Crime and Litigation, LL.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 14 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12500
    Tuition (Year)
    7100
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
London South Bank University ,
Through critical and comparative studies of justice and the criminal litigation process this course will give you demonstrable understanding of the key principles that ground the UK criminal justice system, its issues, approaches and topical debates.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

If you are a recent graduate, or already working within the criminal justice field, you'll further your academic and practical knowledge of the litigation process. The programme is also highly relevant to human rights workers and policy agents working in the UK or abroad. Upon completion you'll have acquired an in-depth and systematic understanding of criminal litigation and criminal justice and will be able to work at the cutting edge of practice and research in these areas.

This course is distinctive for the following reasons:

  • Emphasis on human rights and justice issues;
  • Practical legal problem-solving drawing upon a variety of legal and non-legal knowledge, understanding and skills;
  • Leading practitioner insights into current legal and criminal justice practice issues;
  • Strong national links with the legal profession;
  • The learning environment is greatly enhanced by guest lectures, delivered by distinguished scholars and practitioners.

Programme Structure

Modules

Core Modules

  • Research methods

  • Criminal litigation

  • Criminal justice

  • Dissertation

Module options

After completing core modules you'll choose from options that reflect the practical/ theoretical and social justice context of the course. Choices are made following discussion with your personal tutor and also guided by your own professional interests and career aspirations.

  • International criminal law

  • Evidence/science and technology

  • Psychological aspects of investigation

  • Decision making in the forensic context

  • Advocacy

  • Policing

  • Investigative psychology

  • Terrorism

  • Citizenship and combating crime in the EU


Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 14 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 26 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

  • 2:2 Honours degree in Law or related subject (such as Sociology, Criminology and Forensic Science). Or a Bachelor degree equivalent to UK Second Class Honours Lower Division.

  • The programme also recruits graduates from different academic disciplines and practitioners from professions within the criminal justice field.

  • Criminal Law Practitioners with relevant professional qualifications and experience are not subject to the admissions requirement of having obtained a 2:2 Honours degree.

  • Individual applications for accreditation of prior learning and experience will be considered in accordance with the FAHS Policy on APL and APEL.

  • IELTS score of 6.5, Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12500 International
  • GBP 7100 EU/EEA
Total course fee for part time:
  • UK/EU £6800
  • International £11600

Funding

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