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M.St in Applied Criminology, Penology and Management (Cambridge Penology Programme)

883x431 crimbuilding This course is designed for criminal justice practitioners and 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 MSt. in Applied Criminology and Police Management, each have their own specialist topics but there maybe occasions where they meet. Students have access to 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 at one of the worlds leading universities.

If you are interested in studying on our M.St. programme, please browse our Resources for Prospective Penology Students page.

The course director is Dr Amy Ludlow.

 


 

Penology Course Handbook 2018

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The Families and Imprisonment Research Conference 2019

Jun 25, 2019

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The Institute of Criminology Features In Research Horizons

Mar 11, 2019

The latest issue of Research Horizons focuses on research linked with our local region, the East of England. It introduces many of outstanding research and outreach activities carried out by our very own Institute of Criminology’s academics. We hope you will particularly enjoy this edition of Research Horizons.

Dr Heather Strang Appointed As AEC President

Mar 07, 2019

Dr Heather Strang has been chosen to serve in 2019-2021 as the President of the Academy of Experimental Criminology, the international learned society founded in 1998 that sponsors the JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL CRIMINOLOGY as its official journal.

Date Confirmed for the Families and Imprisonment Research Conference 2019

Feb 25, 2019

The Families and Imprisonment Research Conference 2019 will take place on Tuesday 25th June. The conference will present key findings from the FAIR Study, alongside a range of expert contributors to the field of families and imprisonment.

'Murder map’ reveals medieval London’s meanest streets

Nov 28, 2018

University of Cambridge criminologist Professor Manuel Eisner has plotted all cases of murder from the surviving rolls – covering the years 1300 to 1340 – onto a digital map of the old city to show for the first time the ‘hot spots’ of lethal violence in medieval London. First digital map of 142 murders recorded by city coroner in early 1300s shows Cheapside and Cornhill were homicide ‘hot spots’, and Sundays held highest risk of violent death for medieval Londoners.

safeguarding children in the secure estate

Oct 18, 2018

History shows abuse of children in custody will remain an ‘inherent risk’ – report