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21 months

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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Criminology Criminal Law

Course type


Course Summary

Develop your business and management skills while specialising in the exciting and stimulating area of criminal justice.


This globally-recognised qualification will develop your business skills and give you the expertise you need to take on senior roles in any organisation.

It's a flexible course delivered online (part-time) that will build on your work experience and allow you to combine your MBA with a specialism in criminal justice to reflect your area of interest.

You’ll be able to study in your own time at home or at work and progress toward an award at your pace, as your career or personal life dictate.

You can pay for this course flexibly on a module-by-module basis. This means that you don't have to pay the full course cost upfront.

Course details

Our online (part-time) MBA (Criminal Justice) is ideally suited to individuals who intend to balance their personal and professional commitments and study while working. Designed to deliver accessible, creative and flexible postgraduate business and management education, it offers you choice in how, when and where you study, as well as the opportunity to pursue a specialism in criminal justice.

Our course content is tailored to the dynamic contemporary global business environment, focusing on developing skills in leadership and the application of conceptual management theories to current practice. You’ll acquire competencies in innovative and creative problem solving, critical thinking and strategic reasoning.

Although based in the UK, the course focuses on crime and justice issues that are internationally relevant. The Criminal Justice in Practice module will give you the skills to critically evaluate criminal justice processes and interventions, and navigate particular challenges in the running of criminal justice systems. International and Comparative Criminology will familiarise you with the challenges of analysing and responding to global crime, as well as equipping you to compare crime, justice and policy in different nations.


Successful completion of this degree could lead to a career in law enforcement, criminal justice, the civil service, or non-profit organisations working with offenders and victims. If you’re already working in one of these sectors and want to take your career to the next level, the MBA will give you an opportunity to develop your skills in a way that fits around your existing work commitments.


International and Comparative Criminology (20 Credits)
Management and Organisational Change (20 Credits)
Research Skills for Managers (20 Credits)
Building and Marketing High Performing Organisations (20 Credits)
Global Business Economics and Finance (20 Credits)
Criminal Justice in Practice (20 Credits)
Leading Strategic Decision Making (20 Credits)
MBA Project (40 Credits)

Tuition fees

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at 2:2 or above plus 2 years work experience in order to be eligible for this programme. Applications from individuals who do not possess the two years’ professional work experience requirement, but who have significant potential to develop work-related skills, may be considered on an individual basis. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient professional work experience within the industry.