Course Description

Criminology



The MA in Criminology at the School of Social Sciences and Law, Dublin Institute of Technology is the first postgraduate taught programme of its kind in the Republic of Ireland. The programme aims to provide students with a firm theoretical grounding in, and understanding of, contemporary criminological issues as well as thorough training in research skills.

The programme provides an excellent grounding for those seeking to pursue a career in research and/or policy making or for those seeking to pursue higher qualifications (such as MPhil or PhD degrees). The programme is also targeted at those working in, or aspiring to work in, the criminal justice field including lawyers, Gardai, course officers, social workers, social care workers, psychologists, youth workers and related professionals.

CollegeDublin Institute of Technology (DIT)
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 7
Course CategoryCriminology, Arts & Humanities
Course QualificationPostgraduate Diploma
Awarding BodyTU Dublin
Course Duration1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsStudents must normally hold a second class honours degree, lower division (2.2) or higher in the area of social science, law, sociology, psychology or cognate discipline. Please be sure to include transcripts of your final degree award at time of application. If this is not readily available please include transcripts of your academic career to date.Applicants who do not meet the minimum academic requirements but who have significant relevant professional or vocational experience shall also be considered. In addition to an application form, this latter category of applicants should include two written references with their application form and also may be asked to present for interview.
Carear PathThe MA in Criminology provides the opportunity for those who work in the criminal justice system or related agencies to reflect on their work from within an academic discipline. It also provides graduate students with a thorough foundation in research methods, theoretical principles and contemporary debates as a prelude to a career in research, policy making, academia or further study (PhD.).
Phone01 402 4210
Course CodeDT568 DT550
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