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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Gloucestershire

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

A Masters by Research or Doctorate in Social Sciences here in the School of Natural & Social Sciences at Gloucestershire enables students to focus on social vulnerabilities and overcoming harms, including interpersonal violence, restorative justice, and inequalities.

Conduct your own piece of research in social sciences. Contribute to knowledge in the sector while improving your professional practice and developing advanced academic skills and knowledge. Our social sciences research draws from the disciplines of sociology, criminology, human geography, demography, development studies, education, and psychology.

Research areas include:

Public protection

  • Domestic abuse and homicide
  • Stalking
  • Serious sexual assault
  • Disclosure of childhood sexual violence
  • Child sexual exploitation
  • Support for victims of violence
  • Offender management and treatment

Stronger and safer communities

  • Restorative justice
  • Policing and the community
  • Crime and antisocial behaviour in the night time economy
  • Police professionalisation
  • Social and supported housing
  • Asset-based community development
  • Feminist activism
  • Citizenship, exclusion and belonging

Tuition fees

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£ 10,000per 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 Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    92nd out of 105 26

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    111 58%

    61st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45.0 45%

    72nd

    46
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    63rd

    32

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