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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
  Criminology and Criminal Justice   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  International Crimes and Criminology   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Criminology     University of Kent
  International Criminal Justice & Human Rights     University of Dundee
  Transnational Organised Crime     Staffordshire University
  Criminology     University of Cambridge
  Crime and Forensic Science     University College London
  Law and Criminology     Aberystwyth University
  Crime Scene Investigation     Staffordshire University
  Forensic and Criminological Psychology     University of Nottingham
  Law and Criminology     Bangor University
  Social Science Research Methods (Criminology)     Cardiff University
  Crime Analysis     University of Southampton
  Forensic Accounting     Sheffield Hallam University
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     Keele University
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     Bangor University
  Applied Criminology     University of Winchester
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     Aberystwyth University
  Criminological Research     University of Cambridge
  International Law & Criminology of Armed Conflict     Aberystwyth University
  Terrorism International Crime and Global Security     Coventry University London
  Criminology and International Justice     Aberystwyth University
  Criminology and Socio-Legal Research     University of Essex
  Forensic Psychology and Crime     Coventry University London
  Criminology     London Metropolitan University
  Criminology     Leeds Beckett University
  Crime, Safety and Justice     Cardiff University
  Criminology     Edge Hill University
  Police Leadership, Strategy and Organisation     University of Derby
  Crime and Litigation     London South Bank University
  Forensic Computing     Coventry University London
  Criminology and Social Research     University of York
  Criminology and Criminal Justice     University of Oxford
  International Law: Crime, Justice and Human Rights     University of Birmingham
  Criminology     University of Nottingham
  Law and Criminology     Sheffield Hallam University
  Criminology and Law     Bangor University
  Criminology     Keele University
  Forensic Science     University of Strathclyde
  Criminology and Sociology     Bangor University
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