School of Law,
Faculty of Social Sciences
This course includes elements of international criminology and research training. It is one of very few courses that uses comparative and international perspectives to explore the key issues in criminology today.
The course is flexible, you can choose the taught path or the research route.
- Responding to Crime in Europe
- Issues in Comparative Penology
- The Cultures of Criminology
- The Research Process
A choice of several modules including:
- International Criminal Justice
- Policing and Society
- Restorative Justice
- Quantitative Methods
- Methods of Criminological Research
For details of our Research Pathway please see www.sheffield.ac.uk/law
Teaching takes place through seminars.
You’ll be assessed on your essays and a dissertation.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
The University of Sheffield is the perfect place to study International Criminology because it has such a diverse range of staff and international students to develop rich debate and conversation. The support has been amazing with check-ups on how I’m doing and the teachers are happy to talk to you if you’re having issues understanding any topics.
MA International Criminology
We require a minimum 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in law, social sciences or humanities. Other qualifications will be considered and relevant work experience will be taken into consideration alongside qualifications.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.