An appropriate honours degree e.g. in Law, Criminal Justice, Politics, Finance, Banking or Accounting or a professional qualification deemed to be equivalent to an appropriate honours degree. Degree classification: minimum 2:2 Qualifications and previous work experience deemed to be equivalent to the above entry requirements and in suitable areas linked to the award. Non-law graduates will be required to undertake a short pre-course – ‘Law for Non-Lawyers’ immediately prior to the start of the LLM. It is not assessed, but essential. IELTS: 6.0 or equivalent required, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component
Months of entry
This Masters degree is based on internationally recognised research and is delivered by its expert authors. You will extend your knowledge of crime by studying different international contexts and key issues facing law makers, legal practitioner and victims.
- Course available to study full time (1 year) and part time (2 years)
- A contemporary Masters degree focusing on key issues in a global context
- Course recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority
- Flexible entry points mean you can opt for either an LLM or MSc award
- Develops critical analysis and assesses legal frameworks from an international perspective
- Can be studied by professionals from a non-law background
Governments and authorities in the 21st century are facing major challenges as they deal with terrorism and complex organised crime which crosses borders and poses difficult issues for legal practitioners and organisations across a variety of sectors.
The MSc/Master of Laws programme in Global Crime, Justice and Security is designed to develop your advanced scholarship and research skills enabling you to progress, academically and intellectually, in a discreet area of international law.
You will critically analyse and understand the complexities of this highly specialist and complex field – both challenging and informing global and comparative perspectives. This course is underpinned by significant engagement with new and established research and advanced scholarship.
For those with a limited knowledge of law, there is a comprehensive induction in the first semester. ‘Law for Non-Lawyers’ covers the essential nature and sources of law and the necessary elements to prepare you for advanced study in this area.
Information for international students
LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/international-students for more information and advice.
Fees and funding
Please contact the Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies for up to date information regarding fees. The Faculty can be contacted by email at APSadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk or telephone 0151 231 5175
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
- 0151 231 5090