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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
comprehensive profile   International Crimes, Conflict and Criminology   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Sociology: Contemporary Social Problems     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Global Criminology     Utrecht University
  Criminology     University of Nottingham
  Crime Intelligence and Data Analytics     Teesside University
  Criminology with a Semester Abroad     University of Kent
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     Southampton Solent University
  Sociology, Social Policy and Crime     University of Bradford
  Forensic Mental Health     University of Manchester
  Criminology with Forensic Psychology     Middlesex University London
  Criminology and Social Research     University of York
  Law and Criminology     Sheffield Hallam University
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     University of West London
  Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies     University of Manchester
  Sex, Gender, Violence     University of Aberdeen
  Criminology Communities and Disorder     Buckinghamshire New University
  Police Leadership, Strategy and Organisation     University of Derby
  Global Crime, Justice and Security     Liverpool John Moores University
  Criminology (MPhil)     Anglia Ruskin University
  Criminology with Law (MA)     Kingston University
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     Aberystwyth University
  Forensic Psychology     Glasgow Caledonian University
  Crime Scene Investigation     Staffordshire University
  Criminology and International Justice     Aberystwyth University
  Criminological Research     University of Liverpool
  Criminology     University of Glasgow
  Criminology     London Metropolitan University
  Crime Science     University College London
  Criminological Psychology     Kingston University
  Criminology     Kingston University
  Criminological Research     University of Stirling
  Organised Crime, Terrorism and Security     University of Essex
  Criminology     Middlesex University London
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     Keele University
  International Criminology     University of Sheffield
  Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology     Swansea University
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     University of Oxford
  Two Year Masters in Criminology     University of Kent
  Forensic Computing     Coventry University London
  Crime Analysis     University of Southampton
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