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Global Crime, Justice and Security (MSc)

Liverpool John Moores University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

Delivered by its expert authors, this Global Crime, Justice and Security LLM/MSc from LJMU extends your knowledge of these legal issues in an international legal context.

  • Study on a course recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Opt for either an LLM or MSc award
  • Develop critical analysis and assess legal frameworks from an international perspective
  • Gain entry even if you are from a non-law background
  • Generous funding scholarships available for home and overseas students

All of your teaching on this course will be delivered by an academic team with internationally recognised research profiles and extensive practice-based experience. The course is designed to develop your advanced scholarship and research skills enabling you to progress, academically and intellectually, in a discreet area of international law.

You will be provided with a core knowledge base in areas such as human rights, international criminal law, the use of force, global crime, justice and security and the United Nations collective security system.

You can choose from a wide range of optional modules. These will enable you to uncover the many issues pertaining to global crime justice and security. Your critical understanding at this level will be deepened as you explore theoretical and empirical debates relating to power, security, statehood, recognition and self-determination, the implementation of democracy, the rule of law and human rights.

Assessment

How learning is monitored on your programme

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

Assessment methods on this programme include: a 5000 word essay in each module and a final dissertation.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally respected university with staff and students from over 100 countries.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed place in high-quality, university-approved accommodation within the heart of the city.

Subject rankings

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    49th out of 103 3

    30th out of 102 15

  • Entry standards

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    145 95%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

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    54 54%

    34th

  • Student satisfaction

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    3.93 79%

    45th

    11
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    130 59%

    45th

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  • Graduate prospects

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    81 81%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

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    3.81 76%

    81st

    9
  • Entry standards

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    141 71%

    22nd

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    39th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    26th

    49

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