University of East London

University of East London

International Law and Criminal Justice

The course is to provide a critical appreciation of the new legal regime that is emerging between international law and criminal justice symbolised with the creation of the international criminal court (ICC); through a strong foundation in both international law and international criminal law the programme offers the opportunity of developing expertise in terrorism studies, international policing, international organised crime, the laws of war and armed conflict, human rights and Islamic law; the programme aims to produce graduates with excellent research and writing skills in the area.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 Honours degree in any subject (or recognised international equivalent). IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in all components.

Course modules

Modules include: Current issues and research in international law; international criminal law; dissertation; plus options including: terrorism studies; war and human rights; international policing; international organised crime; contemporary Islamic legal issues; law of armed conflict; feminist legal studies.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework; students take four modules of 30 credits each for which they submit their coursework of approximately 7,000 words at the end of the semester; the LLM dissertation accounting for 60 credits involves a 15,000 word essay; the full time students normally complete the 180 credits requirements in one academic year while part time students complete the same in two years.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (EU) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Square Stratford Newham E15 1NF South East

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