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Postgraduate Study

Course closed:

Criminology is no longer accepting new applications.

Funding Opportunities

The Institute offers funding from the Wakefield Scholarship Fund (for applicants born or educated in Canada, Australia or New Zealand) and the Manuel López-Rey Studentship Fund (open to all applicants). In addition, the University offers a range of funding. For further information on sources of funding, please visit the Funding Opportunities page on the Institute of Criminology website.

Students eligible for 1+3 ESRC doctoral training funding and interested in studying for a PhD at the Institute of Criminology should state this in their MPhil in Criminology application. In the ‘Research’ section they should provide a brief summary of the research topic they would like to pursue and list two possible supervisors. Progression to the PhD programme will be dependent on meeting the standard admissions criteria

General Funding Opportunities

Fees and Maintenance

My fee status is:

I shall have the following financial dependants:

Your Estimated Annual Commitment:

Component Cost
University Composition Fee £13,554
Maintenance £13,969
Total Annual Commitment £27,523

Key Information

9 months full-time

Study Mode : Taught

Master of Philosophy

Institute of Criminology

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Dates and deadlines:

Applications open
Sept. 4, 2023
Application deadline
March 26, 2024
Course Starts
Oct. 1, 2024

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Course Funding Deadline
Jan. 4, 2024
Gates Cambridge US round only
Oct. 11, 2023

These deadlines apply to applications for courses starting in Michaelmas 2024, Lent 2025 and Easter 2025.

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