Taught course

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Institution
Birkbeck, University of London · School of Law
Qualifications
MALLM

Entry requirements

Good second-class honours degree in law or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences.

Degrees from overseas institutions must be equivalent to a UK second-class degree.

Other relevant qualifications and appropriate professional experience and training welcome.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Security is a major contemporary preoccupation; criminal law and criminal justice are key responses. This postgraduate degree in criminal law and criminal justice offers an exciting, challenging and distinctive opportunity to explore and develop new critical perspectives on major contemporary national and international debates. It is ideal for legal and criminal justice professionals and practitioners.

The central focus of this multidisciplinary programme is the interface between criminal law and criminal justice. In addition to studying established critical and theoretical perspectives, the programme also has a humanities focus, which offers an opportunity to explore and engage with cutting-edge scholarship in the subject.

The programme is delivered by staff from the School of Law and its Institute for Criminal Policy Research, and a range of visiting international scholars and practitioners.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this programme is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

LLM

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Advice Service
Email
studentadvice@bbk.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0) 20 3907 0700