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University of Portsmouth: Criminal Justice

Institution University of Portsmouth View institution profile
Department Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Telephone 023 9284 5566
Study type Taught



The field of criminal justice includes many different yet interconnected disciplines, from criminal psychology to cybercrime, forensic investigation to victimology.

As the scope is so broad, our Criminal Justice Master's courses allow you to customise your degree so that you graduate with a qualification that reflects your area (or areas) of interest and your career goals.

1. Choose your Criminal Justice degree First, choose the Criminal Justice Master's degree you want to study.

You can choose to study your degree either full-time or part-time on campus:

  • MSc International Criminal Justice

  • MSc Criminal Psychology

  • MSc Cybercrime

  • MSc Economic Crime

  • MSc Forensic Investigation

  • MSc Intelligence (in combination only)

2. Tailor your degree to your interests and ambitions Once you've chosen the Criminal Justice Master's course you want to study, you can opt to tailor the degree title you graduate with by choosing specific modules.

You'll choose which modules you want to do at the start of your chosen course. We'll help you choose modules and a degree title that match your interests and career ambitions.

Visit our University of Portsmouth course page to view the other degree titles you can earn.


University of Portsmouth


‘I already feel so much more confident applying for jobs.’

Anna, Master’s student at the University of Portsmouth

 Why Portsmouth?
A stronger sense of direction. Opportunities to specialise and further your prospects. A big step towards achieving your ambitions. Portsmouth is a university where you can connect with great people and businesses, and unlock career possibilities.

Taught qualification or independent research? On-campus teaching or online part-time study? At Portsmouth, you can choose from a wide range of subjects and modes of study.

  •    5***** rated for excellence in the QS World University rankings 2022
  • 86% satisfaction with course …
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