Taught course

Criminal Justice

Institution
University of Aberdeen · School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 honours degree in Law (or another related discipline) or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The LLM in Criminal Justice at the University of Aberdeen is focused on critical and comparative thinking around criminal procedures and systems. Our programme will help you develop a clearer and better understanding of criminal justice systems and how criminal law is implemented in today’s society around the world. You will learn about crucial elements, criminal law, evidence, and the causes of crime, enabling you to work in a multitude of countries around the world. You will have the opportunity to study courses such as Criminal Evidence and Proof, Issues in Criminal Justice, Criminological Theories and International Criminal Law. The Criminal Justice programme was designed with the assistance of external contacts as well as the expertise of our internal staff at the University. The combined input from our staff and Criminal Justice experts, will enable you to gain unique insights into criminal justice systems around the world. Advance your understanding of the dynamics of this fascinating area of law and improve your employability prospects in the field with our carefully coordinated programme, which aligns with the competencies required for today’s international job market. The University of Aberdeen prides itself on attracting world-class teaching staff with international experience and knowledge in their specialist subjects. You will have access to first rate teaching from globally respected staff, such as Programme Director Professor Pete Duff, who specialises in criminal justice, evidence and procedure. He has worked at the Centre for Criminological Research at the University of Oxford, the City University of Hong Kong, the University of the South Pacific, and Chiang Mai University in Thailand.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Email
study@abdn.ac.uk