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Criminological Research

University of Liverpool

12 months
Duration
18450 GBP/year
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About

This Criminological Research programme from University of Liverpool, available full-time and part-time, will give you advanced theoretical and practical training in postgraduate-level research.

Overview

You will conduct a substantial research project that will give you valuable experience, whether you're preparing for a career or seeking continuous professional development.

You can expect regular (at least fortnightly) supervision with this excellent research training opportunity, providing you with a respected Masters qualification upon completion.

Career prospects

Graduates of the Criminological Research programme from University of Liverpool have gone onto successful careers in both the public and private sectors; social welfare and criminal justice agencies such as the police and probation services and non-governmental organisations (NGO s) eg working with organisations supporting homeless people, refugees and in social research.

We will enable you to develop a range of social scientific, analytic and communication skills and a variety of transferable skills valued by many employers in a range of industries (eg media organisations, local government and charitable organisations, and commercial and financial service sectors).

Many students pursue an academic career or a university research career in the Social Sciences (Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology) or in a related discipline.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Politics and Practices of Social Research 
  • Philosophy of Social Science 
  • Rapid Ethnography and Rapid Appraisal 
  • Understanding Society Using Quantitative Methods 
  • Using Foucault's Methods 
  • Focus Groups 
  • Critical Discourse Analysis 
  • Visual Data, VIsual Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no strict application deadlines but applicants are encouraged to apply in good time, particularly if they require visas or have special requirements.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants for the MRes Social Policy programme should normally hold a minimum of a 2:1 class Honours Degree in a social science, or in a field relevant to the programme the applicant wishes to study, from a UK university. Applicants with degrees from institutions outside the UK will have their applications considered on an individual, but comparable basis (see the International web pages for details of entry requirements by country).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18450 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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