12 months
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15600 GBP/year
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All programmes of study will be delivered in a dual way combining both online and face to face teaching as appropriate. Face to face teaching will be delivered in a blended format with no large lectures to begin with. Please visit our website for more information. The MA in Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology programme is offered by Swansea University.

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Overview

Crime, its causes, and how we should deal with it, are never far from the headlines, and expertise in this area is increasingly valued by employers in government and other sectors.

Study our MA in Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology and you will gain in-depth knowledge about the causes of crime, the criminal justice system and current themes in criminological debates.

Learning from experts with a wealth of academic and practical experience, you will gain a level of knowledge, which will open up a range of exciting career opportunities.

Crime, its causes, and how we should deal with it, are never far from the headlines, and expertise in this area is increasingly valued by employers in government and other sectors.

Learning from experts with a wealth of academic and practical experience, you will gain a level of knowledge, which will open up a range of exciting career opportunities.

As a postgraduate student at the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, you will be part of a globally recognised law school, with a thriving academic environment committed to excellence in teaching and research, and offering an exceptional student experience.

  • You will gain an in-depth understanding of criminological theories and of the criminal justice system
  • You will learn the latest international developments in criminological and criminal justice research
  • You can study the impact of social, political and economic factors on crime and criminal justice policy

Career opportunities

The knowledge you gain on this MA in Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology programme at  Swansea University  opens up a range of potential careers in:

  • Public sector – government, civil service, political and policy advice
  • Private sector – global, national or local business
  • Non-governmental sector
  • Research and academia

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Criminological Theory
  • Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
  • A Critical Understanding of Policing: 21st Century Challenges.
  • Advanced Issues in Drugs, Alcohol and the Criminal Law
  • Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery
  • Case Studies in Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applicants are encouraged to apply by 31 July for entry in September, to ensure that vacancies are still available.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Ideally you will hold a 2:1 undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Criminology or a cognate discipline i.e. Law, Psychology, Sociology, Politics or Social Policy. Candidates with a 2:2 or with relevant professional work experience may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time (2 years) fees:

  • UK&EU students: £ 3,650
  • International students: £ 7,800
Part-time (3 years) fees:
  • UK&EU students: £ 2,400
  • International students: £ 5,200

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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