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Opleiding: Global Criminology

Aangeboden door: Universiteit Utrecht

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The programme offers a multidisciplinary, critical, and comparative perspective on criminology.There is a growing demand for qualified researchers, legal practitioners and policy makers who can address these and comparable issues. Are you a multidisciplinary expert or criminologist who wants to make a significant contribution to the field? Are you someone who wants to work in the field of law and social reform – or any sector dealing with growing forms of local and global crime control? Do you want to be part of a Master's programme with students from different continents? Then the MA in Global Criminology at Utrecht University is the right choice for you!

As a graduate with an MA in Global Criminology, you could conduct further research at a university, or at research institutes (NGOs, commercial research offices, etc.)
Additional career opportunities exist in the areas of law and social reform, policy making, law enforcement, and research, particularly for positions within international organisations or organisations with significant international scope.

You can choose between two tracks:

Track 1: Global Crime
Track 2: Penology and Forensic CriminologyThere is a growing demand for qualified researchers, legal practitioners and policy makers who can address these and comparable issues. Are you a multidisciplinary expert or criminologist who wants to make a significant contribution to the field? Are you someone who wants to work in the field of law and social reform – or any sector dealing with growing forms of local and global crime control? Do you want to be part of a Master's programme with students from different continents? Then the MA in Criminology at Utrecht University is the right choice for you!

Additional career opportunities exist in the areas of law and social reform, policy making, law enforcement, and research, particularly for positions within international organisations or organisations with significant international scope.

Students can choose between two tracks:

Track 1: Global Crime
Track 2: Penology and Forensic Criminology

Kosten

2015 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 1951 / jaar
2015 Full-time Institutioneel € 10124 / jaar
2015 Full-time Internationaal € 15000 / jaar
2016 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 1984 / jaar

1st year

Your master's programme begins with three compulsory courses. After taking these courses, you'll have the option to choose between the two criminology tracks. Each track contains two courses. Programme participants also complete a Research Thesis. Work on the research thesis runs throughout the master's programme. You will also have the chance to undertake an internship in the Netherlands or in another country, provided it relates to your thesis project.

characteristics

Utrecht University's MA in Global Criminology differs in many respects from comparable programmes offered by other Dutch universities. The latter are often taught in Dutch, admit large groups of students, focus on single issues, or are dominated by mainstream approaches and quantitative research methods.

curriculum

Your master's programme begins with three compulsory courses: Critical Reflection on Criminology, Advanced Methodology and Cultural Criminology.
After taking these courses, you'll have the option to choose between the two criminology tracks. Each track contains two courses. Programme participants also complete a Research Thesis. Work on the research thesis runs throughout the master's programme. You will also have the chance to undertake an internship in the Netherlands or in another country, pr

job perspective

As a graduate with an MA in Global Criminology, you'll have skills and training to become a researcher on global crime issues, with a strong orientation in qualitative research methods. You could conduct further research at a university (usually through writing a doctoral thesis) or at research institutes (NGOs, commercial research offices, etc.). Additional career opportunities exist in the areas of law and social reform, policy making, law enforcement, and research.

objectives

The MA in Global Criminology is a one-year master's programme that equips students with the knowledge, skills, and understanding required to work with local and global crime issues, crime policies, and crime control strategies. The programme offers a multidisciplinary, critical, and comparative perspective on criminology.

tracks

This English-taught MA programme consists of small-scale, interactive and intensive courses. Students are trained in a wide range of qualitative research methods including ethnography, open interviews, visual methods, and online techniques.

1st year

Your master's programme begins with three compulsory courses. After taking these courses, you'll have the option to choose between the two criminology tracks. Each track contains two courses. Programme participants also complete a Research Thesis. Work on the research thesis runs throughout the master's programme. You will also have the chance to undertake an internship in the Netherlands or in another country, provided it relates to your thesis project.

characteristics

The MA in Global Criminology is an English-taught programme that consists of small-scale, interactive, and intensive courses. During the course of your studies, you will learn a wide range of qualitative research methods, including ethnography, open interviews, visual methods, and online techniques.

curriculum

Your master's programme begins with three compulsory courses: Critical Reflection on Criminology, Advanced Methodology and Cultural Criminology.
After taking these courses, you'll have the option to choose between the two criminology tracks. Each track contains two courses. Programme participants also complete a Research Thesis. Work on the research thesis runs throughout the master's programme. You will also have the chance to undertake an internship in the Netherlands or in another country, pr

international

A new MA for a globalised world! The MA Global Criminology prepares you with the theory and practical insights needed for a career in one of the many sectors focused on growing forms of global crime.

job perspective

As a graduate with an MA in Global Criminology, you'll have skills and training to become a researcher on global crime issues, with a strong orientation in qualitative research methods. You could conduct further research at a university (usually through writing a doctoral thesis) or at research institutes (NGOs, commercial research offices, etc.). Additional career opportunities exist in the areas of law and social reform, policy making, law enforcement, and research.

objectives

The MA in Global Criminology is a one-year master's programme that equips students with the knowledge, skills, and understanding required to work with local and global crime issues, crime policies, and crime control strategies. The programme offers a multidisciplinary, critical, and comparative perspective on criminology.

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 12 maanden
Type MA (Master of Arts)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MA (Master of Arts)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 60