Online postgraduate courses in Criminology – scholarships available

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At the University of Essex Online, student success is at the heart of everything we do. As one of the UK’s longest-running providers of 100% online degrees, all our courses are specifically designed for online delivery, enabling you to gain a top-class education from anywhere in the world.

Gain knowledge to lead complex criminal investigations, and make reasoned arguments and rational decisions, with our online MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology. You’ll dive into criminological theories, practices and perspectives in order to improve your potential impact within a policing, prison, probation or other criminal justice setting.

This postgraduate course is also available as shorter awards (PG Cert and PG Dip) that can be used as a stepping stone to a full Masters degree.

Discover our postgraduate courses in criminology

Fees and funding

We’re pleased to offer a range of discounts and scholarships to online students including:

  • Full payment discount of 5%
  • Alumni discount of 10%
  • Corporate discount of 10% available when three or more of your employees study with us
  • 2024 marks 60 years of the University of Essex – and to celebrate this milestone, we’re offering a 10% anniversary scholarship on all our Masters programmes. Please note, the deadline for this scholarship is 31 July.
  • Enhanced Regional Scholarship: International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses. Students residing in Africa can also enjoy a 20% scholarship on an eligible undergraduate and postgraduate courses until the end of the 2023-2024 academic year. 

Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants

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