Taught course

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Institution
University of Sussex · School of Law, Politics and Sociology
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should be in law or a relevant subject such as economics, finance, international relations, political science, history, criminology, criminal justice or sociology. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Criminal law and criminal justice lie at the heart of questions and debates on how we as a society should respond to crime. On this course you’ll study an exciting range of topics, covering theory, policy and practice.

Our research expertise informs our teaching on the LLM. You’ll be taught by lecturers who specialise in critical work in areas including:

  • criminal law theory
  • comparative criminal justice
  • international crimes
  • financial crimes
  • human rights and criminal justice
  • youth justice
  • policing and restorative justice.

Our course also draws on expertise from the Department of Sociology, which will enable you to develop an interdisciplinary perspective.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
study@sussex.ac.uk