Criminology graduates from the MA in Criminology at UCC are attractive to employers both inside and outside the criminal justice sector. The MA programme encourages the development of key proficiencies such as critical thinking, analytical and communications skills; graduates with these capabilities have the option to work in many sectors associated with their degree and other related areas.
What can I do after I graduate with a Masters in Criminology?
Graduates from the MA in Criminology have a diverse range of roles both nationally and internationally. Some students come to UCC with a wealth of experience in the field, for example serving Gardaí and probation officers, eager to further their knowledge in the area. Other students come from an undergraduate programme or related areas such a youth work. To date our graduate students have found employment in the Gardaí, the Prison Services, the community sector, further education and addiction services. [Fill in with additional skillset that this course provides. If possible link to yearly events students are be involved in, which offer very practical upskilling such as organising a postgrad conference]
The jobs directly related to your Masters Degree include:
◾Community Development Officer.
◾Victim liaison officer.
o Customs and excise officer
o Fisheries officer
Other roles that are relevant include
◾Addiction services employee
◾Adult intervention services
◾UN field office employee
◾NGO e.g. Amnesty International, Red Cross etc.
What are our graduates doing?
Give two to three examples of graduates. 50 to 100 words are enough. Both irregular and regular jobs are of interest to prospective students.