Criminal Justice LLM




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Introduction The LLM in Criminal Justice at the University of Aberdeen reflects established areas of research strength in the School of Law, and offers options which are both of international and/or comparative relevance and which meet the demand for studying contemporary issues in comparative criminal justice at an advanced level. Criminal Justice has long been an important area for study and is still developing fast particularly in the international arena. There is increased worldwide interest in ensuring that criminal justice systems comply with human rights requirements in order to ensure that states i implementation and enforcement of the criminal law, through investigation, trial and punishment, respect the civil liberties of citizens accused of crime.
Courses Modules
Semester 1 Introduction
Critical Legal Thinking and Scholarship
Issues in Cimrinal Justice
International Criminal Law
Semester 2
Criminal Evidence and Proof
Criminal Law
Semester 3
Master of Law Dissertation

Why study at Aberdeen?
You are taught by professional lawyers and academics in the School of Law which is ranked 10th in the UK (The Complete Unversity Guide 2018)

Programme Quick Facts
University of Aberdeen
12 Months 24 Months
Full Time and Part Time
September and January start
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Life in Aberdeen
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Campus Facilities
Aberdeen City
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Which department am I in? School of Law

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Students need to have a Bachelor's degree (Bang tot nghiep dai hoc) from a recognised Vietnamese university is sufficient for postgraduate entry. Holding a Master's degree (Thac si) will strongly enhance an application. A score of 7.0-7.9 from a well ranked university is considered comparable to a UK 2.1, while a score of 6.0-6.9 is considered comparable to a UK 2.2.

Entry Requirement For International Student

See our website for detailed English language requirements and our international entry requirements.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Edge Hill University offers below pathways courses for this subject Graduate Diploma Pre-Masters Programme

Full Time (12 months)

To be confirmed

3 September 2018

King's Campus King's College, Aberdeen, AB24 3FX, Scotland