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Criminal Justice

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus

Content

The MSc Criminal Justice degree gives you the opportunity to study both theoretical and applied criminology at an advanced level and to use the knowledge, skills and understanding gained to engage critically, innovatively and independently with contemporary issues surrounding criminal justice.

Students gain a critical understanding of how key theories, concepts and empirical findings are used to create and interpret knowledge within the study of crime and criminal justice. Key issues debated include policing, crime prevention, rehabilitation and punishment.

You can exit after 9 months with PgDip.

Entry Requirements

A relevant 2:2 Honours degree in any social science, medicine, health, law or social work. You will also be considered if you have a degree in another discipline or other professional training or experience relevant to course specialisms.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Faculty

School of Education and Social Sciences

Department

Social Sciences

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.uws.ac.uk