International Criminal Law and Justice (LL.M.)

International Criminal Law and Justice (LL.M.)

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You want to keep up with the widening scope of international criminal law. Practicing lawyers learn about the latest developments affecting the international criminal law landscape.

Why get an LL.M. degree in international criminal law and justice?

This professional degree program is designed for students with law degrees or equivalent experience who want to focus on international criminal law and justice. As an online program, it offers a flexible format with full- or part-time options and a diverse selection of courses. Whether you intend to practice in the United States or abroad, you’ll gain a global perspective on the most pressing issues in international criminal law and justice today, from the expanding reach of domestic criminal statutes to commerce issues around terrorism to crimes of war, drug laundering, human trafficking, human rights, international white-collar crime and cybercrime.

Why study international criminal law and justice at UNH? 

Because our international criminal law program is taught exclusively online, UNH has been able to build a formidable faculty of high-end practitioners, scholars, and experts from around the globe. If you are looking to be at the forefront when it comes to grappling with the widening scope of international criminal law, this online program is for you. The 24-credit LL.M. can be completed on a full- or part-time schedule in as few as 12 months or as long as five years. Enjoy applied learning in a self-paced but facilitated environment with course instructors and a student success coach. 

Potential careers

  • Counter-terrorism analyst 
  • Criminal history analyst 
  • Diplomat 
  • Global investigator 
  • Human rights advocate 
  • Immigration and customs agent 
  • Immigration lawyer
  • Intelligence analyst
  • International court/tribunal judge
  • Victim assistance specialist

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Curriculum & Requirements

UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law's (UNH Law) LLM degree in International Criminal Law and Justice is available 100 percent online and addresses fast-paced developments in the globalization of commerce, terrorism, human rights, and criminal law, especially over the past 30 years.

The program is ideal for practicing lawyers, professionals, students, and scholars in diplomatic, criminal justice, military, and law enforcement communities around the world. Students gain insight from the program’s multi-national approach and master transnational law courses focused on domestic crimes with international implications, and also study the implications of nations expanding the reach of their domestic criminal statutes, the creation of the International Criminal Court and Special Tribunals and United Nations conventions, with bi- and multi-lateral treaties.

Our program offers a diverse selection of courses focusing on critical current issues around the globe, including Drugs & Weapons Trafficking, International White Collar Crime, CyberCrime, Human Trafficking, and Piracy & Terrorism.

Online Candidate Requirements
LCR 923International Legal Research2
LCR 924International Criminal Law and Justice Seminar3
LCR 925Comparative Criminal Justice Systems3
LCR 929Capstone Research Project3
Electives: 1
LCR 914
LCR 928
Drugs and Weapons Trafficking
LCR 921
Human Trafficking I
LIP 957
Intellectual Property Crimes
LCR 922
International White Collar Crime
LCR 927
Piracy and Terrorism
LCR 926
International Criminal Court and Special Tribunals

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  • Available in online program only
  • Admission in January or August
  • LL.M. requires 24 credits
  • Full- or part-time
  • Full-time must complete degree in three consecutive semesters or 12 months
  • Part-time must complete degree within three years
  • Graduation ceremony in May

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