Master of Science (Correctional Science)

Our Master of Science (Correctional Science) is currently offered by coursework that can be taken either full time of part time. This programs provide theoretical as well as practional experiences in correctional systems, criminal justice, corrections and rehabilitation, individual and group intervention, and etc. This program aims to train students in accordance with the ethics of the profession of psychology, human services and research ethics in correctional. Through this programs, students will be able to improve knowledge and understanding of concepts, theories and practices of correctional science and related areas in line with the needs of correctional profession as well as practice knowledge and skills in the correctional profession based on hands on learning experiences

Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts & Science
College of Art & Sciences,
Universiti Utara Malaysia,
06010 UUM Sintok,
Kedah Darul Aman, MALAYSIA.

Tel: +604-928 5299
Fax: +604-928 5297
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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
The Master of Science (Correctional Science) programme is offered by coursework. Students are required to complete 43 credit hours, which comprise the following:
 
 CORE COURSES (24 CREDIT HOURS)
SSKC5113  Theory and Practice of Individual Counselling
SSKC5123  Theory and Practice of Group Counselling
SSWP5003  Correctional Treatment for Offenders
SSYC5003  Crime and Criminology
SSYC5013  Corrections and the Criminal Justice System
SSYC5023  Seminar in Corrections 
SSYM5013  Criminal Behaviour Modification
SSYR5013  Recidivism Prevention

 

  RESEARCH METHODS AND APPLIED STATISTICS (13 CREDIT HOURS) 
SSMQ5033  Applied Statistics and Computer Application
SZRZ6014  Research Methodology
SSKZ6996 Project Paper

 

CASE MANAGEMENT COURSE (6 CREDIT HOURS)
SSYX5996  Case Management in Correctional Sciences