Study cover for Criminology
M.Phil. On Campus

Criminology

Swansea University

24 months
Duration
16400 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
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About

A Criminology programme from Swansea University gives you the chance to pursue a project based around your own passions and interests, leading to a qualification which can open the door to an academic career or boost employment prospects in a range of other fields. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Your research degree will typically last from three years (full-time) to six years (part-time) for a PhD, or two years (full-time) to four years (part-time) for an MPhil.

We have a wide range of expertise, and we invite applications in the following areas:

·        Cybercrime and Terrorism

·        Medical Law

·        Neurocriminology and Bioethics

·        Probation and Offender Management services

·        Sentencing and Courts

·        Sex Work

·        Violent and Sex Offenders

·        Youth Justice

Programme Aims

This Criminology programme from Swansea University will provide students with: 

  • The opportunity to conduct high quality postgraduate research in a world leading research environment.
  • Key skills needed to undertake advanced academic and non-academic research including qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
  • Advanced critical thinking, intellectual curiosity and independent judgement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • This MPhil in Criminology at Swansea will enable you to undertake a substantial project led by your own interests. 
  • It is a highly respected qualification which can present a career in academia or a wider scope for employment in fields such as education, government or the private sector. 
  • A thesis of 60,000 words will be submitted for assessment demonstrating original research with a substantive contribution to the subject area. The Masters is examined following an oral examination of the thesis (a viva voce examination or viva). 
  • You will acquire research skills for high-level work and skills and training programmes are available on campus for further support. There will be an opportunity to deliver presentations to research students and staff at departmental seminars and conferences.  

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants for Ph.D./MPhil study must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level (or non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University, and a master’s degree with an overall grade of ‘merit’.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 24 months.

Part-time fees:

  • UK students: £ 2,250
  • International students: £ 8,200

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 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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