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Master in Criminology (by Research)

Master in Probation Services



Master in Criminology (by Research)

The Master in Criminology (by Research) is being offered for the first time in 2013/2014. The aim of this programme is to allow students to apply criminological thought to a specific interest area of their choice. The students will acquire an in-depth understanding of the subject areas facilitating idea and thought organisation and application of new knowledge and skills to the real world.

Course Overview

Master in Probation Services

The Master in Probation Services is necessary for all those who want to work as probation/parole officers. During this diploma, students learn about the role of probation/parole, the law that governs probation/parole and the issues surrounding counselling offenders. Working with victims, research problems in criminal justice, crime prevention and other alternatives to imprisonment are also addressed.

The Department of Criminology offers periodic in-service courses to the Probation Services.  We have tackled issues like Community Service Orders and the new amendments to the Probation Act.  The former has resulted in lectures to members of the judiciary and lawyers as well as probation officers. The latter changes are the result of the European Union Framework Decision on Community Sanctions. We have also assisted the Service in identifying lectures for Cybercrime and Criminal Procedure.

The Department has also delivered lectures to Correctional Officers working in prison.  These lectures were on offenders and how to deal with issues inherent from a closed setting.

Course Overview


More information can be acquired from: 

Office of the Registrar

Students Advisory Services [PDF]

Meeting for BA (Hons.) Crim Year 2 and 3

A departmental meeting for students in Year 2 and 3 will be held on Friday 6 October from 11 am - 12.00 pm in Gateway Building Hall D2.


Thank you

Sharon Cachia 

Last Updated: 7 August 2014

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