LLM (Transnational Criminal Justice)

Our LLM (Transnational Criminal Justice) programme gives you the opportunity to develop a deep understanding and practical skills on how the law deals with the prevention, control and interdiction of transnational crime.

The LLM (Transnational Criminal Justice) degree is awarded by BPP University.

Programme details
Location

London Holborn

Start Date

September, January and May

Length of programme
One-year, full-time
Two-years, part-time
Modes of study

Classroom

Assessment

Memorandum of advice on a practical legal issue (30%), a written examination (70%) in each module (core and electives) and a dissertation of 10,000 words on a topic within the compulsory module

How to apply

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Key Information

  • Outstanding careers support and an opportunity to gain legal experience by working on real-life cases through our award-winning Pro Bono Centre to help you improve your employment prospects
  • Interact with a mix of academic, judiciary, law enforcement officers and practitioners from various legal systems
  • Taught by experts who have all worked in law enforcement
  • Funding available through Scholarships, interest-free payment plans and Future Finance student loans^

Programme details

The BPP University LLM in Transnational Criminal Justice is designed for law, criminology and justice graduates, those working in law enforcement and regulation and practicing lawyers. It gives you an advantage in an increasingly competitive market, by providing you with a practical and relevant knowledge of key issues in transnational criminal law.

Is this programme right for me?

The BPP University LLM (Transnational Criminal Justice Law) Masters degree is particularly suited for those intending to work in transnational Criminal Justice Law, including:

  • Law graduates intending to work in in transnational criminal justice law environment
  • Criminologists and those who have studied policing and criminal justice and who wish to develop their knowledge of the law and practice in this area
  • Barristers or solicitors in private practice or in-house lawyers who wish to specialise in or increase their knowledge of in transnational criminal justice law
  • Those already in an transnational criminal justice practice who want a deeper understanding of this area of law
  • Police officers and others involved in law enforcement and regulation who wish to develop an advanced legal knowledge in the relevant areas

How will I be taught?

To ensure you get the most from your study, modules are taught with a mix of lectures and small group seminars, supported by comprehensive online material. Our lecturers are experts in their relevant subject areas, many having international reputations and current practical experience.

You will receive excellent teaching and support, and will be encouraged to research and study independently with the support of your personal tutor, and when it comes to your dissertation a dedicated supervisor.

Comprehensive learning material can be accessed anytime, anywhere via our virtual learning environment. Most lectures are also available on MP3 and MP4 files.

How will I be assessed?

The method of assessment for each module is made through a combination of:

Memorandum of advice on a practical legal issue (30%)
Written examination (70%)

You must also submit a dissertation of 10,000 words (maximum) on a topic in transnational Criminal Justice. Your dissertation will be supervised by an academic/practitioner from the relevant area of law. Throughout the programme you'll receive feedback and support, ensuring you achieve your full potential.

How the programme is structured

You can choose to study one year full-time or two years part-time, with the option of three starts in September, January and May. See the 'Modules' tab for details of how you can structure your programme. Study Mode: Ten hours of lectures and 30 hours of seminars.

Modules

In addition to the compulsory module and a 10,000-words dissertation, students are required to select three electives from the optional modules listed.

Students are advised to consider taking one or more of the following modules: Fraud and Financial Crime and Financial Regulation and Compliance.

Compulsory

  • 10,000-word dissertation (60 credits)
  • Transnational Criminal Justice (30 credits)

Optional

  • Advanced Corporate Law (30 credits)
  • Business Organisations’ Law (30 credits)
  • Business Tax Law (30 credits)
  • Chinese Business Law (30 credits)
  • Chinese Finance and Investment Law (30 credits)
  • Chinese Public Law and Human Rights (30 credits)
  • Commercial Law (30 credits)
  • Comparative Commercial Law (30 credits)
  • Corporate Finance Law (30 credits)
  • Corporate Securities Law (30 credits)
  • Financial Regulation and Compliance (30 credits)
  • Fraud and Financial Crime (30 credits)
  • International and Comparative Tax Law (30 credits)
  • International Business Law (30 credits)
  • Investigation Law and Practice (30 credits)
  • Islamic Business Law (30 credits)
  • Islamic Finance Law (30 credits)
  • The Law Relating to Financial Transactions (30 credits)
  • UK and International Banking Law (30 credits)

Entry requirements

To apply for the BPP University LLM ( TransnationalCriminal Justice) Law you must meet the following minimum admissions requirements:

You should hold an equivalent to:

  • Minimum 2.2 law degree
  • Minimum 2.2 degree in law and another subject
  • Minimum 2.2 non-law degree and a pass in the GDL or CPE
  • Minimum 2.2 non-law degree and appropriate/relevant professional experience
  • Non-graduates with appropriate professional experience will also be considered

English language

  • IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent

Educational background

  • You must be 18 years or over at the start of the programme

You should hold an equivalent to:

  • Minimum 2:2 law degree (2:2 is a lower second class honours); or
  • Minimum 2:2 degree in law and another subject; or
  • Minimum 2:2 non-law degree and a pass in the GDL or CPE; or
  • Minimum 2:2 non-law degree and appropriate/relevant professional experience
  • Non-graduates with appropriate professional experience will also be considered

Our International Office can assess your certificates and advise if you meet the entry requirements. You can also visit our website for a list of entry requirements from your country. If you do not think you meet the entry requirements, but have other qualifications or work experience, please contact us.

Study locations

The BPP University LLM (TransnationalCriminal Justice Law) is taught in London– a global financial centre and hub of international trade. Based in the London Holborn centre.

Paying for your programme

 

January 2017

The part-time programme fee is £11,500.
The full-time programme fee is £11,500.

A deposit of £250 will need to be paid within 48 hours of accepting your offer, in order to secure your place.

May 2017

The part-time programme fee is £11,500.
The full-time programme fee is £11,500.

A deposit of £250 will need to be paid within 48 hours of accepting your offer, in order to secure your place.

September 2017  

The part-time programme fee is £11,500.
The full-time programme fee is £11,500.

Additional Charges

In addition to your programme fees, there may be additional charges associated with your studies, which include:

Resit fees for assessments £75
Resit fees to repeat a 15-credit module £400
Resit fees to repeat a 20-credit module £530
Resit fees to repeat a 30-credit module £800

Scholarships

BPP University welcomes and supports applications for student scholarships. We offer a number of scholarships and discretionary awards for our law programmes.

You can also contact the Student Finance Office for more information:

Tel: 03331 229 170

Fax:+44 (0) 20 7404 1389
Request a call back

Postgraduate Loans

Postgraduate Loans are available for eligible Master's courses, allowing you to apply for a loan towards your course and living costs. 

If you are applying for a programme beginning before Spetember 2017

You can apply for a Postgraduate Loan up to a maximum of £10,000

If you are applying for a programme beginning in September 2017 onwards

You can apply for a Postgraduate Loan up to a maximum of £10,280

You can apply online at www.gov.uk/postgraduateloan or for further information visit our student finance section