Bath Spa University: Criminology

InstitutionBath Spa University
Department School of Science
Telephone 01225 876180
Study type Taught


**Deepen your understanding of current theories, methods and debates in criminal justice with our Master’s in Criminology.**

- Boost your career opportunities within policing and criminal justice, or prepare for further postgraduate research.

- Become familiar with evaluation and evidence-based practice and its increasing importance in the workplace.

- Join the conversation – your research and reflections could help shape the dialogue around current issues.

Want to work in the criminal justice sector? Or do you already work in policing or criminal justice, and want to progress your career?

Gain an advanced understanding of current debates in Criminology, in areas such as crime investigation, offender interventions and the ageing prison population.

You’ll learn the theories and methods of research, and become familiar with evidence-based practice – which is increasingly important in criminal justice and policing careers.

This Master's in Criminology aims to equip you with the intellectual, analytical and research skills you need to apply criminological theories and concepts in practice. It also provides an in-depth understanding of the interactions between Criminology and the policies, politics and practices of policing and criminal justice.

Taught by experts with backgrounds in Criminology, criminal justice, sociology and law, you'll benefit from research-led teaching, and our strong links with the wider industry.

We've designed this course with your future career prospects in mind. It's assessed in ways that aim to boost your entry level skills, and creates an active learning environment in order to strengthen your position when you start applying for jobs or progress to doctoral study.


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