Students gain a critical understanding of how key theories, concepts and empirical findings are used to create and interpret knowledge within the study of crime and Criminal Justice. Key issues debated include policing, crime prevention, rehabilitation and punishment.
The Criminal Justice programme from University of the West of Scotland equips students with essential skills and knowledge for a range of careers in the Criminal Justice sector including the police, prison service and criminal justice social work, policy analysis and evaluation, and policy work in governments, local authorities or charities.
- Applied Research Methods in Social Sciences
- Contemporary Social Issues
- Policing in the Contemporary World
- Policy Analysis & Practice
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date
DisciplinesCriminal Justice View 66 other Masters in Criminal Justice in United Kingdom
You should normally hold a relevant Honours degree at 2:2 or above in any of the subjects below:
- Any social science
- Social work
International14500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National11250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11250 GBP per year during 12 months.
For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 7,000£
Living costs for Paisley
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.