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Criminology is the area of study that focuses on the causes, consequences, and prevention of criminal behavior. It is especially helpful for members of law enforcement, such as detectives, police, probation officers and judges.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

Stirling was historically one of the royal strongholds of the Kingdom of Scotland. Now it’s home to The University of Stirling that has between 11 and 12 thousand students, representing over 80 nationalities.

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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