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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

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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