University of Cumbria: Criminology, Risk and Safeguarding

InstitutionUniversity of Cumbria View institution profile
Department Business, Law, Policing and Social Sciences
Web http://www.cumbria.ac.uk/postgraduate
Telephone 0845 606 1144
Study type Taught

Summary

If you are in a career that addresses crime-related harm, or you want to get into this important arena, our MSc in Criminology, Risk and Safeguarding could be an ideal option for you.

We will focus on safeguarding, digital victimisation, rehabilitation policy and practice, and risk and security management, among other areas. In addition to enhancing your theoretical command of criminology, you will develop advanced research skills, suitable for theoretical and practical application. As a result, you will be equipped to respond to a range of complex challenges faced by multi-agency professionals with a remit to safeguard communities.

This programme is distinct in its comprehensive analysis of risk and safeguarding as criminological issues. This analytical approach is grounded in an acknowledgement of the correlation between the exploitation of children and adults at risk, and, subsequent offending behaviour.

Graduate destinations This versatile qualification is useful in careers focused on reducing crime related harm, especially in multi-agency safeguarding or community safety partnerships. These include: probation and offender management, policing and public protection, local authority social care, health, fire and rescue, as well as organisations working in substance misuse, domestic abuse, housing, and support for victims.

At policy and practice level there is increased recognition of the need to develop sophisticated approaches to contextual safeguarding and risk reduction. The specialisms you will acquire as part of the MSc in Criminology, Risk and Safeguarding will leave you ideally placed to contribute to these developments.

Following your masters, you may wish to continue your academic career by undertaking a PhD in criminology or a cognate discipline.

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