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Criminal Law and Criminal Justice MA

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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Criminal Law Criminology Law / Legal Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This postgraduate degree in criminal law and criminal justice offers an exciting, challenging and distinctive opportunity to undertake advanced study in these areas. The central focus of the programme is the interface between criminal law and criminal justice. It offers a theoretically informed and multidisciplinary course of study. In addition to studying the now established critical and theoretical perspectives relevant to criminal law and criminal justice, the programme also has a humanities focus, which offers an opportunity to explore and engage with cutting-edge scholarship in criminal law and criminal justice studies. The programme is delivered by staff from the School of Law, the Institute of Criminal Policy Research at Birkbeck, and a range of visiting international scholars and practitioners.

Different course options

Full time | Birkbeck, Central London WC1 | 1 year | OCT-17

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-17

Modules

The dissertation is an individual research project of 8000-10,000 words. It is an opportunity for you to develop your own research interests, consolidate and apply the theoretical, methodological and substantive aspects of the course already studied and an opportunity for you to further develop your presentation skills especially your writing skills.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course

£14,450

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good second-class honours degree in law or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences. Degrees from overseas institutions must be equivalent to a UK second-class degree. Other relevant qualifications and appropriate professional experience and training welcome.

University information

Birkbeck, part of the University of London, offers nearly 300 taught and research postgraduate programmes across arts and humanities, business and economics, law, science and social science. As an evening teaching specialist, Birkbeck offers its taught postgrad courses between 6-9pm, with some courses available through distance learning. As with undergraduate courses, postgrads can study full-time or part-time. Home to 44 research and...more

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