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Criminal Justice and Crime Control MA

Criminal Justice and Crime Control MA

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Criminal Law Criminology Law / Legal Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course has a strong emphasis on communication, research, problem-solving, teamwork, and policy analysis. These skills will be developed through classroom discussion and debate, as well as through practical engagement with external criminal justice and community safety organisations. You’ll be taught by a team of expert criminologists from a variety of specialist backgrounds, including: law, sociology, psychology, history and politics. Criminologists investigate the causes, consequences and reactions to crime – and this course gives you experience of designing, analysing and evaluating criminal justice and crime control strategies. With an interesting and varied curriculum, this programme has a very strong emphasis on applied knowledge and job market skills. This course is intended to create sophisticated criminological practitioners, able to navigate the realities of criminal justice and crime control, with superior experience, skills and knowledge of how to think, act and reflect criminologically.

Future prospects: The MA in Criminal Justice and Crime Control aims to produce postgraduates who are versatile communicators, effective problem-solvers, policy analysts, and evidence-led decision makers. Completing this course opens up a wide range of careers in the following fields: Policing, probation, offender management, prison service, community safety, crime prevention, private and corporate security, civil service, border agency, customs and excise, military policing, security services, legal professions, social housing, offender rehabilitation, youth justice, supporting people, crime analysts, victims and survivors support, local government, and retail and industrial surveillance. The skills you’ll develop on this programme will be transferable in a number of other careers, including: information technology, management, and administration. Careers in retail and hospitality management, marketing and sales, financial services, research and product development are also successfully pursued by graduates with criminology qualifications.

Different course options

Full time | Hull Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Examine the complexity of ethical problems that arise in the context of the criminal justice system. You will critically analyse some of the key debates about values underpinning lawmaking and criminal justice.
Gender, Sexualities and Crime - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have at least 2:2 Bachelor Honours degree (or international equivalent) in any discipline. Practitioners with relevant and extensive work experience in the criminal justice, crime control and security sectors are encouraged to apply even if they have not been to university previously. Evidence of vocational qualifications, training, written reports and letters of endorsement from line managers submitted in support of an application are encouraged.