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
think critically about the interconnections between contemporary criminological theories, research and policy and practice.
This Criminal Justice and Criminal Law programme at University of Leeds is particularly suited to those who wish to pursue a career in public service, the private sector, the voluntary sector, or any other arena where success is built upon higher-level skills and advanced knowledge of criminal justice, criminology and criminal law issues.
Recent graduates have gone on to work in the UK and overseas in law firms, charities, higher education and beyond. Many also have gone on to do a PhD and work in academia. Other alumni hold senior positions in criminal justice organisations including police and probation services, the prison service, and youth justice services, as well as in the private and voluntary sector, both in the UK and abroad. Some graduates have been awarded promotions following successful completion of the programme.
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- Criminal Justice Processes
- Contemporary Criminological Theory and Approaches
- Dissertation Criminal Law/Criminal Justice
- Central Issues in Criminal Law
- Postgraduate Legal Research Skills
- Security, Conflict and Justice
- European Human Rights
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- 12 months
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- A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in law, criminal justice, criminology or a related discipline.
- English proficiency
Documents and information you will need include:
- Original or certified copies of your transcripts
- Original or certified copies of your degree certificate
- Original or certified copy of your IELTS/TOEFL results (if English is not your first language).
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If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.