University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This new MSc in Criminology, Gender and Sexualities is the only course of its kind in the UK. Explore growing trends towards gendered analyses of crime and punishment within the field of criminology. This master's course draws upon a wide range of perspectives to explore contemporary debates in criminology. You'll consider the impact of the MeToo campaign, the implications of sexual consent, and how different legal systems deal with sex-trafficking and drug-related crimes. You'll also address how mainstream theory and research has addressed issues such as gender and sexuality.

On this course, students are assessed by: examinations and coursework. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include practice assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade. This course will appeal to those wishing to extend their knowledge of gender-based research within criminology. Graduates of this course can also pursue other postgraduate research opportunities at the university, including an MPhil or PhD. Potential career destinations include third sector / Non-Governmental Organisations working in gender and crime; charities and humanitarian agencies; local, national and international government and policy-making bodies; and education.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,250 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,500 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,500 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need a first-class or upper second-class bachelor's degree with honours (or an overseas equivalent) in criminology or a cognate discipline. This may include law, sociology, history, geography, or another social sciences or humanities subject.
  • International entry requirements: To be confirmed