LLM (Master of Laws) Programme

LLM Criminal Justice, Family and Social Welfare

If you wish to obtain a Master of Laws (LLM) in Criminal Justice, Family and Social Welfare you must study 120-credits of Masters level taught modules including a minimum of 60-credits of qualifying taught modules from the list below and the compulsory 12,000-word Independent Research Essay must also be written on a topic related to the chosen specialist degree. You may take more than 60-credits of qualifying taught modules if you so wish.

The remaining credits can be obtained from studying other Masters level taught modules on offer in the Faculty of Laws. Subject to approval, this can be amended to include a maximum of 30-credits of Masters level taught modules from another faculty or department at UCL.

Any LLM Law students can study the below modules, even if they do not wish to study the Master of Laws (LLM) in Criminal Justice, Family and Social Welfare.

Qualifying modules in 2017-18

Module Name Credits Term Day, Time
Access to Justice: Theory and Practice (LAWSG175A) 15 1 Mon, 16:00-18:00
Bioethics Governance (LAWSG176) 30 1 & 2 Thur, 14:00-16:00
Criminal Process and Human Rights (LAWSG154) 30 1 & 2 Mon, 11:00-13:00
Gender, Law and the State: Current Legal Issues (LAWSG027) 30 1 & 2 Thur, 14:00-16:00
International and European Refugee Law (LAWSG122) 15 1 Fri, 9:00-11:00 **
Law and Governance of Global Health (LAWSG142) 15 2 Wed, 16:00-18:00
Legal Needs and Legal Assistance (LAWSG183) 15 2 Tue, 11:00-13:00
Prison: Ideology, Policy and Law (LAWSG083) 15 1 Tue, 14:00-16:00