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Law with Criminal Justice and Human Rights, LLB (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom

 
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Subject ranking

Sociology
UK / Guardian
9th
Anthropology
UK / Guardian
9th
Political Sciences
UK / ARWU
30th

Costs

Course feesS$31.3K / year
Entertainment, books
food & rent
S$24.6K / year
Beer S$10
MacDonalds S$13
Cinema S$20
Coffee S$6
TotalS$55.9K / year

Entry requirements

A Level ABB
Diploma 3.2
International Baccalaureate 33

Scholarships

British Chevening Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity

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Course
Code
M200
Upcoming
Intakes
Sep 2024
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HOTLINE
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Duration

3 years
Graduate
2027
About the course

The Criminal Justice and Human Rights pathway leads to an LLB Law (Hons) with Criminal Justice and Human Rights. This programme gives you the opportunity to obtain specialist knowledge and deepen your understanding of criminal justice and human rights, and their challenging interactions.Why study LLB Law with Criminal Justice and Human Rights at Goldsmiths

  • Goldsmiths has a rich heritage of social awareness and engagement. You'll be part of an environment that champions human rights and social justice
  • Not only is this a qualifying law degree, it has been developed in anticipation of the new Solicitors Qualifying Examinations (SQE). Training for these is integrated throughout the degree and you'll also have the option to take a specific SQE2 module in your final year
  • LLB Law students have voted the Department of Law to be one of the best in the country. We’ve particularly excelled in areas including ‘intellectually stimulating curriculum’ and ‘programme management. The LLB law lays the foundation for all of our undergraduate teaching across the Department
  • This degree is active. You won't just be sitting and reading, you'll learn problem-solving, debating and advocating through a range of experiential learning, extra-curricular and professional development activities, on campus and beyond
  • You will gain systematic knowledge and understanding of criminal justice and human rights theory and practice, and be equipped with the ability to critically engage with core debates in these areas
  • The programme will provide you with the conceptual and methodological tools required to analyse and explore the ideas, actors, and practices central to criminal justice and human rights law
  • This pathway of the LLB Law at Goldsmiths allows you to specialise in a range of areas related to Criminal Justice and Human Rights, including; Domestic human rights law, and European human rights law as applied in the United Kingdom; How human rights norms are implemented in criminal law and the criminal justice system; What are the causes of crime, and what can be done to prevent it; Contemporary developments in criminology and criminal justice; Sociological approaches to crime, and how crime is linked to social inequalities, such as gender, class, ethnicity, etc; Global issues of crime and crime control, populism, and international human rights responses; The use of Artificial Intelligence in policing; State surveillance and Big Data collection; Cybercrime and the regulation of internet communications; Freedom of the press
  • You will also hone the essential critical thinking and practical skills needed in representing clients and defending cases as a solicitor or barrister specialised in criminal law and human rights
Law and Policy ClinicsIn Goldsmiths’ Law and Policy Clinics, students confront challenging societal issues through supervised legal research and public engagement activity.Areas of research and public engagement activity covered by the Clinics include immigration, the law of financial wrongdoing, police interrogation, and counter-terrorism law.
  • The LLB Law is a qualifying law degree accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board.

A local representative of Goldsmiths, University of London in Singapore is available online to assist you with enquiries about this course.