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Compare MSc Programs in Criminal Justice 2019 in Leeds in United Kingdom

An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

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.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

Leeds is in West Yorkshire, with around half a million citizens. The city has three colleges and three universities with a total of 250 thousand students that make half of the city’s population. It was voted the Best UK University Destination by a survey in The Independent newspaper.

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United Kingdom
England
Leeds
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University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law

Delivered by leading academics from the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies in one of the leading law schools in the UK, the Criminal Justice and Criminology MSc offers y ... [+]

Masters of Science in Criminal Justice in Leeds in United Kingdom. Overview The programme combines advanced study of criminal justice processes and criminological theory so you can develop an in-depth understanding of the nature, purposes, dynamic processes and outcomes of the criminal justice process. Throughout the course, you’ll be encouraged to: explore the criminal justice process investigate contemporary policy debates and perspectives on crime control consider how policy debates inform the politics of crime control develop your research skills. Research insight This programme is offered within the dynamic Centre for Criminal Justice Studies (CCJS), an internationally recognised research centre that provides an active and multi-disciplinary environment, whose members are committed to high-quality teaching in criminal justice, criminology and criminal law. The CCJS also excels in the production of research that is empirically rich, conceptually sophisticated and policy relevant. Research is interdisciplinary and often international in its reach. The University of Leeds recognises CCJS as one of its key 'peaks of research excellence'. CCJS academics have conducted research for a range of external funding bodies including the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Nuffield Foundation, the Home Office, the Youth Justice Board, the Leverhulme Trust, the European Commission, the National Probation Service and others. Since 2001, CCJS members have been awarded research grants totalling over £10 million. Such projects sustain the established profile of the CCJS as a pre-eminent research unit and ensure that our teaching is at the cutting edge of contemporary academic and policy debates. The CCJS has... [-]
United Kingdom Leeds
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
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