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Criminal Justice and Human Rights LLM

Criminal Justice and Human Rights LLM

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Full time | University of Aberdeen | 12 months | 23-JAN-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

23-JAN-23

Key information
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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Personal Finance / Consumerism / Rights Legal Rights (Law) Criminal Law Criminology Law / Legal Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme was designed in collaboration with criminal justice and human rights experts as well as our internal staff at the University. With this combined input, you will gain unique insights into both subjects from an international perspective, which will advance your understanding of the factors that influence them. The programme has been carefully coordinated to align with the competencies required for today’s international job market. The University of Aberdeen is known for attracting world-class teaching staff with international experience in their specialist subjects. You will have access to first rate teaching from globally respected staff, such as Programme Director Professor Duff, who specialises in criminal justice, evidence and procedure. He has also worked at the Centre for Criminological Research in the University of Oxford, the City University of Hong Kong and the University of the South Pacific.

By studying Criminal Justice and Human Rights at Aberdeen, you will gain a unique insight into the two disciplines from an international perspective. You will benefit from having a competitive advantage in the job market, particularly in careers related to foreign and security policies and international organisations. The programme will also provide a solid grounding for an academic career and help you prepare for a PhD.

Modules

This compulsory course provides students from diverse legal and educational backgrounds with a common understanding of the core research, analytical, and writing skills which would be required to excel in LLM-Taught courses. It commences with a few lectures and progresses to working in a workshop environment and finally to the submission of an individual assignment. It also incorporates elements such as library workshops to provide students with hands-on experience with the resources available for course and dissertation work.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

11,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

22,400

Entry requirements

Students should have normally a 2:1 honours degree in Law (or another related discipline) or equivalent.

University information

The University of Aberdeen was founded in 1495 and is the 5th oldest university in the UK and the 3rd oldest university in Scotland. Since its founding, the university has been ‘Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others’ and it still holds this purpose. Students from all over the world study either on campus or online, and the university attracts the best international academics, researchers, and specialists in...more

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