University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Human Rights and Criminal Justice

The programme 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.

Entry requirements

2:1 Honours degree in Law, or another related discipline, or equivalent. International applicants must also meet the English Language Requirements of the University.

Course modules

Modules include: Critical legal thinking and scholarship; critical legal thinking and scholarship; international human rights law; human rights; the politics of human rights; the law of international organisations; the use of force and international law; criminal justice courses; issues in criminal justice; criminological theories; criminal evidence and proof; criminal law.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a combination of written examination at the end of the relevant semester and one or more course essays. In addition, students must complete a course in research skills and a dissertation on a topic within the specialism. The dissertation is planned and written between March and August each year. Guidance on the writing of a dissertation is given.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Part-time January 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Officer
Telephone number: 
01224 272443