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Youth Justice

Aberystwyth University

12 months
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15200 GBP/year
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About

The Youth Justice MSc programme from Aberystwyth University offers a unique opportunity to study the youth justice system in England and Wales. The scheme adopts a focused and specifically critical standpoint in the consideration of relevant issues, from within England and Wales. 

Overview

At Youth Justice from Aberystwyth University students will be supported throughout to become independent researchers and writers in the realm of youth justice, through a series of lecture-seminar combined sessions, at which students will also be expected to lead discussions. Writing skills are a particular focus, with assignments structured as journal articles, and feedback given mirroring peer reviews, to prepare students for academic publication with advice and guidance from published academics.

Career opportunities

Graduates from this Youth Justice MSc programme from Aberystwyth University will leave with the professional knowledge and capacity to independently practice, reflect, review and build upon disciplinary expertise and judgement. The schemes’ teaching, learning and assessment requires students to develop ethical practice, critical analytical skills, research skills and presentation skills which will enable them to share their criminological expertise in both academic and professional settings.

Graduate career opportunities include (but not restricted to):

  • government departments and criminal justice agencies
  • voluntary organisations / non-governmental organisations in the crime and justice field
  • international organisations, such as the UN
  • research and academia

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Youth Justice
  • International Comparative Youth Justice
  • Principles of Research Design
  • Qualitative Data Collection and Analysis 
  • Quantitative Data Collection and Analysis
  • Criminological Theory and Perspectives
  • International Criminal Law

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We advise students to apply as early as possible before the start of their degree.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry Requirements 2:2 Bachelors (Honours) degree in criminology or a related subject area, or equivalent.  Non-graduates will be considered individually based on relevant work experience.
  • English Language Requirements IELTS 6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each component, or equivalent
  • Other Requirements Applicants are encouraged to submit an up-to-date CV as part of their application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Aberystwyth

700 - 1300 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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