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Course summary

This LLM integrates key aspects of criminal law, evidence and procedure alongside the insights of criminology and psychology into the workings of criminal justice. This will offer practical and theoretical perspectives. Students will gain a thorough grounding in the principles and procedures of English Criminal Law with a focus on the practices of presenting, analysing and evaluating evidence. The course will make use of the insights of psychology to deepen your understanding of the practical application of witness testimony and other evidence. You will be able to explore the research evidence that relates to witness evidence. Our psychology labs and mock courtroom will be used to test and develop ideas about the impact on context on the reliability of testimony and evidence. • Students will apply their knowledge in mock court hearings which are integrated into the course in a range of different roles and contexts; • Students will have the opportunity to develop expertise in the use of specialist equipment in our psychology labs to evaluate witness testimony • The course will be taught by specialist lecturers in Law, Criminology and Psychology to enable students to develop expertise in criminal law, evidence and procedure.

Modules

Please see our website for the modules.


Entry requirements

A minimum of 2:2 or sufficient professional experience is recommended. Applicants may require an interview and vetting by means of academic and/or professional references.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) is required in addition to GCSE English Language where English is not the students' first language.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8748* Whole course
Northern Ireland £8748* Whole course
Scotland £8748* Whole course
Wales £8748* Whole course
Channel Islands £8748* Whole course
EU £13992* Whole course
International £13992* Whole course
Republic of Ireland £13992* Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Criminal Law and Justice at University of Suffolk - UCAS