criminological Theory
- Criminological Research in Practice
- Research Projects in Practice: From Design to Dissemination
- Qualitative Research Methods
- Quantitative Research Methods
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesSociology Criminology View 392 other Masters in Sociology in United Kingdom
2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) in any discipline.
If your score is below our requirements we may consider you for one of our pre-sessional English language programmes
International17500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 17500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
UK/EU Part Time: £4,250
Overseas Part Time: £8,750
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