Criminal Justice DProf

The Professional Doctorate in Criminal Justice develops current and aspiring criminal justice professionals to operate confidently at a strategic level, providing skills to drive evidence-based change and improve criminal justice performance. You’ll develop a critical awareness of topics at the forefront of criminal justice and the contexts and theories that influence practice in these areas. The bespoke qualification can be tailored to professional requirements, thereby increasing the potential for personal development and career progression. Online resources also provide the flexibility to study when and where it suits you, within a guided and structured framework. The course is taught by lecturers with frontline experience in criminal justice organisations and those who are research active in this area.

Course syllabus:

  1. Criminal Justice- An International Perspective

  2. Organisational development and partnerships

  3. Countering Terrorism in the 21st Century

  4. International Criminal Law and Security

  5. Research in Practice

  6. Decision making

  7. Research Methods

  8. Open Source Internet Investigation

  9. MSc Dissertation

  10. Doctoral Study and Reflective Practice

  11. Professional Doctorate in Criminal Justice