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  Criminology in Practice - 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 Criminology in Practice - MSc at the University of Leicester is a course for those who want to combine academic criminological study with employability modules and the chance to undertake a work placement and practice-based research project in a criminal justice or related setting. The course has been prepared by lecturers who are at the forefront of research in this field, and students will learn how to critically appraise research as well as conduct and write up their practice-based research projects. Additionally, employability-focused modules promote a greater understanding of your own skills and the needs of criminal justice agencies in order to enhance your employment prospects.

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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.

You will also need to demonstrate your suitability to undertake a practice placement. We advise you to include within your personal statement details of the skills and attributes that you would bring to a criminal justice-related placement and what kind of placement you would be interested in.

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