International Criminal Law and Security LLM (Distance Learning)

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Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
2 Years
Location
Distance Learning
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 19/11/2018

We are updating the content on this course ready for a September 2018 start. If you would like more information on how the course will differ from what is reflected here than please contact us study@northampton.ac.uk.

Course

Highlights

  • Flexible online study to fit around your career.
  • Dedicated teaching staff with commercial and professional law backgrounds.

Additional

Information

How You Will Study

Your teaching will be delivered electronically and you will be encouraged to engage with your fellow students and tutors online. Studying online will give you the flexibility to study at your convenience* without the need to travel or physically attend classes, whilst enhancing your employment opportunities. You will be aided throughout the process by our supportive teaching staff who are professionally qualified and have industry and academic experience to share with you.

*Please note that modules are delivered within trimester periods so you will need to complete them in specified times.

For further information on course content and modules please refer to the NILE site.

Course Details

Global crime, terrorism and human rights issues across the world are of growing importance and dominate global discourse. This course gives you the opportunity to engage with these crucial issues. Topics that are explored in this course include Comparative Criminal Law, International and European Human Rights  and the role of the law in national security and terrorism prevention. Graduates from this course have gone on to have successful careers in several United Nations organisations. Take a look at the blogs written by staff and students in the Law division.

Schedule

Per module you should expect to spend between 10/20 hours per week engaging with online activities and study through NILE as well as self-directed study time. In the first year of this course you will need to complete 80 credits and then 100 credits in your second year of study.

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Open Days

Discover your Course

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opporunities

Graduates from the LLM International Criminal Law and Security have progressed to a range of careers within the legal sector. Some of our graduates have returned to legal practice, or used the degree to enhance their existing legal careers, whilst others are currently working for international organisations such as the United Nations.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

Entry Requirements

We look for a minimum of a 2:2 grade in a relevant undergraduate degree or equivalent for entry onto this course. Please note that this course is open to graduates from any discipline, whilst prior study of law is desirable, it is not essential for entry onto this course.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • European and International Human Rights (20 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM016
    Core Module Y
  • National Security, Terrorism and the Rule of Law (20 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM017
    Core Module Y
  • International Organised Crime (20 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM019
    Core Module Y
  • Dissertation (60 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM020
    Core Module Y
  • European Crime and Security (20 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM024
    Core Module Y
  • Diversity, Migration and the Law (20 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM035
    Core Module Y
  • Research Methods (20 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM036
    Core Module Y

Module information is quoted for 19/20 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

Facilities &

Special Features

This course will develop your analytical, evaluative and research skills and will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the tensions that exist in the contemporary domestic and international legal framework.

You will benefit from a dedicated team of lecturers who have commercial and professional law backgrounds, as well as substantial teaching experience.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Graduate Discount Scheme

Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us in the year 2018/19.

Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

*Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Fees & Funding

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Distance Learning: £2,880 (Year One 80 credits) £3,600(Year Two 100 credits)

Postgraduate Loans
If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 19/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

*Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Distance Learning: £2,820 (Year One 80 credits) £3,525 (Year Two 100 credits)

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

Postgraduate Loans
If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 18/19 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

*Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Distance Learning: £2,880  (Year One 80 credits) £3,600 (Year Two 100 credits)

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Distance Learning: £2,820 (Year One 80 credits) £3,525 (Year Two 100 credits)

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

Scholarships

Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

EU and International Scholarships

Distance Learning Study

Our online learning courses are flexible and are designed so that you can balance your studies with your commitments at work and home. The course structure and learning materials enable you to study at your own convenience and develop your own study schedule while offering opportunities for you to engage with your peers.

Northampton Integrated Learning Environment (NILE) is a dedicated online university learning space that you will use throughout your studies. Your tutors will use NILE to engage with you, and you will use NILE to access course materials, assessment information, virtual classrooms and discussion boards. Your assessed work will be submitted and graded online, so you will be able to see your grades and feedback wherever you are in the world. The system that underpins NILE is Blackboard and access to this system is through the direct web link nile.northampton.ac.uk.

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*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 19/11/2018

  • We are updating the content on this course ready for a September 2018 start. If you would like more information on how the course will differ from what is reflected here than please contact us study@northampton.ac.uk.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Flexible online study to fit around your career.
    • Dedicated teaching staff with commercial and professional law backgrounds.
  • Global crime, terrorism and human rights issues across the world are of growing importance and dominate global discourse. This course gives you the opportunity to engage with these crucial issues. Topics that are explored in this course include Comparative Criminal Law, International and European Human Rights  and the role of the law in national security and terrorism prevention. Graduates from this course have gone on to have successful careers in several United Nations organisations. Take a look at the blogs written by staff and students in the Law division.

    Schedule

    Per module you should expect to spend between 10/20 hours per week engaging with online activities and study through NILE as well as self-directed study time. In the first year of this course you will need to complete 80 credits and then 100 credits in your second year of study.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    How You Will Study

    Your teaching will be delivered electronically and you will be encouraged to engage with your fellow students and tutors online. Studying online will give you the flexibility to study at your convenience* without the need to travel or physically attend classes, whilst enhancing your employment opportunities. You will be aided throughout the process by our supportive teaching staff who are professionally qualified and have industry and academic experience to share with you.

    *Please note that modules are delivered within trimester periods so you will need to complete them in specified times.

    For further information on course content and modules please refer to the NILE site.

    • Discover your Course

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opporunities

      Graduates from the LLM International Criminal Law and Security have progressed to a range of careers within the legal sector. Some of our graduates have returned to legal practice, or used the degree to enhance their existing legal careers, whilst others are currently working for international organisations such as the United Nations.

  • We look for a minimum of a 2:2 grade in a relevant undergraduate degree or equivalent for entry onto this course. Please note that this course is open to graduates from any discipline, whilst prior study of law is desirable, it is not essential for entry onto this course.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at postgraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • European and International Human Rights (20 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM016
      Core Module Y
    • National Security, Terrorism and the Rule of Law (20 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM017
      Core Module Y
    • International Organised Crime (20 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM019
      Core Module Y
    • Dissertation (60 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM020
      Core Module Y
    • European Crime and Security (20 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM024
      Core Module Y
    • Diversity, Migration and the Law (20 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM035
      Core Module Y
    • Research Methods (20 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM036
      Core Module Y

    Module information is quoted for 19/20 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

    • Graduate Discount Scheme

      Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us in the year 2018/19.

      Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

      *Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Distance Learning: £2,880 (Year One 80 credits) £3,600(Year Two 100 credits)

    Postgraduate Loans
    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 19/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    *Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Distance Learning: £2,820 (Year One 80 credits) £3,525 (Year Two 100 credits)

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    Postgraduate Loans
    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 18/19 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    *Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Distance Learning: £2,880  (Year One 80 credits) £3,600 (Year Two 100 credits)

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Distance Learning: £2,820 (Year One 80 credits) £3,525 (Year Two 100 credits)

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Scholarships

    Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

    The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

    EU and International Scholarships

  • Our online learning courses are flexible and are designed so that you can balance your studies with your commitments at work and home. The course structure and learning materials enable you to study at your own convenience and develop your own study schedule while offering opportunities for you to engage with your peers.

    Northampton Integrated Learning Environment (NILE) is a dedicated online university learning space that you will use throughout your studies. Your tutors will use NILE to engage with you, and you will use NILE to access course materials, assessment information, virtual classrooms and discussion boards. Your assessed work will be submitted and graded online, so you will be able to see your grades and feedback wherever you are in the world. The system that underpins NILE is Blackboard and access to this system is through the direct web link nile.northampton.ac.uk.

    Read more

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour