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The Professional Doctorate in Criminal Justice provides an alternative award for the traditional Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The D.Prof is a unique programme designed for professionals working in the Criminal Justice sector who are interested in furthering their development as expert practitioners.You’ll develop a critical awareness of topics at the forefront of criminal justice and the contexts and theories that influence practice in these areas.This bespoke qualification can be tailored to
The Professional Doctorate in Criminal Justice provides an alternative award for the traditional Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The D.Prof is a unique programme designed for professionals working in the Criminal Justice sector who are interested in furthering their development as expert practitioners.
You’ll develop a critical awareness of topics at the forefront of criminal justice and the contexts and theories that influence practice in these areas.
This bespoke qualification can be tailored to professional requirements, increasing the potential for personal development and career progression.
Why study with us
Online resources provide the flexibility to study when and where it suits you, within a guided and structured framework.
The course is taught by lecturers with frontline experience in criminal justice organisations and those who are research active in this area.
Learning and assessment
As this course is exclusively online, the programme will make extensive use of Blackboard (eLearn), which promotes access to a variety of resources and materials designed to meet the learning needs of distance learning students.
Extensive resources are available to support your studies (ie SPSS) provided by the University’s Library and IT staff. You’ll have access to a huge range of electronic resources including e-journals and databases, eBooks, images and texts.
The Professional Doctorate course is delivered by a diverse range of experienced research/practitioner active staff from within the School. You can access information (eg about staff research interest and publications) via online staff profiles (available through the appropriate School web pages). In addition, specialist staff such as those from the University Learning Information Service’s may contribute to modules, where their particular expertise will enhance your learning experience.
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The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is an international, multi-campus university leading the way in contemporary postgraduate learning.
A modern institution with nearly two centuries of educational heritage, UCLan was established in 1992 but can trace its roots all the way back to 1828. There are currently around 200 postgraduate courses on offer, designed to equip students with industry-ready skills and prepare them to excel in the next stage of their career.
The university’s main campus is located in Preston, Lancashire – a small, thriving city which was recently named the best city in North West England to live and work (Demos/PwC, 2021). It also has other campuses based in Burnley, Westlakes and Cyprus.
New students join a truly global institution.