Postgraduate Study

The Department of Criminology undertakes research, training and postgraduate teaching in the study of crime and criminal justice, policing, crime prevention, security and risk management, community safety, and associated fields.

With an established global reputation for research and academic excellence, the Department provides a stimulating academic environment where students from around the world engage in informed debate, develop their knowledge and skills, and contribute to a wider understanding of their subject area.

Masters CoursesResearch Degree
MSc Criminology View our research degree information
MSc Crime, Justice and Psychology
MSc Criminology in Practice
MSc Terrorism, Security and Policing

Why Study Criminology at Leicester?

If you choose to study criminology at the University of Leicester you will be joining a thriving and internationally-renowned department. Leicester is one of the very few universities in the country to have its own department exclusively dedicated to researching and teaching criminology, and our students benefit from learning in an environment that is home to some of the UK's leading criminologists.

Further Information

We understand that choosing a degree programme and university is a difficult decision so please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Department if you have any further questions. Please contact our Admissions Administrator:

Tel: + 44 (0) 116 252 3946/2458
Email: criminology@le.ac.uk

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