This course is part of the MSc Criminal Justice Postgraduate Flexible Framework.
The Flexible Framework allows you to customise your postgraduate degree. The units and subjects you choose will determine which award title you graduate with. To view the other unit options, visit the MSc Criminal Justice page.
Our MSc Criminology degree course is the perfect way to take your interest in the field further – whether you're already working and want to advance your career, or a graduate who wants to take their studies to Master's level.
On this course, you'll develop your understanding of the origins, principles and concepts of key theoretical approaches, explore the political and sociological influences on crime, and get to grips with the changing nature of criminology.
You'll tailor your studies and choose between additional specialisms including counter fraud, security and cybercrime, so that your final award matches your interests and career ambitions.
You can choose to study this course full or part-time, either on campus or through distance learning.
When you graduate, you'll have the skills and knowledge for a career in organisations including criminal justice agencies, local and central government, think tanks, the voluntary sector and non-governmental organisations.
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We'll help you to identify internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.
When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your criminology skills to work.
After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.
When you graduate, your career path will depend on the specialism you choose. You'll have the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in the field of criminology, as well as transferable skills which are valuable in other professions.
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UK and European Union students are eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan given by a British Government Organization called Student Finance England, which is paid directly to your university, independent of your grades or your family’s income.
Tuition Fees are paid per year. The value above represents the tuition fee for the 2018/2019 academic year.
The tuition fees might be subject to minor increases each year due to inflation.
15 January 2019
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30 June 2019
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31 August 2019
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20 September 2019
The final deadline for applications to 2019 courses. Applications must arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time).
22 October 2019
The deadline for adding Clearing choices, and for universities or colleges to accept applicants in Clearing.