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LLM (Criminal Law)

LLM (Criminal Law)

School of Law (SOL)

  • Program Code

    00208

  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    1 Year

About the Programme

LLM. Criminal Law is a one-year postgraduate programme designed to develop an understanding of legal principles and enhance knowledge in academics & criminal law research. The programme enlightens students with the study of contemporary debates in both criminal law and criminal justice at an advanced level.
This programme prepares students to be a socially alert human being with a global outlook. The objective of the programme is training students to bridge the gap between law & society.
The coursework encompasses an advanced study of key policies and laws related to areas such as roles and legitimate interests of victims policing and crime prevention sentencing and other judicial decisions. In addition, the programme also includes the use of custodial and non-custodial punishments among others.
Under this programme, students gain an analytical mindset which helps them in answering hypothetical legal questions involving criminal offences. The programme is also based on experiential learning of criminal laws by means of writing legal essays research papers and paper presentation in seminar and conferences. 
 

This course is for individuals who...

sharp-witted and understand the value of their words. It is for aspirants who can effectively oversee complex cases and can give an unbiased decision.
 

Students who are looking for...

a career devoted to the interest and welfare of the society. The programme is for candidates who seek a career by upholding respect for justice and are passionate to make the law an instrument of social change.
 

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 150000
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
NA 3200
Syllabus

Sr. No

Course Code*

Course Name

Category **

Note:***

L

T

P

Credits

Semester I- LLM (Criminal Law)

1

MAL 101

RESEARCH METHOD AND LEGAL WRITING

 

3

0

0

3

2

MAL 103

LAW AND JUSTICE IN A GLOBALIZING WORLD

 

3

0

0

3

3

MAL 111

CRIMINAL JURISPRUDENCE

 

2

0

0

2

4

MAL 122

COMPARATIVE PUBLIC LAW/SYSTEM OF GOVERNANCE

 

3

0

0

3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Semester I Total Minimum Credits:11

Sr. No

Course Code*

Course Name

Category **

Note:***

L

T

P

Credits

Semester II- LLM (Criminal Law)

 

 

 

 

 

1

MAL 112

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW

 

2

0

0

2

2

MAL 113

NATIONAL SECURITY AND REGIONAL CO-OPERATION

 

2

0

0

2

3

MAL 114

CRIMINOLOGY

 

2

0

0

2

4

MAL 115

CORPORATE AND WHITE COLLAR CRIMES

 

2

0

0

2

5

MAL 130

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS

 

2

0

0

2

Practical/Viva-Voce/Jury

 

 

 

 

 

6

MAL139

DISSERTATION

 

0

0

5

5

7

CCU 601

Community Connect

 

0

0

2

2

 

Semester II Total Minimum Credits:17

Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • LL.B from University/Colleges/Institutions recognized by Bar Council of India as eligible for enrolment as an advocate in India with minimum 50% marks.
  • Proficiency in English communication.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Law Officer
  • Fraud Investigator
  • Managing Partner
  • Special Protection Security Manager
  • Law Professor
  • Research Scholar
  • Litigation Specialist
  • Advocate & Legal Consultant

Students of this programme are placed in companies with an average annual package of 3.20 LPA to 4.50 LPA

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