The Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice course offered at Bangor University it is designed to meet the needs of three groups of potential students: those requiring a thorough research training specialising in criminology and criminal justice; those who are interested in pursuing criminology and criminal justice to an advanced level; and practitioners in the criminal justice field who wish to expand their horizons from national to international levels.
The programme components consist of a generic research module (The Research Process) for training in qualitative and quantitative research methods in the Social Sciences, specialised training in Applied Research Criminology and a module on international case studies in Criminology, which allows students to incorporate their particular research interests and areas of enquiry in comparative criminological and criminal justice research.
Careers and Employability
The course prepares for a wide range of employment including:
- Law-enforcement agencies: the police, customs, the prison service
- Public administration: including crime prevention units, offender management, general administration, international institutions
- Political associations, work for members of parliaments, for lobby groups related to the criminal justice system and to issues of social justice broadly conceived
- Research institutes, researching criminological and sociological issues
- Academic institutions such as universities
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- Transnational Crime
- Comparative and International Criminal Justice
- Research Design and Strategy
- Research Process and Meaning
- Social Science in Action
- Key Issues in Criminology
- Troseddeg Fforensic (Welsh medium)
- 12 months
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The University will accept applications throughout the year.
DisciplinesCriminal Law Criminology View 135 other Masters in Criminology in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A single or joint honours degree of at least 2(ii) classification in Criminology, Sociology, Law, Political Science, Social Studies, Social Policy, or a related academic discipline.
- Applications from candidates who have relevant professional experience in lieu of a bachelor degree will also be considered. All applicants in this category will be invited for interview.
International15500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA7250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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