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LLM Global Crime, Justice and Security

Key information

Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Security Criminal Law Criminology

Course type


Course Summary

Delivered by its expert authors, this Global Crime, Justice and Security LLM from LJMU extends your knowledge of these legal issues in an international legal context.

  • Study on a course recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Opt for either an LLM or MSc award
  • Develop critical analysis and assess legal frameworks from an international perspective
  • Gain entry even if you are from a non-law background

All of your teaching on this course will be delivered by an academic team with internationally recognised research profiles and extensive practice-based experience. The course is designed to develop your advanced scholarship and research skills enabling you to progress, academically and intellectually, in a discreet area of international law.

You will be provided with a core knowledge base in areas such as human rights, international criminal law, the use of force, global crime, justice and security and the United Nations collective security system.

Different course options

Full time | Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Pg Dissertation(Socio-Legal) (60 Credits) - Core
International Criminal Law - Optional
Conflict and Warfare in International Law - Optional
The United Nations, International Security and Global Justice - Optional
EU Foreign Security and Defence Policy - Optional
Statehood, People and Statelessness - Optional
Democracy, Rule of Law and Human Rights - Optional
International Human Rights Law - Optional
Philosophy of History, International Relations & European Integration - Optional
Capital Punishment in America - Optional
Animals, Rights and Law - Optional
International Environmental Law - Optional

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum 2:2 in a subject such as Law, Criminal Justice, Politics, Finance, Banking or Accounting or an equivalent professional qualification or equivalent and suitable previous work experience.

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

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