Description

The Criminal Justice LLM allows you to gain in-depth comparative knowledge of criminal justice systems around the world, including their international, regional and transnational interactions. Understand different systems of criminal justice (for example civil vs common law) and investigate the challenges that police, prosecutors, judges and policymakers face in a global environment.

An accelerated LLM is also available for January 2021 entry. Part-time is only available for September entry.

  • Study within the Criminal Justice Centre (CJC), which provides a forum for research and learning in all aspects of criminal justice
  • The LLM can lead to further postgraduate research and study in criminal law. We also offer an MRes programme in Criminal Law
  • The CJC provides advice and training to the legal profession, governments and judiciaries, and you can attend many seminars, lectures, workshops and conferences
  • Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries, each able to draw on prior academic and professional experience from different jurisdictions
  • Take part in networking and social events run by the Queen Mary Postgraduate Law Society

Study Details:

LLM 9 months or 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Module Details:

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Student Destinations

There is a very high rate of employment of our students within six months of graduation. We have specialist career advisers who organise events and assist with finding internship opportunities at UK and international law firms and other employers.

Fees

January 2021: Full-time Home and EU: £15,950 International: £23,950

September 2021: Full-time Home: £16,500 International: £24,950 Part-time Home: £8,250 International: £12,500

Entry Requirements

Degree requirements

A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Law or a degree with substantial law content.

Law graduates with a 2:2 honours degree who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.

Other routes

Non-law graduates with a minimum second class honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least five years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

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