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Criminal Justice

University of Aberdeen
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Program description

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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University of Aberdeen

Founded in 1495 by William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen and Chancellor of Scotland, the University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest and the UK's fifth oldest university. William Elphinstone established King's College to train doctors, teachers and clergy for the...

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