Global Crime, Justice and Security, Master | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
12 months
16900 GBP/year
8350 GBP/year
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Delivered by its expert authors, this Global Crime, Justice and Security LLM/MSc from Liverpool John Moores University extends your knowledge of these legal issues in an international legal context.


Global Crime, Justice and Security course at Liverpool John Moores University is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

All of your teaching on this course will be delivered by an academic team with internationally recognised research profiles and extensive practice-based experience. The course is designed to develop your advanced scholarship and research skills enabling you to progress, academically and intellectually, in a discreet area of international law.

You will be provided with a core knowledge base in areas such as human rights, international criminal law, the use of force, global crime, justice and security and the United Nations collective security system.


Typically students who study on the LLM/MSc will be progressing from their first degree or practicing in a field of law, or in law-related employment. The LLM/MSc has been designed specifically to enhance your career prospects, particularly if you are professionally engaged in security, shipping, corporate or civil law.

If you are interested in a career in academia or enhancing your knowledge in a discreet field of law, you may also find positions in education and research, even perhaps continuing your studies to PhD level.

Programme Structure

Core Modules:
  • Contemporary Issues in Global Crime, Justice and Security 
  • Pg Dissertation(Socio-Legal) 

Optional Modules:

  • International Criminal Law 
  • Conflict and Warfare in International Law 
  • Global Crime and Security 
  • The United Nations, International Security and Global Justice 
  • EU Foreign Security and Justice Policy 
  • Gendered Perspectives on International Law 
  • Statehood, People and Statelessness 
  • Democracy, Rule of Law and Human Rights 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • an equivalent professional qualification
  • equivalent and suitable previous work experience
  • Pearson 50-57
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
  • International students applying to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Contact International Admissions Team for more details
  • International students entering on a Student visa cannot study part-time

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8350 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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