School of Criminology


Choose Leicester and join a thriving and internationally renowned community who are learning about and contributing to debates on all aspects of crime, justice and deviance.

Our courses have been designed to provide a comprehensive study of criminology. Our staff have a wide array of research interests, ranging from offending behaviour, sentencing and desistance to hate crime, domestic violence and forensic science. Our cutting-edge research powers our teaching, providing exciting and innovative content, and keeping you up to date with the latest developments in criminology.

We provide an inspirational and friendly atmosphere in which to study. You are encouraged to air your own ideas and contribute to debates that are constantly being renewed and revived as our society changes.

Our courses have been designed to give students an outstanding learning experience that gives them a head start on their career trajectory. The courses are based on a rich and diverse curriculum which offers flexibility and choice; are delivered by leading experts; and are underpinned by the highest quality research.

Professor Neil Chakraborti (Head of School)

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