University of West London

Course Introduction

Overview

Are you interested in how criminal justice systems deal with the challenges of financial crime and cybercrime at an international level? This Masters in Criminology and Global Crime will help you to develop your specialist knowledge in these increasingly important areas, while enhancing crucial skills that can help you stand out to employers.

You will study at one of the few UK universities to offer specialised courses in this field and learn from staff who are active in both research and practice. You will be supported as you move towards your academic and professional development goals on this challenging and rewarding course.

Course detail

Your Masters in Criminology and Global Crime combines academic rigour with the development of professional skills. Once you have successfully completed the course, you should be in a strong position to build your career in the growing fields of international justice, financial crime and cybercrime.

The core course will cover theory, methods of research and contemporary issues in criminal justice. The specialist modules allow you to focus and hone your development as a specialist in your chosen area.

The course structure will also help you to strengthen skills that are useful to a range of potential employers. Your activities on the course will enhance your transferable skills in:

* research

* communication

* analysis

* creative problem-solving.

You will approach the subject matter through a variety of teaching methods. We place a focus on active learning, and our academic staff will use their current research and practical experience to inform your studies and support your development.

Study & career progression

On graduation you could pursue a career with a variety of organisations, including:

* policing and police research

* National Offender Management Service

* Crown Prosecution Service

* Home Office

* intelligence services

* policy development

* digital security

* global security.

Start Date:

EXPECTED SEP-2020. EXPECTED SEP-2020.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic 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 (eg police inspector level or equivalent), or if you are a specialist in a criminal justice related occupation with extensive work experience. All applications are considered individually.
  • International 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 (eg police inspector level or equivalent), or if you are a specialist in a criminal justice related occupation with extensive work experience. All applications are considered individually. Students need to have IELTS 6.5 or above. You need to meet our English language requirement - a minimum of IELTS 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).