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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
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Embark on a transformative academic journey with our MA in Applied Criminology. Delve into the dynamic world of criminology through a practical lens, guided by a team of esteemed former justice practitioners and cutting-edge researchers. The programme offers a diverse curriculum encompassing criminal justice policy, practice, theory, and hands-on placements in relevant organisations. With a 100% coursework assessment approach, you'll explore case studies and benefit from industry links with youth justice, probation, policing, and prisons. Taught by experts with national and international acclaim, you'll stay abreast of the latest developments in the field. No prior criminology background is required, making this programme accessible to all. Entry requirements include a 2:2 UK undergraduate honours degree or equivalent, with flexibility for non-standard applicants. Equip yourself with the skills to advance in research programmes or enhance your career in criminal justice and related sectors. Join us to unlock a world of opportunities in the realm of criminology.

About the course

Our MA Applied Criminology has been developed to offer real world knowledge and experience, offering you the opportunity to consider criminology in practice, both in criminal justice and applied research.

Our team includes former justice practitioners and researchers at the cutting edge of research and evaluation in areas such as youth justice, drugs and criminal justice policy. The experience and contacts this brings has given us the opportunity to develop a vibrant, applied curriculum including options of study in criminal justice policy, practice and theory, as well as the opportunity to undertake a placement in a relevant organisation. You will also cover research methods and carry out your own research.

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Entry Requirements

You will normally have a 2:2 (or higher) UK undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent), ideally in criminology or a related field, however this subject preference is not essential. A postgraduate diploma, or a professional qualification recognised as equivalent to an honours degree is also acceptable. It is recognised that non-standard applicants may be equipped to successfully complete masters level study and applications will be assessed flexibly.

Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.

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