Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

Security is a major contemporary preoccupation; criminal law and criminal justice are key responses. This postgraduate degree in criminal law and criminal justice offers an exciting, challenging and distinctive opportunity to undertake advanced study in these areas.

The central focus of the programme is the interface between criminal law and criminal justice. It offers a theoretically informed and multidisciplinary course of study. In addition to studying the now established critical and theoretical perspectives relevant to criminal law and criminal justice, the programme also has a humanities focus, which offers an opportunity to explore and engage with cutting'edge scholarship in criminal law and criminal justice studies.

Course Modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.

Start Date:

10/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Part Time
MA £5,375 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA £8,200 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA £16,400 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA £10,725 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £10,725 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £16,400 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
LLM £5,375 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
LLM £8,200 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Good 2nd-Class Honours degree in law or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences; degrees from overseas institutions must be equivalent to a UK 2nd-Class degree. Other relevant qualifications and appropriate professional experience and training welcome. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this programme is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.