The Criminal Justice Process
School - School of Health and Society
Subject area - Sociology and Criminology
Start Date(s): September
MSc (one year full-time; 30 months part-time)
PgCert (four months full-time; eight months part-time)
PgDip (eight months full-time; two years part-time)
Part-time - £1,260 per 30 credit module
UK - £7,560
- Gain a critical and comprehensive overview of the contemporary criminal justice process
- Excellent opportunities to interact with criminal justice practitioners, both on and off campus
- Boost your career within Criminal Justice through enhancing your knowledge in this area and developing your reflective skills
- Part-time study option
- Work/industrial placement opportunity
This unique course views the criminal justice process as a set of decision points involving numerous agencies working singly or jointly.
It provides you with comprehensive, up-to-date, information while exploring in detail some key contemporary transformations in the field (digitalisation, partnership working, internationalisation, privatisation and accountability).
It is aimed at criminal justice practitioners, or those intending to work in this field. Our strong and growing links with local and regional criminal justice agencies support a critical and reflective approach to the workings of criminal justice.
MSc The Criminal Justice Process will lead you to:
- Develop a systematic understanding of the criminal justice process.
- Gain a critical awareness of key transformations in the contemporary criminal justice process.
- Acquire the analytical skills required to formulate original and innovative analyses of the contemporary criminal justice process.
- Develop critical reflection on the nature, linkages and accountabilities of key roles in the criminal justice process.
The course has both full-time and part-time routes, comprising three 12-week semesters or five 12-week semesters, which you can take within one year, or 30 months, respectively.
You will learn about the contemporary criminal justice process, both in England and Wales and internationally.
This semester completes the comprehensive study of the criminal justice process.
There are two optional modules in Semester 2. Choose one from:
You will complete 60 credits of independent study, via a dissertation or placement.