University of Edinburgh: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh
Department Edinburgh Law School View department profile
Web https://www.law.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate
Email pg.law.enquiries@ed.ac.uk
Telephone 0131 650 2386
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme offers the ideal opportunity to study contemporary debates in both criminal law and criminal justice at an advanced level.

Our wide portfolio of courses will help you understand the key concepts and theories underpinning criminal law and criminal justice and how they operate in practice.
It is suitable for students who have studied law at undergraduate level and wish to develop their understanding of criminal justice in particular. It prepares you for further work in this area, whether professional or academic.

The programme consists of 180 credits, comprising taught courses worth 120 credits (60 credits per semester) and a 10,000 word dissertation worth 60 credits. The core courses listed below are for the 2018/19 academic year - please visit the Law School's website for further details.

**Core Courses for 2018/19**
During your studies you will be able to choose from the following core courses.

- General Principles of Criminal Law (20 credits)

- Current Issues in Criminal Law (20 credits)

You will also have the opportunity to study 40 credits of option courses, depending on availability and with the permission of the Programme Director. Please visit our website for full details of the programme structure and your course options.

Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances or lack of demand for particular courses, we may not be able to run all courses as advertised come the start of the academic year.

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From its location at the heart of Scotland’s capital, the University of Edinburgh has been providing outstanding educational opportunities for over 400 years. 


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1707 marked the foundation of the Faculty of Law, now known as Edinburgh Law School, which is situated in historic Old College in the heart of Edinburgh, minutes from both the Law Courts and Scotland’s Parliament. Renowned for our international and interdisciplinary outlook, we have been at the heart of legal education and research for more than 300 years.

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