Part time Master's Degree in Criminology in Europe

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Criminology

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

The topic of criminology is made up of many different focus areas related to law, justice and other social systems. Students who pursue this program may choose to study sex crime, terrorism, migration and transnationalism, capitalism and social justice, public policy or youth crime.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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MRes Conflict, Security and Justice

University of Exeter
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Exeter

This interdisciplinary programme examines the latest critical thinking and the key issues surrounding the field of security studies; exploring new ways to develop better strategies for resolving conflicts and securing social justice. [+]

Top Part time Masters in Criminology in Europe. This interdisciplinary programme examines the latest critical thinking and the key issues surrounding the field of security studies; exploring new ways to develop better strategies for resolving conflicts and securing social justice. It recognises that traditional approaches to this subject must now be complemented with new perspectives on issues such as human (in)security, domestic security and violence. Units contributing to this programme will draw on sociological and socio-legal research on topics that include: human rights, gender, violence and ethnopolitics; area studies’ expertise on language, culture and practice; and political and legal research on sovereignty, institutions and intervention and how these fields affect elements of security, conflict and justice. The MRes in Security, Conflict and Justice will equip you with interdisciplinary skills which will have an impact on the research, policy and practice needed to avoid and mitigate security risks. The programme is designed to provide research training for students who will progress to a PhD and for those who want to pursue careers with a significant research element. This programme has been accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as part of the South West Doctoral Training Centre. The Programme Director is Dr Andrew Schaap. Learning and teaching With the exception of the dissertation, each module on this programme is normally taught through academic lectures expanded through seminar discussion, presentations, group work, reading and essay assignments. Work on formulating a dissertation topic begins early in the academic year and you will have an individual supervisor for your dissertation. Tuition fees per year 2016/17 UK/EU: £6,900 full-time; £3,450 part-time International: £15,950 full-time [-]

MRes in Criminological Research

University of Stirling
Campus Part time 12 - 30 months January 2017 United Kingdom Stirling

The course is suitable for applicants who see their future career in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Graduates are well equipped with the necessary competencies and knowledge to forge successful careers in the public, private and third sectors. With newly obtained skills in critical thinking, research methodologies, and analytical and communications skills.‌ [+]

The course is suitable for applicants who see their future career in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Graduates are well equipped with the necessary competencies and knowledge to forge successful careers in the public, private and third sectors. With newly obtained skills in critical thinking, research methodologies, and analytical and communications skills.‌ Recognition The course has been recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as meeting its requirements for postgraduate research training. Accreditation The course is recognised as research training by the ESRC for those who are studying or going on to study for a PhD (+3), and is also recognised by the ESRC for Master’s Course plus Research Studentship (1+3) purposes. MRes or MSc? Uniquely, we offer you the opportunity to graduate with an MRes or MSc Students undertaking the Master of Science or Master of Research follow the exact same pathways. The choice of award is designed to give students freedom in determining what outcome will suit their future aspirations. MSc Applied Social Research (Criminology) The Master of Science is the ideal preparation for social research and evaluation in criminal justice and criminology and will suit those who wish to pursue a career in academia and wish to use the MSc as a precursor to completing a PhD. MRes Criminological Research The Masters of Research is best suited for applicants who see their future career in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Course objectives The MRes Criminological Research provides training in the methods and approaches used in criminological research. The objectives are to: Provide you with the skills and knowledge base required to collect, analyse and report qualitative and quantitative data, taking account of ethics, reliability and validity Enable you to examine critically the theoretical foundations that underpin criminological and socio-legal research Enable you to examine issues concerning comparative criminological and socio-legal research Develop your understanding of the relationship between criminological research and policy, and the meanings of evaluation, its terminology, practice and use What makes us different? Entry requirements Academic requirements A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. English language requirements If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills: IELTS: 6.5 with 6.0 minimum in each skill Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grade C Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Grade B Pearson Test of English (Academic): 60 with 56 in each component IBT TOEFL: 90 with no subtest less than 20 If you don’t meet the required score you may be able to register for one of our pre-sessional English courses. To register you must hold a conditional offer for your course and have an IELTS score 0.5 or 1.0 below the required standard. Delivery and assessment Teaching methods are designed for each module to facilitate your acquisition of skills and progressive development. You are expected to participate in lectures, seminars, tutorials, computer-based workshops and group work. Full-time and part-time MRes/Diploma students experience a range of different forms of assessment across the compulsory taught modules. These include essays, critical review essays, book reviews, research proposals, a computer lab-based assessment for quantitative data analysis and the research dissertation. There are no examinations. Students are responsible for proposing their own substantive research topic. The course Director and other academic staff will offer guidance on the feasibility of the project and methodologies used within it. A Supervisor is appointed for each dissertation and this member of staff will be able to lend support and their expert knowledge throughout the writing process. Career opportunities Our graduates are well equipped with the necessary competencies and knowledge to forge successful careers in the public, private and third sectors. With newly obtained skills in critical thinking, research methodologies, and analytical and communications skills, Stirling Criminology graduates are attractive to employers from a range of sectors. Recent graduates have gone on to pursue careers across the criminal justice system, joining organisations such as the Civil Service, the Crown Prosecution Service, Police Scotland and other services throughout the UK. Other graduates have steered their career towards academia, research management or gone on to do further study, such as the Applied Social Research (Doctorate) or PhD. Industry connections ‌‌‌The course is supported by staff from both the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR) and Law. SCCJR hosts regular, state-of-the-art events to which students are invited. The Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research is a collaboration of several Scottish universities. It aims to produce excellent research and to develop excellent researchers so as to better the development of policy, practice and public debate about crime and justice. Though based in Scotland and determined to analyse and address crime and justice in Scotland, our work is international both in its influences and in its influence. We work for, with and through fellow academics, policymakers, practitioners and others involved with justice all over the world, believing that Scottish criminology and Scottish criminal justice has much to learn from and much to teach others. There are also strong links with the applied crime and criminal justice sector, including Police Scotland and the Scottish Prison Service. [-]

PhD, MPhil, MA(R) Criminology

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

As a graduate student in criminology, you will have the opportunity to take part in the bi-annual Common Study Programme in Critical Criminology with students from Erasmus University, Rotterdam; the Universities of Barcelona [+]

Top Part time Masters in Criminology in Europe. Criminology has a long and distinguished tradition at Kent with its research base in the Crime, Control and Culture Cluster and the Kent Crime and Justice Centre. Research - Criminology MA(R), MPhil, PhD. - The Doctorate in Cultural and Global Criminology. The common study programme in critical criminology As a graduate student in criminology, you will have the opportunity to take part in the bi-annual Common Study Programme in Critical Criminology with students from Erasmus University, Rotterdam; the Universities of Barcelona; Bologna; Ghent; Hamburg; Middlesex; Porto; Utrecht; ELTE, Budapest; the Democritus University of Thrace; the University of the Peloponnese, Corinth; CUNY Graduate Centre, New York. The Common Study sessions are hosted by each of the participating institutions in turn. They are student-led and provide a wonderful opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with an international group sharing a common interest in critical criminology. Students have the opportunity to take a diploma by dissertation. The School is also home to Kent Criminal Justice Centre (KCJC), which is a collaboration of senior researchers at the University of Kent, based in SSPSSR, the Personal Social Services Research Unit and the Kent Law School. The core members have a multidisciplinary background, which includes sociology, economics, law and statistics, and expertise in sophisticated quantitative techniques, economic modelling and qualitative methods. KCJC has a national and international reputation for interdisciplinary research in the field of criminology and criminal justice. During recent years, the Centre has responded to a high level demand from the Home Office for evaluative research that incorporates cost-effectiveness, while still ensuring responsiveness to local and regional needs and opportunities. [-]

Master's Degree In Criminology: Crime And Victimology

VIU Valencian International University
Online Part time 1 year April 2017 Spain Valencia

You will learn the knowledge and skills needed to manage in the study, intervention and crime prevention both at the individual and social, as well as research methodologies and other aspects of criminal justice and acting with victims and offenders. [+]

Master in Criminology: Crime and Victimology You will learn the knowledge and skills needed to manage in the study, intervention and crime prevention both at the individual and social, as well as research methodologies and other aspects of criminal justice and acting with victims and offenders. GOALS The objective of this master is to train professionals from a multidisciplinary and specialized perspective able to understand the different aspects related to the criminal act, using different techniques and instruments for intervention with offenders and victims, as well as learn strategies for prevention crime. Career prospects The different areas of performance in Criminology comprise both public and private sectors. Some of the career opportunities are: Administration of Justice Crime prevention units Offices of Assistance to victims Perito Criminologist Juvenile reception centers and shelters Advisory programs against drug addiction, violence, etc. Teaching and / or research Competencies General Competencies CG.1.- Apply acquired knowledge to solve problems independently criminology. CG.2.- Teaming and apply the methods provided by the sciences studied from an interdisciplinary perspective. CG.3.- Select the information necessary for the development of strategies for proper advice in the relevant areas. CG.4.- know the different areas of crime and develop, from a holistic perspective, the various crime trends. Develop strategies CG.5.- research, both qualitative and quantitative. CG.6.- critically analyze the criminal phenomenon from an interdisciplinary perspective, enlisting the help of all sciences: biological, psychological, legal and social environment. CG.7.- Develop oral and written communication skills, enabling you to convey your message to both specialist and general public audience. CG.8.- develop the capacity to adapt to new situations and to generate new ideas. Specific skills CE.1.- apply the theories and concepts of criminology in observation, analysis, detection and crime prevention. CE.2.- identify the determinants of crime and predisposing factors, and the circumstances in both the aggressor and the victim. CE.3.- Identify prevention methods and their applications in solving problems. Knowing CE.4.- criminological victimology and problems arising in various areas: judicial cooperation in general and specific (in smaller, family, gender and domestic violence, authorities etc.), prisons, public and private security. CE.5.- identify risk factors and protection on the victim. CE.6.- Develop, analyze and interpret criminological reports. Analyze CE.7.- prevention programs and treatment for offenders, in order to determine its effectiveness. CE.8.- know and analyze the techniques of scientific research and its application police. CE.9.- analyze the new criminal manifestations and context: corruption offenses, new technologies, capital and financial crimes, crime of sectarian origin, groups and organized gangs infringement and juvenile delinquency, domestic violence and gender crimes sexual, abuse and exploitation trafficking and transnational crime. CE.10.- identify factors that should be analyzed in the development of a criminological report on the analysis of the testimony. CE.11.- Learning to use the terminology of psychological type and / or forensic psychiatric and hospital admissions classifications of mental disorders (ICD-10 and DSM V) Knowing CE.12.- techniques applied scientific research that police for the reconstruction of the facts and the most advanced techniques of analysis and interpretation of analytical results. CE.13.- apply the theories and concepts of criminology in the explanation and prediction of victimology. CE.14.- public policies Assess Safety and Prevention and Control of Crime and Treatment. Understanding the phenomenon CE.15.- prison, specifically in relation to the alternative sanctions to imprisonment and security measures. Admission requirements In the event that demand exceeds the supply of places, the Academic Committee of the degree examine the resumes of the candidates in order to decide whether it is relevant or not to grant the right of registration, according to the profiles of income and previous education requirements established. For such a case, the Commission shall establish a ranked list of merits of the candidates according to the following criteria: Academic record (50%) Professional experience (10%) additional training (30%) Knowledge of languages ​​other than the mother tongue (10%) will have preference in qualifying English over other languages [-]