University of Leeds: Criminal Justice and Criminology

InstitutionUniversity of Leeds
Department School of Law View department profile
Telephone (0) 113 343 7573
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This programme offers you the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge and skills in relation to the regulation of crime in the UK, Europe, and at global level. It combines advanced study of criminal justice processes and criminological theory in order to develop an in-depth understanding of the nature, purposes, dynamic processes and outcomes of the criminal justice system.

If you are interested in studying criminal justice and criminology you may like to try our free online short course, 'Incarceration: Are prisons a suitable punishment?'. The course will allow you to explore life inside UK prisons and learn whether this type of punishment reduces crime and if rehabilitation can prevent reoffending. Find out more:


University of Leeds
School of Law

Why Law at Leeds?
One of the leading law schools in the UK, Leeds School of Law has been providing high quality legal education since 1899. In that time, we have seen our graduates become prominent judges, politicians, academics and successful legal practitioners. With over fifty dedicated academic staff, we can boast legal expertise in a diverse range of topics affecting global societies today. Our students benefit from studying in the fastest growing legal sector in Britain according to the Financial Times.

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