Law Degrees in Criminal Law

Compare 7 LLM Degrees in Criminal Law

The Master of Laws degree commonly known as the LL.M., is an advanced graduate law degree. Candidates often already hold a first degree in law and are interested in furthering their studies of the law. Obtaining an LL.M. possesses a number of distinct advantages.

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LLM in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

This programme offers the ideal opportunity to study contemporary debates in both criminal law and criminal justice at an advanced level. Our wide portfolio of courses will help you understand the key concepts and theories underpinning criminal law and criminal justice and how they operate in practice. [+]

Programme description

This programme offers the ideal opportunity to study contemporary debates in both criminal law and criminal justice at an advanced level.

Our wide portfolio of courses will help you understand the key concepts and theories underpinning criminal law and criminal justice and how they operate in practice.

It is suitable for students who have studied law at the undergraduate level and wish to develop their understanding of criminal justice in particular. It prepares you for further work in this area, whether professional or academic.

Programme structure

You must complete 180 credits of study – 60 credits are taken in the compulsory dissertation and the remaining 120 credits are taken in taught courses.... [-]


LLM in International Criminal Law and Procedure

London South Bank University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This LLM course covers the concepts of enforcement of the international criminal law. Focus on international crimes such as genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and aggression. [+]

With over 30 years of expertise, LSBU Law has shaped the professional futures of thousands of law students.

This LLM course covers the concepts and enforcement of the international criminal law, It focuses on international crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of international criminal courts and tribunals (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and aggression). The core principles, law, and institutions of international criminal law are contextualized against international law and human rights, and international humanitarian law.

7 reasons to study Law here Expert academics:taught by expert academics and practitioners. A number of Visiting Professors and Lecturers will teach on the course. All are leading practitioners with a national reputation in the fields of international criminal law and human rights. Professional links: Through our growing pool of visiting fellows and professors, the Law Department has developed a strong network of contacts with leading law practitioners in the UK. Dynamic research: benefit from engaging with highly qualified academic staff. Free iPad: Advanced technology and e-learning, a free iPad will support your studies. Comprehensive reading resources: via our virtual learning environment, a personal e-law library worth £6,000. Employability: graduate with the necessary knowledge and skills to work in the fields of international criminal law and international criminal procedure (either in the UK or abroad) as advisors, experts, researchers, and policymakers. Great teaching: The LSBU Law Department has a strong set of experts, consultants and international advisors in the field of international criminal law and hosts a number of annual events and... [-]

LLM in Crime and Litigation

London South Bank University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Understand the key principals that ground the UK criminal justice system. Gain an in-depth and systematic understanding of criminal litigation and criminal justice. [+]

With over 30 years of expertise, LSBU Law has shaped the professional futures of thousands of law students.

Through critical and comparative studies of justice and the criminal litigation process, this course will give you a demonstrable understanding of the key principles that ground the UK criminal justice system, its issues, approaches, and topical debates.

If you are a recent graduate, or already working within the criminal justice field, you'll further your academic and practical knowledge of the litigation process. The programme is also highly relevant to human rights workers and policy agents working in the UK or abroad. Upon completion, you'll have acquired an in-depth and systematic understanding of criminal litigation and criminal justice and will be able to work at the cutting edge of practice and research in these areas.... [-]


LLM - Forensics, Criminology and Law

Maastricht University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

If you want to work as a criminal law jurist, whether as a lawyer, judge, public prosecutor or policy official, it is increasingly important to know about and understand forensic disciplines. The [+]

LLM - Forensics, Criminology, and Law

Taught in English or Dutch

If you want to work as a criminal law jurist, whether as a lawyer, judge, public prosecutor or policy official, it is increasingly important to know about and understand forensic disciplines. The master’s programme in Forensics, Criminology, and Law focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to crime and the administration of criminal justice. You will examine criminality and the gathering of evidence from different disciplinary perspectives. You will also gain an understanding of why forensic disciplines are so relevant in legal investigation and argumentation. This multidisciplinary approach makes the programme also interesting for non-jurists wishing to work in forensics.... [-]


LLM in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham + 1 more

This pathway draws upon Birmingham Law School’s (BLS) long-standing research strengths in the areas of criminal law and criminal justice. Criminal Law is concerned with the most potentially invasive assertion of authority by the state: if you fail to comply with the law you will be punished. This pathway provides a holistic analysis of the criminal process through an analysis of the law, its philosophical underpinnings and its operation in practice. [+]

This pathway draws upon Birmingham Law School’s (BLS) long-standing research strengths in the areas of criminal law and criminal justice. Criminal Law is concerned with the most potentially invasive assertion of authority by the state: if you fail to comply with the law you will be punished. This pathway provides a holistic analysis of the criminal process through an analysis of the law, its philosophical underpinnings and its operation in practice.

Students can study to attain a broad overview of criminal justice processes or specialize in particular aspects as diverse as underpinning theories, policing, health aspects of criminal justice or indeed international aspects of law enforcement co-operation. Many modules have been created and are taught by leading scholars in the particular field and students benefit from close contact with researchers.... [-]


LLM in Global Criminal Law

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

How are international and transnational crimes prevented, investigated and prosecuted? Is criminal law an effective tool in the present context of globalized criminality? The LLM programme in Global Criminal Law focuses on the application of the criminal law – both substantive and procedural - in the context of global criminality, including organized, transnational, and international criminality. [+]

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How are international and transnational crimes prevented, investigated and prosecuted? Is criminal law an effective tool in the present context of globalized criminality? These questions will constitute some of the criminal law's biggest challenges for the years to come and are the focus of the Global Criminal Law LLM track, which explores the application of the criminal law - both substantive and procedural - in the context of global criminality, such as organized, transnational and international criminality.

The LLM programme in Global Criminal Law focuses on the application of the criminal law – both substantive and procedural - in the context of global criminality, including organized, transnational, and international criminality. This track offers you the two-fold opportunity to study substantive and procedural criminal law from a comparative and international perspective but also to specialize in the study of specific criminal behavior: organized and financial crimes, cybercrimes and international crimes.... [-]


Criminal Law LL.M.

University at Buffalo School of Law
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 USA Buffalo

Like the General LL.M., the Criminal Law LL.M. is intended for people who already hold a law degree, and who wish to "go deeper." The Criminal Law LL.M. builds on the Law School's recognized strength in the multidisciplinary inquiry into criminal law to allow the design of advanced projects. [+]

Lawyers looking to take their career to the next level will find challenge, choice, and flexibility at the School of Law.

The Criminal Law LL.M. Program builds on the School of Law’s strength in the interdisciplinary study of criminal law. One of the only post-professional programs in the United States devoted exclusively to the study of criminal law, this program has attracted lawyers from all over the world who intend to teach, do policy work, or work as prosecutors or judges in their home jurisdictions. They are advised by Professor Luis Chiesa, an internationally known criminal law scholar with extensive experience in Spain and Latin America.

In either program, you can choose to write a more extended piece of scholarly work under the guidance of a professor.... [-]