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Transnational Organised Crime MA

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus)

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    13 months

Course summary

Transnational Organised Crime has become a significant concern and appears to be on the increase. You’ll study contemporary global issues such as drug and human trafficking, international terrorism, illegal arms trading and financial crime through the lens of critical criminology.

You’ll examine the recent emergence of transnational organised crime, its historical precedents at a global level and law enforcement responses. You’ll consider how Transnational Organised Crime is represented by the media.

This course offers valuable insight for a range of careers concerned with Transnational Organised Crime and developing strategies and policies for its prevention. You can enhance your knowledge and career prospects through this qualification.

You’ll study unique topics, taking a critical perspective and work with our experts in sociology and criminology.

Our robust training in research methods will support those wanting to undertake a PhD.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MA Transnational Organised Crime

Distance learning

The MA in Transnational Organised Crime is a distance learning course and teaching is carried out online. You will not be required to come onto campus to study.

Work placements

Employability is embedded throughout the course and you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a dissertation project within your place of work or volunteer within an organisation, business or government department relating to the issues covered on the MA course.

Assessment

There are two types of assessments: practice (also called formative) or formal (also called summative).

Practice assessments do not count towards your final mark. These are your chance to test your understanding and learn how to improve for the real thing.

You’ll have formal assessments at the end of each module. These could include essays, reports, e-posters, e presentations, problem-based assignments or portfolios.

Careers

On completion of the Transnational Organised Crime MA, you’ll be equipped to work in a wide range of roles, including:

  • National Crime Agency (NCA)
  • Armed Forces
  • Policing professions tackling transnational organised crime
  • Banking sectors tackling financial fraud and compliance, and financial and white-collar crimes
  • NGOs supporting victims of trafficking
  • Policy

Eager for more knowledge? Upon completion, you’ll be ideally placed for further academic study at PhD level.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 8,245overall cost

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

University information

Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

Staffordshire University prides itself on its friendly vibe, its world-class facilities, specialist courses and dedicated international student support.
Students are guaranteed a warm welcome at the One Staffs Café, a weekly, informal get-together for all international students.
Students can go on work placements to increase their employability on graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 105 23

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    96 50%

    87th

    28
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    29th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    42nd

    25

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