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Criminal Justice and Penal Change

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12 months
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16400 GBP/year
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The LLM/MSc/PgDip in Criminal Justice and Penal Change at The University of Strathclyde examines the range of legal, political and social responses across the world to what is widely known as 'the penal crisis'.

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Overview

Blending a rigorous understanding of fundamental theory with evidence about real world problems you’ll analyse recent innovations in theory, policy and practice.

Drawing on a range of disciplinary approaches, the course will enable you to develop a rational and just response to crime.

The LLM/MSc/PgDip in Criminal Justice and Penal Change at The University of Strathclyde  is unique in both its approach and its flexibility.

Key features

  • our focus is on pressing contemporary national and international issues of policy and practice
  • you can choose to graduate with either an LLM or MSc
  • study full-time or part-time
  • learn from a world-class teaching team
  • students are from a range of nationalities and disciplinary backgrounds
  • you'll benefit from the work of the Centre for Law, Crime and Justice

Careers

Students on the Strathclyde Masters (LLM or MSc) in Criminal Justice and Penal Change come from a range of backgrounds.

Some are recent graduates in law, humanities and the social sciences from around the world. Many are current practitioners, policy-makers in different fields of criminal justice. They find the course of invaluable assistance in gaining a step up the career ladder.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Criminal Justice and Penal Decision Making
  • Punishment and Processes of Penal Change
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation Research Methods
  • Restorative Justice
  • Childhood and Crime
  • Surveillance, Technology and Control
  • Offender Supervision and Management
  • Homicide

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • Postgraduate Diploma - 120

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.
Upper Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first or upper second-class Honours degree (or equivalent) in law, one of the social sciences, business or humanities, though other disciplines will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Applications are judged on their individual merits and entry may be possible with a relevant lower second-class Honours degree, and/or relevant professional qualifications and/or appropriate experience. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16400 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8450 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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