MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice

University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
1 year
January June September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 11,234
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 17,949

Entry Requirements

  • A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or training within the police or other criminal justice organisation.
  • IELTS band 6.5.


Core Units:

  • Criminology Past and Present (30 credits) (campus-based only)
  • Criminology (30 credits) (distance learning only)
  • Criminal Justice (30 credits)
  • Research Methods and Research Management (30 credits)
  • 15,000-word Dissertation (60 credits)

Optional Units:

  • Policing and Police Reform (campus-based only)
  • Substance Misuse, Crime and the Criminal Justice System (campus-based only)
  • Risk, Dangerousness and Vulnerability: Managing public protection (campus-based only)
  • Investigation and Psychology (distance learning only)
  • Managing Justice and Security Organisations (distance learning only)
  • Countering Fraud and Corruption in Public and Private Sectors (distance learning only)
  • International and Transnational Offending

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