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Through critical and comparative studies of justice and the criminal litigation process this Crime and Litigation course offered at London South Bank University, will give you demonstrable understanding of the key principles that ground the UK criminal justice system, its issues, approaches and topical debates.

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Overview

With over 30 years of expertise, LSBU Law has shaped the professional futures of thousands of law students.

If you are a recent graduate, or already working within the criminal justice field, you'll further your academic and practical knowledge of the litigation process. The Crime and Litigation  course offered at London South Bank University  is also highly relevant to human rights workers and policy agents working in the UK or abroad.

Upon completion you'll have acquired an in-depth and systematic understanding of criminal litigation and criminal justice and will be able to work at the cutting edge of practice and research in these areas.

Employability

Upon completion of the course you'll have developed advanced legal practice skills and an informed and reflective understanding of the criminal justice system. As well as legal practice, graduates of this LLM may seek employment in a variety of related fields such as research and policy making the police, prison and probation services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research methods
  • Criminal litigation
  • Criminal justice
  • Dissertation 
  • International criminal law
  • Psychological aspects of investigation
  • Advocacy
  • Policing
  • Investigative psychology
  • Case management
  • Evidence / Science and  Technology
  • Decision making in the forensic context 
  • Terrorism
  • Comparative Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 Honours degree in Law or related subject (such as Sociology, Criminology and Forensic Science). Or a Bachelor degree equivalent to UK Second Class Honours Lower Division.
  • The programme also recruits graduates from different academic disciplines and practitioners from professions within the criminal justice field.
  • Criminal Law Practitioners with relevant professional qualifications and experience are not subject to the admissions requirement of having obtained a 2:2 Honours degree.
  • Individual applications for accreditation of prior learning and experience will be considered in accordance with the FAHS Policy on APL and APEL.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13780 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13780 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7875 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7875 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Thanks to our generous supporters and alumni, we have a range of scholarships and bursaries for students joining LSBU’s postgraduate courses.

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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