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MA Criminology and Social Research

MA Criminology and Social Research

University of York

University of York, York, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Subject Sociology
  • Duration 24 months
  • Scholarships No
In this course, you'll learn how to analyse a wide range of data to examine the motivations behind why people commit crime and how societies attempt to control them. You'll also gain a critical understanding and practical knowledge of a range of social research methods relevant to conducting criminological research. Develop your awareness of the central academic debates in criminology and criminal justice; develop understanding of how academic criminology relates to the ‘real world’ problems of crime, deviance and social control in society. After finishing your studies, you'll have the skills and knowledge required to pursue a successful career in academic research, criminal justice and related fields.
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