Law and Criminology

  • Crime, social exclusion and minorities 
  • Histories of crime and criminalisation 
  • Rural crime and crime control 
  • Policing, community safety and public confidence 
  • Probation and offender management 

  • Crime and bad behaviour 
  • Gender and criminal justice 
  • Policy and practice 
  • Youth justice 
  • Drug and alcohol misuse

Postgraduate Research Coordinators

If you are thinking about becoming a postgraduate researcher at the University of Plymouth, you are welcome to contact the Postgraduate Research Coordinators in your field of interest.

They will discuss potential supervisors with you and answer any questions you might have about embarking on a research degree in their research area.

Find out who to contact and how they can help you

How to apply for a research degree

Do you need more information about admissions requirements?

We offer a wide variety of degrees, including ResM research degrees, Professional Doctorates, MPhil and PhD doctorate opportunities.

Find more information and how to apply