Law - Comparative Criminology & Criminal Justice

Maynooth University


Course Name Law - Comparative Criminology & Criminal Justice
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH70J MH69J
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (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 PG Dip
PAC Application Information

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PAC Code
MH70J - full-time
MH69J - part-time

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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 PDip in Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice gives students the opportunity to develop a specialist knowledge of debates around crime causation...

Subjects Taught Students must complete 60 credits in total. Full-time students complete 30 taught credits in each semester. Outside of a small number of compulsory modules, students may choose any combination of modules they wish.
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 of Law and Criminology, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
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