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  Criminology and Social Research Methods - MSc


Lancaster University    Law School

Full time & Part time See Course MSc Full time 12 Month(s), Part time 24 Month(s)
Law (22) Psychology (31) Sociology (33)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc in Criminology and Social Research Methods at Lancaster University Law School. This esteemed programme delves into the ethical considerations of criminological research, setting it apart from other social science studies. By integrating criminal justice and criminology modules, students gain a comprehensive understanding of current research in the field. The curriculum covers essential topics such as Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods, Criminological Theory, and Crime and Criminal Justice in the 21st Century. A highlight is the opportunity to conduct a research-based Criminology dissertation, enhancing practical skills and knowledge. Graduates are equipped for diverse research roles in government departments, social services, and voluntary organisations. The programme welcomes applicants with a 2:1 Hons degree or equivalent, with flexibility for non-traditional candidates. Elevate your expertise in criminology and social research methods, and unlock a world of career opportunities with this dynamic MSc programme.

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What are the key ethical considerations concerning criminological research? How does criminological research differ from other social science research? And how does it inform policy formation? The MSc Criminology and Social Research Methods aims to tackles these key issues in the field of criminology whilst offering exceptional postgraduate training.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in any discipline.

We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.

If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application.


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