Solent University (Southampton): Criminology and Criminal Justice
|Institution||Solent University (Southampton)|
|Department||Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies|
Are you fascinated by criminology? Hoping to increase your suitability for higher level positions within the criminal justice sector? Southampton Solent University’s postgraduate criminology and criminal justice programme will help you to develop an advanced understanding of the contemporary issues and debates surrounding criminal justice institutions, crime and criminal punishment.
Students on Southampton Solent University’s postgraduate criminology and criminal justice programme study the core curriculum alongside a choice of two specialist units. This chance to specialise is important, helping students to orient their knowledge towards specific roles in the criminal justice sector.
This programme also encourages students to develop a range of transferable interpersonal and verbal communication skills through presentations, role-plays, debates, interviews and group work. These competencies are valued in a wide range of industries.
Enrichment activities and learning opportunities are available alongside the core curriculum, giving students the chance to learn from guest speakers, visit criminal justice organisations and network at industry events. These additional activities help to provide detailed insights into the criminal justice system and the careers it offers. Past speakers have come from the police, courts, prisons, probation services, youth justice services and cyber security firms.
The course team themselves have had extensive experience of the criminal justice system and its related disciplines, providing students with unique personal insights. The ties they have with the professional world have helped past students secure volunteer placements, temporary paid work, work shadowing weeks and internships.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Applicants should normally hold an Honours degree at 2.2 or higher in an area related to criminology, and/or an equivalent professional qualification. Other qualifications/experience will be considered if you can also demonstrate that you are capable of undertaking research. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in other components) or equivalent.
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|EU||8220 GBP for Whole course|
|England||8220 GBP for Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||8220 GBP for Whole course|
|Scotland||8220 GBP for Whole course|
|Wales||8220 GBP for Whole course|
|International||13905 GBP for Whole course|
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