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M.Sc. On Campus Online

Crime Science

University College London (UCL)

12 months
Duration
28500 GBP/year
14300 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This MSc in Crime Science programme offered at the University College London provides students with a thorough understanding of how science and scientifically based techniques can deliver immediate and sustainable reductions in crime.  

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Overview

The Crime Science programme offered at the University College London focuses on how to better apply science to understand crime problems, develop strategies for preventing them, and increase the probability of detecting and arresting offenders.

About this degree 

Students develop the ability to apply scientific principles to crime control, think more strategically in developing and implementing crime control policies, appreciate the complexity of implementation issues, critically assess the likely impact of planned crime reduction initiatives and generate more innovative proposals for reducing particular crime problems.

Careers

Many graduates now work in the field of crime prevention and detection for public sector employers such as the Home Office, police and Ministry of Defence, or private sector companies with a crime prevention and community safety focus. Other graduates go on to further doctoral research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Security and Crime Science
  • Designing and Doing Research
  • Preventing Crimes
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Perspectives on Organised Crime
  • Crime Mapping and Spatial Analysis
  • Investigation and Detection
  • Intelligence Gathering and Analysis
  • Cybercrime

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Relevant disciplines include science subjects, for example engineering or computer science; or social science subjects, for example, psychology, criminology or geography. 
  • If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
  • The English language level for this programme is: Good

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14300 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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