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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   Global Criminology     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Sociology: Contemporary Social Problems     Utrecht University
  Criminological Research     University of Stirling
  International Criminal Law and Procedure     London South Bank University
  Criminology and Sociology     Bangor University
  Forensic Psychology     Glasgow Caledonian University
  Criminal Justice and Criminology     University of Leeds
  Criminology     Keele University
  Criminology and Social Research     University of York
  Forensic and Criminological Psychology     University of Nottingham
  Crime Analysis     University of Southampton
  Criminology     Edge Hill University
  Forensic Psychology and Crime     Coventry University London
  Forensic Computing     Coventry University London
  Crime, Law and Society     University of Manchester
  Global Crime and Justice     University of York
  Crime and Community Safety: Evidence Based Practice     University of Suffolk
  Forensic Psychology     Middlesex University London
  Criminological Research     University of Liverpool
  Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology     Swansea University
  Criminology Communities and Disorder     Buckinghamshire New University
  Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice     Bangor University
  Crime Science     University College London
  Digital Forensics And Cybercrime Analysis     Staffordshire University
  Crime Intelligence and Data Analytics     Teesside University
  Criminology and Social Research Methods     London South Bank University
  Crime and Justice     University of South Wales
  Criminology/Criminal Justice     University of Huddersfield
  Law with Criminology     Kingston University
  Criminology     University of Nottingham
  Crime and Forensic Science     University College London
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     Durham University
  Criminology     Leeds Beckett University
  Criminology     Middlesex University London
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     Keele University
  Sociology, Social Policy and Crime     University of Bradford
  Applied Criminology and Police Management     University of Cambridge
  Criminology     University of Gloucestershire
  Law and Criminology     Sheffield Hallam University
  International Criminology     University of Sheffield
  ...     ...
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