Masters Programs in Criminology

Compare 19 Masters Programs in Criminology

The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

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Master of Criminology

Bond University
Campus Full time 54 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Criminology program provides you with skill development and training as well as scholarly appreciation of crime, justice and forensic issues. [+]

Masters in Criminology. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in criminology or sociology or legal studies or psychology or humanities / arts. Graduates from other disciplines may be considered. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Criminology program provides you with skill development and training as well as scholarly appreciation of crime, justice and forensic issues. The course provides an understanding of a broad range of issues involving criminology theories, contemporary information on crime prevention, the theory and practice of punishment, criminal offenders, the police, courts and correctional institutions, including current crime and deviance issues. You will be provided with both knowledge and research skills and techniques required for the analysis of criminological issues and an understanding of how to critically evaluate published research. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Core subjects (2) Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMR71-100) Epistemology and Theory of Knowledge (HUMR71-110) Foundation subjects (6) Politically Motivated Violence (INTR71-315) Forensic Criminology (CRIM71-320) Genocide: A sociological and criminal approach (CRIM71-105) Crime Analysis and Profiling (CRIM71-102) Security and Strategy in the 21st Century (INTR71-102) Transnational Crime (CRIM71-103) Dissertation/Portfolio subjects (4) Students must choose one (1) of the following suites of subjects as their dissertation / portfolio: Major Dissertation / Portfolio A (20 credit points) (HUMR72-701) Major Dissertation / Portfolio B (20 credit points) (HUMR72-702) OR Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A (HUMR71-705) Minor Dissertation / Portfolio B (HUMR71-706) Minor Dissertation / Portfolio C (HUMR71-707) Minor Dissertation / Portfolio D (HUMR71-708) OR Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A (HUMR71-705) Minor Dissertation / Portfolio B... [-]

Master of Criminology (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time 92 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Criminology (Professional) program provides students with skill development and training as well as scholarly appreciation of crime, justice and forensic issues. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Criminology program with an additional 20-week Professional Portfolio component. Professional Portfolio is a 45 credit point subject available to master’s (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject is strongly experientially orientated and encourages students to develop their professional skills in a real world environment. The subject will ensure that students combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies, so as to expand analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. It will provide practical experience for students to develop their skills in a profession relevant to their master’s specialisation. All students will complete a 2,000 word scoping document, and either undertake a work placement in Australia for 210 hours (which includes an employer’s report) and reflective journal (up to 5,000 words) OR completed a collaborative research project totaling up to 15,000 words. All students will submit a final professional portfolio collection of documents, highlighting their practical and theoretical expertise in their profession of choice. The Professional Portfolio subject cannot be commenced until the student has successfully completed all 12 subjects of the master’s component of the degree. [-]

International Master in Anti-Corruption Compliance and Collective Action (IMACC)

International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA)
Campus Part time 2 years October 2017 Austria Laxenburg

The International Master in Anti-Corruption Compliance and Collective Action (IMACC) is the first master’s programme specially designed for anti-corruption compliance and collective action professionals involved with the business sector. [+]

Masters in Criminology. About the Programme The International Master in Anti-Corruption Compliance and Collective Action (IMACC) programme is the first master’s programme specially designed for anti-corruption compliance and collective action professionals involved with the business sector. It is a practical, comprehensive answer to the ever-evolving regulatory environment and rising demand for specialized skills. The two-year programme enables participants to upgrade their expertise and add value to their companies and organizations, while continuing to work, by: implementing best practices in anti-corruption and compliance identifying and mitigating various types of risks initiating and managing collective action conducting internal investigations doing business based on the highest ethical standards. Structure and Curriculum IACA’s IMACC is a two-year programme consisting of six modules and a final project or thesis. Four modules are completed in the first academic year, followed by two modules and the final project or thesis in the second year. Each module has three phases: pre-module, an in-class session, and post-module (see Module Structure). Intensive in-class phases (either seven or ten days) allow for maximum learning opportunities within a condensed period of time. Classes take place approximately every three months at the IACA campus in Laxenburg, Austria (Vienna area) and, for study visits, possibly other locations worldwide. The IMACC degree comes with a total of 120 ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System), enabling enrolment into PhD programmes if desired. IACA is recognized by the Republic of Austria as an institution of post-secondary education to the effect that IACA’s study programmes and... [-]

Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS)

International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA)
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2017 Austria Laxenburg

IACA is the first international organization and educational institution to offer a global, postgraduate degree programme in anti-corruption and compliance: the Master of Arts in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS). The MACS brings together professionals from around the world with related work experience in the public and private sectors, international and non-governmental organizations, media, and academia. [+]

About the Programme IACA is the first international organization and educational institution to offer a global, postgraduate degree programme in anti-corruption and compliance: the Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS). The MACS brings together professionals from around the world with related work experience in the public and private sectors, international and non-governmental organizations, media, and academia. Structure and Curriculum Each of the seven MACS modules carries 14 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits, and the Master Thesis is worth 22 credits. The MACS degree therefore comes with a total of 120 ECTS credits, enabling enrolment into PhD programmes. The MACS programme runs over two academic years with seven modules and a Master Thesis. Each module has a two-week, in-class phase which takes place approximately every three months. Most of the in-class phases are at IACA’s campus in Laxenburg, Austria (Vienna area). At least one in-class phase will be held at another location worldwide. Prior off-site classes took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (in cooperation with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission) and Brasilia, Brazil (in cooperation with the Office of the Comptroller General of Brazil). Each module also has a pre- and a post-module phase. Four modules are completed in the first academic year. Three modules and the Master Thesis are completed in the second academic year. Admission Requirements Undergraduate degree, equivalent to a bachelor’s degree Minimum of three years of relevant work experience or a proven history of academic research in areas related to anti-corruption and/or compliance, broadly understood Proficiency... [-]

Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Research

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 Puerto Rico Carolina

The Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Investigation, integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. [+]

Masters in Criminology. Program Description The Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Investigation, integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. With this new name and structure, this master prepares professionals who know the criminal justice system, its components and processes that take place within each of them to master the theories on the etiology, prevention, intervention and management criminal behavior, applying skills qualitative and quantitative research, drafting and preparation of proposals, scenario development and interpretation of data, and to master the strategies and action steps to effectively work a crime scene. Admission Requirements These are in addition to the general admissions requirement at UNE: Bachelor degree with a grade point average of 2.75. Graduation Requirements The graduation requirements for the masters programs are: A general grade point average of 3.0 Approve a comprehensive examination In the case of the Master of Criminal Justice and Research, students may select from the comprehensive examination or research project developed in Criminal Justice. [-]

Master's Degree In Criminology

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Campus Part time 2 years January 2018 Spain Barcelona

In this highly professional program specifically all kinds of case studies, current experience and other specially selected for greater and more rapid assimilation of the student, entering it from the start in the actual experience of criminology and giving a capacity to reports issued guidance on the specific identification or investigation of criminal own area of ​​origin of the student. [+]

Criminalistics or forensic science we define as the set of disciplines where the common object is the materialization of proof for legal purposes by scientific methodology. Any science becomes forensic when serving the judicial process, but we must adapt specific to the purpose of investigation and judicial proof techniques, this is the reason for preparing this program, which aims to train professionals in Criminalistics as a qualification recognized by the university, to provide superior academic accreditation so that qualified professionals can enjoy this university recognition in their performances both owners and judicial levels to service the courts, using the most advanced techniques of these specialties . In this highly professional program specifically all kinds of case studies, current experience and other specially selected for greater and more rapid assimilation of the student, entering it from the start in the actual experience of criminology and giving a capacity to reports issued guidance on the specific identification or investigation of criminal own area of ​​origin of the student. This program is ready to go beyond classical criminology and is a response to the current need for advanced university training in forensic science techniques incorporating the latest applications. Specially designed to provide a superior and instruction eminently practical in forensic specialties providing knowledge and use of systems Infoanalisis that improve and streamline expert appraisal, that's why half the hours of the course will be taught in specialized laboratories with so that students become familiar with new technologies. This program is aimed at any... [-]

Master's Degree In Criminology And Research Techniques

CES Cardenal Cisneros
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Madrid

This Master offers a curriculum in which comprehensively analyzes the main subjects within this multidisciplinary training program which is complemented by an internship program that will allow students to apply knowledge acquired in the different modules of training. [+]

Masters in Criminology. Presentación Our commitment is to the quality of teaching Criminology studies are a recent scientific discipline that blends materials of varied content that make a multidisciplinary and cross science. Their study allows a highly valued in the labor market for their advanced knowledge in disciplines such as Criminology, Law, Psychology, Forensic Medicine and Forensic Investigation Techniques training. To this end the CES Cardinal Cisneros, commitment to teaching the Masters in Criminology and Research Techniques Course in 2015-2016 with the purpose of both Grade students related to the study of criminology as those other graduates and professionals They are intended to complement and update their knowledge added to their basic training highly specialized training. This Master offers a curriculum in which comprehensively analyzes the main subjects within this multidisciplinary training program which is complemented by an internship program that will allow students to apply knowledge acquired in the different modules of training. Curriculum and General Program The curriculum of this training program consists of six teaching units of theoretical subjects, completed with a seventh eminently practical. Each of these units is independent, allowing students who have completed accredited or all of its contents in another official degree can get their recognition upon presentation of the relevant official certification. Such recognition does not exempt from payment of the full amount of the Master. These units correspond largely with the subjects that make up the generality of Criminology studies, being the essential for a comprehensive analysis of criminal phenomenon from... [-]

Master in Criminal Justice

Chicago State University
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2017 USA Chicago

The Department of Criminal Justice offers the Bachelor of Science degree and the Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice. The program provides students with a broad foundation in the social sciences while emphasizing restorative justice, social and economic justice, fairness, community involvement, and public safety. [+]

The Department of Criminal Justice offers the Bachelor of Science degree and the Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice. The program provides students with a broad foundation in the social sciences while emphasizing restorative justice, social and economic justice, fairness, community involvement, and public safety. Students in the undergraduate program must complete twelve credit hours of core courses including Introduction to Law, Survey of the Criminal Justice System, and Introduction to Criminology. Students must complete twelve credit hours of required cognates including Essentials of English Grammar, Writing and Editing Nonfiction, Critical Strategies for Writing and Research, Business Writing or Writing Research Papers, and Basic Speech Communication. And students must complete twenty-seven credit hours of electives through which one can focus on law enforcement, law, corrections, probation and parole, counseling and case work, juvenile justice, or criminal justice research. The program culminates with students completing an internship in criminal justice or a service learning practicum in criminal justice. Students who have six months or more work experience in the criminal justice field may elect to write a bachelor paper on some topic in criminal justice. Upon graduation students are especially prepared for careers across the range of criminal justice including criminalists, penologist, FBI agent, Air Marshall, corrections officer, juvenile probation officer, more. Graduates are well prepared for law school as well as to continue their study of criminal justice in graduate school programs leading to the master’s degree or Ph.D. The faculty is multidisciplinary and consists of seven full time... [-]

Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics

Örebro University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2017 Sweden Örebro

Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics offers an exciting education using active learning and providing practical experience in close cooperation with the industry and environmental researchers. [+]

Masters in Criminology. Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics offers an exciting education using active learning and providing practical experience in close cooperation with the industry and environmental researchers. Environmental forensics is the systematic and scientific evaluation using various disciplines for the purpose of developing defensible scientific and legal conclusions regarding the source, age and history of chemical pollutants released into the environment. You, together with industry and leading researchers, have the opportunity to develop the knowledge needed for you to contribute to a future resilient society. The education offers insight in several disciplines including analytical and environmental analysis in order to characterize the source and amount of chemical pollutants in the environment as well as describing their history. In order to facilitate a broad understanding of the specialities involved in Environmental Forensics, the curriculum will include a wide-range of multidisciplinary expertise within natural sciences such as environmental science, isotope chemistry, environmental sampling, advanced statistics, and transportation modelling. To ensure that the students gain practical field experience, real-life cases are provided in collaboration with the industry. The education use problem-based learning (PBL) to encourage active learning and to develop problem solving abilities. These skills will be used to identify sources and history of environmental pollution. The program is a two-year programme but can be finished after one year resulting in a 60 credit Master of Science degree in Chemistry. Year one deals with distribution of environmental pollutions, environmental toxicology, forensic analytical methods and environmental agreements. Year two includes advanced statistical... [-]

Master in Criminology

Holy Spirit University of Kaslik - USEK
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Lebanon Jounieh

Master in Criminology (36 credits – 2 years) [+]

Master in Criminology (36 credits – 2 years) Job Opportunities Graduates of the Faculty of Law will be qualified to practice the following professions: Magistracy Bar Diplomatic Career Notary Civil Service Bank and Insurance Sectors International Organizations and Institutions Corporate Consultant Teaching [-]

MRes in Criminological Research

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 30 months September 2017 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The course is suitable for applicants who see their future career in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Graduates are well equipped with the necessary competencies and knowledge to forge successful careers in the public, private and third sectors. With newly obtained skills in critical thinking, research methodologies, and analytical and communications skills.‌ [+]

Masters in Criminology. The course is suitable for applicants who see their future career in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Graduates are well equipped with the necessary competencies and knowledge to forge successful careers in the public, private and third sectors. With newly obtained skills in critical thinking, research methodologies, and analytical and communications skills.‌ Recognition The course has been recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as meeting its requirements for postgraduate research training. Accreditation The course is recognised as research training by the ESRC for those who are studying or going on to study for a PhD (+3), and is also recognised by the ESRC for Master’s Course plus Research Studentship (1+3) purposes. MRes or MSc? Uniquely, we offer you the opportunity to graduate with an MRes or MSc Students undertaking the Master of Science or Master of Research follow the exact same pathways. The choice of award is designed to give students freedom in determining what outcome will suit their future aspirations. MSc Applied Social Research (Criminology) The Master of Science is the ideal preparation for social research and evaluation in criminal justice and criminology and will suit those who wish to pursue a career in academia and wish to use the MSc as a precursor to completing a PhD. MRes Criminological Research The Masters of Research is best suited for applicants who see their future career in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Course objectives The MRes Criminological Research... [-]

CRIMINAL SCIENCE

Danubius University
Campus Full time Romania Galați

The mission of this program is didactic (providing education) and of scientific research, implying, on the one hand, forwarding specialized knowledge in the field of criminal science, and on the other, training the students in the research activity. [+]

The mission of this program is didactic (providing education) and of scientific research, implying, on the one hand, forwarding specialized knowledge in the field of criminal science, and on the other, training the students in the research activity. This program’s specific aims are: - Presenting the new criminal Code and the new Code of criminal procedure; - Presenting the role of the Constitutional Court in judging the exceptions of unconstitutionality in criminal matters, as well as the role of the European Court of Human Rights in these matters; - Analysing doctrine opinions tied to the recent legislative changes in the field; - Presenting legal regulations in the field of criminal science, with special reference to aspects regarding corruption, organized crime, money laundering, drug abuse, tax evasion, crimes in the field of informatics, etc.; - The comparative analysis of the main criminal and criminal procedure institutions that can be found in the regulations of the European countries; - The analysis of legal practices in the sphere of criminal law and criminal procedure law, in accordance with the existing solutions in this field in the European Union countries; - The capitalization of the graduate learning experience in and outside the country. Some of the subjects studied within this program are: 1. In depth special part Criminal law 2. Forensics: modern investigation procedures and techniques 3. European jurisdictional system of protecting the human rights 4. Executive criminal law 5. Criminal procedure law institutions 6. Institutions involved in fighting international crimes 7. Business criminal... [-]

PhD, MPhil, MA(R) Criminology

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

As a graduate student in criminology, you will have the opportunity to take part in the bi-annual Common Study Programme in Critical Criminology with students from Erasmus University, Rotterdam; the Universities of Barcelona [+]

Masters in Criminology. Criminology has a long and distinguished tradition at Kent with its research base in the Crime, Control and Culture Cluster and the Kent Crime and Justice Centre. Research - Criminology MA(R), MPhil, PhD. - The Doctorate in Cultural and Global Criminology. The common study programme in critical criminology As a graduate student in criminology, you will have the opportunity to take part in the bi-annual Common Study Programme in Critical Criminology with students from Erasmus University, Rotterdam; the Universities of Barcelona; Bologna; Ghent; Hamburg; Middlesex; Porto; Utrecht; ELTE, Budapest; the Democritus University of Thrace; the University of the Peloponnese, Corinth; CUNY Graduate Centre, New York. The Common Study sessions are hosted by each of the participating institutions in turn. They are student-led and provide a wonderful opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with an international group sharing a common interest in critical criminology. Students have the opportunity to take a diploma by dissertation. The School is also home to Kent Criminal Justice Centre (KCJC), which is a collaboration of senior researchers at the University of Kent, based in SSPSSR, the Personal Social Services Research Unit and the Kent Law School. The core members have a multidisciplinary background, which includes sociology, economics, law and statistics, and expertise in sophisticated quantitative techniques, economic modelling and qualitative methods. KCJC has a national and international reputation for interdisciplinary research in the field of criminology and criminal justice. During recent years, the Centre has responded to a high level demand from the... [-]

MA Criminology with a semester abroad

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

Based in the SSPSSR, Canterbury Campus, and lasting one year, the MA in Criminology with a Semester Abroad is offered to full-time students. Students may either choose to study a semester abroad in the spring term or during the [+]

Based in the SSPSSR, Canterbury Campus, and lasting one year, the MA in Criminology with a Semester Abroad is offered to full-time students. Students may either choose to study a semester abroad in the spring term or during the summer vacation period. When the partnership with the university abroad allows, it is intended that students will receive a Student Mobility grant as part-contribution to the costs of the semester abroad. The amount of the grant will depend on the allocation of funds in the Erasmus Lifelong Learning programme. The programme enables mobility to a partner university in another country and thus gives the opportunity to take a new perspective on criminology and criminal justice policy in a different learning environment. It also provides the experience of a different way of life, enhancing the appreciation of diversity and intercultural dialogue, promoting personal development, and building the skills, flexibility and outlook for both organised and independent mobility in future training, education and employment. As well as cultivating a flexible, international and critical criminological outlook, such mobility develops a set of skills increasingly valued by employers in a globalising world. The programme Based in the SSPSSR, Canterbury Campus and lasting one year, the programme is offered to full-time students only. Study on the programme is divided into a number of modules and a dissertation. The programme is comprised of a total of 180 Kent credits (120 credits from taught modules and a 60 credit dissertation). This is equivalent to 90 ECTS credits (60... [-]

MA Criminology

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The University of Kent is proud to offer a competitive and engaging MA in Criminology that combines a core programme of criminological theory and research methods with a series of exciting optional modules encompassing [+]

Masters in Criminology. The University of Kent is proud to offer a competitive and engaging MA in Criminology that combines a core programme of criminological theory and research methods with a series of exciting optional modules encompassing the topical criminological issues of the day. While the increasing popularity of Criminology as a subject discipline has seen an expansion of MA programmes in this area, there are many reasons to choose to study at Kent. - Study takes place within the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR), a department with an extremely strong research culture that was rated equal fourth in the national 2008 Research and Assessment exercise. - The Masters was founded by the world-famous Criminologist, Professor Jock Young. - The course is taught by internationally recognised team of academics and researchers. - The content of the programme remains at the cutting edge of current Criminological debate with a strong emphasis on the cultural context of crime. - Kent students are offered the unique opportunity to add an international dimension to their criminological study by participating in the Common Studies Sessions in Critical Criminology. This event provides students and staff the opportunity to exchange ideas and deliver papers on topics relating to critical, cultural and international criminology at a bi-annual conference run in collaboration with Kent University’s international criminology partners from universities in The Netherlands, the United States, Germany, Portugal, Belgium, and Greece. - We also offer an MA in Criminology with a Semester Aboard at one... [-]