University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Criminal Justice

This course encourages students to develop the intellectual skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for meeting the new challenges of crime and justice in the 21st century.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in law, humanities or social sciences (but excluding science or mathematics subjects); applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (no less than 7.0 in writing, 6.5 in reading and 6.0 in speaking and listening) or TOEFL paper based 600 with 5.0 in TWE or TOEFL computer based 250 with 5.0 in TWE or TOEFL IBT 100 (no less than 21 in any element).

Course modules

Foundations of International Criminal Justice; Gender, Sexuality and Human Rights; International and Comparative Penal Law and Human Rights; International Criminal Law: Institutions; Protection of Human Rights in the UK; International Criminal Law: Substantive Law and Process; Counter-terrorism and Human Rights; Imprisonment and Human Rights.

Assessment methods

Assessment for options is by essay, examination or a combination of both.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 6,010 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 13,730 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time £ 4,890 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
LLM Part-time £ 11,990 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Programmes Administrator, School of Law
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5732