Postgraduate study in Law, Criminology and Government at the University of Plymouth! Funding options available

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Postgraduate study in Law, Criminology and Government at the University of Plymouth!

Tackling global challenges isn’t just a problem for environmental scientists to solve. Our degrees empower lawyers, researchers, criminologists, and police officers to all play their part in shaping a better tomorrow.

At Plymouth, we’re tackling global issues through vocationally focused training led by experts. Study one of our courses to make a difference with a masters.

Apply now to join our creative postgraduate community, a skilled cohort of forward-thinking individuals capable of shaping a better tomorrow!

Why study at Plymouth?

  • Career prospects
    Benefit from our flexible placement opportunities, enabling you to engage with external partners such as HMP Exeter, Amnesty International and the Red Cross. Learn from professionals with a wealth of industry experience throughout your degree.
  • Follow your interests
    Personalise your masters through electives and optional pathways, developing your own area of expertise recognised in your degree certificate.
  • Expert teaching
    ​Learn from experienced practitioners who are experts in their field and join an intellectually stretching multidisciplinary learning community.

Put your skills to the test in our state-of-the-art facilities:

We’re always evolving our campus to make sure students have access to the highest quality equipment and cutting-edge teaching spaces. Study at Plymouth and benefit from expert facilities to help you grow in your academic field.

  • Crime Suite
    Learn by doing in scenarios that are based on real-life investigations. The University of Plymouth’s state-of-the-art crime, interview and simulated policing suite, provides students with cutting-edge experience and knowledge that sets them apart in the job market.
  • Law Clinic
    Our award-winning Law Clinic offers an unrivalled hub of opportunities for students to give legal advice to those who cannot afford it and to learn vital professional skills that are transferable across all sectors. Our students learn the skills needed by practising lawyers to make a real impact on people’s lives.The Law Clinic offers legal information nd assistance to clients in the Plymouth community, across a range of legal areas. Coordinated by law students and supervised by staff, the clinic provides hands-on experiences for our students and is a vital service to the local community.

Why come to Plymouth if you’ve studied elsewhere?

  • Move to a unique location
    In one of the UK’s most beautiful regions, Plymouth is a thriving coastal city. Life in Plymouth might be a world away from what you’re used to and could be the change you need to take your next steps. Take a virtual tour, to see for yourself!
  • Join a modern university with a growing reputation
    Our status as a top 5 modern university reflects our high-quality learning environment and growing research reputation.
  • Help us influence change
    We’re proud to have won awards for our eco-initiatives and have established ourselves as a leading university for Sustainability. We are the second carbon-neutral university in the UK to be verified to PAS 2060 standard.

Funding Options

Here at the University of Plymouth, we understand that funding may be a big part of your decision to go forward with Postgraduate Study. If you studied your undergraduate degree at Plymouth, you may be eligible for a fee discount if you complete your postgraduate studies here as well.

  • 20% discount on tuition fees for home students
  • £2,000 discount on tuition fees for international students

We also offer several scholarships for international students who wish to study postgraduate taught (PGT) degree programmes.

To find out more about fees and funding, please visit the website.

Are you ready to pursue your passions, expand your thinking and realise your ambitions at the University of Plymouth?

Apply now to start your journey

Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants.

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