Criminology MA

University of West London

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OverviewThe MA Criminology is a dynamic course with flexible study options, allowing you to focus on your area of interest, whether thats global crime, terrorism or criminal investigations.You will be encouraged to develop a critical understanding of the key concepts, ideas, and theories that underpin contemporary issues and political debates concerning the wider criminological discipline.You will learn from a dedicated and diverse team of scholars who are internationally renowned experts ... READ MORE

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1 year


Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree (2:1 or above) from a UK university or equivalent with appropriate criminology or legal content. You can also apply if you have reached a high level in a criminal justice field of work (e.g. police inspector level or equivalent), or if you are a specialist in a criminal justice related occupation with extensive work experience.

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£9,250 per year
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£14,750 per year
Students from EU EU Students
£14,750 per year
International Students

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Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Criminology, Policing and Forensics BA (Hons)

The lecturers are a bit too old schooland this makes it very difficult to grasp what they mean at times. The clubs and...

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The University of West London (UWL) is based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions, with a number of global organisations such a GlaxoSmithKline and Sky based locally. The University offers postgraduate courses in subjects ranging from nursing to music. Known as the ‘career university’, there is an impressive graduate employment rate, with courses specifically designed to enable students to secure work after leaving.

Where you'll study

University of West London

St Mary's Road Ealing
W5 5RF United Kingdom Nearest tube station: South Ealing  0.2 miles away Nearest train station: West Ealing  0.6 miles away

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