Masters in Law enforc. Criminal Justice(MLC) (Part-Time)
Programme Name: Masters in Law enforc. Criminal Justice(MLC) (Part-Time)
Duration: 2 years
Programme Type: : Post graduate
Policy makers and implementers of the justice sector, and numerous concerned Nigerians have for long yearned for qualitative training that will enable Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Personnel to understand the realities of their operations in Nigeria. Such training will supplement the guidance provided by law to justice personnel in the process of the para- military training usually given to them. The purpose will be to ensure qualitative enforcement, correction decisions and actions by criminal justice operators.
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
The MLC is a terminal, one year Masters Programme, designed to achieve the understated objectives.
• To provide relevant and appropriate sociological and criminological training at post graduate level for the operators of law enforcement and administrators of justice.
• To aid and encourage every law/security personnel to see his/her particular specialized role as only a part of the larger machinery responsible for the administration of Criminal Justice.
• To establish the needed reciprocity between theory and practice in the area of crime prevention, control and correction in Nigerian context.
• To further the relationship between the University and its community in pursuance of the services of the former to the latter.
The programme will run during week-ends (Fridays and Saturdays). It will run for 12 months, broken into two semesters of equal parts, viz: January to June (1st Semester), July to December (2nd Semester).
Applications are invited from:
• Law Enforcement Personnel; e.g. the Police, State Security Services, NDLEA, Customs, Immigration, Federal Road Safety Commission, Military Police, Air Force Police, Naval Police, Prisons, etc.
• Administrators of Justice; e.g. Judges and Magistrates; Ministry of Justice Officials; Ministry of Police Affairs Officials, etc.
• Social and Juvenile Welfare Officers.
• Security Divisions of Large Corporate, Public and Private Organizations; e.g. Central Bank, Oil Companies, NITEL, NEPA, NPA, Maritime, Commercial Banks, etc.
• Other policy makers and implementers in the Justice and Security sectors.
• Interested members of the general public.
i. First degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower from ABU or any other recognized university
ii. Hold a 3rd class Bachelors degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant working experience.
Departmental Courses Offered
|S/N||Course Code||Course Title||Credit Units||Level||Semeter||Course Outline|
|1||MLCJ700||Core Project||6||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|2||MLCJ701||Sociological Thinking in Crime Prevention and Control||2||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|3||MLCJ702||Measurement and Patterns of Crime||2||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|4||MLCJ703||The Nature of Crime and Delinquency||2||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|5||MLCJ704||Police and Law Enforcement||2||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|6||MLCJ705||The Ethnography and Social Structure of Nigeria||2||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|7||MLCJ706||Courts and the Administration of Justice||2||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|8||MLCJ707||Methods of Research for Crime Prevention and Control||2||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|9||MLCJ708||Prisons and Alternative Correction of Offenders||2||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|10||MLCJ709||Philosophies of Crime Prevention and Control||2||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|11||MLCJ710||Public Policy, Crime Prevention and Control||2||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|12||MLCJ711||Victimology and Victims of Crime||2||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|13||MLCJ712||Informal Mechan isms of Crime Control||2||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|14||MLCJ713||Countering Corruption and Organized Crime||2||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|15||MLCJ714||Special Categories of Offenders; Women, Children, Drug Offenders||2||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|16||MLCJ799||Visits of observation||6||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|17||SOLG701||Elements of Theory Construction||2||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|18||SOLG702||Approaches to Theory and Theory Construction||3||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|19||SOLG703||Advanced Research Method||3||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|20||SOLG704||Data Analysis||3||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|21||SOLG706||Pro-Seminar (For Thesis Proposal Writing)||2||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|22||SOLG707||Theoretical Perspectives in Crime||3||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|23||SOLG708||The Nigerian Criminal Justice System||3||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|24||SOLG709||Advanced Theories of Development||3||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|25||SOLG710||Comparative Development Strategies||3||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|26||SOLG713||Advanced Theories of Illness Behaviour||3||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|27||SOLG714||Current Trends in Sociology of Mental Health||3||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|28||SOLG715||Sociology of Industry||3||800L||First Semester||Course outline|
|29||SOLG716||Industrial and Labour Relation||3||800L||Second Semester||Course outline|
|30||SOLG700||THESIS||15||800L||First Semester||Course outline|