Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Criminal Justice

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.ice system.

Entry requirements

MA: 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 apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Key Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice (30 credits) Research Dissertation (60 credits) Researching Crime and Criminal Justice (30 credits) Optional Modules Sex, Crime and Society (20 credits) Drugs, Alcohol and Criminal Justice (20 credits) The Police, Policing and The Governance Of Security (20 credits) Crime, Power and Victimisation (20 credits) Delivering Rehabilitation (20 credits) Youth Justice (20 credits) The United Nations, International Security and Global Justice (20 credits) Contemporary Issues in International Criminal Justice (20 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment methods on this course include essays, projects, portfolios, dissertation and presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (England) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
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01512315175