MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice

University of Portsmouth

Program Description

MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice

University of Portsmouth

MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice (2015 entry)

This established programme allows you to develop your understanding of criminological theories of offending and the extent of crime, enabling you to critically examine the role and function of the criminal justice and penal policy process, and the criminal justice policy-making context, in England and Wales. It has been specifically designed for graduates of criminology or other related degrees, for those with criminal justice career aspirations or those already working in the criminal justice arena at all levels

On this course you can:

  • • Develop an understanding of the application of criminological and criminal justice principles to law enforcement and criminal justice agencies
  • • Examine the treatment of disadvantaged communities and groups discriminated against, by and within, the criminal justice system
  • • Shape your study to your interests through your choice of options and dissertation topic

  • Entry requirements

    A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or training within the police or other criminal justice organisation.

    English language requirements

    English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 or equivalent. Campus-based applicants require a minimum score of 6.5 in all individual components. Distance learning applicants require a minimum score of 6.0 in Reading and Writing components.

    This school offers programs in:
    • English

    Last updated September 29, 2015
    Duration & Price
    This course is Campus or Online
    Start Date
    Start date
    Aug. 2016
    1 - 3 years
    Part time
    Full time
    4,500 GBP
    Start date Aug. 2016
    United Kingdom Portsmouth, England
    Application deadline Request Info
    End date Request Info
    Duration 1 - 3 years
    Price 4,500 GBP
    -UK/EU - £4500; -Non EU - £11,500