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Criminology/Criminal Justice (MSc by Research)

Criminology/Criminal Justice (MSc by Research)

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Law / Legal Studies Criminology Criminal Law

Course type

Research

Course Summary

A Master's by Research (MSc) allows you to undertake a one year (full-time) research degree. It contains little or no formal taught component. This type of study gives you the chance to explore a research topic over a shorter time than a more in-depth doctoral programme.

Research Master's students choose a specific project to work on and have a greater degree of independence in their work than is the case with a taught Master’s course.

You'll be expected to work to an approved programme which you will develop in conjunction with your supervisor within the first few months of starting your studies. Whilst undertaking the research project you will also have the opportunity to develop your research skills by taking part in training courses and events.

At the end of the project you write up your findings in the form of a short thesis of around 25,000 words, which will then be examined.

On successful completion, you will be awarded your degree and if you have enjoyed this taste of research you may then decide to apply for the full research doctoral degree (PhD).

Different course options

Full time | University of Huddersfield | 1 year | 07-FEB-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

07-FEB-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Please see our website for further details.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Please see our website for further details.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirements for enrolment on a MSc by Research is an upper second honours degree (2.1) from a UK university or a qualification of an equivalent standard, in a discipline appropriate to that of the proposed programme to be followed.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the Universitys entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages.