This masters degree explores new perspectives and ways of thinking about crime, harm and justice. It is concerned with examining problematic areas of social life, transgression, 'crime', social harm and justice in an increasingly global world. You will consider the significance of power, social structure, and economic and social inequalities in understanding 'crime', processes of criminalisation, and ideas about justice.
Key features of the course
• Develops your expertise and authoritative command of topics and problems related to the investigation, exploration and contested terrain of crime, and social harm
• Extends skills and insights concerned with the criminal justice system, victim protection and support, civil liberties, human rights, security, safety and social justice
• Ideal preparation for work where analytical, nuanced and careful decision making is required, and where independence and initiative are valued.
Please note that this masters degree is not accredited by The British Psychological Society.
The learning outcomes of this qualification are described in four areas:
• Knowledge and understanding
• Cognitive skills
• Practical and professional skills
• Key skills
On successful completion of the required modules for the qualification you can be awarded an MA in Crime and Justice. You will be entitled you to use the letters MA (CJ) (Open) after your name. You will have the opportunity to attend a degree ceremony.