M.A. International Criminology

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP15250 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP6000 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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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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.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • GBP15250 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP6000 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

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

English Language Requirements

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6.5

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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.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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