This Masters degree in politics considers the increasingly pressing political issues of population and demography. World population is growing fast: having trebled in approximately a century, the UN projects...Read more
Recognising the challenge for politicians, policy makers and practitioners in the criminal justice, and criminal law fields, this programme addresses the complex problems that crime poses for contemporary societies. ...Read more
Forensic Science and Criminal Justice MSc by distance learning
Course descriptionOn this part-time, distance learning course you will learn how to evaluate and interpret different forms of forensic evidence and how to consider its relevance to police investigations. ...Read more
Why this course?
The MSc Applied Educational & Social Research is a full-time one-year or two-year part-time degree, ideal for those looking to enhance their academic and professional understanding of research. ...Read more
Why choose this course
In a world where information technology is rapidly evolving and our dependence upon it continually increasing, the growth of cybercrime is a major concern.
Our MSc Criminology...Read more
MSc Sociology: Global Inequalities and Comparative Social Policy
Why MSc Sociology: Global Inequalities and Comparative Social Policy?
This taught postgraduate programme offers an exciting opportunity to engage with the sociological analysis of the varied and multifaceted...Read more
The MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning), which is recognised by the ESRC Doctoral Training Centre, offers the MSc Gerontology qualification from a distance and is designed for people who wish to study...Read more
Understanding data is becoming increasingly important for us all. This is especially true for the intelligence analyst working for a police intelligence unit or business analytics department. ...Read more
This innovative course offers a unique insight into the global dimensions of crime and punishment in todays world. Exploring both cutting-edge criminological theory and current real-world phenomena, the...Read more
A vibrant research community in criminology supports students to become excellent researchers who are theoretically informed and actively engaged in the public debate about crime and justice. ...Read more
Course descriptionThe MSc in Criminology will provide you with an in-depth theoretical and applied understanding of crime, deviance, offenders, and victims and will enable you to focus on your particular...Read more
Why choose this course
Through criminology we study the issues of crime, deviance and criminal justice that are at the heart of our society.
On our MSc Criminology we’ve combined modules in academic...Read more
MSc by Research Law, Criminal Justice and Policing
The MSc by Research in the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences has been designed to offer a range of pathways for you to research your chosen subject interests within Social and Applied Sciences, whilst...Read more
Acquire the methodological skills to become a successful PhD student or professional researcher in psychology or within a career in which analytic techniques are required. Our students go on to pursue...Read more
This programme aims to provide you with an advanced training in social research methods which can be applied to practical and disciplinary contexts. It aims to train you in research...Read more
This Masters degree in politics explores pressing contemporary issues using political theory and sociology. Our focus is on the nature and workings of political power and authority and we will consider...Read more
This programme provides a comprehensive introduction to understanding contemporary research on global migrations and social justice. Unique in Scotland, it addresses questions such as who moves and why,...Read more
MSc Demography provides instruction on contemporary demographic issues, demographic methods and approaches, as well as general social science research methods – both qualitative and quantitative. ...Read more
This cross-disciplinary programme is open to students and practitioners from the investigative arena. You develop your knowledge of contemporary theory and practices in criminal investigation,...Read more
Archaeological Practice (Economic and Social Research) MSc
This specialist Masters degree in archaeological practice is designed specifically as training for the 1+3 funded PhD studentships in the ESRC Doctoral Training Programme. It provides you with the advanced...Read more