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.
There are three ways to take the course:
Research pathway - training in quantitative and qualitative methods.
Taught pathway - no research training.
Restorative justice pathway - features two modules on the subject.
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.
The annual fee for Home/EU students starting in 2015 is £5750.00.Not specified
Teaching takes place through seminars. If you take the restorative justice path you'll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement.
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:
No work experience is required.
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