Examine the nature and causes of crime from a sociological perspective.
After finishing your studies, you'll have the skills and knowledge required to pursue a successful career in academic research, criminal justice and related fields.
Careers and skills
In addition to preparing you for doctoral study, a criminology and sociology degree like the Criminology and Social Research course from University of York can lead to a wide variety of careers in the fields of crime and justice. The mix of practical and analytical skills you'll acquire will position you competitively for jobs in this popular field.
- Teaching and academia
- Criminology specialist at a criminal justice-related organisation
- Central government
- Local government
- Commercial research
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- Advances in Criminological Theory
- Critical Perspectives on the Criminal Justice System
- Law and Social Control
- Qualitative Methods
- Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis
- Advanced Methods in Social Research
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.
DisciplinesSociology Criminology View 567 other Masters in Sociology in United Kingdom
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- 2:1 or equivalent in Sociology, Criminology, another cognate discipline or equivalent suitable experience. Alternatively, we may accept a 2:2 undergraduate degree supported by at least one year of relevant work experience.
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International18700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8440 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8440 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time (2 years)UK: £4,220International/EU: £9,350
Living costs for York
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.