University of West London

Course Introduction

The MA in Criminology offers you the opportunity to gain a postgraduate qualification in a field which is academically rigorous and gives you the skills to pursue a career in the growing fields of justice and security.

Global security, organised crime, terrorism and online security are emerging as the key issues in the 21st century justice system and the University of West London is one of very few universities in the UK to offer a specialised suite of courses in this area.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA Other Fees
2 years
Part Time Day
MA Other Fees

Qualifications required:

  • A good undergraduate degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent professional qualification with appropriate criminological content.
  • Applicants who have reached a high level of progression (e.g. at least police inspector level or equivalent in other criminal justice related fields), or who are specialists in a criminal justice related occupation with extensive work experience, will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.5 or above, TOEFL paper based test score at 575 or above, TOEFL computer based test score at 232 or above, TOEFL Internet based test score at 90 or above.