London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics and Political Science

MSc Sociology of Crime, Control and Globalisation


Houghton Street

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Sc.-Sociology of Crime, Control and Globalisation

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme aims to: Develop a sophisticated understanding of crime and criminal activity, from youth crime, sub-cultures and gangs, to organised criminality, corporate and state crime. Investigate both traditional and contemporary methods of crime control in a comparative and transnational context. Examine the relations between theory, policy and practice. Train students to produce, and evaluate, rigorous sociological and criminological research. The programme is composed of three compulsory courses and one optional course. Compulsory courses: crime and society; criminological research methods. Plus one optional course chosen from those offered for the LLM, MSc in Sociology and MSc programmes in Social Policy. These include subjects like: policing; juvenile justice; rehabilitation and crime control policy; and human rights. 10,000-word dissertation.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 627
Find Schools