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  Crime, Justice and Psychology - MSc


University of Leicester    Criminology

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time Award winner
Psychology (31) Sociology (33)

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The MSc in Crime, Justice and Psychology at the University of Leicester is a fascinating programme that explores the complex relationship between psychology, mental disorder, crime, and law. Designed for students with a first or second class honours degree in Criminology or a related field, this course delves into the application of psychological theories to crime investigation and the management of offenders. You'll have the opportunity to choose from a range of option modules, such as Psychology of Evil and Domestic and Sexual Violence, allowing you to tailor your studies to your interests. With strong career prospects and a supportive learning environment, this programme is a stepping stone towards a rewarding future in criminal justice.

About the course

The MSc in Crime, Justice and Psychology at the University of Leicester provides students with an in-depth understanding of the relationship between psychology, mental disorder, crime and law. The course is designed to enable students to analyse the implications for the treatment and management of offenders. Students will consider the application of psychological theories to the investigation of crime and pursuit of justice, as well as explore debates regarding mental disorder and responsibility for crime. The degree will develop student's capacity for imaginative, rigorous and critical thinking while also gaining specific knowledge social processes of criminalisation criminology theory applied psychology research methods legal frameworks domestic violence sexual victimology terrorism power politics organised transnational serious crimes careers employability skills.

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Entry Requirements

A first or second class honours degree from a British university or equivalent international academic qualifications. It is expected that this would usually be in Criminology or a cognate discipline. Comparable professional qualifications or experience will be considered. However, where more clarity is required you will be asked to undertake a short written assessment.




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