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The University of Greenwich

Criminology and Criminal Psychology

Greenwich Maritime Campus
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Rank: 90 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Greenwich Maritime Campus

Website: www.gre.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £14000


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90

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86

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Description

University of Greenwich has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

This master's degree equips you with a deep understanding of the concepts, theories, methods and principles central to criminology and criminal psychology.By studying Criminology and Criminal Psychology, you'll learn about the changing nature of psychology, law and criminology, and how to apply your knowledge in the forensic and legal arenas. The course will develop your ability to relate theory to practice with its broad coverage of criminological, forensic and psychological approaches to crime. Specific modules include criminal investigative psychology, crime theory, social forensic psychology, and crime, terrorism and the state.The MSc in Criminology and Criminal Psychology will open a diverse range of career paths. Once you graduate, you will be well-placed for employment in public, private, and/or criminal justice work, or criminal, legal, and forensic psychological work.What you should know about this course

  • You'll learn about the changing nature of psychology, law, and criminology, and their professional applications.
  • Your optional modules help you gain insights into areas of your choice
  • It is not accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) because the primary focus is criminology. It is not a Master's in Psychology
  • The course does meet the British Criminology Society benchmarks for postgraduate taught courses.
  • If you studied the BSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology degree at Greenwich and took the Social Forensic Psychology module, you cannot take the same module again for the MSc, nor can you take the Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology module.

Requirements

Entry requirements

You should have a UK undergraduate degree at 2.1 or above (or an equivalent qualification - both level and grade - from a recognised non-UK university) in criminology or a related discipline.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Greenwich.

About this university

International students

There is a thriving international community at the university including students from over 100 countries around the world. The International Office is the first point of contact for these students and can help with a variety of matters around living in the UK. This includes assistance with accommodation, registering for medical services and immigration and visas advice. They help with the arrival in London while students get used to their new home and with daily life matters as well as academic ones. There are also language courses on offer for those wishing to learn or improve their English skills. At the heart of student life at the university is the Students Union and all students are automatically members. It offers a range of services to these members including academic and non-academic advice and support, representation and the organisation of various clubs and societies for extracurricular times. It also operates three different bars as well as a shop and an online shop for students. The university has a top record for its sports teams and there are a range of competitive and non-competitive activities on offer. Clubs take part in the BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges and range from cricket and football to netball and self-defence activities. Likewise the societies over all aspects of life including academic, activities and games, campaigning, cultural and performing arts as well as the chance to start their own should students find a niche.

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