Glyndwr University

MA Criminology & Criminal Justice

As a market-led institution, the MA Criminology and Criminal Justice meet the corporate aims of the University to understand, anticipate and respond to the needs of its customers and stakeholders including businesses, governments, public bodies, students, and the wider community. The programs engage Glyndŵr University in the provision of qualification - the demand for which is well established in the area. The degrees are designed with flexibility in mind and are intended to appeal to vocational aspirations and provide a broad-based education program for those interested in pursuing careers in Probation, Youth Justice, Police, Prison Service Substance Misuse Services, Community Rehabilitation, Homelessness services, voluntary agencies, Law, or work with victims, for example, within domestic violence related charities. The range and diverse nature of the available modules allow students to tailor their learning 5 experience toward several career paths. The programs aim to equip students with several key skills that will prepare them to become confident critical thinkers who will thrive in a professional environment.

Why choose this course?

  • Provide an advanced-level program for students wanting to criticallanalyzese the theory and practice of criminal justice. 
  • Engage students in critically assessing and ansynthesizingng theoretical perspectives on criminal justice policy and practice.
  • Develop an advanced appreciation of the complexities of working in the criminal justice arena.

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in  relevant subject
  • IELTS 6.5 (with no individual skill score below 6.0) 2 years before the course start date.
  • AS / A Level English Language and/or Literature Grade C

Career Prospects

The MA Criminology and Criminal Justice program allow students to reach their vocational aspirations, making them stand out to a wide range of employers attached to the fields of:

  • Probation
  • Youth Justice
  • Police
  • The Prison Service
  • Substance Misuse Services
  • Community Rehabilitation
  • Homelessness Services
  • Voluntary Agencies
  • Law
  • Working with Victims of Crime e.g. domestic abuse-related charities.

Course Details


Advanced Research Methods (CORE)
Contemporary Crime and Justice (CORE)
Attachment Theory (OPTION)
Substance Misuse (OPTION)
Negotiated Learning (OPTION)
Terrorism and its Consequences (OPTION).
Research Project (CORE)

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