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Criminal Law and Procedure

University of Sunderland

LL.M. On Campus
12 months
Duration
13000 GBP/year
6250 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Criminal Law and Procedure course at the University of Sunderland will help you develop thorough knowledge of criminal law and procedure. Undertake specialist postgraduate legal training. Graduate and embark on higher-level roles within the legal profession.

Overview

The Law Department at Sunderland is well-respected, and our Master of Laws will add to your credentials in an area in which you already practise or are proposing to work.

On this Criminal Law and Procedure course at the University of Sunderland, you’ll undertake two core modules: ‘Criminal Law and Justice’ and ‘International Perspectives in Law’. You will also choose a further two options that match your particular career ambitions and intellectual interests.

Why us?

  • Students develop skills and experience throughout the year working on live client cases in Sunderland Student Law Clinic, with this being the only LPC where course skills are assessed in a live client context
  • ‘Internationally excellent' research in Law, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
  • Allows students to tailor their study based on the area of law they wish to qualify in and provides a number of training opportunities each year to enable students to qualify as a solicitor

Employment

This LLM course equips you with advanced skills and knowledge in a specialised area of law.

Salaries of law graduates are among the highest of all graduates, and this course will give you an important edge when applying for roles in the Crown Prosecution Service, police, and prison or probation services.

You’ll also be better equipped for applying for training contracts or pupillages if this is appropriate to your career stage.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Legal Skills 
  • International Perspective in Law 
  • Criminal Law and Justice 
  • Legal Research Project
  • Dissertation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Apply at least 6 months in advance .

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

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements

  • We require a 2:2 degree in law or a related discipline. We also welcome applications from those with an appropriate level of relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Criminal Law and Procedure
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University of Sunderland

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