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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Criminology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This course has a long and distinguished tradition at Kent with its research base in the Crime, Culture and Control Cluster. You will be lectured, supervised and tutored by a team of scholars and researchers internationally renowned for their world-class teaching and publications. The atmosphere of the School is informal and friendly and there is a lively and diverse postgraduate community. Regular staff/graduate seminars introduce you to the work of academic staff and research students as well as academic visitors, and provide opportunities both for sociability and for intellectual stimulation. The large number of academic staff and our favourable staff/student ratios mean that academic staff is readily accessible. Where appropriate, research students are encouraged to teach part-time in the School. Recent graduates have gone on to pursue careers across the criminal justice system, encompassing areas such as counter-terrorism, advocacy, probation, social policy and research. Our graduates have found positions in organisations such as the Civil Service, the Ministry of Justice, various police services and the Probation Service.

Different course options

Full time | Canterbury Campus | 3 years | MAY

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

MAY

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)

£15,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree or MA in criminology, criminal justice or a related social science discipline. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.