Doing Criminological Research

Module code: CR2021 (double module)

There are a multitude of issues involved with criminological research. In this module you'll gain an awareness of those issues from a methodological, ethical and practical perspective. Working with statistical software, you'll analyse and interpret quantitative data whilst applying and defending a qualitative approach. You'll also get the opportunity to undertake a small scale research project, before producing a research report.


  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 9 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 1 hour tutorial
  • 25 hours of fieldwork
  • 2 hours of project supervision
  • 243 hours of guided independent study


  • Quantitative analysis assessment (30%)
  • Qualitative/quantitative data collection exercise and critical reflection (30%)
  • Qualitative analysis assessment, 2,000 words (40%)