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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Swansea Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB, SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme explores both the theoretical foundations of policing and criminological theories of crime and the operation of the criminal justice system.

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.

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

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

Course Overview

This programme explores both the theoretical foundations of policing and criminological theories of crime and the operation of the criminal justice system. 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.

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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£ 13,340per 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

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

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

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