PGCert International Criminology
School of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences
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About the course
|September 2018 start||
This course is directed at students seeking a short, tailored programme in criminology, criminal justice and restorative justice as well as practitioners and policy-makers in these fields who may wish to deepen their knowledge and understanding of recent domestic and international developments.
The Certificate will suit people who wish to gain expert, relevant and up-to-date information about contemporary and emergent theoretical, empirical and policy-related developments in
You’ll take fewer modules than classmates studying toward the MA International Criminology. The PG Certificate allows you to choose four taught modules from the MA programme, with the option to study on a full or part-time basis.
Upon successful completion, you also have the option to apply for transfer to the MA International Criminology, with the completed modules counted towards the masters degree.
Students will choose four from the following:
Teaching and assessment
Teaching in each module takes place through fortnightly seminars. Modules will be assessed by 3,000 words of written work, normally in the form of an essay.
Entry to the programme normally requires a minimum 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, usually in the social sciences, law or humanities. Other qualifications will be considered as will applications from candidates with significant work experience in a relevant field.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.