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Master of Criminology
Master of Criminology

Master of Criminology

  • ID:LC440218
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,275.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,275.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • You should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university or HE institution.
  • For applicants who do not meet the standard entry requirements an interview and evidence of suitability will be required prior to entry.

English requirements

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59

Course Information

Criminal offending and the state’s response to it are constantly evolving, and this course explores the latest ideas, thinking and research into the subject. Benefiting from the practice and practical knowledge of highly experienced tutors and lecturers, you will reflect critically on the latest theories and the many explanations used to explain why crime occurs.

The department’s expertise is deep and wide ranging, and covers youth crime and justice, substance abuse, gang related crime, corporate crime and forensic mental health.

You will be taught by leading researchers from the Institute of Applied Social Research, whose studies on sexual exploitation, trafficking, and disability is internationally renowned and at the interface between research, knowledge, policy and practice.

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  • Dissertation In Criminology (ASS065-6) Compulsory
  • Models And Methods Of Social Investigation (ASS010-6) Compulsory
  • Theories And Perspectives In Crime And Criminal Justice (ASS058-6) Compulsory
  • Complexities Of Forced Migration, Human Displacement, Trafficking And Refuge (ASS064-6) Optional
  • Corporate Crime And Corporate Criminals (ASS062-6) Optional
  • Crime, Media And Audiences (ASS108-6) Optional
  • Forensic Mental Health - Dealing With The Mentally Disordered Offender (ASS063-6) Optional
  • Offenders And Offending: The Experience Of End To End Management (ASS061-6) Optional
  • Young People Group Offending And Violent Crime (ASS016-6) Optional
  • Youth Justice: Current Issues And Critical Perspectives (ASS015-6) Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a Masters student at the University of Bedfordshire you will develop a range of skills highly regarded in the employment market. The ability to research complex areas and provide in-depth analysis and critical appraisal are all skills that will enable you to compete successfully for employment at higher levels and management. These skills are an integral part of the Masters and will allow you to evidence your skills and learning in any application process.

Typical career paths include: criminal justice, local and central government, charity organisations, or research posts in the private and public sectors.

Some students may take up further study at Professional Doctorate or PhD level.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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