Master in Law Studies in Central America and Caribbean

Best Masters Degrees in Law Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017

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A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

As people around the world become increasingly connected with one another, the effects of law and regulations reach farther than ever. Therefore, those wishing to go into this legal field often cultivate a background in international studies.

Central America is the central geographic region of the Americas. It is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast.

Masters Program in Law Studies in Central America and Caribbean

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Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Research

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 Puerto Rico Carolina

The Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Investigation, integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. [+]

Best Master's Programs in Law Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. Program Description The Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Investigation, integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. With this new name and structure, this master prepares professionals who know the criminal justice system, its components and processes that take place within each of them to master the theories on the etiology, prevention, intervention and management criminal behavior, applying skills qualitative and quantitative research, drafting and preparation of proposals, scenario development and interpretation of data, and to master the strategies and action steps to effectively work a crime scene. Admission Requirements These are in addition to the general admissions requirement at UNE: Bachelor degree with a grade point average of 2.75. Graduation Requirements The graduation requirements for the masters programs are: A general grade point average of 3.0 Approve a comprehensive examination In the case of the Master of Criminal Justice and Research, students may select from the comprehensive examination or research project developed in Criminal Justice. [-]

LLM - Tax Law

Maastricht University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

The Master's degree in Tax Law provides a floor for the bachelor's program in Tax Law. The tax is central, but viewed from this fixed point to a broad [+]

LLM - Tax Law

 

Language of instruction: Dutch

 

The Master's degree in Tax Law provides a floor for the bachelor's program in Tax Law. The tax is central, but viewed from this fixed point to a wide range of economic, legal and other social events and situations. The approach is specialized, developing education and research in many cases broad and interdisciplinary. Emphasis on interdisciplinary aspects since its inception a major feature of the University of Maastricht, which is achieved among others in the PBL. In the master, we discuss issues from both a national and international perspective. Businesses are often internationally and often pay more than one tax country; This raises questions on how the company can organize the best possible to pay as little tax as possible. On the other hand, fiscal policy plays a role in how the government should change its tax system to, for example, tax managers and other employees who work across the border. In subjects such as business succession and multinational companies moreover, in addition to the tax, paid attention to other relevant areas of law such as corporate law. The Master's degree in Tax Law has the following two profiles:... [-]


LLM - Labour Law

Maastricht University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

Today's society has an increasing globalization, privatization and liberalization. Many companies see an opportunity to grow in a world that is getting smaller. Enterprises have [+]

LLM - Law and Labour

 

Language of instruction: Dutch

 

 

Program: Law and Labour Language of instruction: Dutch Duration: 1 year full time Start dates: September, February Study load per week: 8 hour educational sessions, 32 hours of self-study. Total: 40 hours Learning method: problem-based learning; (Guest) lectures; presentations; assignments; papers Assessment method: written and oral examinations; final reports; group participation

 

 

Specialisation Labour and Business (Master of Law and Labor)

 

Today's society has an increasing globalization, privatization and liberalization. Many companies see an opportunity to grow in a world that is getting smaller. Companies have opportunity to strengthen their position in the market, and will end a fierce battle. The successful conduct of the company has the necessary legal implications in this regard: innovation, collaboration with other companies, mergers, acquisitions, working conditions and social security are daily recurring themes. In business and in the legal profession therefore exists a great need for lawyers who have expertise in the area of ​​corporate law and social law.... [-]


LLM - International and European Tax Law

Maastricht University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

Studying tax law is not about numbers: it is about bringing to bear the best in legal and financial consultants and managers. Tax professionals operate in a globalised environment where trade and [+]

LLM - International and European Tax Law

 

Taught in English

 

Studying tax law is not about numbers: it is about bringing to bear the best in legal and financial consultants and managers. Tax professionals operate in a globalised environment where trade and investment take place on a multinational level. Thanks to their broad-based expert knowledge of financial and business matters, tax specialists/lawyers are highly successful on the job market. Generally speaking, their salary levels are higher than for jurists who graduate in other fields of law. A specialist in International and European tax law will be particularly suited to work with major international companies and other clients.... [-]


LLM - International Law

Maastricht University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

Globalisation and European integration have brought rapid change to the legal profession. There is a growing need for law graduates who are both well versed in international law and fluent in several Globalisation and European integration have brought rapid change to the legal profession. There is a growing need for law graduates who are both well versed in international law and fluent in several [+]

LLM - International Law

 

Taught in English

 

Globalisation and European integration have brought rapid change to the legal profession. There is a growing need for law graduates who are both well versed in international law and fluent in several languages. The International Laws master’s programme (formerly Law and Language Studies) was created to meet this demand. The programme gives law graduates a comprehensive education in different national and international legal systems while providing intensive language training.The International Law master’s programme is a two-year programme taught in English.

 

 

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LLM - Globalisation and Law

Maastricht University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

The Master Globalisation and Law offers two specialisations, one in Human Rights and one in Corporate and Commercial Law. The specialisations share two common courses, which are mandatory [+]

LLM - Globalisation and Law

Taught in English

 

The Master Globalisation and Law offers four specialisations in the following subjects: Human Rights Corporate and Commercial Law International Economic Law Free Programme (Combined courses)

International Dispute Settlement deals with the institutions and procedures for the settlement of disputes not only between states but also between states and private entities, including investment and human rights disputes. Corporate Social Responsibility focuses on responsible entrepreneurship and the legal possibilities to enforce such behaviour. The Leitmotiv of the specialisation in Human Rights is how humanitarian standards and procedures may be used to mitigate the negative consequences of globalisation. Humanitarian’ in this context refers to both international human rights law, international criminal law and international humanitarian law. This track is taught by staff members of the renowned Maastricht Centre for Human Rights with extensive experience in scholarship, government and activism. Students may substitute up to two courses of their specialisation (not being a common course) with courses of the other specialisation or one of the Faculty’s other Master programmes, traineeships or participation in a Moot Court competition. This allows students to tailor their programme to their interests and ambitions.... [-]


LLM - Forensics, Criminology and Law

Maastricht University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

If you want to work as a criminal law jurist, whether as a lawyer, judge, public prosecutor or policy official, it is increasingly important to know about and understand forensic disciplines. The [+]

LLM - Forensics, Criminology and Law

 

Taught in English or Dutch

 

If you want to work as a criminal law jurist, whether as a lawyer, judge, public prosecutor or policy official, it is increasingly important to know about and understand forensic disciplines. The master’s programme in Forensics, Criminology and Law focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to crime and the administration of criminal justice. You will examine criminality and the gathering of evidence from different disciplinary perspectives. You will also gain an understanding of why forensic disciplines are so relevant in legal investigation and argumentation. This multidisciplinary approach makes the programme also interesting for non-jurists wishing to work in forensics.... [-]


LLM - European Law School

Maastricht University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

The European Law School is a unique one-year English taught programme aimed at offering students a well-informed understanding at an advanced level of the process of the [+]

LLM - European Law School

Taught in English

 

The European Law School is a unique one-year English taught programme aimed at offering students a well-informed understanding at an advanced level of the process of the Europeanisation of law. In particular, the programme aims to provide in-depth knowledge of European Union law, the manner in which it affects the national legal order of the Member States and/or Comparative Law and its methods (with an emphasis on the legal system of the Netherlands - as the programme's home legal system - and that of Germany, France and England as representatives of the traditional major legal families in Europe). The programme equips students with the tools and skills necessary to successfully compete for positions and parti¬cipate in a national, European and/or transnational, legal work environment. The ELS programme comprises three tracks (or specialisations): EU law, Ius Commune and the ‘free track’. The EU law specialisation focuses on EU law and how it is (to be) applied by and in the Member States. The Ius Commune specialisation involves comparative law, studies common principles of European private and public law and explores how these principles can help to develop and shape EU law. The free track allows students to combine the main features and benefits of the EU law and Ius Commune specialisations. The courses are taught by members of the Maastricht Centre for European law (MCEL), which is one of Europe’s largest and most prestigious centres for the study of European... [-]


LLM - Dutch Law

Maastricht University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

The Master's degree in Dutch Law, the general Master's for bachelors Dutch law. The combination of a Bachelor's and Master Dutch law is the [+]

LLM - Dutch Law

Language of instruction: Dutch

The Master's degree in Dutch Law, the general Master's for bachelors Dutch law. The combination of a bachelor and master Dutch Law is the ideal base if you want to continue in the legal profession or the judiciary. The master Dutch Law at Maastricht includes, besides a number of targeted training profiles a variety of electives from which you can create your program at their discretion.

 

Training is certainly not only nationally oriented. Netherlands comes as a Member State of Europe and the blurring borders, increasingly coming into contact with foreign laws and regulations. You therefore receive all profiles that are offered in making these master with international law. You look across borders for example, by comparing legal systems of different countries and delve into European law. All this is done in an inspiring and active environment according to the Problem-Based Learning (PBL) where UM is known for. If you opt for the Master's degree in Dutch Law at Maastricht University, then choose a program with a stimulating teaching, a personal approach and a lot of (international) career. Depending on the profile you have chosen, you can work not only after completion of this master as a lawyer for many organizations, you can also opt for a subsequent training as a lawyer, prosecutor or judge.... [-]


Advanced Master in Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management

Maastricht University, Faculty of Law
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht + 1 more

Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management is an advanced master's for lawyers, non-lawyers, and those with a degree in science of technology [+]

Advanced MSc/LLM in Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management

 

Taught in English

 

Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management is an advanced master's for lawyers, non-lawyers, and those with a degree in science of technology.

With the advent of globalisation and new media, there has been a flood of new information and technological innovation. The natural consequence has been an unprecedented number of legal questions about intellectual property, patent rights and industrial technology in an increasingly internationalised world.

To meet this demand, the Faculty of Law launched the complementary master’s programmes in Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management in September 2009.... [-]


Professional Expertise Majoring In Commercial Law

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica San José Heredia San Pedro Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

Professionals can deepen and update the necessary knowledge about the legislation and case law relating to commercial law, with emphasis on the mechanisms of expansion. [+]

Best Master's Programs in Law Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. Objectives of the Master in Business Law: Train human resources at Masters level with the highest level of scientific and academic preparation to get involved in the fields of trade, both nationally and internationally, in areas such as: international agreement, tax regimes, commercial law, new commercial contracts, international business transactions. Deepening the knowledge of commercial law: Professionals can deepen and update the necessary knowledge regarding legislation, doctrine and jurisprudence relating to commercial law, with emphasis on the mechanisms of expansion of commercial companies. You will use specific procedures such as mergers and acquisitions, mechanisms that constitute today a new and indispensable business strategy to face the challenges inherent in the phenomenon of globalization. Use of arbitration and other commercial proceedings: In addition, the student will be updated in certain increasingly challenged, such as the Commercial Arbitration and Bankruptcy Procedure, Liquidation and commercial proceedings Concordat; and will be able to bring disputes customers a solution according to the social peace by means of alternative dispute resolution. Requisitos: Original and a photocopy of Bachelor of Laws. original certification and a copy of the studies, clearly demonstrate where cattle courses with their respective notes and credits earned. Application for admission duly filled with 2 passport photos and a copy of the identity card. Resume or curriculum vitae Counting, preferably with knowledge in handling computer equipment. Having a knowledge of the English language that includes the power to understand the current literature... [-]

Professional Expertise Majoring In Labor Law

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica San José Heredia San Pedro Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

Form human resources at Masters level with the highest level of scientific and academic preparation to get involved in the different areas that today require labor law. [+]

Train human resources at Masters level with the highest level of scientific and academic preparation to get involved in the different areas that today require labor law within the globalization process experienced by the previous país.Lo includes protecting workers, domestic legislation and incorporating international conventions that require specialized study, as they are crucial for foreign investment in the country and the economic and social stability factors. Having highly qualified professionals to enable them to meet the growing demand for legal advice on the various issues of labor law today; such as the various pension schemes, occupational risks, regulations on occupational health; Train professionals who are able to bring disputes customers a solution according to the social peace by means of alternative dispute resolution. Requisitos: Original and a photocopy of Bachelor of Laws. original certification and a copy of the studies, where the cattle courses with their respective notes and credits obtained are clearly demonstrated. Application for admission duly filled with 2 passport photos and a copy of the identity card. Resume or curriculum vitae. Counting, preferably with knowledge in handling computer equipment. Having a knowledge of the English language that includes the power to understand the current literature on specialized topics. demonstrable professional experience of at least 2 years. Interview with program management. For purposes of quotas University will give priority to participants to present best attestations regarding the academic record and professional experience. locations: Heredia Torre Mercedes professional field: Graduates of this program are distinguished by their capacity for... [-]

Expertise In Family Law

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica Heredia San Pedro San José Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

Train qualified human resources in the field of family law, both national and international, to respond to imminent changes in family and marital relations institutions. [+]

Best Master's Programs in Law Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. Objectives of expertise in Family Law: Train qualified human resources in the field of family law, both national and international, to respond to imminent changes in family and marital relations institutions: in protecting the family in incorporating other forms of family where there are no children but if the need for mutual aid and protection, models emerged as a product of modernization and globalization as well as the social sector, and the implementation of alternative dispute resolution. Requisitos: Must be submitted: Original and a photocopy of Bachelor of Laws. original certification and a copy of the studies, where the cattle courses with their respective notes and credits obtained are clearly demonstrated. Application for admission duly filled with 2 passport photos and a copy of the identity card. Resume or curriculum vitae. It is also important: Counting, preferably with knowledge in handling computer equipment. Having a knowledge of the English language that includes the power to understand the current literature on specialized topics. demonstrable professional experience of at least 2 years. Interview with program management. For purposes of quotas University will give priority to participants to present best attestations regarding the academic record and professional experience. Headquarters: Heredia Student profile: The student masters degree in Family Law, conduct research in different legal aspects, in order to respond adequately to the problems that present solutions: It will analyze the impact of public policies on family law, as well as the... [-]

Masters In Notarial Law

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica San Pedro Heredia San José Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

The Latin University of Costa Rica, as a leader in private higher education institution serving the country, provides an excellent opportunity for those who want to specialize in the field of Notarial and Registry Law. [+]

Opportunity specialization in notarial and registry law: The Latin University of Costa Rica, as a leader in private higher education service institution in the country, provides an excellent opportunity for those who want to specialize in the field of Notarial and Registration Law, as well as new trends in trademark law, intellectual property and digital commerce, among others. Raise your professional level in the field of law: This program seeks to provide opportunities for professionals to raise their level of expertise in the field of Notarial and Registry in light of current and current legal approaches law, as well as technological, social and business trends greatest impact on the national average and international. methodological and conceptual support: The program goes beyond a specialty graduate and gives the student the methodological and conceptual support for further study of the notary and registry field. This expertise is characterized by the practical application of the principles, concepts, techniques and processes studied. Requisitos: Must be submitted: Original and a photocopy of Bachelor of Laws. original certification and a copy of the studies, where the cattle courses with their respective notes and credits obtained are clearly demonstrated. Application for admission duly filled with 2 passport photos and a copy of the identity card. Resume or curriculum vitae. It is also important: Counting, preferably with knowledge in handling computer equipment. Having a knowledge of the English language that includes the power to understand the current literature on specialized topics. demonstrable professional experience of at least 2... [-]

Expertise In Criminal Law

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica Heredia San Pedro San José Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

Provide students with the necessary knowledge about the legal task - social, and development of skills for a better understanding and interpretation of the new legal phenomena. [+]

Best Master's Programs in Law Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. Objectives of expertise in criminal law: Train human resources at the level of mastery ability to act in the field of criminal law, both nationally and internationally, in areas such as criminology, new criminal types: environmental crimes, computer crimes, crimes intellectual property, economic crimes and modern legislation on human life. Provide highly qualified in legal matters to government entities and the private sector in the country professionals. Provide students with the necessary knowledge about the legal task - social, and development of skills for a better understanding and interpretation of the new legal phenomena pertaining to the penal system and alternative methods of dispute resolution. Requisitos: Original and photocopy (both sides if there are seals, stamps or signatures on the back) of Bachelor's Degree. Original and photocopy of college Bachelors degree Original certification of materials approved credits and academic notes and signed or sealed in case of validation of materials content. A passport size photograph. Curriculum Vitae. Photocopy of identity card or passport. Headquarters: Heredia professional field: Ability to represent and advise their clients properly: Graduates professionals in this Masters will have the ability to advise, represent, judge, rule, litigate and, generally speaking, exercise their professional activity with full assurance that the training received will provide the knowledge, tools and professional qualifications required to function successfully. Ability to analyze criminal matters: Also have the ability to analyze criminal cases submitted to them, from a holistic perspective that includes... [-]