University of Portsmouth: Criminal Justice

InstitutionUniversity of Portsmouth View institution profile
Department Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Web www.port.ac.uk/study/postgraduate
Email admissions@port.ac.uk
Telephone 023 9284 5566
Study type Taught

Summary

**Overview**

If you're interested in the study of crime and its related fields – and you want to learn more about the challenges facing politicians, policy makers and practitioners – then our Postgraduate Flexible Framework is for you.

You’ll choose the subject areas and modules that fit your interests, from counter fraud and cybercrime to security and policing. You’ll pick full-time, part-time or distance-learning models, as suit your needs, and you’ll graduate with an award title that reflects your chosen subject.

Areas you can choose from include:
- Counter Fraud and Counter Corruption

- Crime Science

- Criminal Justice

- Criminal Psychology

- Criminology

- Cybercrime (Campus learning only)

- Forensic Investigation (Campus learning only)

- Intelligence (in combination only)

- International Criminal Justice

- Policing, Policy & Leadership (DL only)

- Security Management

- Victimology (DL only)

You'll also study core concepts in research methods and ethics, then complete a major project or dissertation with the support of expert staff and researchers who are active in the field.

**Careers and opportunities**

Depending on your chosen subject areas, you'll learn skills that apply to several career choices in areas such as:

- Policing (as an officer or civilian staff)

- Crime analysis

- Probation

- The courts and prison service

- Local authorities

- Cybersecurity

- Military

- Civil Service

- Academia and research

- Charities

- Private industry

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University of Portsmouth

We are the University of Portsmouth: a new breed of university, dedicated to your personal growth and development. Our horizons are broad. Our instinct is to explore. Our promise is to inspire.

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.

Why Portsmouth?

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  • Outstanding Gold-rated teaching for our students (TEF)
  • Dedicated Graduate School supporting all research students
  • 82% satisfaction with research degree experience (PRES POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE SURVEY 2019)
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