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LLM Criminal Justice with Work Experience

LLM Criminal Justice with Work Experience

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

26-SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Criminology Preparation For Work

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About the course

LLM in Criminal Justice provides knowledge, understanding and critical thinking in the areas of Criminal Justice. It is an ideal course for those who wish to specialise in the areas of Criminal Justice, Criminal Law, and Global Policing.

Our LLM Criminal Justice offers one compulsory module, Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice and Criminal Law, which is your Pathway Specific Module (only available to LLM in Criminal Justice students within the Programme) plus a compulsory elective where you may choose between Global Policing and Law Enforcement or Crimes of the Powerful.

Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice and Criminal Law will cover contemporary topics such as miscarriage of justice, presumption of innocence, case study analysis for Nulla Poena Sine Lege, cultural defence in criminal law, consent in sexual offences, process of criminalising new offences and decriminalising the existing offences. You will also have a wide range of other modules from the LLM programme to choose between for your optional modules, such as International Humanitarian Law, Medical Law and Ethics, and Family Law, which will help you to expand your areas of interest.

You’ll have one compulsory module: Contemporary Issues in Criminal justice and Criminal Law as your Pathway Specific module. By studying this module, you will explore and challenge how society, states, case law, policymakers and global trends affect regulating the law and the criminal justice system.

Modules contain authentic assessments (no exam) helping you to improve transferable skills. The compulsory elective enables you to choose between Global Policing and Law Enforcement or Crimes of the Powerful. To expand your areas of interest, you’ll also have a wide range of other modules from the LLM Programme to choose between for your optional modules, such as International Humanitarian Law, Medical Law and Ethics.

Careers

You’ll gain specialist knowledge and skills in Criminal Justice, required in all sectors related to Criminal Justice, Law and Criminology. This degree enables au to explore opportunities in private, public, and voluntary sectors, consultancy work or academic and research pathways.

  • Students expand their employability and networking opportunities by attending our Law and Criminology Fairs, employer workshops, and networking events.
  • We focus on ‘hot topics’ of the day to ensure you have knowledge relevant to your future employers!
  • Guest speakers are invited to share their industry insights and experiences to support our students to plan career choices.
  • Gain specialist knowledge and skills required in all sectors related to Criminal Justice, Law and Criminology. Your degree will enable you to explore opportunities in private, public, and voluntary sectors, consultancy work or academic and research pathways.

Modules

Contemporary Issues in Criminal justice and Criminal Law - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,750

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

16,000

Entry requirements

Entry requirements and key information A first degree in Law (or a subject in a related discipline, such as Business, Political Science or International Relations) at a minimum of 2:2. Or, an overseas qualification which is equivalent to a UK Honours degree, minimum 2:2 classification.

University information

​Master your dream At Herts, the university offers a huge variety of postgraduate courses covering everything from animation to environmental management. It offers flexible study options to suit a student’s lifestyle, fantastic links to business and expert guidance every step of the way. Why choose postgraduate study at Herts? Employment prospects: 91.5% of postgraduates are in work or further study* Industry connections: Links...more

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