Penology M.St. Course
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M.St. in Applied Criminology, Penology and Management. This course is designed for criminal justice practitioners, and leads to the award of a University of Cambridge postgraduate diploma after one year of study and a University of Cambridge M.St. master's degree after two years of study.
The M.St. in Applied Criminology, Penology and Management is open to members of HM Prison Service and the Probation Service, and also to other candidates working in the Criminal Justice System both in the United Kingdom and overseas.
Students on the course are taught by Cambridge specialists with UK and overseas experience, complemented by leading visiting academics and practitioners. Staff have considerable experience of criminological research and of delivering postgraduate programmes for criminal justice practitioners.
Whilst this course is distinct to the MS.t. in Applied Criminology and Police Management course, each have their own specialist topics but there are many occasions where they meet. This provides opportunities for interactions between professionals working in different areas of the Criminal Justice System; opportunities that have been warmly welcomed and embraced by previous students. Students on the courses also benefit from the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities in our modern building, the Radzinowicz Library of Criminology (which houses one of the world's leading research collections on crime and criminology), and the opportunity to study for a master's degree in one of the world's foremost universities, surrounded by nearly eight hundred years of history.
If you are interested in studying on our M.St. programme, please browse our web pages for further information. An outline of the courses, including the aims and details of eligibility, can be found on our Course Overview page, and further details regarding the course syllabi and learning and assessment methods are on the Course Structure page. Information about staff, dates and fees can be found on the Course Details page, and the Enquiries & Applications page has advice on how to obtain further information, how to make an application, and on funding.