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MScCriminology and Criminal Justice

Solent University
United Kingdom, Southampton
Tuition fee £11,000 per year

Tuition fees for EU/EEA candidates vary from £4,500 to £9,500 per year
depending on the course and are still subject to confirmation for 2012/13

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Expenses, accommodation, working etc. 


The inter-disciplinary approach to the Criminology and Criminal
Justice MSc will enable you to develop advanced knowledge of key
contemporary issues and debates surrounding criminal justice
institutions, crime and punishment. The programme of study has been
specifically designed to emphasise contemporary and comparative
criminological perspectives, enabling you to address the challenges
and lessons to be drawn from the emerging trans-national and global
perspectives that are gathering influence and relevance in
contemporary discourses. As well as studying a number of core units, a
diverse range of fascinating optional units will enable you to tailor
a pathway of study that is most relevant to your interests and career

The MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice is suitable for graduates
of Criminology, Social Sciences and other relevant disciplines, and
will equip you with the skills and knowledge to enter a career across
the range of criminal justice provision, in both domestic and
international contexts. The course also aims to enhance the
performance of professionals already established in the criminal
justice arena, addressing the need for agencies to upgrade the
knowledge and skills of their practitioners.

By furthering your qualitative and quantitative research skills, the
MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice will provide a solid foundation
for those of you wishing to later undertake subsequent research at
MPhil and PhD level. It will enable you to significantly enhance your
career prospects, and to achieve a valuable and internationally
respected qualification that will be attractive to a broad range of

Career opportunities

The Criminology and Criminal Justice MSc will encourage a higher
level of international criminological comparative understanding, and
will therefore prepare you for a career across the range of criminal
justice provision, both domestically and internationally.

Career paths include:

  • Prison Service,
  • Police, Probation,
  • Courts,
  • Drugs services,
  • Security,
  • Public and private sector security and investigation,
  • Local government community safety.
Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States