MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology

Develop your skills in leading complex criminal investigations, improve your skills in making reasoned arguments and rational decisions, and deepen your understanding of a range of key criminological theories, practices and perspectives in order to improve your potential impact within a policing, prison, probation or other criminal justice setting. Our criminology Masters helps you take advantage of the new opportunities available within psychology, as well as making you aware of how new and growing challenges can be addressed.

Course syllabus:

  1. Applied Forensic Psychology

  2. Crime, Causation and Criminological Theory

  3. Complex Criminal investigation

  4. Practical Psychology for Policing

  5. Advanced Research Methods

  6. Criminology and Criminal Psychology Thesis

  7. Criminal Victimisation

  8. Policing: Leadership, Policy & Partnerships