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Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

University of Birmingham

12 months
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21240 GBP/year
9810 GBP/year
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About

Providing a holistic analysis of the criminal process through an analysis of the law, its philosophical underpinnings and its operation in practice, this Criminal Law and Criminal Justice programme from University of Birmingham offers the opportunity for broad or deeply specialised study within an innovative research-led teaching environment. 

Overview

You can study to attain a broad overview of criminal justice processes, or for those wishing to gain in-depth understanding of criminal law and criminal justice, you can specialise in particular aspects as diverse as underpinning theories, policing, health aspects of criminal justice or indeed international aspects of law enforcement co-operation.

The modules on this Criminal Law and Criminal Justice programme from University of Birmingham will allow you to study the five separate objectives used in enforcement of Criminal Law: retribution, deterrence, incapacitation, rehabilitation and restitution taught. All of these are subjects of great debate and controversy across all jurisdictions and students benefit from debating these informed by and in exchange with our broad range of experts.

Career

Our graduates move onto a diverse range of careers, with many going on to work in top law schools and law firms. Some examples of where our recent graduates have gone on to work include: Linklaters LLP, 5 Pump Court Chambers, Bar Pro Bono Unit and Squire Patton Boggs. A number of our postgraduate students go directly from Birmingham to complete the Legal Practice Course or the Bar Professional Training Course.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Rights and Criminal Justice
  • International and European Legal Responses to Terrorism
  • Issues in Criminal Law and Justice
  • Issues in International Criminal Law and Justice
  • Socio-Legal Theory

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a good Honours degree in law, or a degree in another discipline augmented with a pass in the Common Professional Examination.
  • Academic requirements: we accept a range of qualifications from different countries use our handy guide below to see what qualifications we accept from your country.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21240 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9810 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9810 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Part-time fees:

  • UK:  4,905 part-time

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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