University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

International Criminal Justice and Security Law

The programme will offer a unique overview of how different types of law, including international law, define and regulate a range of different security issues ranging from terrorism and war crimes through to maritime security. It should be of interest to a wide range of individuals concerned both academically and professionally with contemporary security issues, challenges and problems. The course is taught by academics specialist in their field and who contribute to current legal and policy debates. It has been set up in such a way as to allow a flexible and contextual approach to the topics discussed.

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with Honours at lower 2nd Class or above or a professional qualification deemed to be degree equivalent. Other qualifications or specific professional training and /or experience may also be considered if applicant is able to demonstrate his/her suitability for the course and to provide evidence as appropriate. Such applicants may be interviewed. Where English is not your 1st language then a score of 6.5 on IELTS (with no individual component below 6.0) or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Advanced legal systems; advanced legal research; international criminal law and security; maritime law and security; transnational regulation of terrorism; 15,000 word dissertation. Optional modules: Transnational regulation of human trafficking; human rights in a European and international context; EU citizenship and human rights; international intellectual property law; world trade organisation law and policy; international company and commercial law.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time - 1 years
LLM Part-time - 2 years

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