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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Sociology

  • Start Date

    September, January

  • Course Duration

    12 Months/24 Months

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    website

  • Last Updated

    20 March 2019

Explore current issues in criminology and criminal justice and reflect upon the related themes of race, ethnicity and war.

You will investigate the different methods of criminological research before completing a dissertation on a topic of your choice and aligned to your personal interests or career ambitions.

You will study a range of interesting, innovative and challenging modules taught by academics who are actively engaged in publication and research. Your teaching team will include Professor Colin Webster, renowned for his work on ethnicity and crime.

As well as developing key critical and analytical skills, your degree will give you the skills and knowledge to work with the victims of crime, in the rehabilitation of offenders, in crime prevention and in the shaping of crime policy. 

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including social work and social policy.

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CAREERS

Our course will further your career prospects across a range of crime and criminal justice related fields including youth justice, the police and prison system, probation service, victim support, child protection, crime prevention and other statutory, private and voluntary sector agencies.

  • Police Officer
  • Prison Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Community Worker

Modules

  • Engendering Criminology
  • Race, Ethnicity & Justice
  • Rethinking Policing
  • Punishment & the 'Modern Prison'
  • War, Crime & Violence
  • Out of Control? Global Crime, Risk & Insecurity
  • Dissertation

Additional information

For further information on financing your studies or information about whether you may qualify for one of our bursaries and scholarships, follow the links below:

Financing your studies

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Visit the Criminology MSc page on the Leeds Beckett University website for more details!

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