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MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology

MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology

Essex, University of

Colchester Campus, Colchester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    439
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode Online
  • Subject Law and Legal Studies
  • Duration 24 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
This MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology course will develop students’ skills in leading complex criminal investigations, improve their skills in making reasoned arguments and rational decisions, and deepen their understanding of a range of key criminological theories, practices and perspectives in order to improve their potential impact within a policing, prison, probation or other criminal justice setting. Essex’s criminology Masters helps students take advantage of the new opportunities available within psychology, as well as making them aware of how new and growing challenges can be addressed. This course will delve into a range of specialist topics such as: the sociological approach to crime, criminology and criminological theory; the role of forensic psychology in manging mentally disordered offenders; the status of the victim throughout the criminal process; the historic relationship between psychology and policing, and what this means for modern policing; critical assessment of complex criminal investigations in accordance with national standards.

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