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Criminology and Global Security 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

Would you like to specialise in a growing area of the modern criminal justice system? This Masters course will develop your knowledge of the increasingly important area of global security - incorporating counter-terrorism and organised crime - while enhancing transferable 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.

We will support both your academic and professional development goals as you progress through this advanced course.

Course detail

Your Masters degree will combine academic rigour with professional skills development. Once you have successfully completed the course, you should be in a strong position to build your career in the growing fields of global security, counter-terrorism and organised crime.

The core elements of the course will give you an excellent grounding in criminological issues at Masters level. You will cover theory, methods of research and contemporary issues in criminal justice.

The course structure will also help you to strengthen those skills that are useful to a variety 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 range of teaching methods, with an emphasis on active learning. 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.

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University information

University of West London

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 54 2

    67th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    109 71%

    37th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    19th

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    104 47%

    81st

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.40 88%

    1st

    4

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