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University of Greenwich: Criminology, Gender and Sexualities

Institution University of Greenwich
Department School of Law
Study type Taught


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.

A range of creative learning techniques will help you develop presentation and project skills to enhance your future job prospects. Graduates will be well-suited to NGOs dedicated to gender and crime, as well as humanitarian agencies, government and legal institutions. The course will also benefit practitioners in these fields who wish to advance their careers.

What you should know about this course

  • This is a new and unique MSc that explores the gendered nature of crime and criminal justice

  • It is taught by experts in the fields of gender, crime and sexuality who have internationally-recognised publications in the field

  • With high-quality research-led teaching, you’ll be able to engage in cutting-edge debates about gender, sexuality and crime

  • You will challenge common assumptions about criminology, gender and sexuality, both at local and global levels

  • As well as enhancing your academic knowledge and transferable skills for further study or employment, you will also write a real academic paper.


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