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University of Aberdeen: Human Rights and Criminal Justice

Institution University of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Law View department profile
Web http://www.abdn.ac.uk/law
Email pgadmissions@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught

Summary

Explore the underlying philosophies and policies of criminal procedures and investigate how human rights impact on criminal justice around the world with our fascinating Master’s degree in Human Rights and Criminal Justice. With the increasing global demand for criminal justice to comply with human rights, now is the perfect time to study these two disciplines together. Within small teaching groups, you will have the opportunity to share knowledge and experiences of criminal justice with students from various countries. This programme explores human rights and criminal justice from an international viewpoint and will give you the opportunity to use your critical thinking to full effect. You will have the opportunity to study subjects such as Criminal Law, The Politics of Human Rights, Intellectual Property, Human Rights and Development.

This programme was designed with the assistance of human rights and criminal justice experts as well as our internal staff at the University. This collaborative approach will provide you with valuable insights into both subjects and will advance your understanding of factors that influence them. The programme has been carefully coordinated to align with the competencies of top employers in the legal profession.

The University of Aberdeen is known for attracting world-class teaching staff with international experience in their specialist subjects. You will have access to first rate teaching from globally respected staff, such as Programme Director Professor Pete Duff, who specialises in criminal justice, evidence and procedure. He has also worked at the Centre for Criminological Research in the University of Oxford, the City University of Hong Kong and the University of the South Pacific.

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University of Aberdeen
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The University of Aberdeen is ranked in the Top 20 UK Universities by the Complete University Guide 2021. 

Law was been taught at the University of Aberdeen when it was founded in 1495. Today, the school is ranked 6 in the UK for law (Complete University Guide 2021), and we are joint 5th for law graduate prospects (CUG 2021).   

We teach a broad cohort of around 1000 undergraduate, postgraduate and research students representing 40 nationalities.  The University has a student population of around 15,000 and a large international community of students drawn from 130 …

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