More specifically to:
- Develop students’ in depth understanding and critical analysis of current literature and research methodology in the field of Criminology .
- Provide students with a critical awareness of current problems and debates within the field, and enhance their skills in critical evaluation of theoretical and empirical literature relevant to criminological and criminal justice research.
- Develop students’ understanding in applying research competencies to practical issues, and develop skills in communicating criminological knowledge to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
- Make a significant contribution to the status of criminal justice and criminology as a discipline, through the advancement of knowledge and professional practice within the sector.
- Enable students to independently acquire and interpret additional knowledge relating to research, and an understanding of the quality of work required to satisfy peer review for potential publications.
- Give students a broad understanding of research approaches and methods which will enable them to read and comprehend a wide range of academic research papers to enhance their research competence and facilitate the development of future research activities.
A Criminology programme from University of Nicosia prepares students to lead change and/or policy making in the communities or the organisations they choose to work:
- Academia (Research/Teaching Faculty)
- Law enforcement agencies
- Probation and parole services
- Correctional settings
- Social services
- Research and analysis for government or private consulting firms
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By the end of the period of doctoral study, students are expected to:
- Comprehend basic principles of research design, including an understanding of how to conceptualize criminological research, formulate researchable problems, and construct and test hypotheses.
- Be able to demonstrate originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in their field.
- Be able to manage successfully all the stages of a research project, including managing data, and conducting and disseminating research in a way that is consistent with both professional practice and the normal principles of research ethics.
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- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions
DisciplinesCriminal Law Legal Studies Criminology
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The minimum requirement for admission to the doctoral degree programme is a Master’s Degree and a Thesis Proposal.
In addition to the above, applicants must also satisfy the following requirements:
- The Master’s Degree should be in the areas of Humanities and/or Social Sciences (i.e. Criminology, Psychology, Law, Sociology or other relevant disciplines)
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International4500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13500 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
EU/EEA4500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13500 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
Living costs for Nicosia
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.