Kingston University London

Course Introduction

The course provides an in'depth knowledge of contemporary criminal justice policy, practice and politics in local, national and global contexts; a critical appreciation of the relationship dynamic between criminological theory and policy making; an understanding of the relationship of research to the formation, implementation and evaluation of crime'related policy and practice; and; an appreciation of current trends in the expansion of criminological issues in the context of globalisation.

Course Modules

Modules include: Criminology dissertation; evaluation and analysis in an applied setting; international perspectives on crime control and punishment; research methods and application. Optional modules may include: criminological psychology; cybercrime: context, form, risk, and regulation; influencing crime and justice policy; socio'legal studies; special study: women and violent crime; special study: youth justice; special topic cyber crime and society.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree or equivalent in criminology or a related subject; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,300  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,250  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £2,650  Academic year. First year home fees