Master of Criminology
Study about investigation and crimes. Became professional in psychology of criminals and victims.

Master of Criminology

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Content of your postgraduate study

The Master in Criminology combines many different disciplines. Using theories, tools, and explanatory approaches from the field of sociology, criminal law, the legal system, and victimology, you will adopt a full understanding for criminology.

Criminology itself attempts to explain, detect, prevent, and control criminal behaviour. Within your study, you will look into the origin of criminals: What families do they stem from? Have they experienced any crime or offence during early childhood? How is their integration within a given community? What is the psychology behind severe crimes? Each of these questions focus on the criminal offender by utilising sociology, health and psychology.

Two other topics within Criminology are victimology and crime prevention. The former describes which victims criminals choose and why. The latter includes how crimes can be prevented. In order to establish effective crime prevention measures, the victimology needs to be clear. Inform yourself about what particular Masters in Criminology is offered at which university.

Academic title upon Master of Criminology completion

Following your one- to two years of study, you will have successfully completed your Masters degree. The academic title, assigned to you, depends on the very focus of your university. With an emphasis on criminal law, you are given the title Master of Laws. With a focus on sociology, criminal prevention and policing or psychology, you may also be given the academic title Master of Arts or Science. Check out the universities listed below to find out which applies where.

Master of Criminology is offered by these universities:

    study programmes     universities
  Criminology and Criminal Justice   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  International Crimes and Criminology   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Crime and Community Safety: Evidence Based Practice     University of Suffolk
  Criminology     University of Cambridge
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     Durham University
  Criminology and Law     Bangor University
  Global Crime and Justice     University of York
  Forensic Computing     Coventry University London
  Crime, Law and Society     University of Manchester
  Criminology     University of Southampton
  Forensic Mental Health     University of Manchester
  Criminology and Sociology     Bangor University
  Counter Fraud and Counter Corruption Studies     University of Portsmouth
  International Law: Crime, Justice and Human Rights     University of Birmingham
  Sex, Gender, Violence     University of Aberdeen
  Criminology (MPhil)     Anglia Ruskin University
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     Southampton Solent University
  Criminology (Research)     University of Kent
  Criminology with Forensic Psychology     Middlesex University London
  Applied Criminology and Police Management     University of Cambridge
  Criminology and Social Research     University of York
  Global Criminology     Birkbeck, University of London
  Criminological Research     University of Cambridge
  Law and Criminology     Bangor University
  Criminal Justice and Criminology     University of Leeds
  Crime and Justice     University of South Wales
  Criminology     Leeds Beckett University
  Criminology     Anglia Ruskin University
  Terrorism International Crime and Global Security     Coventry University London
  International Law & Criminology of Armed Conflict     Aberystwyth University
  Crime Intelligence and Data Analytics     Teesside University
  Crime, Violence and Prevention     London Metropolitan University
  Police Leadership, Strategy and Organisation     University of Derby
  Criminology     Middlesex University London
  Transnational Crime, Justice & Security     University of Glasgow
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     University of West London
  Sociology, Social Policy and Crime     University of Bradford
  Criminology with a Semester Abroad     University of Kent
  Criminology & Criminal Justice     University of Glasgow
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     Keele University
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