Doctoral Degree in Law Studies in Cyprus

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Earning a Ph.D. requires extended study and intense mental effort. A PhD is an academic study on which you concentrate for four to six years after obtaining your master’s degree, and that leads, if successful, to a PhD degree, the highest academic degree.

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PhD in Criminology

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The objective of the PhD programme is to provide students with a coherent and intellectually challenging degree that prepares them to conduct research among the many aspects of criminology and criminal justice, varying with individual interests and areas of specialty. [+]

Duration (years): 3 years Qualification Awarded: Doctor of Philosophy in Criminology Level of Qualification: Doctorate Degree (3rd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English or Greek Mode of Study: Full time or Part time Minimum ECTS Credits: 180 Profile of the Programme

The objective of the PhD programme is to provide students with a coherent and intellectually challenging degree that prepares them to conduct research among the many aspects of criminology and criminal justice, varying with individual interests and areas of specialty.

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Develop students’ in depth understanding and critical analysis of current literature and research methodology in the field of Criminology. Provide students with a critical awareness of current problems and debates within the field, and enhance their skills in critical evaluation of theoretical and empirical literature relevant to criminological and criminal justice research. Develop students’ understanding in applying research competencies to practical issues, and develop skills in communicating criminological knowledge to specialist and non-specialist audiences. Make a significant contribution to the status of criminal justice and criminology as a discipline, through the advancement of knowledge and professional practice within the sector. Enable students to independently acquire and interpret additional knowledge relating to research, and an understanding of the quality of work required to satisfy peer review for potential publications. Give students a broad understanding of research approaches and methods which will enable them to read and comprehend a wide range of academic research papers to enhance their research competence and facilitate the development of future research activities. Career... [-]