MSc in Criminal Justice Policy

Programme code: TMCJP

Department: Social Policy

This information is for the 2017/18 session.

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations
Classification scheme for the award of a taught master's degree (four units)
Exam sub-board local rules

Full-year programme. Students must take one compulsory course, non-assessed course SA4C1, optional courses to the value of two full units and a dissertation.

Paper

Course number and title

1

SA403

Criminal Justice Policy

2

Choose to the value of up to two full units from the following optional courses:

 

LL4BC

Policing and Police Powers (H) (withdrawn 2017/18)

LL4BD

Policing: Contemporary Issues and Controversies (H) (withdrawn 2017/18)

LL4CL

Explaining Punishment: Philosophy, Political Economy, Sociology (H)

LL4K7

Mental Health Law: The Criminal Context (H)

SA429

Understanding Social (Dis)advantage  (H)

SA488

Social Policy: Goals and Issues (H)

SA4B8

Ethnicity, Race and Social Policy (H)

SA4C9

Social Policy: Organization and Innovation (H)

SA4G8

The Third Sector (H)

SA4K5

Issues in Contemporary Policing (H)

SA4L6

Illegal Drugs and Their Control: Theory, Policy and Practice (H)

SA4L7

Policing, Security and Globalisation (H)

SA4N8

Riots, Disorder and Urban Violence (H)

SO473

Crime, Control and the City (H)

3

If less than two units are taken from Paper 2, then choose from these further optional courses:

 

LL4AR

International Criminal Law: Core Crimes and Concepts (H)

 

LL4AS

International Criminal Law 2: Prosecution and Practice (H)

 

LL4BK

Corporate Crime (H)

 

LL4BL

Financial Crime (H)

 

LL4CA

Law and Social Theory (H)

 

LL4CE

Security and Criminal Law (H) †

 

SA4N8

Riots, Disorder and Urban Violence (H)

 

A course from another programme *

4

SA465

Criminal Justice Policy - Long Essay (dissertation to be handed in by 1 September)

SA4C1

Long Essay and the Research Process (non-assessed)

Notes

* May only be taken with the permission of your tutor, the MSc Programme Director and the Course Tutor.

† You must have a Law Degree as a prerequisite for taking LL4CE.

It is not always possible to offer students a place on each of their preferred courses. This is particularly the case where courses are offered outside the Department of Social Policy (i.e. not prefixed with 'SA'). For further information please see lse.ac.uk/socialPolicyCourses.

Note for prospective students:
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