Criminal Justice training courses and schools
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Total 36 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in United Kingdom.



De Montfort University

Training Centre/Campus: Leicester, , United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)116 255 1551

Law and Criminal Justice LLB

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

By studying the Law and Criminal Justice LLB at DMU, you will gain a thorough understanding of how the criminal justice system works, understand how crime affects society and how the legal profession can develop strategies to combat or prosecute against it.

Reasons to study Law and Criminal Justice at DMU:
The Careers Project enhances your employability with seminars on legal career routes, guest speakers from law practices and careers clinics that offer professional advice to help you secure your first job
A qualifying law degree with full exemptions from the academic stage of the professional qualification for solicitors and barristers
Specialist options such as criminology, the essentials of forensic investigations and penology
Opportunities to get involved in extra-curricular activities such as Street Law, where students give presentations in schools and colleges about legal issues, and the DMU Law Society which arranges visits to the Sup... [Read More]

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Criminology and Criminal Justice degree provides you with a broad understanding of the causes, legal framework and responses to crime, while offering the opportunity to achieve a deeper understanding in a specialist area.

Reasons to study Criminology and Criminal Justice at DMU Leicester
Skillsmark endorsed, the quality mark for learning and development in the justice sector
One of the largest criminologist teams in the UK, with direct input from Leicestershire Constabulary and other agencies
One of the few practice-based criminology courses in the UK, your newly acquired expertise can be transferred directly to the workplace
Apply your learning through a work experience opportunity, made possible through links with agencies in the sector
Strong links to the British Society of Criminology keep you up-to-date with contemporary issues and debates
Join DMU’s Criminology Society, enhancing your university experience through intellectu... [Read More]


Keele University

Training Centre/Campus: Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)1782 732000

Criminology and Criminal Justice Workshop (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This course is designed for all those who want to acquire a thorough understanding of the more recent and often complex trends and developments in crime, criminal justice, and governance more broadly. Combining theoretical reflection and practical application, the course aims to provide you with an opportunity to specialise in the latest developments in criminology, criminal justice and governance studies. The programme welcomes recent graduates (whether UK based or international students), mature students, and professionals in one of the relevant fields (e.g. police officers, prison officers, probation officers, social workers, lawyers, magistrates).

The MA programme is block taught. You will be required to attend four 3-day blocks of intensive teaching and discussion that normally run between September and May. This format allows students to combine their studies with either part-time or full-time professional activities should they wish to do so.

A significan... [Read More]


Aberystwyth University

Training Centre/Campus: Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)1970 623111

Criminology and Criminal Justice (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice is purposefully designed to equip you for both further postgraduate research degrees and for work in the criminal justice sector. The Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice will provide a strong grounding in criminological and criminal justice theory whilst allowing you to conduct specialist research on your chosen subject within the field. This Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice is a balanced programme of cutting-edge theory and the practical interrogation of authentic case studies, you will become a valuable asset to any organisation, institution and employer in the field of criminology.

The applied nature of this course will help you to develop an advanced understanding of contemporary criminological theory in the context of its real-world application. Not only will you master the theoretical and practical limitations of criminology and criminal justice, you will also develop sharper critical thinking ski... [Read More]


University of Edinburgh

Training Centre/Campus: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)131 650 1000

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This programme will provide students with an advanced understanding of contemporary debates in criminal law theory and doctrine. It is suitable for students who have studied law at undergraduate level and wish to develop their understanding of criminal law in particular. It prepares students for further work in this area, whether professional or academic.

Programme structure
Courses will be taught by seminar. Students are expected to prepare in advance by reading the required materials and by reflecting on the issues to be discussed. Courses are assessed primarily by way of essay and other written work, but oral presentations may also be required. Students will complete a 10,000 word dissertation on an approved topic, the purpose of which is to allow students to independently design and conduct a piece of research and analysis. A dissertation supervisor will provide guidance and support.


University of Glasgow

Training Centre/Campus: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44(0)141 330 1835

Criminology & Criminal Justice (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

•The programme provides you with the key attributes for professions related to criminal justice. You will develop analytic and research skills, an interdisciplinary knowledge base, and a practical understanding of the settings in which crime and justice policies are devised and implemented.
•You will be benefit from the combined strengths of staff from the Scottish Centre for Crime & Justice Research who are based at the University. The breadth and diversity of expertise represented within the teaching team is a key strength of the programme.
•There will be a number of guest lectures, presentations and seminars throughout, with high-calibre speakers from the UK and abroad.
•You will have the opportunity to link up with a criminal justice organisation for your dissertation work.
•This degree is taught alongside the MSc in Transnational Crime, Justice & Security, which provides more focus on the international aspects of crime. An MRes in Criminology is also availabl... [Read More]


University of Strathclyde

Training Centre/Campus: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)141 552 4400

Criminal Justice & Penal Change (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The course examines the range of legal, political and social responses across the world to what is widely called ’the penal crisis’. Blending a rigorous understanding of fundamental theory with evidence about real world problems, you will analyse recent innovations in theory, policy and practice. Drawing on a range of disciplinary approaches, the course will enable students to develop a rational and just response to crime.

"This course provides a remarkable opportunity for understanding, learning and growth that will help inform future action.?
Tim Newell, former Prison Governor of Grendon and Spring Hill Prisons, now working for Restorative Practice with victims of serious crime. Author of Murder and life imprisonment (with Eric Cullen) Restorative Justice in Prison (with Kimmett Edgar).

"I am pleased to endorse this exciting and well thought through new course. It is encouraging to see for the first time the direct, upfront link betwee... [Read More]


University of Surrey

Training Centre/Campus: Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)1483 300800

Criminology, Criminal Justice and Social Research (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This programme combines modules in academic criminology and the criminal justice system with training in the full range of qualitative and quantitative research methods. This combination of analytic criminological knowledge and applied research skills ensures that you will develop a sophisticated understanding of the key issues, problems and perspectives in contemporary criminology, enabling you to pursue a successful career in academia, research or criminology/criminal justice policy or practice areas.

Our unique emphasis on research methodology means that you will be able to think logically and in an informed manner about criminological problems, and be able to design, conduct and manage effective research and evaluation.

The programme is aimed at applicants with the following academic interests or professional experience:
•Graduates with an appropriate first degree who are interested in gaining advanced knowledge about issues connected with crime, deviance... [Read More]


University of Oxford

Training Centre/Campus: Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 1865 270000

Criminology and Criminal Justice (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This one-year full-time programme equips its graduates with an advanced understanding of crime and criminal justice.

The degree comprises core courses in criminological theory, the study of criminal justice, and research design and data collection. Students will also choose from optional courses in a wide range of subject areas, including further research methods, and will then go on to research and write a dissertation on a subject of their own choosing under the guidance of a supervisor.

A stimulating and demanding programme, involving intensive learning in small groups, the MSc is suitable for those with an excellent undergraduate degree in law, sociology or another relevant social science.
Length of programme: Nine months
Core and optional courses: Core courses in ‘Explanation and Understanding in Criminology?and ‘Understanding Criminal Justice?
Core course in ’Research Design and Data Collection’;
A variety of optional courses co... [Read More]


The University of Nottingham

Training Centre/Campus: Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0) 115 951 5151

Criminal Justice (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Postgraduate criminal justice teaching in the School of Law is distinguished by its strength in the international, comparative and philosophical dimensions of criminal justice.

Familiar ideas, concepts, rules, institutions and practices of criminal justice, rooted in assumptions about the nature and competence of nation states and their domestic legal orders, are being overtaken by historical political developments, seemingly irresistible economic forces, world-wide cultural transformations, and rapid social change.

The LLM Criminal Justice will encourage you to develop the intellectual skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for meeting the new challenges of crime and justice in the twenty-first century.

Since its introduction in 1987, our LLM programme has continued to grow in popularity and prestige. Offering a wide and diverse range of over 50 options, the programme now attracts some 150 to 180 candidates each year, from more than 50 countries,... [Read More]


University of Kent

Training Centre/Campus: Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)1227 764000

Criminal Justice (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The field of criminal justice has expanded dramatically over the past decade, not only with regard to the police and the prison system, but also in the areas of community sentencing and youth justice. This programme covers criminal law and procedure in the UK, internationally and comparatively. It examines criminal justice systems from a range of other perspectives, including the management of organisations, the psychological and sociological causes of criminal behaviour and social and economic perspectives. There is close co-operation with the MA in Criminology, run by the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research. Students on the LLM and MA are able to take modules from both programmes. Criminology has specialists in many areas, including criminological theory, research methods, youth crime, gender, cultural criminology and terrorism.

The LLM in Criminal Justice is designed for people who already work, or intend to work, within the criminal justice syste... [Read More]


Middlesex University

Training Centre/Campus: London, , United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0) 20 8411 5555

Public Protection (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Public Protection Masters at Middlesex in London aims to provide you with a critical understanding of criminological theories and effective practice in relation to the origins of offending and the management of offenders in the community.

The course engages with the need to progress beyond silo thinking so that agencies work effectively together to protect the public. The Masters is also your chance to look in detail at the alternative approaches to researching and evaluating crime and offender behaviour and the link between research, theory and practice.

There is also the opportunity to write an in-depth study of a selected area which aims to make a contribution to research, as appropriate for Masters level.


University of Essex

Training Centres/Campuses: Colchester, Loughton, Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0) 1206 873333

Organised Crime, Terrorism and Security (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

In recent years, issues of terrorism and organised crime have gained an unprecedented profile, provoked significant social concern and dominated both law and order and many wider social policy agendas. We draw on state-of-the-art research to address key critical issues surrounding organised criminality and terrorism in contemporary society. We involve multi-level analyses of organised crime as a concept, alongside the impacts of urbanisation, migration and globalisation upon both the practice of crime and the ways in which we understand them. In addition, the course addresses cutting-edge critical, conceptual and theoretical analyses of terrorism and counter-terrorism.

The course provides you with a strong grounding in the key theories, understandings and issues relating to organised crime and terrorism. Taught by leading experts in a department ranked first in the UK for its research excellence, students will also receive advanced training in the skills and technique... [Read More]


University of Leeds

Training Centre/Campus: Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0) 113 243 1751

LLM Criminal Law and Criminal Justice (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

LLM Criminal Law and Criminal Justice combines social science research methods, traditional legal research skills, and criminological explanation in order to study the nature, purposes, dynamic processes and outcomes of the criminal justice system.

You will explore the complex and dynamic nature of the criminal justice process and the relationships that can exist between its components.

You will also investigate the different impact of the criminal justice process on specific social groups and examine the rights, and experiences, of individuals within criminal justice processes.

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