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
Qualifications
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
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters PG Dip
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date : 31 July 2020
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, ...

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020. https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must have a recognised primary degree that is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level. Applicants must have obtained an honours degree (minimum 2nd class honour) in law or a cognate discipline, such as criminology, s...

Comment Law
At Maynooth Law, we equip students with the core attributes required of the legal graduate, developing students’ problem-solving, advocacy and legal writing skills. We offer critical insights from a range of other disciplines, including politics, psychology, economics and sociology. Students will be exposed to the operation of the law in practice, through engagement with legal firms, public and private sector organisations and community and voluntary groups.
Course Content

Expand+Criminology deals with issues that are constantly in the media and attract much public interest. Given the impact of globalising processes on crime and on society more generally in the contemporary era, the Department of Law has identified the need f...

Subjects Taught Part-time students complete 30 taught credits each year.

Not all modules offered will run every year; offerings are dependent upon demand and other potential constraints. Outside of a small number of compulsory modules, students may choose any combination of modules they wish.

Course duration: 2 years, Part-time
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
Tel: 01 474 7598
Email: ian.marder@mu.ie
Website: www.maynoothuniversity.ie/law
Address: Department of Law, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
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