Queen's University Belfast
Human Rights and Criminal Justice
Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Law, Social Science, Humanities or a cognate discipline. Exemption from these requirements may be considered for those applicants who hold a Master's degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) or for those applicants with a 2.2. Honours degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) along with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience. International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years.
Compulsory modules include: Approaches to legal research; concepts, issues and methods in arts, humanities and social sciences; conceptions of human rights; criminology methods 1; human rights: concepts and institutions; and either: criminal justice processes, or theory and practice in criminology; law as method; optional modules: Childhood, youth and justice; crime prevention and community safety; exploitation and human rights; food security and the right to food; gender, sexuality and violence; human rights and international refugee law; human rights in Africa; human rights in the Americas; human rights in time of conflict; international humanitarian law; LGBT: theory and practice; medical law and ethics; penal policies and practice; philosophy of law; policing; psychological aspects of crime and delinquency; religion and law; restorative justice; sex offending, risk and society; the rights of the child; the rights of women; transitional justice and conflict transformation.
Assessment is primarily through essays and a 15,000-20,000 word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 10,730 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|LLM||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Queen's University Belfast||Belfast||BT7 1NN||Northern Ireland|
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