Masters in Criminology


Masters program that focuses on the systematic study of crime as a sociopath logical phenomenon, the behavior of criminals, and the social institutions evolved to respond to crime. Includes instruction in the theory of crime, psychological and social bases of criminal behavior, social value systems and the theory of punishment, criminal law and criminal justice systems, penology, rehabilitation and recidivism, studies of specific types of crime, social attitudes and policy, and applications to specific issues in law enforcement administration and policy.

Career Options

A career in Criminology opens up scope for the professional to work in private and public sector, educational institutes, government organizations, social welfare organizations, Corporations, financial institutions, department stores, law firms, drug enforcement agencies, Federal Bureau of Investigation, research organizations, NGOs, private security and detective agencies, foreign police departments and many more. The different varieties of work that the criminologist can get into are:

  • Corrections
  • Counseling
  • Diversion programming
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Forensics
  • Financial Fraud Investigation & Prevention
  • Insurance Fraud Investigation & Prevention
  • Judicial / Courts
  • Intervention Programming
  • Law Enforcement
  • Rehabilitation
  • Medical Investigation
  • Research and Policy Studies
  • Psychologist - Psychopathology Specialist
  • Private Investigation
  • Special Agencies
  • Retail Investigation
  • Teaching
  • Institutes in India

Major Subjects

  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Civil Liberties and the State
  • The Psychology of Criminal Conduct
  • Crime Prevention
  • Clinical Criminology (mentally disturbed offender-patients)
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods and Analysis
  • Research Design

Admission Requirements

Requirements for Masters in Criminology:

  • Candidate should have 14 years of education.
  • Candidates should have graduate degree from recognized college or university.
  • A background in a social science will be a plus point but not essential feature.
  • Candidates who are more than 26 years old shall not be entitled for admissions unless relaxation is granted by the Vice Chancellor for special reasons on the recommendations of the Chairman.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
  • Admission will be made on merit, subject to the regional quota.

(These rules are applied for government universities of Pakistan)

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