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Criminology and Criminal Justice

Northumbria University

12 months
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16000 GBP/year
7350 GBP/year
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The Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northumbria University is a dynamic course that offers a flexible mode of study. You will be encouraged to develop a critical understanding of the key themes, issues and political debates concerning crime, crime control and criminal and social justice in the UK and globally.

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Overview

Are you seeking to enter the criminal justice or community justice sectors? Want to work with drug action teams or in the voluntary and charitable sector?

Learn from an exciting, vibrant and dynamic team of scholars who are high quality teachers and internationally renowned experts within their subject. All of the Criminology staff team have doctorates or extensive professional experience in the Criminology/criminal justice sector.

Equipped with excellent practical, communication, and transferable skills you will be well placed for a range of roles including drug action teams, law enforcement, research, community safety, local authority, voluntary and charitable sectors.

Career Edge

  • The Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northumbria University focuses on embedding skills to prepare you for a career in a crime related area or for further doctoral study.
  • You will write traditional essays and develop skills sought by employers through real-world assessments including debate logs, a critical literature review, a portfolio, a research bid and a dissertation.
  • The department has close links with a range of relevant agencies, including the Prison Service, law enforcement agencies and the voluntary sector, and these close networks will further enhance your learning experience throughout the course.
  • You will also have access to tailored career guidance in 1-to-1 and CV skills sessions with the Northumbria Careers team.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods for Global Criminology
  • Comparative Penal Policy
  • International Crime, Policing and Security
  • Social Exclusion and Victimisation in a Global Context 
  • Academic Language Skills in FADSS Level 7 
  • Social Sciences Postgraduate Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant social science subject. Applicants with appropriate work experience and/or a relevant professional qualification will be considered.
  • International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Full UK Fee: £7,350
  • Full EU Fee: £16,000
  • Full International Fee: £16,000

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
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