Why study this course?

Our Crime in London: Myth and Reality course takes four weeks to complete and is part of our International Summer School programme. This course will introduce you to crime studies and how crime is addressed by the criminal justice system in London.

Throughout this course you will learn about crime control and crime prevention strategies deployed in the capital. You will also examine crime trends in London.

All of our summer school courses are worth 15 UK credit points / 3 US credit points, and upon successful completion of this course we will provide you with a transcript of records.

Key information

Start date: 8 June 2020
Duration: Four weeks
Cost: £1,400
School: School of Social Sciences 
Location: Holloway campus
Credit value: 15 UK credit points / 3 US credit points  
Application deadline: 1 April 2020

To register for this summer school course you will need to fill in our International Summer School application form.

Entry requirements

You can apply for a place on our summer school if you are currently studying an undergraduate degree with another university.

More about this course

On this course you will learn about the models of the criminal justice system and consider how these might be used to understand its role and functions. You will also outline the journey of an offender from crime to sentencing, drawing on case studies and by analysing crime trends and crime prevention approaches in London. 

The main themes covered in this course include:

  • concepts of justice
  • the police and prosecution 
  • the courts and sentencing 
  • prisons and probation (corrections) 
  • victims of crime
  • ‘bias’ in the criminal justice system
Teaching and assessment

Throughout this course you will learn through a variety of methods including lectures, workshops and study trips. 

This course will be assessed by a portfolio based on one of the trips, as well as a short essay on the work of one of the key agencies in the criminal justice system in London.

Course fees

The cost of this course is £1,400.

If you would like to take two summer school courses, the total cost of your tuition fees would be £2,650. 

If you want to take this course alongside our Internship course, the total cost of your tuition fees would be £3,500.

If you have any questions about tuition fees please get in touch with Johanna Kunze.

How to apply

To register for this summer school course you will need to fill in our application form below.

International Summer School 2020 application form

Application deadline: 1 April 2020

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Johanna Kunze either by email at studyabroad@londonmet.ac.uk or by phone on +44 (0)20 7133 4058.