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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

About the course

This is for you if... you want to examine the relationship between crime, mental health and the law; in particular the relationship between mental disorder and offending.

Course description

The MSc in Crime, Justice and Psychology provides you with an in-depth understanding of the relationship between psychology, mental disorder, crime and law, enabling you to analyse its implications for the treatment and management of offenders.

You will consider the application of psychological theories to the investigation of crime and pursuit of justice, and subsequently to the management and rehabilitation of offenders. You will also critically explore debates regarding mental disorder and responsibility for crime.

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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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