You'll discover how the application of science helps unlock the how and why behind criminal activity, form strategies for crime prevention and ensure perpetrators are identified and apprehended.
Whether or not you have a background in scientific study, you'll gain the specific crime science skills you need to critically evaluate criminal investigations.
With access to the entire course online over two years, you can study at your own pace around work or other commitments. You'll have the support and guidance of a team of experts in the field of crime science, as well as the chance to join the research activities of our School of Criminology and Criminal Justice from wherever you're studying.
Careers this Master’s prepares you for
This Master's in Crime Science from the University of Portsmouth will enable you to combine your interests in science and criminology, and earn a postgraduate qualification customised to your career goals.
You'll graduate understanding how best to apply scientific and technological approaches to investigate and ultimately reduce crime. With a focus on research and backing up your learning with evidence and data, this course will also make you a deeper analytical and critical thinker – all in demand skills for a career in the criminal justice sector.
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- Crime Science
- Investigation and Psychology
- Managing Serious Investigations
- Managing Justice and Security Organisations
- Missing Persons: Global Perspectives
- Policing Communities
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesCriminal Law Criminology Criminal Justice View 178 other Masters in Criminology in United Kingdom
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- A second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Exceptionally, applicants with strong and relevant work experience will be considered.
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International4050 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4050 GBP per year during 24 months.
National4050 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4050 GBP per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Portsmouth
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.