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The Institute is highly productive in terms of its academic research. It houses five active research centres: the Prisons Research Centre, the Centre for Analytic Criminology, the Centre for Penal Theory and Penal Ethics, the Violence Research Centre and the Centre for Community, gender and Social Justice.

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Ph.D Courses

The Institute of Criminology offers both full-time and part-time Ph.D. programmes.

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M.Phil Course

The one-year M.Phil. courses in Criminology and Criminological Research at the Institute are among the largest full-time graduate courses in Criminology in the United Kingdom.

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M.St Courses

The Institute of Criminology at the University of Cambridge, UK has a worldwide reputation for excellence in both research and teaching. Information about our MSt courses can be found here.

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Undergraduate Courses

The Institute offers several undergraduate courses for students in Sociology and Law including a new joint Sociology/Criminology degree

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Black Lives Matter

Jun 15, 2020

The tragedy of the killing of unarmed George Floyd by the police in Minneapolis has reminded us all too painfully that Black Lives Matter, not only in America, but here in Cambridge too.

New report published by the Wolfson Professor in Criminology, Manuel Eisner, on violence relating to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Apr 23, 2020

The implications of the pandemic for current and future violence trends are the topic of the report, 'Violence and the Pandemic: Urgent Questions for Research', by Professor Manuel Eisner and Professor Amy Nivette (Utrecht University).

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