MSc in Global Crime, Justice and Security


The MSc in Global Crime, Justice and Security will draw on expertise from the School of Law and the Politics and International Relations and Social Policy subject groups of the School of Social and Political Science. You can read more about these staff by clicking on the following links:

Exactly which staff are involved in teaching you will depend on the courses you choose to take as part of your degree. All students on this programme, however, will take two core courses in Global Crime, Justice and Security: Theories and Frameworks and Global Crime, Justice and Security in Context. These courses are designed to bring a wide range of expertise and perspectives to bear on their subject-matter, and while the exact content of and personnel teaching these courses will very from year to year, it is likely that the majority of the following staff will be involved in these courses each year:

Academic staff also involved in courses that are available to study as part of this programme will include but not be restricted to:

Professor David Garland, Professorial Fellow in Criminology 

David Garland, broadly considered one of the world’s leading sociologists of crime and punishment, is professorial fellow in Criminology at Edinburgh Law School and Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law and professor of sociology at New York University. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1977 with a first-class honours degree in law and a PhD in Socio-Legal Studies in 1984. In 1978 he earned a masters degree in criminology from the University of Sheffield.

Professor Garland will visit the Law School in the 2018/19 academic year for two weeks (dates to be confirmed) during which time he will host a series of short seminars which are free and available to all our MSc and Postgraduate students. Please note that the seminar series is not core to the programme.

The staff teaching on this programme are subject to change for 2018/19 and will depend on the core courses offered.