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MA Criminology and Criminal Justice (16 months)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    City Centre Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    16 months

Course summary

Course Overview

Are you seeking to enter the criminal justice or community justice sectors? Want to work with drug action teams or in the voluntary and charitable sector? Our postgraduate Criminology degree will develop your skills.

The MA Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northumbria University is a dynamic course that offers a flexible mode of study. You will be encouraged to develop a critical understanding of the key themes, issues and political debates concerning crime, crime control and criminal and social justice in the UK and globally.

Learn from an exciting, vibrant and dynamic team of scholars who are high quality teachers and internationally renowned experts within their subject. All of the Criminology staff team have doctorates or extensive professional experience in the Criminology/criminal justice sector.

Equipped with excellent practical, communication, and transferable skills, postgraduate Criminology will leave you well placed for a range of roles including drug action teams, law enforcement, research, community safety, local authority, voluntary and charitable sectors. Book an open day to learn more about studying at Northumbria.

On graduating, you will have developed advanced written and oral communication skills and the ability to apply Criminologist concepts to a wide range of practical issues.

You will be able to demonstrate research skills which are valuable in many professions and show that you are someone who can apply independent critical thinking and judgement.

Previous students are enjoying successful careers in the criminal justice and community justice sectors, drug action teams, law enforcement agencies, voluntary and charitable sectors, crime analysis, research, local government, community safety, youth justice and the prison system. You also have the opportunity to continue your academic studies at PhD level.

Your Future

On graduating, you will have developed advanced written and oral communication skills and the ability to apply Criminological concepts to a wide range of practical issues.

You will be able to demonstrate research skills which are valuable in many professions and show that you are someone who can apply independent critical thinking and judgement.

Previous students are enjoying successful careers in the criminal justice and community justice sectors, drug action teams, law enforcement agencies, voluntary and charitable sectors, crime analysis, research, local government, community safety, youth justice and the prison system. You also have the opportunity to continue your academic studies at PhD level.

Application deadline

30 June 2021

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University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    49th

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in design, engineering, history, law, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 140 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 104 8

    35th out of 105 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    121 54%

    48th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    28th

    40
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    36th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    138 72%

    26th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    29th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    53rd

    4

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