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With courses in corrections, criminology, physical conditioning and policing, a criminal justice program is mainly designed for those who wish to work in law enforcement. Students may learn practical skills, such as CPR, that can benefit them in their future careers.

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The unique Master’s program in International Crimes and Criminology teaches a small group of approximately 25 students the necessary intellectual skills to take this appr ... [+]

Master in International Crimes and Criminology (MSc)

The unique Master’s program in International Crimes and Criminology teaches a small group of approximately 25 students the necessary intellectual skills to take this approach and trains them how to apply the knowledge and expertise to real-world situations.

The program in a nutshell

International Crimes and Criminology is a one-year, full-time program. It is taught fully in English. The program deals with international crimes in a broad framework. The focus is on the role of individuals, groups, states and the international community. You will gain insight into the psychology of perpetrators, get acquainted with criminological theories on organizational processes and discuss political issues in the international arena. Subjects like torture, rape, and genocide are discussed during class. This can be emotionally demanding, but our ultimate aim is to take a scientific approach to these topics in order to draft measures which might help prevent these types of crimes in the future.You learn to analyze what makes people torture (etiology), are trained how to measure and investigate these crimes (prevalence) and challenged to critically reflect on modes of transitional justice (reaction). You do so by discussing important concepts of international criminal law and applying criminological, sociological and psychological theories to international crimes.The program trains students to become both academics and professionals. After finishing the program, you will be able to objectively assess empirical data and critically comment on theoretical notions on the one hand, and draft policies, develop preventive strategies and do field work... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Leiden University

The programme Criminal Justice is a one-year Master's and focuses on criminology, criminal law and their mutual relationship. It is unique in its cross-national and multi ... [+]

Criminology and Criminal Justice is a one-year Master at the renowned Leiden Law School at Leiden University. The programme focuses on criminology, criminal law and their mutual relationship. It is unique in its cross-national and multidisciplinary scope.

Crime and crime prevention

As a student in this programme , you will thoroughly study the concept of criminal justice: the system of principles, rules, practices and institutions through which the state administers sanctions against socially undesirable behaviour. The programme addresses key institutions, processes and cross-national issues on crime and crime prevention, law and policy. The Criminal Justice Master's distinguishes itself by its international comparative perspective, analysing criminal justice systems, legislation and policies in common law and civil law countries.... [-]

Netherlands Leiden The Hague
February 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus