London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Introduction

The MSc Criminal Justice Policy offers an exciting opportunity to learn how concepts, theoretical perspectives and empirical insights from criminology, sociology, law and psychology can be applied to subjects relating to crime, social order and criminal justice institutions. The MSc programme will provide you with intellectual tools from theory, empirical research, and policy analysis to engage with key issues and debates within criminology and criminal justice. You will also familiarise yourself with the ways in which historical and international comparative perspectives help us understand current trends. The teaching is provided by internationally renowned criminologists in the Departments of Social Policy, Law and Sociology. On graduation, most students move into careers in the criminal justice professions, academic or policy research in criminology and criminal justice, and policy work in governments or charities.

Start Date:

2019-SEP-30. 2019-SEP-30.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £14,088 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £14,088 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £21,744 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £7,044 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £7,044 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £10,872 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should normally have a Upper second class honours (2:1) degree or equivalent in social science or law, or a degree in another field with relevant practitioner experience.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have an IELTS score of 7.0 overall (reading 6.5, writing 6.5, Writing 6.0, Speaking 6.0).