The School of Sociology and Social Policy is a vibrant and diverse centre for social science learning. Our outstanding postgraduate teaching is underpinned by our world-leading research, which has a tangible impact on policy decisions. The course is designed to develop an advanced critical understanding of crime in its social context, this programme draws on insights across the humanities and social sciences.

This course offers you the opportunity to study criminology in a social scientific environment with teaching by experts in criminology, sociology, social work and social and public policy.

You will gain practical experience with a local crime or criminal justice organisation (such as the police or a member agency of a local crime and drugs partnership), offering you the opportunity to apply and reflect on what you have learned in the classroom. You will also be able to choose from a range of optional modules in criminology and related fields.

The MA is 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time. The PGDip version of the cost is studied over 9 months full-time or 18 months part-time.

International students
Masters scholarships are available for international and EU students from a wide variety of countries and areas of study. For country-specific information, see our website.

Visit our funding pages to find out what options are available to you. Our Graduate School offers advice and support with funding applications.

Information about the school and funding opportunities can also be found on the school’s website.

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

View our step-by-step guide on how to apply and start your application via our website

School of Sociology and Social Policy
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Entry Requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant arts, humanities or social science discipline

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

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