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Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Criminal Law Criminology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course will develop the student’s ability to understand the criminal justice system, at both theoretical and operational levels, from UK and international perspectives. The core module applies social science to explain why crime concentrates in specific places at particular times. Then by analysing social, economic and political influences (including youth, race, gender and media), it explores how different societies attempt to control crime and offenders. This leads the student into examining the constituent parts of the CJS process, exploring the challenges surrounding risk assessment, diversion, sentencing, policing and prisons. This course is designed to enhance the development of those already working in the CJS. It is also aimed at developing those who wish to be employed in the diverse field of Criminal Justice or the Security industry. For those with professional experience those who wish to continue their studies can enrol onto the Professional Doctorate programme.

Different course options

Full time | University of Central Lancashire | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

FZ4729 Research in practice - Core
FZ4730 Criminal Justice ? An international perspective - Core
FZ 4728 Decision making - Core
FZ4707 MSc Dissertation - Core
FZ4701 Research methods for Crime and Crim. Justice - Core
FZ4725 Organisational Development and partnerships - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree at level 2:2 or above, or equivalent qualifications and experience. Applications are welcome from individuals with non-standard qualifications. Proficiency in the use of spoken and written English is required.

University information

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a leading modern university based in the centre of Preston. Offering innovation, world-leading research and real-world practicality to inspire their students, the University provides a high-quality experience. The University offers over 200 postgraduate courses – both taught and research – in a range of subjects. What's more, UCLan is ranked in the top 3.7% of universities in the world, while 16...more