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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Swansea Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21, 01-FEB-22

  • Duration

    15 months

Course summary

Criminal Justice and Policing (MA) will explore the operation of the criminal justice system. It provides an insight into the theoretical foundations of policing together with an understanding of the criminological theories of crime.

The team delivering this programme have a wealth of experience both in a professional and academic capacity and are able to bring that experience to the classroom.

Students will gain knowledge of international developments in criminological and criminal justice research and the impact of social, political and economic factors on policing, crime and criminal justice policy.

Students will also study contemporary issues, such as cybercrime, terrorism and response policing.

Students are encouraged to take the opportunities that have been developed with a number of organisations for placements and volunteer work.

Why choose this course

  • The students will be able to further develop their knowledge in Criminal Justice and Policing.
  • The team work closely with many organisations with the field to provide research opportunities for the students to research in their chosen area.
  • The team work closely with organisations to enable the students to gain placements and volunteering opportunities.
  • The team comes from many areas of the industry to provide relevant professional expertise to the delivery and content of teaching.
  • UWTSD provides an inclusive and supportive environment to work and develop further academic study.

Career Opportunities

The Programme team have extensive links with organisations working in the field and many students have gone on to work in the industry through links facilitated through the team.

The content of the programme is vocationally focused, using real case studies of current organisations. Students are encouraged to share their own work experience and apply their knowledge and skills in creative and innovative ways.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

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