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Research and Evaluation Methods

Postgraduate | GRF-CCJ722 | 2024

Take a look at the logic behind research methodology in criminal justice and criminology. Use your skills in analysis and writing criminal justice policies and interventions to plan, develop and justify a research project.

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7 July 2024
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Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
15 July 2024

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Research and Evaluation Methods

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:

    1. Understand the key concepts within criminological research and evaluation
    2. Understand and explain, in depth, the relationship between theory, research and evaluation in the social sciences generally, and in criminal justice and criminology in particular
    3. Conceptualise, develop and justify a research or evaluation project
    4. Acquire and improve knowledge and skills that will allow you to effectively analyse criminal justice projects, interventions and policies
    5. Acquire and improve core skills and competencies relevant to criminology including working independently, time management, project development and evaluation design, critical evaluation of academic literature and academic writing skills.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • GRF-MCJ-MAS-2024 - Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • GRF-FMH-MAS-2024 - Master of Forensic Mental Health

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • GRF-MCCJ7022 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Forensic Mental Health

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