International Criminology, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    15250
    Tuition (Year)
    6000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University of Sheffield ,
MA International Criminology, University of Sheffield. This course is distinctive because it includes elements of international criminology, restorative justice and research training. The strong focus on restorative justice reflects a view of criminal justice found on several continents.
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  • Key facts
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  • Fees and funding

About

MA International Criminology, University of Sheffield

Sheffield is one of Europe's leading centres for research in this field. Our MA takes a comparative, international view of the subject, which is relatively rare for this kind of course.

The Centre for Criminological Research combines expertise from the departments of architecture, law, politics and sociology. We're funded by research councils, government departments and international organisations.

This course is distinctive because it includes elements of international criminology, restorative justice and research training. The strong focus on restorative justice reflects a view of criminal justice found on several continents.

The course is flexible. You can choose the taught path, the restorative justice path or the research route.

There are regular seminars and conferences with legal professionals and criminologists from around the world.

Through your dissertation project, you will develop research skills and an in-depth understanding of the subject.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Responding to Crime in Europe
  • Issues in Comparative Penology
  • The Cultures of Criminology
  • The Research Process
  • Dissertation
Restorative Justice Pathway:
  • Research Training Modules
  • Restorative Justice
  • Issues in Restorative Justice

Optional modules

  • Freedom, Security and Criminal Justice
  • Restorative Justice
  • Crime and Late Modernity
  • International Crime Prevention
  • International Criminal Justice
  • Environmental Criminology

Teaching

Teaching takes place through seminars. If you take the restorative justice path you'll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement.

Assessment

  • Essays
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

Minimum 2:1 honours degree or international equivalent in law, social sciences or humanities. An awareness of criminal law or social aspects of the law would be an advantage. We’ll consider qualifications on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15250 International
  • GBP 6000 EU/EEA

Funding

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