This programme will provide students with an advanced understanding of contemporary debates in criminal law and criminal justice.
It is suitable for students who have studied law at undergraduate level and wish to develop their understanding of criminal justice in particular.
It prepares students for further work in this area, whether professional or academic.
This programme offers a range of courses across the fields of criminal law and criminal justice from an international perspective, allowing you to tailor a programme to suit your interests.
The programme structure for 2017/18 is currently being finalised. You will take a total of 120 credits in taught courses, 60 in each semester, which may include the following:
General Principles of Criminal Law Current Issues in Criminal Law International Criminal Law Criminal Justice and Penal Process Global Crime and Insecurity Cybercrime Police and Policing Responding to Global Crime and Insecurity Sexual Offending and the Law
You will also complete a 10,000 word dissertation worth 60 credits.
Having completed the programme, students will emerge with an understanding of contemporary debates in criminal law theory and doctrine, the ability critically to analyse existing practice and new developments in this and related subjects, and advanced-level skills in legal research and analysis.
Thanks to kind sponsorship as part of the Edinburgh Law School Tercentenary campaign, Edinburgh Law School is pleased to be able to offer 7 Tercentenary Awards for Excellence of £5,000 towards tuition fees in any LLM or MSc programme offered by the School, starting in September 2017 (including distance learning programmes).You must have applied for study at Edinburgh Law School before applying for this award.
Value of Scholarship(s)
£5,000 towards tuition fees
Any applicant accepted for a place on any of the LLM or MSc programmes offered by the School (including Online Distance Learning programmes) for 2017/18 entry.
A UK 2:1 honours degree in law or its international equivalent. Candidates with a UK 2:1 honours degree (or international equivalent) in a social science subject will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If English is not your first language you must also provide a valid English Language Certificate.
For 2017/18 Entry: £10,800 (UK/EU) £19,300 (International)
Recipient: University of Edinburgh
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