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Security and Crime Science MPhil/PhD

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

The department of security and crime sciences is organised into five centres of excellence: Geographical Analysis; The Designing Out Crime Group; The Crime Policy and Evaluation Group; Terrorism and Organised Crime; Forensic Science; Staff and students work within and across these groups and across UCL and the wider research community, including active international collaborations.

Careers

Graduates from our research programmes go on to research careers and to lecturing posts in academic institutions. Others have taken up policy-related positions in the public and private security sectors.

Employability

UCL Security & Crime Science was one of a handful of departments nationwide to receive a rating of 100% for research impact in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). We are the leading trainer of crime analysts in the UK, having trained over 1,000 police and security analysts in the past ten years. Our students are often practitioners themselves, some holding senior positions. Our programmes are recognised by employers when considering career progression. The fact that our programmes have been endorsed by key advisory organisations (such as the Metropolitan Police Academy) and the fact that they are oriented towards practical approaches to tackling crime mean that they are recognised by recruiters.

Application deadline

30/7/2021

Tuition fees

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£ 25,730per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    159 80%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    22nd

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