Criminology Project (L5102)

30 credits, Level 6

Spring teaching

This modules gives you direct experience of carrying out a small scale research project and follows directly on from the Criminlogy Research Proposal module. You will continue with your empirical and background research under the guidance of a supervisor and will produce an 8,000-word report on your findings, which relates your research to criminological theory and concepts.

You are required to pass both L3078 Doing Social Research: working with quantitative data and L3079 Doing Social Research: working with qualitative data in the second year in order to take this module in the final year. 


53%: Lecture
12%: Practical (Workshop)
35%: Seminar


100%: Coursework (Dissertation)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 300 hours of work. This breaks down into 17 hours of contact time and 283 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.