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Full time | Main Site - Highfield Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Criminology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc Criminology will equip you with the substantive and methodological skills to understand contemporary crime and criminal justice policies and practices.

The programme aims to provide you with:
• Thorough knowledge of the most important international criminological research findings
• In-depth understanding of contemporary criminal justice policies and practices
• The ability to analyse the key crime problems currently confronting 21st century societies
• An in-depth understanding of innovative research methods and the ability to utilise them in different contexts
• The skills required to undertake independent criminological research and analysis
• The ability to design and complete a research dissertation in criminology, criminal justice or a related field
• The capacity to develop and present ideas, arguments and research findings through different means of communication to different audiences
Overview
Crime, deviance and criminal justice are endlessly fascinating. By studying Criminology at the University of Southampton, you will be engaging in a discipline that is one of the oldest in the Social Sciences.
This innovative applied criminology degree emphasises the connections between research and professional practice. It will prepare you for a wide range of professional careers as well as for PhD studies.
MSc Criminology will expose you to important international criminological research findings and help you develop the skills to analyse the complex social issues confronting a globalised world.
• Ranked second in the UK for research quality (Times GUG, 2020)
• ESRC validated methodological training to ensure you produce a high-quality research dissertation directly related to your career/professional interests.
• Taught and supervised by internationally recognised criminologists whose research and policy analysis are sought by government departments, criminal justice agencies and the media

Assessment:

Complete essays and critical reviews of literature, prepare short oral presentations and dissertation.

Modules

Criminal Justice: Policy and Practice - Core
Research Design and Practice - Core
Philosophy of Social Science Research - Core
Criminal Behaviour: Applied Perspectives - Core
Dissertation - Core
Qualitative Methods 1 - Core
Philosophy of Social Science Research - Core
Quantitative Methods 1 - Core
Qualitative Methods 1 - Core
Dissertation - Core
Criminal Behaviour: Applied Perspectives - Core
Criminal Justice: Policy and Practice - Core
Quantitative Methods 1 - Core
Research Design and Practice - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,812

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in a relevant discipline. In some circumstances, professional qualifications are considered.

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more

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