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Criminology and Criminal Psychology, MSc

University of Greenwich

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This master’s degree equips you with a deep understanding of the concepts, theories, methods and principles central to criminology and criminal psychology. By studying Criminology and Criminal Psychology, you'll learn about the changing nature of psychology, law and criminology, and how to apply your knowledge in the forensic and legal arenas. The course will develop your ability to relate theory to practice with its broad coverage of criminological, forensic and psychological approaches to crime. Specific modules include criminal investigative psychology, crime theory, social forensic psychology, and crime, terrorism and the state.

The MSc in Criminology and Criminal Psychology will open a diverse range of career paths. Once you graduate, you will be well-placed for employment in public, private, and/or criminal justice work, or criminal, legal, and forensic psychological work.

Many of our graduates already have careers, but some seek promotion or change roles within the same organisation. Others join the criminal justice system (police, courts, probation, prisons), work in security, intelligence, research or for a charitable or commercial organisation.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,500per 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 Greenwich

  • University League Table

    95th

  • Campus address

    University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich, SE10 9LS, England

The university has 4,863 International students from 102 countries studying in the UK.
The university works with 30 overseas partner organisations.
Greenwich Campus has one of the most beautiful settings in London.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    78th out of 104 1

    47th out of 118 39

    80th out of 105 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    110 49%

    69th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    51st

    24
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.67 73%

    96th

    53
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    114 55%

    69th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    3rd

    91
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    73rd

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    113 58%

    53rd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    29th

    36
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    49th

    34

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