This MSc provides students with a thorough understanding of how science and scientifically based techniques can deliver immediate and sustainable reductions in crime
Due to the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 crisis, the module Qualitative Methods has been suspended. This was an optional module and did not change the main structure of the programme.
Watch Dr Kevin Chetty introduce the Crime Science MSc in the video below:
Module information is available via the links below (pdf). You will take all core modules and choose four optional modules.
- Designing and Doing Research (SECU0027)
- Security and Crime Science Dissertation (SECU0045)
- Foundations of Security and Crime Science (SECU0031)
- Preventing Crimes (SECU0020)
- Quantitative Methods (SECU0028)
Students choose four of the following:
- Applied Data Science (SECU0057)
- Crime Mapping and Spatial Analysis (SECU0022)
- Cybercrime (SECU0043)
- Horizon Scanning and The Changing Nature of Crime (SECU0056)
- Intelligence Gathering and Analysis (SECU0034)
- Introduction to Cybersecurity (SECU0038)
- Investigation and Detection (SECU0033)
- Perspectives on Organised Crime (SECU0032)
- Simulation for Research (SECU0058)
Important Adjustment: Due to the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 crisis, the module Qualitative Methods has been suspended. This was an optional module and did not change the main structure of the programme.