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Programmes on Offer

Name of the Programme Eligibility Fee Structure Duration Curriculum (Syllabus) – in pdf format
B.A Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration 10th + 12th (HSC) Equivalent or PUC Or TNOU BPP Or 10th + 3 Years Diploma Or 11th +2 Years TTC Or 10th +2 Years ITI Rs.6600 for 3 Years 3 years Annexed
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As a TNOU Criminology and Criminal Justice graduate, you may find opportunities in policing, Criminal Justice Administration, Security and Management, Intelligence, Probation and Parole, Child Protection Institutions, Crime Analysis, Courts and Justice Services, Government Agencies, Crime prevention and government agencies. You’ll also be prepared for a career in law enforcement, working directly with offenders in welfare and counselling roles, and in criminological research and policy roles.

M.A Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University Rs.6600 for 2 Years 2 years Annexed
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Postgraduate studies in criminology and criminal justice provide a pathway to professional advancement for those working in these fields. The courses are designed to provide an overview of criminological theory and research, the workings of the criminal justice system and allied organizations, insight into key policy debates and an understanding of research methods.

The courses introduce social and psychological explanations of crime, as well as contemporary debates in criminological theory. Beyond the core elements of the course in policing, community development, crime prevention, law and behaviour and social science research methods you will have the opportunity to study electives from criminal justice, research practice, policing, corrections and crime prevention

Ph.D in Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration Master’s Degree in Criminology/ Law/ Forensic Science/ Sociology/ MSW/ Social Sciences or any other qualification recognized equivalent in such fields of study in University, with at least 55% marks (50% in the case of SC/ST candidates) Rs. 34,500 for 3 years 3 – 6 years Syllabus varies according to the specific field of study

The PhD in Criminology is an advanced research degree, awarded on the basis of a thesis and an oral examination (viva-voce). The primary purpose of the PhD is the preparation and presentation of a substantial piece of independent and original academic research. Completion usually requires three years of full-time study, and Six years if studying part-time. Every PhD student in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration is supported by a supervisor. Supervisors are experts in their field of study and support scholars throughout the PhD. PhD candidates will be benefited from the advice and support of Supervisor who will be involved in progression through the various stages of the PhD, from the registration assessment exercise at the end of the first year through to the completion of the thesis.

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