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Criminological Research

University of Stirling

12 months
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16775 GBP/year
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About

Criminological Research course offered at University of Stirling, provides you with expert training in the latest methods and approaches used in criminological research. 

Overview

We cover the principles of collecting, analysing and reporting on qualitative and quantitative data whilst also taking account of ethics, reliability and validity. You’ll critically examine the theoretical foundations that underpin criminology and socio-legal research, as well as exploring issues with comparative research and developing an understanding of the relationship between criminology research and policymaking.

Criminological Research course offered at University of Stirling is supported by staff from the Scottish Centre for Crime and Criminal Justice Research – a multi-university body with international influence and links to academics, policymakers and practitioners around the world. The course is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as meeting the research training guidelines for undertaking a PhD in the social sciences.

Career

Our Masters is the perfect foundation for a career in research, research management and commissioning or using research. You’ll graduate with a choice of careers available to you across the criminal justice system. This includes joining the Civil Service, the Crown Prosecution Service, Police Scotland and other services in the UK or overseas. Other graduates have steered their career towards academia, research management or gone on to do further study, such as the Applied Social Research (Doctorate) or PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design and Process
  • Criminological Perspectives 
  • Criminological Perspectives 
  • Rehabilitation and Criminal Justice Work
  • Reflexivity and Observation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second class honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Tuition Fee

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    16775 GBP/year
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  • National

    6600 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6600 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Stirling

660 - 1140 GBP /month
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