Law - Comparative Criminology & Criminal Justice

Maynooth University


Course Name Law - Comparative Criminology & Criminal Justice
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH66J MH67J
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MA
PAC Application Information

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PAC Code
MH66J - full-time
MH67J - part-time

The following documents should be uploaded to your online application form:

Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all n...

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates should have a minimum 2.2 grade, honours (level 8) undergraduate degree in law or in a cognate discipline, such as criminology, social policy, sociology, politics, history, psychology etc. This must be a recognised primary degree that is ...

Course Content

Expand+Criminology can be described as the study of crime, criminals and the criminal justice system. The MA in Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice gives students the opportunity to develop a specialist knowledge of debates around crime causation a...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students must complete 90 credits in total, taking 35 taught credits in semester 1 and 30 taught credits in semester 2. A 25-credit dissertation is completed during the summer.

Students also have the option of graduating with a Postgraduate Diplo...

Careers or Further Progression The programme will allow students to build upon their existing qualifications with a view to accessing positions within the justice and security field, with the additional advantage that students will be provided with a genuinely international and comparative outlook. Graduates may go on to work in careers within An Gardaí Síochána, the security industry, data analytics, probation, the prison service, the civil service, research institutes, academia, the NGO sector, etc.
Further Enquiries Programme Director Dr Ian Marder
Address School off Law and Criminology, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
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