The MA in Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology offers students:
- An in-depth understanding of criminological theories of crime and the operation of the criminal justice system
- Knowledge of international developments in criminological and criminal justice research
- An opportunity to study the impact of social, political and economic factors on crime and criminal justice policy
- Enhanced employability for a career in criminal justice, academia, or research
Our MA in Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology will help you become a specialist - applying criminological knowledge to the workings of the Criminal Justice System.
Learn about crime, the criminal justice system and cutting edge themes in criminological debates from leading experts in the field and choose from an exciting range of contemporary modules.
Whether you are a practitioner working in the criminal justice system, a researcher wishing to gain a firm foundation for a research degree in an ESRC recognised Doctoral Training Centre, or an undergraduate aspiring to a career in criminal justice, our Masters-level degree in Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology is for you!
Taught over one year full-time or three years part-time, you'll gain a range of skills in a supportive environment.
The small lecture groups offer you the chance to voice your opinion and share ideas and will often feature guest speakers in the form of senior criminal justice practitioners, managers, and policy makers.