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Bangor University – School of Law

Bangor University – School of Law

Criminology and Law

This course builds on criminological and legal skills and knowledge so as to provide specialist training in criminological, criminal justice and legal research.

Entry requirements

MA: Applications from graduates of criminology and criminal justice, of LLB (single and joint Honours) and related subjects such as politics, and the social sciences. Normally a 2.2 Honours degree is required. Applications from candidates with professional qualifications and or appropriate experience will also be considered. In general, all applicants are judged on their individual merits. Work experience and other factors are also taken into consideration. International applicants are normally required to provide evidence of English language proficiency. The minimum English language requirements will normally be: IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each individual component score; internet-based TOEFL/IBT: 85.

Course modules

Modules include: applied research in criminology; comparative and international criminal justice; transnational crime; forensic linguistics in court; international criminal law; dissertation.

Assessment methods

A 20,000 word dissertation based on a topic within criminology.

Sponsorship information

The University offers a wide range of scholarships, studentships and bursaries.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MA Part-time January 2020 1 Years
MA Full-time January 2020 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 1 Years

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