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Crime and criminal justice

Manchester's criminologists include some of Europe's leading specialists in the study of crime, criminals and criminal justice.

With experts from a variety of research and professional backgrounds, our criminologists bring a wealth of experience to the School of Law.

All of our team teach in the areas they have researched. Our expertise covers topics in five main areas:

  • Criminal law and criminal justice
  • Drugs: Markets, policies and consumption
  • Fraud, white collar and organised crime 
  • Policing, security and citizenship
  • Violence and the aftermath of violence