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Masters Programme Details

The department has already started its Masters program from 2008-09 sessions. The Master’s program emphasizes more on practical courses in order to orient the students towards building career in relevant field. A total number of 42 credits are allocated for the Master’s program.

Major courses being studied in Master’s are:

Contemporary Criminological Theories, Contemporary Issues in Criminology, Advanced Research Methodology, Applied Statistics in Criminology, Theory Construction, Research Design and Methods, Crime, Justice, Victims’ Rights and Restorative Justice, Politics and Crime, Transnational Crime and Terrorism, internship and thesis. Thesis and Internship are supervised by distinguished teachers and supervisors from both inside and outside of the University collaborated with several government and private organizations within and outside the country.

Course Structure of the M.S Degree Program

  

Semester

No. of Courses

Total Marks

Earned Credits

1st

06 Compulsory Courses

600

19

2nd

05 courses for thesis students/

 07 courses for non-thesis students

500/700

13/19

3rd

Internship and Thesis

200/100

9/3

Total

13 courses for thesis students/ 14 courses for non-thesis students

1300/1400

41

 

Course Outline

 

 

1st Semester

Sl.

Course Code

Course Title

Cr. Hour

Credit

1

CPS 5101

Contemporary Criminological Theories

4

4

2

CPS 5103

Advanced Research Methodology

4

4

3

CPS 5105

Victims’ Rights and Restorative Justice

3

3

4

CPS 5107

Politics and Crime

3

3

5

CPS 5109

Police, Law and Society

3

3

6

CPS 5110

Seminar

-

2

 

 

SUB-TOTAL

17

19

 

 

 

2nd Semester

Sl.

Course Code

Course Title

Cr. Hour

Credit

Remarks

1

CPS 5201

Contemporary Issues in Criminology

3

3

 

2

CPS 5203

Crime Prevention and Public Policy

3

3

 

3

CPS 5205

Punishment, Corrections and Prison Administration

3

3

 

4

CPS 5207

Drugs, Crime and Society

3

3

Elective

5

CPS 5209

Transnational Organized Crime

3

3

 

6

CPS 5211

White Collar crime, Corruption and Corporate Crime

3

3

Elective

7

CPS 5213

Applied Statistics in Criminology

3

3

Elective

8

CPS 5215

Youth Crime and Justice

3

3

Elective

9

CPS 5217

Comprehensive Viva Voce

 

1

 

 

 

SUB-TOTAL

12/18

13/19

 

 

N.B.-Those students, who will not take thesis, will take two elective courses offered by the department.

 

3rd Semester

Sl.

Course Code

Course Title

Cr.Hour

Credit

Remarks

1

CPS 5302

Internship

3

3

For all students

2

CPS 5304*

Thesis

6

6

For thesis students

SUB-TOTAL

3/9

3/9

 

TOTAL

41