MRes Criminology (Social Statistics) / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Research (MRes)
- 1 year
- Entry requirements
A minimum Upper Second Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant social science discipline, and must have completed a quantitative research methods course unit and have studied criminological and/or sociological theory.
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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- Prepare for doctoral research and/or planning a professional research career in criminology with a focus on social statistics and quantitative data analysis.
- Explore advanced, systematic quantitative research methods and theoretical arguments in criminology or socio-legal studies.
- Attain formal, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary training in quantitative research methodologies and transferable employment related skills.
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 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £13,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £26,500
UK students (per annum): £6,750
International, including EU, students (per annum): £13,250
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 £1000 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).
- School of Social Sciences
- Contact name
- School of Social Sciences Admissions Office
- +44 (0) 161 804 9198
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