Module code: CR7021

The dissertation module is a chance for you to demonstrate your understanding of theory and analysis in criminology, in a research context. You will work in-depth on a topic in criminology through independent exploration of the literature and use of appropriate research methodology with appropriate guidance from a supervisor. This module enables you to develop the skills to collect, collate and analyse data, and discuss the implications of your research findings.


  • 10 hours of project supervision
  • 8 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 50 hours of fieldwork
  • 532 hours of guided independent study


  • Dissertation, 15,000 words (100%)