Crime Violence and Prevention - MSc (Full-time)London Metropolitan University
Crime Violence and Prevention - MSc (Full-time)
Why study this course?
Our Crime, Violence and Prevention MSc degree will appeal to practitioners and students interested in a range of professions including policing, probation, prison service work, social work and many new areas in third and private sector security, and outsourced support for offenders, vulnerable adults and young people. Whether your interests lie in domestic violence, terrorism, dangerous offenders or child protection, you'll explore applied and theoretical critical approaches to public protection and other aspects of risk that will transform your professional practice and enhance your employability.
The master's course encourages you to look critically at public protection, a key practitioner concept for professionals working in socially responsible professions. There is a special emphasis on gaining a sound grasp of the relevant academic literature, including substantial use of key scholarly journals in the field of criminology and criminal justice. There is also a focus on how theory relates to and enhances good practice.
Those already engaged in a related occupation will benefit from the course as it provides the academic context to understand and evaluate the complexity of, and reciprocity between, varied agencies, departments and policies related to crime, criminology and criminal justice.
You will be required to have:
- A relevant first degree (eg criminology, social or behavioural sciences), specific experience related to crime and the Criminal Justice System (such as police or probation work) or relevant professional qualifications
If you do not have traditional qualifications or cannot meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing the Criminology, Policing and Law Extended degree.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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- Crime Control and Community Safety
- Crime, Risk and Early Intervention
- Criminological Research Methods
- Criminology Dissertation
- Explaining Violence
- Contemporary Issues in Criminology
- Psychology and Crime
- Terrorism and Counter Terrorism
- Transnational Organised Crime
Modules and module details are subject to change over time
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
- UK/EU students: £8,950 per year
- International students: £13,250 per year
Criminology itself is an increasingly strong and prevalent academic discipline. The analytical and research skills acquired on the MSc are transferable to other jobs and areas of expertise. The course will help prepare you for employment in the criminal justice sector including the police, probation, prison, youth offending and community safety departments, and academic or government research posts.
Other students have joined the voluntary sector working in residential or drugs and alcohol units. Many have also entered research jobs within the public or private sector or have progressed on to PhD studies.
About this institute
London Metropolitan University
Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...
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