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Criminology MSc

University of Surrey
1-2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Guildford
English
October 2021
Application deadline: 22 July 2021
Virtual open day
4/21/2021
Webinars
4/28/2021
Webinars
6/16/2021

Program description

Criminology MSc

A course in criminology studies the issues of crime, deviance and criminal justice that are at the heart of our society.

On our MSc Criminology course we’ve combined modules in academic criminology and the criminal justice system with training in qualitative and quantitative research methods.

Our world-renowned criminological expertise and unique emphasis on research methodology will sharpen your ability to think in a logical and informed manner about criminological problems, and to design, conduct and manage effective research and evaluation.

Combining criminological knowledge with applied research skills, this course will equip you with a sophisticated understanding of the most important challenges and perspectives in contemporary criminology.

Our MSc Criminology course has been designed for graduates and practitioners with an appropriate first degree who seek advanced knowledge about issues connected with crime, deviance, control, the criminal justice system and social research.

Admission requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either Behavioural Science, Business, Criminology, Law, Psychology, or in a human or political science, or a recognised equivelant international qualification. We can also consider relevant work experience if you don't meet these requirements.

English language requirements

  • IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall with 6.0 in each element.

If you do not currently meet the level required for your program, intensive pre-sessional English language courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Criminology MSc (Full time/Part time)

  • Comparative Criminology
  • Criminological Theories
  • Field Methods
  • Social Data Analytics
  • Crime & Offending
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Law, Society & Social Control
  • Policing and the Police
  • Masters Dissertation

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

October 2021

Full-time

  • Tuition fee for UK students: £8,500
  • Tuition fee for Overseas students: £18,600

Part-time

  • Tuition fee for UK students: £4,300
  • Tuition fee for Overseas students: £9,300

Qualification

Credits and ECTS Credits: 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits

Career opportunities

Some of our graduates have gone on to start their careers in the following roles:

  • Crime journalist
  • Crime researcher
  • Crime scene investigator
  • Police officer
  • Prison officer
  • Probation officer.

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University of Surrey

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University of Surrey

388 Stag Hill
GU2 7XH Guildford, Surrey
UK

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www.surrey.ac.uk


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