Studyportals
M.A. On Campus

Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice

Bangor University

12 months
Duration
16250 GBP/year
7750 GBP/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice course offered at Bangor University was one of the first to take an internationally comparative perspective across a broad range of criminology and criminal justice issues.

Overview

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 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • 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)

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We would generally advise that you send in your application form by the end of June (for September intake) or the end of October (for January intake).

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bangor

660 - 1140 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.

Our partners

Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice
-
Bangor University

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!