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Compare MSc Programs in Criminology 2019 in Scotland in United Kingdom

The Master of Science provides an opportunity for graduates to obtain advanced research skills and knowledge in a professional learning environment. A Master of Science (MS) degree can provide you with the foundation of knowledge and key competencies you'll need throughout your career

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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University of Stirling

Our MSc Criminology course establishes clear connections between conceptual theories of crime and justice and applied examples of how they affect contemporary societies. ... [+]

Overview

Our MSc Criminology course establishes clear connections between conceptual theories of crime and justice and applied examples of how they affect contemporary societies. The course has an international focus that goes beyond the UK or Scottish borders, making it appealing for a diverse student cohort.

The course content encourages the pursuit of innovative and socially just responses to the problem of crime from crimes in the streets or at home, to crimes of the powerful, crimes across borders, or the much newer phenomenon of online crime. Throughout the course, there's an emphasis on the need for a strong critical understanding of how research is framed, used and developed, which is delivered via modules in data analysis and research design, as well as criminological and socio-legal research methods. You’ll have the opportunity to explore concepts of criminal justice, the social contexts of crime, and a variety of criminological theoretical perspectives as well as applied insights.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
University of Stirling

The University of Stirling is ranked first in Scotland for the study of criminology (The Guardian University Guide 2018), and our Applied Social Research (Criminology) Ma ... [+]

Overview

The University of Stirling is ranked first in Scotland for the study of criminology (The Guardian University Guide 2018), and our Applied Social Research (Criminology) Masters is ideal if you want to develop the skills and expertise you need to undertake robust research in the field of criminal justice.

We cover the principles of collecting, analysing and reporting on qualitative and quantitative data whilst also taking account of ethics, reliability and validity. You’ll critically examine the theoretical foundations that underpin criminology and socio-legal research, as well as exploring issues with comparative research and developing an understanding of the relationship between criminology research and policymaking.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 30 months
Campus
Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh

This programme provides a platform to learn about and engage with the latest criminological research and apply this to current theory, practice and debate in this interdi ... [+]

Programme description

This programme provides a platform to learn about and engage with the latest criminological research and apply this to current theory, practice and debate in this interdisciplinary field. This MSc is suitable both for those who have studied criminology at an undergraduate level and for those who are new to the subject.

As a student on this programme, you will be part of our vibrant community of active researchers, international scholars and local practitioners in criminology and criminal justice. You will have ample opportunity to draw from our academics’ research, which is both theoretical and empirical and makes a difference to the world both locally and globally.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh

This programme provides a platform to learn about and engage with the latest criminological research and apply this to current theory and debate in this interdisciplinary ... [+]

Programme description

This programme provides a platform to learn about and engage with the latest criminological research and apply this to current theory, practice and debate in this interdisciplinary field. This MSc is suitable both for those who have studied criminology at undergraduate level and for those who are new to the subject.

As a student on this programme you will be part of our vibrant community of active researchers, international scholars and local practitioners in criminology and criminal justice. You will have ample opportunity to draw from our academics’ research, which is both theoretical and empirical and makes a difference to the world both locally and globally.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus