PGDip Criminology / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip)
- 9 months (full-time); 18 months (part-time)
- Entry requirements
We welcome well-motivated students with at least a good Lower Second, or the overseas equivalent, in their first degree that shows consistent performance across course units at the 55% level or greater. We will also consider criminal justice and related practitioners with considerable work experience.
When assessing your academic record we take into account your grades, your academic references, and the standing of the institution where you studied.
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- Deepen your knowledge of the academic areas of criminology and criminal justice but over a shorter timescale and without a dissertation component.
- Explore the interactions between politics, criminology and criminal justice and the impact of public policy in these areas.
- Study a high-level course to prepare you for a wide range of career paths.
The University holds regular open days, where you will have the opportunity to find out more about our facilities and courses.
See open days for more information.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £6,667
International, including EU, students (per annum): £13,333
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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