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LLM Criminal Justice

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LLM Criminology is designed to provide you a comprehensive understanding of human rights law. After the completion of LLM in criminology, you would be able to determine a depth knowledge of basic law and theory related to criminology.

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LLM Criminal Justice and Penal Change

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The LLM/MSc in Criminal Justice & Penal Change examines the range of legal, political and social responses across the world to what is widely known as 'the penal crisis'. [+]

LLM Degrees in LLM Criminal Justice in Scotland in United Kingdom. The LLM/MSc in Criminal Justice & Penal Change examines the range of legal, political and social responses across the world to what is widely known as 'the penal crisis'. Blending a rigorous understanding of fundamental theory with evidence about real world problems you’ll analyse recent innovations in theory, policy and practice. Drawing on a range of disciplinary approaches, the course will enable you to develop a rational and just response to crime. The LLM/MSc in Criminal Justice & Penal Change is unique in both its approach and its flexibility. Key features our focus is on pressing contemporary national and international issues of policy and practice you can choose to graduate with either an LLM or MSc study full-time or part-time learn from a world class teaching team students are from a range of nationalities and disciplinary backgrounds you'll benefit from the work of the Centre for Law, Crime and Justice Who is the course suitable for? practitioners working in a wide range of law, justice and welfare areas professionals developing justice policy members of the third /voluntary sector recent graduates in law, social sciences and humanities Flexible study options You can choose to graduate with either an LLM or MSc or complete the course early with a PGDip/Cert. You'll have the option of studying full or part-time and attending classes in the early evening. Centre for Law, Crime and Justice (CLCJ) You’ll benefit from the work of the CLCJ, which brings together expertise in the study of law, crime, criminal justice as well as interdisciplinary areas between law, sociology, social work, psychology and computer and information science. As well as providing distinctive postgraduate courses and research opportunities, it conducts internationally leading research and helps to shape public policy, discourse and practice. Teaching staff You'll be taught by some of the world’s foremost experts not only in academic research but also from the fields of policy and practice. The course is run by Strathclyde Law School’s Centre for Law, Crime and Justice. It brings together world leading research expertise with some of the most accomplished practitioners and policy officials. Entry requirements A good Honours degree (or equivalent) in law, one of the social sciences, business or humanities Entry may be possible with other qualifications and/or experience Pre-Masters Preparation Course The Pre-Masters Programme is a preparation course for international students (non EU/UK) who do not meet the entry requirements for a Masters degree at the University of Strathclyde. The Pre-Masters programme provides progression to a number of degree options. Fees & funding How much will my course cost? All fees quoted are for full-time courses and per academic year unless stated otherwise. LLM/MSc/PGDip Criminal Justice & Penal Change Scotland/EU 2015/16 - £5,700 Rest of UK 2015/16 - £5,700 International 2015/16 - £11,000 PgCert Criminal Justice & Penal Change Scotland/EU 2015/16 - £2,850 Rest of UK 2015/16 - £2,850 International 2015/16 - £5,500 How can I fund my course? Scholarships Several scholarship are available to Scottish, UK, EU and international students. Each scholarship has different eligibility criteria and deadlines so you're encouraged to apply early. To find out what scholarships you may be eligible for please go to our scholarship search. Careers Students on the Strathclyde Masters (LLM or MSc) in Criminal Justice and Penal Change come from a range of backgrounds. Some are recent graduates in law, humanities and the social sciences from around the world. Many are current practitioners, policy-makers in different fields of criminal justice. They find the course of invaluable assistance in gaining a step up the career ladder. Where are they now? Occupations which criminal justice students may (and do) take up include: Advocacy Central Government Criminal Justice Research Manager Council of Europe Analyst Criminal Barrister Defence law European Union Policy Analyst Forensic Services Judiciary Local Government Criminal Justice Policy Manager Lecturer in Criminal Justice Parliamentary Advisors on Criminal Justice Prosecution Service Prison Management Prison Psychologist Prison-based Social Work Victim Support [-]

LLM in Human Rights and Criminal Justice

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen + 1 more

The LLM in Human Rights and Criminal Justice reflects established areas of research strength in the School. The available options are both of international relevance and meet the demand for studying contemporary issues in human rights and criminal justice at an advanced level. [+]

LLM in Human Rights and Criminal Justice

Programme Length: LLM 12 months full-time, 24 or 36 months part-timeStart Dates: September or January

Aims

The LLM in Human Rights and Criminal Justice reflects established areas of research strength in the School. The available options are both of international relevance and meet the demand for studying contemporary issues in human rights and criminal justice at an advanced level.

Syllabus

Students must complete four courses and a dissertation.

Those registered for this programme must take at least two human rights courses, one of which must be International Human Rights Law, and at least one criminal justice course. The fourth course can be taken from a different LLM Programme. An indicative list of courses is below. Students should note, however, that course options are dependent on staff availability, sabbatical arrangements and sufficient enrolment. Please check the Law School website for up-to-date information on course availability for the programme. The number in brackets indicates the semester in which the course is taught.... [-]


LLM in Criminal Justice & Human Rights

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen + 1 more

The LLM in Criminal Justice and Human Rights reflects established areas of research strength in the School of Law, and offers options which are both of international relevance and which meet the demand for studying contemporary issues in UK criminal justice and human rights at an advanced level. [+]

LLM in Criminal Justice & Human Rights

Programme length: LLM 12 months full-time, 24 or 36 months part-time

Start Dates: September or January

Aims

The LLM in Criminal Justice and Human Rights reflects established areas of research strength in the School of Law, and offers options which are both of international relevance and which meet the demand for studying contemporary issues in UK criminal justice and human rights at an advanced level.

Syllabus

This programme allows students to combine specialist topics of human rights with contemporary issues of criminal justice. Students must complete four courses and a dissertation. Those registered for this programme must take at least two criminal justice courses and at least one human rights course. The fourth course can be taken from a different LLM Programme. The number in brackets indicates the semester in which the course is taught.... [-]


LLM in Criminal Justice

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen + 1 more

The LLM in Criminal Justice reflects established areas of research strength in the School of Law, and offers options which are both of international and/or comparative relevance and which meet the demand for studying contemporary issues in comparative criminal justice at an advanced level. [+]

LLM in Criminal Justice

Programme Length: LLM 12 months full-time, 24 or 36 months part-timeStart dates: September or January

Aims

The LLM in Criminal Justice reflects established areas of research strength in the School of Law, and offers options which are both of international and/or comparative relevance and which meet the demand for studying contemporary issues in comparative criminal justice at an advanced level.

Syllabus

Students must complete four courses, a course in research methods, and a dissertation. At least three of courses must be taken from the Criminal Justice list below. The other course can be taken from a different LLM Programme. The list below gives an indication of the courses available. Students should note, however, that courses are offered subject to staff availability, sabbatical arrangements and sufficient enroloment. The number in brackets indicates the semester in which the course is taught. Issues in Criminal Justice (1) Dimensions of Crime and Criminological Thought (1) International Criminal Law (2) Criminal Evidence and Proof (2)... [-]