University of Aberdeen: Criminal Justice LLM
|Institution||University of Aberdeen|
|Department||School of Law|
Criminal Justice at Aberdeen will help you gain a greater understanding of the philosophies and policies underlying criminal procedures, human rights and the various criminal justice systems.
The LLM in Criminal Justice at Aberdeen is focused on critical and comparative thinking around criminal procedures and systems. Our programme will help you develop a clearer, more truthful understanding of criminal law and its implementation in today's society around the world. You will learn about the causes of crime and how it is dealt with legally, enabling you to work in countries around the world. You will have the opportunity to study courses such as Criminal Evidence and Proof, Issues in Criminal Justice, Criminological Theories and International Criminal Law.
The Criminal Justice programme was designed with the assistance of external contacts as well the expertise of our internal staff at the University. With the combined input from our staff and Criminal Justice experts, you will gain unique insights into criminal justice systems around the world and will advance your understanding of their dynamics. The programme has been carefully coordinated to align with the competencies required for today’s international job market.
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|Level||SCQF Level 11|
Normally a 2:1 honours degree in Law (or another related discipline) or equivalent. Documents required at application: A full transcript showing all the subjects you studied and marks you achieved in your degree(s); A detailed personal statement explaining your reasons for choosing this programme; CV/Resume (optional); and, Reference letter from your university discussing your academic ability.
By course work, by written examination, or by a combination of these, as prescribed for each course. The degree of LLM shall not be awarded to a candidate who fails to achieve a CGS grade of D3 or above in the specified dissertation course, irrespective of their performance in other courses: such candidates may, at the discretion of the Examiners, be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma or a Postgraduate Certificate.
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