What will you be studying
Delve into the roles played by individuals and the state in various forms of crime and misconduct. Examine the intricate interplay between psychosocial elements and economic circumstances that propel individuals towards criminal behavior.
Gain insight into the risk factors associated with different offenses. Explore the impact of psychosocial and political influences, and delve into historical and global perspectives for a comprehensive understanding.
Utilize research techniques to analyze and evaluate how different criminal justice agencies handle individuals involved in criminal activities. Investigate strategies for supporting offenders in reintegrating into mainstream society, exploring the mechanisms and motivations behind successful rehabilitation stories.
Additionally, the program will cover research methods and ethics, preparing you for the culmination of your studies. You will compose a dissertation critically assessing a specific area of offending behavior management, identifying potential gaps in current research.
- Crime typologies
- Management of offenders
- Offending and risk
- Pathways to desistance
- Research methods
- The social and economic contexts of crime
How you will be evaluated
Your assessment will encompass a blend of written coursework, online presentations, time-limited assessments, and individual research, culminating in the completion of a dissertation.
Who will guide your learning
Your instructors are distinguished educators with nationally and internationally recognized expertise in areas such as youth justice, sex offending, and restorative justice. Our commitment to targeted teaching ensures that tutors focus extensively on their areas of specialization. Immerse yourself in a learning environment facilitated by a highly dedicated and research-active department.
Ansøgning og adgangskrav
You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or upper second-class honours (2:1 or above) in a relevant subject such as criminology, psychology or social sciences.
Applications from graduates with a 2:2 in a relevant subject, or a 2:1 in an unrelated subject, who have experience of working within the criminal justice system will also be considered.
An interview may form part of the selection process.
The price for the course is £16,500 for all international students.
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