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Programme structure: Criminology with Quantitative Research Methods (MSci) for 2022/23 entry cohort

Please note: It is possible that the information shown for future academic years may change due to developments in the relevant academic field. Optional unit availability varies depending on both staffing, student choice and timetabling constraints.

This Integrated Master's programme has been designated as type II: Advanced Study in accordance with the QAA descriptors for Master's programmes. Please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes for further information on this type of programme.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Dissertation (with Quantitative Research Methods) (Criminology) SPOL30064 40 Mandatory TB-4
Inequality, Harm and Public Policy SPOL30061 20 Mandatory TB-1
Please select three units (60 credits) from the list below:
Gender based Violence SPOL30029 20 Optional TB-1
Understanding ‘Terrorism’ SPOL30065 20 Optional TB-1
Violence, Conflict and Forced Migration SPOL30066 20 Optional TB-2
Drugs and Society SPOL30011 20 Optional TB-2
Children and Young People in the Law A SPOL30057 20 Optional TB-1
Migration: UK, EU and Global Policy Perspectives SPOL30069 20 Optional TB-2
Disability in Society SPOL30075 20 Optional TB-2
Leisure, Pleasure and Harm SPOL30063 20 Optional TB-2
Criminology with Quantitative Research Methods (BSc)   120      

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

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