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Criminal Justice and Criminal Law, LLM

School of Law, University of Leeds, the United Kingdom

School of Law, University of Leeds

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About Criminal Justice and Criminal Law, LLM - at School of Law, University of Leeds

This programme will enable you to develop a sophisticated knowledge of current issues in criminal justice and criminal law in the UK and across the globe. It combines cutting-edge compulsory modules with a wide range of optional modules allowing you to tailor your degree to your own particular interests.

Throughout the course we’ll encourage you to:

  • Examine critical issues and principles in criminal law

  • Explore the complex and dynamic nature of the criminal justice process

  • Develop legal research skills.

Research insight

This programme is offered within the dynamic Centre for Criminal Justice Studies (CCJS), an internationally-recognised research centre that provides an active and multi-disciplinary environment, whose members are committed to high-quality teaching in criminal justice, criminology and criminal law. The CCJS also excels in the production of research that is empirically rich, conceptually sophisticated and policy relevant. Research is interdisciplinary and often international in its reach. The University of Leeds recognises CCJS as one of its key 'peaks of research excellence'.

CCJS academics have conducted research for a range of external funding bodies including the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Nuffield Foundation, the Home Office, the Youth Justice Board, the Leverhulme Trust, the European Commission, the National Probation Service and others. Such projects sustain the established profile of the Centre as a pre-eminent research unit and ensure that our teaching is at the cutting edge of contemporary academic and policy debates.

The CCJS has an Advisory Board consisting of members who hold senior positions within local criminal justice and partner organisations, including the police, the judiciary, the probation service, prisons and the courts. Our strong links with the local criminal justice community bring valuable benefits for our students.

Try our free short course

If you’re thinking of studying LLM Criminal Justice and Criminal Law you may be interested in our short course, ‘Incarceration: Are prisons a suitable punishment?’. This is a free 2 week course delivered online, allowing you to explore the ethics of imprisonment and identify prison alternatives.

Notes about fees for this course

For the latest fee information please see our website: https://courses.leeds.ac.uk/

Entry requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.

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