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 January 13, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2017
1 - 3 years
Part time
Full time
4,500 GBP
Start date Aug. 2017
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