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Criminology is the scientific study of what causes crime and how to control it. The area uses disciplines such as psychology, statistics, economics, biology, and psychiatry to better understand criminal behavior and develop more effective penalties and treatments.

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Middlesex University London

The MA Youth Justice, Community Safety, and Applied Criminology degree is designed for people working or seeking to work in the area of crime and criminal justice. ... [+]

Why study MA Youth Justice, Community Safety and Applied Criminology at Middlesex University?

Delivered by leading researchers and drawing on the expertise of those currently working in the field, this degree provides both traditional academic provision in the form of lectures, seminars and tutorials and the opportunity to undertake up to a third of the course via work-based learning (for those already working in appropriate contexts) or an internship with an agency such as a Youth Offending Team, a Drug and Alcohol Support Service or a Community Safety Partnership.

The core elements of the programme are delivered on one evening per week so as to allow for those in work to attend. The remainder of the programme is made up by either studying optional modules available during the daytime or (in the case of one module) via distance learning or by a combination of a long or short dissertation and/or the long or short work-based learning or internship modules.... [-]

United Kingdom London UK Online
October 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Middlesex University London

This degree is designed for people wanting an in-depth understanding of crime and criminal justice at national and international levels. ... [+]

This degree is designed for people wanting an in-depth understanding of crime and criminal justice at national and international levels. It promotes a critical and comparative approach to crime and justice issues intended to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to deal with a range of traditional and non-traditional crime, justice and deviancy issues.

It looks at contemporary problems such as terrorism and the priorities of global policing, human rights and justice, environmental justice and transnational crime. The international and transnational dimension of crime is an integral part of the programme.

Why study MA Criminology at Middlesex University?

Criminology at Middlesex has a particularly strong international reputation. The Department was pioneering in an influential strand of criminology called 'left realism' and established one of the very first courses of its kind in the UK, which is still considered to be one of the leading postgraduate criminology courses.... [-]

United Kingdom London UK Online
October 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Designed to develop an advanced critical understanding of crime in its social context, this course draws on insights across the humanities and social sciences. ... [+]

Overview

Designed to develop an advanced critical understanding of crime in its social context, this programme draws on insights from across the humanities and social sciences.

This course incorporates sociology, law, psychology, geography, history, and cultural and media studies. It reflects the nature of criminology as a fast-developing, interdisciplinary subject concerned with understanding crime in its local, regional, national and international contexts.

You will consider questions such as:

How and why do certain kinds of behaviour get defined as 'crime' whilst other harmful activities do not? Who has the power to determine what is 'criminal' and why does this vary across different times and places? How can theory and research help us to account for different kinds of lawbreaking behaviour? How do societies respond to the problem of 'crime' and its impact on victims through systems of formal and informal social control? ... [-]
United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Part-time
9 - 24 months
Campus
University of Lincoln

The MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice challenges students to engage with contemporary issues faced by the criminal justice system from both a criminological and lega ... [+]

The Course

In the 21st Century, the means by which we respond as a society to crime and victimization is under greater scrutiny than ever before. How we respond to cases of historic sexual abuse, the use of imprisonment as a just and effective means of punishing or rehabilitating criminals, and the challenges posed by organized crime and international terrorism, mean criminological and legal scholarship are being brought to the forefront.

This course is designed to furnish students with the conceptual tools needed to engage with such issues, imparting a broad range of cognitive, analytical and general transferable skills including judging and evaluating evidence, interpreting data, generating and synthesizing information, and formulating reasoned arguments.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Lancashire Law School - University of Central Lancashire

UCLan’s MA Criminology programme offers you a flexible approach to developing your skills and knowledge to enhance your employability in this fascinating and growing area ... [+]

Why Study This Programme?

UCLan’s MA Criminology programme offers you a flexible approach to developing your skills and knowledge to enhance your employability in this fascinating and growing area of study. Our course covers a wide range of current issues that are the subject of public and policy concern, both in the domestic UK system or globally. This will allow you to develop postgraduate-level analytical and reflective skills and bolster your previous experiences through our comprehensive syllabus.

There are opportunities to choose from a range of specialised option modules that allow you to customise your learning to your own interests and career aspirations. The modules we offer are informed by cutting-edge research conducted by members of staff who possess expert knowledge of Criminology and Criminal Justice. There will also be an opportunity to gain a stand-alone qualification in the exciting and highly sought-after skill of mediation.... [-]

United Kingdom Lancashire
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences

This Masters degree draws upon the expertise of staff with established reputations in the field. Tutors have a wide range of research interests and they are actively invo ... [+]

This Master's degree draws upon the expertise of staff with established reputations in the field. Tutors have a wide range of research interests and they are actively involved with the Nottingham Crime Research Unit and the Centre for the Study and Reduction of Hate Crimes. These specialist units are located within the division and conduct high quality applied criminological and criminal justice research.

The course offers a distinctive theoretical and policy-orientation of criminology. The emphasis on policy is specifically designed to offer a more vocationally relevant programme of Master's level study that will be more pertinent to students seeking a policy-orientated career in the Home Office, government office of the regions, local government and crime and disorder reduction partnerships.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Anglia Ruskin University

Examine real-life case studies to piece together the inner workings of serious crime, and the methods used to police it. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge needed for m ... [+]

Overview

Examine real-life case studies to piece together the inner workings of serious crime, and the methods used to police it. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge needed for many careers in criminal justice, such as the Police, youth justice, the Home Office or border agencies.

Study with a school ranked 8th in the UK for Criminology (The Guardian University Guide 2018). Feel supported by our close community of students and staff, including dedicated social media groups. Learn from professional criminal justice practitioners through lectures, workshops and other activities. Take part in events including field trips, guest lectures and our end-of-year Criminology Conference. Join forces with PIER, our Policing Institute for the Eastern Region, with links to local and regional forces and policing bodies and chief officers at the local and national level. ... [-]
United Kingdom Cambridge
September 2019
Part-time
12 - 15 months
Campus