There has always been a need for well trained lawyers in Criminal Law internationally and at Aberdeen you gain understanding of the various jurisdictions and their criminal justice systems to enable you to work internationally within the discipline. You study detailed criminal evidence and proof, issues in criminal justice, theories and law with highly respected professionals such as Professor Pete Duff who has worked at the Criminological Research Centre at Oxford and City University Hong Kong and University of the South Pacific. The programme gives you the skills and knowledge to work back in your home country within the law. Some alumni have gone on to work at the UN or within human rights fields globally.
The LLM in Criminal Justice and Human Rights reflects established areas of research strength in the School of Law, and offers options which are both of international relevance and which meet the demand for studying contemporary issues in UK criminal justice and human rights at an advanced level.
Courses listed for the programme
Semester 1 Critical Legal Thinking and Scholarship
Optional Courses Issues in Criminal Justice Criminological Theories
Semester 2 Criminal Evidence and Proof Criminal Law International Criminal Law
• The School of Law is ranked 10th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2018) and 97% students would recommend their programme to others • You study with over 40 nationalities which adds value to studying criminal law applicable internationally • You are taught by experts many of whom provide consultancy to major organisations such as the Dutch parliament at The Hague
Where you study
• University of Aberdeen • Full Time or Part Time • September or January • 12 Months or 24 Months
University of Aberdeen has a high academic standard and quality within all of its programmes. It wishes to promote talent and encourage students from: China Malaysia Vietnam African Countriesto study a postgraduate qualification at University of Aberdeen
Value of Scholarship(s)
Scholarships are available in January and September You must have an unconditional offer for a masters taught programme You must be a full time international student You must be based at the Aberdeen City campus for your studies
Once you have received your firm offer from the Vice Principle you will receive a scholarship offer. Instructions will be sent to you about how to accept your scholarship.
Normally a 2(1) Honours degree in Law (or another discipline) or equivalent. IELTS (overall 6.5), TOEFL (overall 90), PTE Academic (overall 62), Cambridge English Advanced and Proficiency (overall 176)[[English Language Requirements]]View Website
31 July 2017
Recipient: Aberdeen University
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