About Program

Designed in consultation with statutory, charitable and voluntary crime-related agencies in the region, this course will allow you to explore current issues in criminology and criminal justice and reflect upon the related themes of race, ethnicity, gender, state power, and war.
As part of your course, you'll:
Study theoretical approaches in criminology and their methods of criminological research
Develop an advanced understanding of the dimensions of social divisions and social diversity
Understand local, national, and international contexts of crime, victimisation and punishment, and responses to crime and deviance
Apply your knowledge in a dissertation aligned to your personal interests or career ambitions

You’ll study a range of interesting, innovative and challenging modules taught by academics who are actively engaged in publication and research. You’ll have a choice of options in the field of administrative criminology and criminal justice system, critical criminology and social justice, and aspects of international security, crime and justice.
As well as developing key critical and analytical skills, your course will give you the skills and knowledge to work with the victims of crime, in the rehabilitation of offenders, in crime prevention and in the shaping of crime policy. Depending on your choice of options, you can supplement these skills with knowledge applicable for jobs in the non-governmental sector, as well as jobs in the international field of crime and justice.

Entry Requirements

  • English Language Proficiency
    • TOEFL : 79 (Minimum for Reading 18, Listening 17, Speaking 20 and Writing 17)
    • IELTS : 6 (with no skill below 5.5)
    • PTE Academic : 54 (minimum of 51 in all components)
  • Academic Score/Qualifications
    • Bachelor Degree (in the cognate subjects of Psychology, Sociology, Health & Social Care, Humanities combined awards, English Literature, Politics, Economics, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Human Geography, History, Business Studies, Criminology, Journalism, Media Studies, Anthropology, Education Studies, Peace Studies, European Studies, International Political Economy, Social Work, Law or Youth & Community Studies)


Common documents
Academic Transcript
Degree Certificates
Required for final assessment of the Institution
English Proficiency Certificate

Education Level

Master Degree (S2)

Study Area

Law and Legal Studies

Study Duration

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition Fee

GBP 16,000/year

Intake Submission deadline
Sep 2023 -
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Leeds Beckett University (LBU) offers a broad range of subjects, encompassing arts and humanities as well as science and technology, maintaining its strength in technical fields, with three prominent research institutes for sport, sustainability and health. The 100-acre campus in Beckett Park, Headingley Campus, houses first-rate sport science labs, music and animation studios and modern computing labs along with sports facilities such as pitches, a running track and outdoor and indoor tennis courts.

Unique Selling Point


LBU is ranked number 106 in the UK in Guardian League Table 2021

90% of students are in work or further study within six months after graduating (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2017/18)

The university received five stars in employability, facilities&internationalisation (Q.S Stars University Ratings)

85% of students are satisfied with their course (National Student Survey 2020)

LBU is awarded TEF Silver by Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF)

The university is a member of the Athena SWAN (Scientific Women Academic Network) charter which commits to gender equality in science and technology subjects

LBU’s The School of Events, Tourism, & Hospitality Management was ranked in the Top 50 best schools globally in 2020 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities 



Annual tuition fee start from

GBP 2,375



City Campus

City Campus

Woodhouse Lane, LS1 3HE


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