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Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology, MA

Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology, MA

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Criminology Criminal Law

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Crime, its causes, and how we should deal with it, are never far from the headlines, and expertise in this area is increasingly valued by employers in government and other sectors.

Study our MA in Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology and you will gain in-depth knowledge about the causes of crime, the criminal justice system and current themes in criminological debates.

Learning from experts with a wealth of academic and practical experience, you will gain a level of knowledge, which will open up a range of exciting career opportunities.

APPLIED CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The knowledge you gain on this MA in Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology opens up a range of potential careers in:

  • Public sector – government, civil service, political and policy advice
  • Private sector – global, national or local business
  • Non-governmental sector
  • Research and academia

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Different course options

Full time | Singleton Park Campus | 1 year | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-20

Modules

This module aims to introduce students to the main explanatory approaches used in criminology, with an appraisal of the aspirations, scope and limitations of each. The focus is on how criminologists have used different paradigms of explanation, what insights these have generated, how they have informed research, debate and policies concerning crime, and the extent to which they have received empirical support.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Ideally you will hold a 2:1 undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Criminology or a cognate discipline i.e. Law, Psychology, Sociology, Politics or Social Policy. Candidates with a 2:2 or with relevant professional work experience may also be considered.

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more

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