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  Law, Human Rights in Criminal Justice LLM/MA (Online)

Online University of Limerick    Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Part time See Course MA, LLM 2 years part time
Law (22) Politics & Government (30)

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Are you passionate about human rights and criminal justice? The Law, Human Rights in Criminal Justice LLM/MA (Online) programme at the University of Limerick offers a unique opportunity to delve into the intersection of these two crucial disciplines. This fully online programme provides a comprehensive understanding of the evolving field of law, focusing on areas such as criminal justice, penology, victimology, and human rights. With a duration of 24 months, students will engage in two modules per semester before completing a dissertation. The programme is designed to equip graduates with analytical, research, communication, and report writing skills essential for success in the field. Whether you hold a law degree or come from a related discipline, this programme welcomes both law and non-law applicants. To qualify, applicants should typically hold a second-class honours degree in law or a relevant social science. Exceptional cases based on work experience may also be considered. Join us at the University of Limerick and become part of a vibrant international student community, where you can benefit from strong industry connections and international placement opportunities. Embrace the future of human rights and criminal justice with us.

About the course

This fully online programme is designed to emphasize the inter-relationship between what has traditionally been taught as the two distinct disciplines of human rights and criminal justice. Students will be provided with a comprehensive knowledge of this ever-developing field of law and encouraged to assess the merit of mainstreaming human rights within the criminal justice processes. Covering key areas such as criminal justice and sentencing, penology and victimology, and human rights, the programme aims to foster general and specific skills with respect to the modern criminal justice system both in Ireland and internationally.


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Entry Requirements

Applicants must normally have a second class honours degree, grade 2 (2.2) in law or in a relevant social science (Primary degree: Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland).Applicants with a primary degree in law will be awarded an LL.M., whereas all other applicants will be awarded an M.A.
In exceptional circumstances an applicant who cannot satisfy the undergraduate requirement may be accepted on the basis of relevant work experience in accordance with UL’s Policy on Recognition of Prior Learning.

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