Course Comparison

Course
MSc Criminology LLM Law
Award
Master of Science - MSc Master of Laws - LLM
Duration
1 year 1 year
Assessment breakdown
- -
Course type
Full-time, Part-time route available Full-time, Part-time route available
Placement
- -
Location
Plymouth Plymouth
Provider
School of Society and Culture School of Society and Culture
Entry requirements

Please note we are unable to sponsor students requiring a Student visa (formerly Tier 4) for the MSc Criminology programme. 

UK/EU

You should have a second-class honours degree or equivalent, or an equivalent professional qualification. Other qualifications accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field may also be considered. Non-standard applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

International

Please view the country specific pages for further information regarding the equivalency of your degree. International applicants will be required to provide evidence of their English language ability, for example by achieving an IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element) or equivalent. English language requirements. Pre-sessional English language courses are available if you do not meet these requirements.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

Personal statement

Applicants are required to submit a personal statement within the application form that addresses the following questions: Why are you suitable to study at this level and why are you suitable for a blended learning programme? Why do you want to study criminology at Plymouth? What is your specific area of interest? What do you hope to achieve?

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for postgraduate taught programmes.

You should have a second-class honours undergraduate degree or equivalent in law, or containing some study of law. Other undergraduate degrees, such as criminology or other social sciences, may be considered as appropriate, on a case by case basis.

Non-standard applications, such as those with substantial experience in an appropriate field, will also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

International

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. Please view the country specific pages for further information regarding the equivalency of your degree. International applicants will be required to provide evidence of their English language ability, for example by achieving an IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element) or equivalent. English language requirements. Pre-sessional English language courses are available if you do not meet these requirements.

To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

We welcome deferred entry applications. If you wish to apply for deferred entry then please indicate this within your personal statement.