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Criminology and Global Crime MA

University of West London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Are you interested in how criminal justice systems deal with the challenges of financial crime and cybercrime at an international level? This Masters in Criminology and Global Crime will help you to develop your specialist knowledge in these increasingly important areas, while enhancing crucial skills that can help you stand out to employers.

You will study at one of the few UK universities to offer specialised courses in this field and learn from staff who are active in both research and practice. You will be supported as you move towards your academic and professional development goals on this challenging and rewarding course.

Course detail

Your Masters in Criminology and Global Crime combines academic rigour with the development of professional skills. Once you have successfully completed the course, you should be in a strong position to build your career in the growing fields of international justice, financial crime and cybercrime.

The core course will cover theory, methods of research and contemporary issues in criminal justice. The specialist modules allow you to focus and hone your development as a specialist in your chosen area.

The course structure will also help you to strengthen skills that are useful to a range of potential employers. Your activities on the course will enhance your transferable skills in:

  • research
  • communication
  • analysis
  • creative problem-solving.

You will approach the subject matter through a variety of teaching methods. We place a focus on active learning, and our academic staff will use their current research and practical experience to inform your studies and support your development.

Study & career progression

On graduation you could pursue a career with a variety of organisations, including:

  • policing and police research
  • National Offender Management Service
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Home Office
  • intelligence services
  • policy development
  • digital security
  • global security.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,250per 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 West London

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    92nd out of 104 25

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    103 46%

    75th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    76th

    39
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%

    6th

    5

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