LLB Law with Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies
Health, vulnerability and inequality
  • Culture, community and society
  • Parenting and child welfare
  • Rural issues and community
  • Social and public policy
  • Wellbeing and poverty
Environment, culture and society
  • Crime and bad behaviour
  • Environment, development and governance
  • Harms of hate and prejudice
  • Histories of crime and criminalisation
  • Marine and coastal policy
  • Rural crime and crime control
Global instability and justice
  • Crime, social exclusion and minorities
  • EU regional policy and international environmental agreements
  • Global governance and north鈥搒outh relations
  • Governance and crime
  • Maritime policymaking and logistics
  • Policing and community safety
  • Probation and offender management
  • Security and development in international affairs
  • Urban and regional planning
  • Urban living and the regulation of public space
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Our research community

We represent an integrated team of outstanding researchers with expertise across law, social policy and criminology, with extensive links with sociology, history and psychology. Our vibrant and sustainable research culture offers a dynamic space for researchers to engage with each other across disciplinary boundaries within an inclusive and coherent environment that provides support and guidance for all researchers, including mentoring of postgraduate and early career researchers.听
Discover more about our research and researchers in law and criminology.

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.
Psychology PhD student and supervisor

Apply for a postgraduate research programme

Find out how to apply to study on a postgraduate research programme at the University of Plymouth as a home student, an international student, or a studentship candidate.
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