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Study Criminology

Criminology at Cambridge is ranked at number 1 in the UK by the Complete University Guide.

Our students benefit from being part of an intellectually stimulating environment with unrivalled opportunities to participate in the wider research culture of the Institute through its six active research centres, as well as the support and training to develop as independent researchers, and to join an integrated community of criminologists working on a diverse range of topics through multidisciplinary approaches.

Undertaking a postgraduate degree at Cambridge, whether taught or by research, will provide you with the foundation to advance your career prospects, to deepen your understanding of your chosen field of study, and to develop new skills in researching, thinking and presenting.

The Institute offers both full and part time PHD programmes, two full time MPhil programmes and two part-time Master of Studies programmes. Please select an option below for further information on our postgraduate courses.

PHD in Criminology MPhil in Criminology/ Criminological Research
MSt In Applied Criminology, Penology and Management MSt In Applied Criminology and Police Management
250 clare

Cambridge is a world-leading centre for criminological research with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Studying criminology at the Institute of Criminology provides an opportunity to learn from internationally established academics, and to experience graduate study at one of the world's leading universities.

Upcoming events

Public Thursday Seminar: Dr Barak Ariel, ‘Policing Hot Spots in London’

Nov 21, 2019

Seminar Room, Institute of Criminology

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