Taught course

Criminal Justice

University College Cork · College of Business and Law

Entry requirements

Candidates must hold a second class Honours Grade 1 BCL Degree from the National University of Ireland, or a second class Honours LLB Degree from University College Cork, or have passed the Postgraduate Diploma in Law offered by the Faculty of Law at University College Cork, with Honours, or have such other relevant third level educational and/or professional experience as, in the opinion of the Faculty of Law, qualifies the candidate to undertake the LLM degree.

Months of entry


Course content

This is a specialist and ground-breaking LLM in Criminal Justice offered by UCC. Unique because of a core Clinical component, which offers students the opportunity to pursue a theoretical inquiry into criminal justice while experiencing the reality of criminal justice in practice.
Law Faculty has developed a well-established network of relationships with various criminal justice agencies. A Clinical Co-ordinator in the Faculty of Law organises a series of placements in partnership with these criminal justice agencies. These placements enable students to explore the perspectives of the Gardaí (police), victim organisations, probation service, prisons and the courts.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Veronica Calnan
00 353 (0) 21 4903995