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Criminal Law and Procedure

University of Sunderland
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Sunderland
English

Program description

Criminal Law and Procedure

Develop thorough knowledge of criminal law and procedure. Undertake specialist postgraduate legal training. Graduate and embark on higher-level roles within the legal profession.

The Law Department at Sunderland is well-respected, and our Master of Laws will add to your credentials in an area in which you already practise or are proposing to work.

On this course, you’ll undertake two core modules: ‘Criminal Law and Justice’ and ‘International Perspectives in Law’. You will also choose a further two options that match your particular career ambitions and intellectual interests.

Admission requirements

A 3 year (4 year for Engineering) graduation degree from an AICTE / UGC recognised University - 55% (52% for Computing and Engineering programmes; 50% MBA programme with some experience)

A 3 year (4 year for Engineering) graduation degree from an AICTE / UGC recognised University - 57-60% (depending on reputation of University).

English language Requirements

We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. The standard of English language required varies between courses so please check each course page carefully.

If English is not your first language you should have at least one of the following qualifications (or equivalent) as a minimum.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

You need an overall score of 6.0, with at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) will also be accepted if the applicant’s element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS. After 6 April 2015, you must take your IELTS exams at one of the test centres listed on the UKVI website.

Pearson Test of English Academic

You need an overall score of 56 with no less than 51 in each skill.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

You need grade C or above.

Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE)

You need grade C or above.

O-Level English Language or GCSE English Language

You need grade C or above (UK Exam board).

Malaysian SPM 1119

You need grade 6 or above (only grades 1, 2 or 3 are acceptable for Law).

Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) II

You need Merit or Distinction.

Degree in English

If you have another qualification not listed above, contact the International Office for advice. If you do not have the necessary level of English you may need to take one of the University's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) University Preparation Courses before you begin your course.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Modules on this course include:

  • Advanced Legal Skills
  • International Perspectives in Law
  • Criminal Law and Justice
  • Legal Research Project
  • Dissertation

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, Please visit university website for more information.

Tuition fees

The annual fee for this course is:

  • £6,500 if you are from the UK/Europe*
  • £13,500 if you are an international student

Career opportunities

This LLM course equips you with advanced skills and knowledge in a specialised area of law.

Salaries of law graduates are among the highest of all graduates, and this course will give you an important edge when applying for roles in the Crown Prosecution Service, police, and prison or probation services.

You’ll also be better equipped for applying for training contracts or pupillages if this is appropriate to your career stage.

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University of Sunderland

Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road
SR1 3SD Sunderland

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