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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Criminology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

A research degree in Criminology gives you the chance to pursue a project based around your own passions and interests, leading to a qualification which can open the door to an academic career or boost employment prospects in a range of other fields.

We have a wide range of expertise, and we invite applications for research degrees in the following areas:

  • Cybercrime and Terrorism
  • Medical Law
  • Neurocriminology and Bioethics
  • Probation and Offender Management services
  • Sentencing and Courts
  • Sex Work
  • Violent and Sex Offenders
  • Youth Justice

Our Criminology research degrees give you the opportunity to learn from academics who are industry experts, with a wealth of academic and practical experience. PhD: A thesis of no more than 100,000 words is submitted, which demonstrates original research that contributes significantly to the subject area. This is then followed by an oral examination of the thesis (viva).

Different course options

Full time | Singleton Park Campus | 3 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,327

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,450

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants for the PhD programme will have a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in criminology or a discipline related to the proposed research project, and will usually have, or be studying for, a master's degree. We would normally expect a distinction or a merit. We welcome applications by prospective students from around the world and look for evidence of previous study that is equivalent to the entry requirements stated above.

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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