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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   Sociology: Contemporary Social Problems     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Global Criminology     Utrecht University
  International Crimes and Criminology   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Criminology     Leeds Beckett University
  Criminological Research     University of Stirling
  Global Criminology     Birkbeck, University of London
  Forensic Accounting     Sheffield Hallam University
  Crime Analysis     University of Southampton
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     Bangor University
  Organised Crime, Terrorism and Security     University of Essex
  Global Crime, Justice and Security     Liverpool John Moores University
  Criminology     University of Gloucestershire
  Legal and Criminological Psychology     University of Cumbria
  Criminology with Law (MA)     Kingston University
  Two Year Masters in Criminology     University of Kent
  Crime and Community Safety: Evidence Based Practice     University of Suffolk
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     Southampton Solent University
  Crime, Safety and Justice     Cardiff University
  International Law: Crime, Justice and Human Rights     University of Birmingham
  Criminology     University of Nottingham
  Sex, Gender, Violence     University of Aberdeen
  Forensic and Criminological Psychology     University of Nottingham
  Criminology Communities and Disorder     Buckinghamshire New University
  Criminology & Criminal Justice     University of Glasgow
  Crime, Violence and Prevention     London Metropolitan University
  Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology     Swansea University
  Terrorism International Crime and Global Security     Coventry University London
  Transnational Crime, Justice & Security     University of Glasgow
  Applied Criminology     University of Winchester
  Criminology     Birmingham City University
  Law and Criminology     Aberystwyth University
  Forensic Computing     Coventry University London
  Criminology     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Criminology     Anglia Ruskin University
  Criminological Research     University of Cambridge
  International Security     University of Dundee
  Digital Forensics And Cybercrime Analysis     Staffordshire University
  Criminology     Edge Hill University
  Criminology (MPhil)     Anglia Ruskin University
  Crime and Litigation     London South Bank University
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