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Leadership in Criminal Justice and Policing MSc

University of Sunderland

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Sir Tom Cowie Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    17-OCT-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This course specialises in leadership and management within the Police and within other Criminal Justice careers including, probation and prisons, youth offending, and security.

This course will equip practitioners with the skills needed to advance their careers. Whether you have studied criminology or social sciences before or not, this MSc is suitable for anyone with a genuine interest in this area and those looking to become leaders in their field. Choose from a selection of modules which allow you to specialise in domestic or international issues, and in either Policing or Criminal Justice, or to mix these to suit your interests.

Explore a range of topical issues and threats which impact upon Criminal Justice and Policing Policy and Practice and engage with the latest criminological research and trends. Experiential Learning is embedded throughout the course and realistic assessments will be complemented with a theoretical and empirical study of national and international criminological and penological theory, criminal justice policy and practice and social justice.

Why us?

  • We have strong links with organisations and institutions such as the HM Prison Service, Youth Justice Service and the local police constabularies, enabling you to volunteer or do work placements to gain experience and enhance your employability
  • Our Criminology academic team is responsible for founding and running the Local Appropriate Adult scheme in collaboration with the Police and Crime Commissioner and Northumbria police. This provides you with a unique opportunity to volunteer as an appropriate adult during your studies

Career ready

Graduates will typically use this course as a stepping stone to a higher level of professional employment in professions specifically designed to meet the needs of Criminal Justice, their associated agencies and organisations.

Our graduates enter the work force with a global critical awareness of their sector, and the ability to lead transformative change for the future. Graduates will be prepared to lead within Criminal Justice in a national or international setting.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,750per 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 Sunderland

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    115th out of 122 4

    37th out of 57 20

    97th out of 104 41

    78th out of 105 10

  • Entry standards

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    99 47%

    103rd

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    98th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    26th

    55
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    111 69%

    33rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    35.0 35%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.73 95%

    1st

  • Entry standards

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    88 39%

    100th

    27
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    50th

    44
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    101 52%

    80th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    52nd

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    30th

    32

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