Spread your wings in London

We've postponed the launch of our International Summer School until summer 2021 when we'll be developing an exciting array of modules for you to study here in the heart of London.

Register your interest in our International Summer School and be the first to know when the details of our 2021 programme have been announced.

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.

 

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 course fees for our International Summer School 2021 are yet to be confirmed. Register your interest in our International Summer School to receive course updates including fees.

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

How to apply

Applications for our International Summer School 2020 are no longer being accepted as we have postponed until summer 2021. Register your interest in our International Summer School and be the first to know when the details of our 2021 programme have been announced, including details on how to apply.

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.