MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Roehampton
London, United Kingdom
1 - 2 year
Full time, Part time
Earliest start date
The University of Roehampton's MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice will help you gain the skills required to explore and develop your research and your employability. The course content draws on a diverse range of Social Science disciplines such as criminology, law and socio-legal studies, psychology, sociology and human rights.
Our programme comprises five core modules - including a dissertation - and a number of optional modules based on the research specialisms of our high profile academic staff.
This dynamic and outward-looking syllabus encourages fresh thinking in the study of crime and justice. Our range of exciting new optional modules will enable you to specialise in key criminological topics such as migration, online harm, environmental justice and genocide.
You will gain a strong foundation of knowledge and be introduced to criminology within its historical and cultural context. You will also examine a range of contemporary issues such as global crime networks, mass incarceration, policing, organised crime and counter-terrorism.
The programme also offers a step-by-step theoretical and practical grounding in criminological research. You will gain key skills for your own research project, including research design, data collection and data analysis, whilst benefitting from the support of a thesis supervisor throughout.
Why this course
- Roehampton is ranked 6th in the UK for the impact of our social sciences research (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
- Develop your critical thinking skills, research techniques and capacity to communicate complex intellectual ideas.
- Explore current criminological issues and examine their impact at global, regional and local levels.
- Become part of our international research-led community of scholars and students who will challenge and develop your thinking about issues in crime and justice.
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