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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Criminal Law Criminology Law / Legal Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

LJMU's Criminal Justice MA is a stand-alone qualification designed to enhance your career prospects in criminal justice agencies, the probation service and the police.

  • Learn from research-active staff and local criminal justice professionals
  • Engage with the theory, policy, and practice of the institutions and agencies of criminal justice
  • Choose from an extensive range of module options, including an MA International Criminal Justice pathway

This Masters in Criminal Justice offers the opportunity for students, practitioners, and criminal justice professionals to critically engage with a broad range of issues that impact on the effectiveness and integrity of the workings of the criminal justice system.

Through exploring a series of theoretical and policy-orientated debates relevant to the delivery of contemporary crime control and management, and assessing their cultural, social and symbolic consequences, the course helps you to develop a comprehensive and critically aware understanding of the manufacture and delivery of criminal justice policy.

Different course options

Full time | Liverpool John Moores University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Research Dissertation - Core
Researching Crime and Criminal Justice - Core
Key Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum 2:2 ideally in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, Law or related Social Science and Humanities subjects or to demonstrate a comparable academic standard through past studies and/or where work experience plus a genuine enthusiasm to study issues related to the organisation and delivery of criminal justice Additional Information IELTS 6.5 (Minimum of 5.5 in each component) Pearson 58-64 (Min. 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme International students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part-time If you have any specific queries, please contact Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements on our website Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world (THE World University Ranking 2017/18) and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies Education, Health and Community Engineering and Technology Science Liverpool...more