PGDip Criminology / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip)
- 9 months
- Entry requirements
We require a UK bachelor's degree with a Lower-Second classification or the overseas equivalent, in any discipline.
We will also consider criminal justice and related practitioners with considerable work experience.
When assessing your academic record we consider your degree subject, grades you have achieved and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.
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- Apply online
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- Study at a university ranked in the top 10 in the UK for Criminology (The Guardian Ranking by Subject 2021).
The University organises open days every year in June, September, and October.
These are an opportunity to find out about the course, meet students and staff, tour the campus, and learn about accommodation, finance, and facilities.
If you receive an offer, we will invite you to a visit day where you learn about the School, teaching and learning, study opportunities and student life.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2023, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £7,333
International, including EU, students (per annum): £15,667
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1,000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
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