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  • Locations: Alnwick, United Kingdom; Dublin, Ireland; Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 02/01/2020 02/15/2020 07/11/2020 08/15/2020
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty Led Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.0 Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Class Eligibility: 1-Freshman
Non-SCSU Student: YES Housing Options: Castle Rooms, Hostels, Hotels
Credit Type: Graduate, Undergraduate Program Length: Short-Term Program
Program Description:



The scope of this program is to examine the criminal justice system in Ireland and Great Britain and compare and contrast issues from a global perspective. This program will take place during the last two weeks of July through the first two weeks of August. Criminal justice sites, which include courts, correctional facilities, training academies, and culturally related venues, will be explored at each of these locations.

Criminal Justice Program Fast Facts

Academic Calendar:  Summer 
Credits:  6 credits (CJS 489/589 and CJS 499/650 or CJS 420/520)  

Faculty & Staff:  John Campbell and Shawn Williams

Housing:  Trinity College, Dalkeith Palace, York University and Alnwick Castle 
Meals:  Mostly Pre-arranged
Language of instruction:  English

Academics / Attractions

The courses taught during the program are as follows: CJS 420/520: Critical Issues, CJS 489/589: Criminal Profiling FBI Style, and CJS 499/650: Future of Intelligence Analysis. While taking these courses, students will gain a better understanding of global criminal justice systems as well as foreign culture and lifestyle through guest lecturers from several noted universities in Great Britain, the Police Academy in Northumberland, representatives of the homicide investigators and Major Case Coordinators in England, and representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. These courses will strongly enhance students’ Criminal Justice majors or minors and will be an experience they’ll never forget!


Students will stay in a variety of housing arrangements including historical sites such as Alnwick Castle and Dalkeith Palace.  For more specific details, students may contact the faculty directors of the program.


Students must be sophomores or above and have a GPA of at least 2.0. Students should first enroll online with SCSU and, once accepted, will be provided with application instructions for the Great Britain & Ireland program