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Criminology degrees

Study a subject area that covers a range of fascinating topics. Explore aspects of crime and the causes of crime with one of our courses in this exciting discipline.

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Our courses

We offer full-time three-year criminology degrees. If you don’t meet the entry requirements, you can apply for an extended course with an added foundation year. You can also combine criminology with criminal psychology, forensic science or sociology.

Applied Criminology, MA

This master's degree equips you with a deep understanding of how criminological theory, concepts and methods can be applied and understood in the context of criminal justice practice.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology

Criminology and Criminal Justice, BA Hons

Our Criminology and Criminal Justice degree covers security, terrorism, forensic psychology and crime scene investigation for careers in policing and crime detection.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology

Criminology and Criminal Psychology (Extended), BSc Hons

This extended criminology and criminal psychology degree combines topics in crime and psychology for careers in policing, policy and welfare.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology

Criminology and Criminal Psychology, BSc Hons

This criminology and criminal psychology degree combines crime with psychology. Explore security and terrorism alongside profiling and psychopathology.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology

Criminology and Criminal Psychology, MSc

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology provides students with the knowledge and skills for careers in criminal justice, legal and forensics.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology; Psychology

Criminology, Gender and Sexualities, MSc

Explore the impact of #MeToo and the gendered analyses of crime and punishment with our new Master’s in Criminology, Gender and Sexualities.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology

Sociology and Criminology, BSc Hons

Study our sociology and criminology degree for careers in criminal justice, youth work and education. Explore in-depth approaches to society and crime.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time, Sandwich
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology; Sociology

Communities and societies

Our active student-led societies offer a space for personal and academic growth, as well as new opportunities to make lasting friendships. Students can take part in activities throughout the year, both through the department and via the wider Students’ Union.

Research and partnerships

The criminology team has a strong research culture and a focus on developing students’ research skills. With guidance from tutors, undergraduate students can conduct their own research in their final year.

Centre for Transformative and Global Justice


The Centre for Transformative and Global Justice is an interdisciplinary research centre that conducts research, analysis and activism on Human Rights issues, governance practice, environmental challenges and Criminal Justice systems.

Join us as a research student

Research is an important part of our master’s courses, which can be a springboard into studying for a PhD. If you have a suitable research proposal in criminology, we can help you apply to the university and find the appropriate supervisor.

Contact

fach_pgresearch@gre.ac.uk

Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

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Greenwich Research & Enterprise

Contact

enterprise@gre.ac.uk

020 8331 7867

Ghost criminology to predicting crimes


Learn about our current research in Law and Criminology, from 'Ghost Criminology' to the use of machine learning techniques to help us predict criminal threats.