Welcome to the Centre for Criminology at the University of Oxford. We are part of the Faculty of Law, within the Social Sciences Division

We organise our teaching and research around seven substantive areas: Security, rights and justice; Penal culture, policy and practice; Politics, legitimacy and criminal justice; Crime and family; Psychology, criminal justice and law, Victims and victimisation; and Criminal justice, citizenship and migration. 

The Centre for Criminology attracts the highest calibre of national and international students, and provides teaching of the highest standard of undergraduate education on the Law FHS degree and postgraduate education at both masters and doctoral level.

Details on the course Structure and Options

Applications for the DPhil Criminology and the MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice  both full and part-time are now open for entry in October 2019.