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The University of Greenwich MA Applied Criminology
The University of Greenwich

MA Applied Criminology

London, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time, Part time

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Sep 2024

GBP 17,450 / per year *


* full-time international | home £11,000 per year; part-time international £2,908 per 30 credits | home £1,850 per 30 credits


This master's degree equips you with a deep understanding of how criminological theory, concepts and methods can be applied and understood in the context of criminal justice practice.

The MA in Applied Criminology offers students a practical, contemporary and critically engaged programme of study that draws on the extensive practice experience and applied research specialisms of the criminology teaching team. This master's degree equips you with a deep understanding of the criminal justice system and its partnered agencies, as well as practical knowledge of the organisational and structural aspects of the wider sector. This master's will be particularly useful for those seeking professional development and higher responsibility roles in; probation, prisons, rehabilitation, policing, youth justice, violence reduction, social justice and third-sector services.

What you should know about this course

  • The programme is ideal for practitioners already working in related fields, or those wishing to enter higher responsibility roles in the criminal justice sector.
  • Students aim to complete the MA within 12 months (full-time) or 24 months (part-time).
  • You can exit at intermediate stages with a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma award.
  • The MA includes a dissertation, which allows you to conduct your research with 1-to-1 supervision.
  • You can tailor the programme to your specific areas of interest through a range of optional modules.


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