Criminal Justice at Liverpool John Moores University offers the opportunity for students, practitioners, and criminal justice professionals to critically engage with a broad range of issues that impact on the effectiveness and integrity of the workings of the criminal justice system.
Through exploring a series of theoretical and policy-orientated debates relevant to the delivery of contemporary crime control and management, and assessing their cultural, social and symbolic consequences, the course helps you to develop a comprehensive and critically aware understanding of the manufacture and delivery of criminal justice policy.
LJMU has an excellent employability record with 96% (HESA 2017) of our postgraduates in work or further study six months after graduation. Our applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.
The Masters in Criminal Justice offers vocationally relevant knowledge and skills. It will be particularly relevant if you are currently working with or would like a career involving criminal justice agencies, the probation service, social science departments, the police or community-based correction/treatment agencies.
- Key Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
- Research Dissertation
- Researching Crime and Criminal Justice
- Sex, Crime and Society
- Drugs, Alcohol and Criminal Justice
- The Police, Policing and The Governance Of Security
- Crime, Power and Victimisation
- Delivering Rehabilitation
- Youth Justice
- The United Nations, International Security and Global Justice
- Contemporary Issues in International Criminal Justice
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesCriminal Law View 118 other Masters in Criminal Law in United Kingdom
- a minimum 2:2 ideally in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, Law or related Social Science and Humanities subjects
- to demonstrate a comparable academic standard through past studies and/or where work experience
- a genuine enthusiasm to study issues related to the organisation and delivery of criminal justice
International15600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA6900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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