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MA Global Crime and Justice
MA Global Crime and Justice

MA Global Crime and Justice

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  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

2:1 or equivalent undergraduate degree in a relevant field such as: Education, Politics, Geography,Sociology,Philosophy, other Social Sciences

English Requirements

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:

  • IELTS, 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each component

  • C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency, 176, minimum 169 in each component

  • Duolingo, 110, minimum 100 in all other components

  • LanguageCert, B2 Communicator High Pass with 33/50 in each component

  • PTE Academic, 61, minimum 55 in each component

  • TOEFL, 87, minimum 21 in each component

  • Trinity ISE III, Merit in all requirements

Course Information

The MA in Global Crime and Justice is designed for students and professionals seeking to develop a career in criminal justice, international organisations, the media and research.

You'll study an increasingly important feature of society: transnational crime and the responses taken by states and non-state actors.

You'll engage with the reality of global crime and criminal and related social policies from an interdisciplinary perspective. You will explore global policy analysis and criminal justice with an international approach. You'll also be trained in research methods.

This course is part of a group of social policy Masters degrees that draw on the research excellence of the Department to enable you to study social policy at an advanced level. These courses each offer a unique blend of modules to allow you to specialise in a particular area.

  • MA Social Policy

  • MRes Social Policy

  • MA Comparative and International Social Policy

  • MPA Comparative Applied Social and Public Policy

  • MA Global Social Policy

  • MA Global Crime and Justice

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You will take core modules which may include:

  • Policy Analysis - Crime and Justice 

  • Research Design 

  • Global Crime and Justice 

You will also take a selection of option modules, examples of which may include:

  • Global Social Problems and Global Social Policy

  • Comparative Social Policy - Governance, Management and Delivery 

  • Globalisation and Social Policy 

  • International Social Work 

  • Advances in Criminological Theory 

  • Law and Social Control 

In the summer months you'll take part in the Graduate Research Workshop, Reflective Practice and work on your Independent Study Project.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Policy officer

  • Higher education teaching and research

  • Associate for an NGO

  • Local government officer

  • Social researcher

  • Investigator for the National Crime Agency

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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