Queen's University Belfast
This programme is designed for those with an academic or professional interest in law, crime and criminal justice; it enables students to understand the practical operation of criminal justice and how the state responds to criminality and victimisation. Students are encouraged to develop a critical understanding of the criminal justice process and the practical operation of criminal law in a domestic and comparative context, and are given the opportunity to explore in-depth a particular criminal justice-related issue through the submission of a dissertation.
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 Masters 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 taken within the last 2 years, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required.
Core modules may include: Approaches to legal research; issues and methods in arts, humanities and social sciences; criminal justice processes; criminology methods 1 and 2; law as method; optional modules may include: Childhood, youth and justice; crime prevention and community safety; gender, sexuality and violence; penal policies and practice; philosophy of law; policing; psychological aspects of crime; punishment and social control; race and criminal justice; regulating corporate and white collar crime; regulation of technology; restorative justice; sex offending, risk and society; transitional justice and conflict transformation; transnational crime; war, crime and criminology.
Assessment is through: coursework and a 15,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|LLM||Full-time||£ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|LLM||Full-time||£ 10,730 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Queen's University Belfast||Belfast||BT7 1NN||Northern Ireland|
Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice, School of Law
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