Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Master of Science (Correctional Science) - School of Applied Psychology, Social Work and Policy.

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

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



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Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Science (AHSGS),
Universiti Utara Malaysia,
06010 UUM Sintok,
Kedah Darul Aman, MALAYSIA.

Tel : +604-928 5299
Fax : +604-928 5297

Email: ahsgs@uum.edu.my

Office Hours

Sunday-Wednesday: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Thursday: 8.00 am to 3.30 pm
Lunch Time: 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Weekend (Friday & Saturday): Closed