Entry 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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

With over 30 years of expertise, LSBU Law has shaped the professional futures of thousands of law students.

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.

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.

Information for international students

You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580. See www.lsbu.ac.uk/international/englishRequirement for more details.

Fees and funding

Please use our online tuition fees checker at www.lsbu.ac.uk/fees

Qualification and course duration

LLM

full time
14 months
part time
26 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiry@lsbu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7815 7815