Masters Degree in Law

Top 75 Master's Programs in Law 2017

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

The field of law encompasses the rules set in place by a society to govern the behavior of its members and the enforcement by societal institutions of those rules. There are many sub-disciplines of law, including civil and criminal law.

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Official Master's Degree In Law And Economics

Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset
Campus Full time May 2018 Spain Madrid

This program provides access to the title of University Master's Degree in Economic Analysis of Law from the Complutense University of Madrid. [+]

Master's Programs in Law. This program provides access to the title of University Master's Degree in Economic Analysis of Law from the Complutense University of Madrid. The credits earned in the Master will be recognized automatically for access to doctoral studies in any university in the European Higher Education Area. Why study this Master? Economic Analysis of Law has become a fundamental working tool for a professional career. This Master will open the doors to a successful career, both work in law firms or consulting firms to serve in positions of government, public bodies or international organizations. It also allows professional development in academia as being an official degree from the Complutense University of Madrid, giving direct access to the development of the doctoral thesis and obtain the degree of Doctor access. This program offers a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary postgraduate studies-and officers-in Law and Economics. Economic Analysis of Law is a relatively new discipline that has gained great importance in the last twenty years. Is an innovative approach that has been taught with growing influence in the most prestigious universities in the world. It is a methodology applied to problems of a legal or institutional nature, principles and reasoning economic, placing special emphasis on efficiency standards, contracts and institutions in general. The Master is primarily intended for graduates in Law, Economics, Political Science and Social Science graduates overall. In short it is an excellent program for graduates of different specialties and profiles who want to train in the applied... [-]

Master of Legal Studies in European Business Law

WU Executive Academy - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Online & Campus Combined Part time 14  November 2017 Austria Vienna

The Master of Legal Studies in European Business Law provides you with the skills needed to communicate, manage, and lead more effectively across the combined business, legal, and regulatory specialties. [+]

This postgraduate program is tailored specifically for people without a law dregree working at the intersection of law, business and technical fields. Target Group Executives who frequently have to deal with legal issues in their daily work Practitioners from law departments aiming to enriching their know-how in European Business law High potentials seeking to further develop profound knowledge in business law You benefit in many ways: Get to know European Business Law by way of a comprehensive curriculum Ideal study conditions with a limited number of participants Benefit from our faculty of renowned professors and experienced practitioners Build up your comprehensive personal network by becoming a member of the WU Executive Academy alumni community Admission requirements First University degree (e.g. Bachelor) Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience Proficiency in English [-]

LAW AND EUROPEAN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Danubius University
Campus Full time Romania Galați

The mission of the “Danubius” University from Galați to offer education and research of high quality standard in a national and European context is realized also through the study program Law and European Public Administration. [+]

Master's Programs in Law. The mission of the “Danubius” University from Galați to offer education and research of high quality standard in a national and European context is realized also through the study program Law and European Public Administration. The specific objectives of this study program targets: - Preparing specialists in the field of European law, especially the law of European public administration, taking into consideration the dimension of public relations, which is essential today for the local collectives; - Realizing the professionalized perspective for students who wish to pursue a carrier in public administration, but also in other services and professions that require such training; - Preparing future PhD students who wish to pursue a carrier in the university or to become researchers (in research organizations, study directions and services in governments and other institutions); - Forming a body of professional public clerks, familiarized with the requirements and procedures of European institutions; - Developing the capacity of public clerks from public institutions to analyse and synthesise ; - Insuring master’s students an adequate level of training regarding the process of European integration and the necessary efforts of the Romanian public administration in order to reach the European standards in the field Some of the subjects studied are: 1. European Union international law 2. European public function 3. European social law 4. European environmental law 5. European administrative law 6. Project management 7. Research methods and techniques. Study casa 8. European financial institutions 9. Child protection in the European law... [-]

MLaw (Integrated Master’s in Law)

University of Westminster - Westminster Law School
Campus Full time January 2018 United Kingdom London

This course is one of only six in the country, and the only one in London and the South East. It gives you both a Qualifying Law Degree and exemption from the requirement to undertake the Legal Practice Course (LPC). The course is geared to professional practice, and you can start your training to become a solicitor as soon as you graduate. [+]

This course is one of only six in the country, and the only one in London and the South East. It gives you both a Qualifying Law Degree and exemption from the requirement to undertake the Legal Practice Course (LPC). The course is geared to professional practice, and you can start your training to become a solicitor as soon as you graduate. From the start of the course you will be given an introduction to the skills required by lawyers. This prepares you for the clinical experience in Years 3 and 4, where you will work with real clients on real cases, offering you invaluable experience which will make you more attractive to future employers. Fees are consistent throughout rather than increasing at the LPC stage, so the course offers a more accessible route to becoming a solicitor. On completion you will carry out a period of work-based learning (currently called a training contract) under the supervision of a solicitor. Students completing the course, or those choosing to leave with a Qualifying Law Degree after three years, can also begin to train as a barrister. Course content The general ethos of the course is one of integration of the academic and practical. In Years 1 and 2 you will cover the same core subjects as you would on a Qualifying Law Degree. Alongside these subjects you will study two modules in Legal Ethics, Method and Skills (LEMS) which have been specifically designed for this course. In Year 3 you will... [-]

MA International Social Policy

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The MA Methods of Social Research provides essential training for those who wish to go on to employment involving the use of social research or to further academic research in a social science discipline. It considers [+]

Master's Programs in Law. The MA Methods of Social Research provides essential training for those who wish to go on to employment involving the use of social research or to further academic research in a social science discipline. It considers and evaluates a variety of different approaches to social science research, presented in a multi-disciplinary context and at an advanced level. The focus of the programme is on developing practical skills in analysis and presentation of social research and an understanding of the philosophical, theoretical and ethical issues surrounding research Participants will be introduced to debates about the relationship between theory and research and between research and policy/practice. It aims to: - Provide essential training for those who will go on to employment involving the use of social research or to further research in the social sciences. - Introduce students to a variety of different approaches to social science research, presented in a multi-disciplinary context and at an advanced level - Cover the principles of research design and strategy, including formulating research questions or hypotheses and translating these into practicable research designs - Make students aware of the range of secondary data available and equip them to evaluate its utility for their research - Introduce students to the philosophical, theoretical and ethical issues surrounding research and to debates about the relationship between theory and research, about problems of evidence and inference, and about the limits to objectivity - Develop skills in the main statistical techniques for quantitative data analysis, including... [-]

Master in Corporate Law: Law, Markets and Behaviour

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Rotterdam + 1 more

Lawyers used to only deal with the law. For lawyers to live up to the expectations of clients and society, they need to have broader skills. Lawyers also have to understand the underlying economic principles of transactions and procedures they are involved in. Behavioral perspectives are key in dynamics such as the governance of a company, mergers and acquisitions and the formation of contracts... [+]

Lawyers used to only deal with the law. For lawyers to live up to the expectations of clients and society, they need to have broader skills. Lawyers also have to understand the underlying economic principles of transactions and procedures they are involved in. Behavioral perspectives are key in dynamics such as the governance of a company, mergers and acquisitions and the formation of contracts. Global economic shockwaves have demonstrated that rules alone do not suffice; we need to think about ethics as well. STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAMME Law, Markets and Behavior is a track within the VU Master’s programme Corporate Law. This legal Master’s programme has deep-rooted multidisciplinary perspectives. Law is the vantage point of our thinking. Classical fields such as Contract Law, Tort Law, the Corporate Form, Insolvency Law and Regulatory Law will be taught in depth. In order for you to operate in an international context, we will focus on the principles; details of national laws will not be dealt with. YOUR FUTURE CAREER Our partners - law firms and financial institutions – have been telling us time and again that not just legal, but also financial and psychological knowledge should be in the tool kit of today’s lawyer. They need the kind of people we educate. This is an international trend. Those who successfully completed the Master’s programme have a wide range of career choices. They can work as professional business lawyers, in-house legal counsels for companies, government officials, corporate executives, legal professionals for an international (intergovernmental)... [-]

Master Public Economics, Law & Politics

Leuphana University of Luneburg
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 8  October 2017 Germany Lüneburg + 1 more

The effectiveness and legitimacy of modern states is largely determined by the complex interaction of politics, law, and business and economics. Lately, in particular, these interactions have been affected. [+]

Master's Programs in Law. The effectiveness and legitimacy of modern states is largely determined by the complex interaction of politics, law, and business and economics. Lately, in particular, these interactions have been affected by dynamic transformation processes resulting from globalization and internationalization trends. This has led to the formation of modified statehood forms and new patterns of relationships between state, society and the economy. The Master's degree in Political Science – Public Economics, Law and Politics applies a theoretical and methodological, as well as problem-oriented and integrated, political analysis of these dynamic interactions. CONTENT AND RATIONALE Studies in political science at Leuphana Graduate School combine disciplines, which traditionally deal with the relationship of state, society, and business and economics. Questions, issues and approaches to solutions resulting from these intricately interwoven relationships are analyzed and treated from the joined perspectives of political science, economics and law. The focus is placed on the causes, background, as well as social and economic effects and consequences, of government action. Thus, the course aims at achieving a comprehensive reflection on the relationship between politics, law and economics by applying the tools provided by political science as a discipline, reinforced by interdisciplinary observations. This course of study is part of the scholarship program Public Policy and Good Governance of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Every year, DAAD selects around ten scholarship holders from Central and South American, African and Asian countries to come and study at Leuphana Graduate School. They enhance the experience of studying... [-]

Master in Law

Nakhchivan State University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan

The specialty of Law was established in 1996 at NSU. 50 students were accepted to full-time and part-time departments of Law specialty in the same year. [+]

Master in Law The specialty of Law was established in 1996 at NSU. 50 students were accepted to full-time and part-time departments of Law specialty in the same year. The chair of Law subjects was organized in 1997 at Nakhchivan State University. Fakhraddin Nagiyev was the first head of the chair. The experienced lawyer, candidate on Law Subjects Najaf Orujov replaced him from 2001. The assistant-professor Shukur Mammadov was selected as the head of the chair from 2004. Ph.Doctor on Law Gahraman Behbudov leads from 2006. 14 staff work in the chair, one of them is a Ph.doctor, 2 are Ph.doctor on History, 4 are senior teachers, 7 are teachers. In addition, 5 teachers teach part-time, 6 teachers teach per-hour. Currently, Constitutional law, legal theory, civil law, criminal law, family law, administrative law, environmental law, European law, civil procedure, criminal procedure, international law, financial law, criminal law, business law, labor law and other subjects are taught. [-]

Master's Degree In Law And Business (roma) - Path In Italian

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time 10  October 2017 Italy Rome

By the editorial leader in information Legal Group, the Master Law and Business is a comprehensive training program aimed to engage young people to the profession of company lawyer and legal adviser. [+]

Master's Programs in Law. By the editorial leader in information Legal Group, the Master Law and Business is a comprehensive training program aimed to engage young people to the profession of company lawyer and legal adviser. Thanks to the patronage of AIGI and the support of the most quoted law firms on the market, the master transfers a thorough preparation on the major legal issues relate to the undertaking, in particular commercial and corporate law, national and international contracts, insolvency and bankruptcy procedures, corporate governance litigation, international law and the European community. A path to date with the latest legislation and in accordance with the needs and skills required by the market, unique for educational wealth, for the prestige of the teachers involved and for the important professional opportunities offered to graduates in past editions. STRUCTURE The Master, full-time, limited numbers and compulsory attendance, develops in 10 months of training: 115 days of classroom training 4 months internship In support of classroom teaching it is provided, with the use of e-learning platform, a dedicated web environment through which, in remote mode, you can view documents, handouts, multimedia courses and interact with peers and teachers also in collaborative learning. PROGRAM The Master addresses the following topics: company law and corporate governance Business contracts right Ttributario bankruptcy Law Administrative law banking, financial and insurance Commercial Criminal Law labor law and trade union The Trust discipline The antitrust and competition law Industrial law and intellectual property Confidentiality and privacy protection STAGE The internship... [-]

LLM (Master of Laws)

Peking University School of Transnational Law
Campus Full time 1 - 2  August 2017 China Shenzhen

STL’s LL.M. program combines courses in transnational law from many legal traditions to prepare students for global practice involving conflicting legal traditions, complex transnational business transactions, and dispute resolution. Staffed with top multi-national scholars, STL focuses on immersive, interactive classroom instruction and training in critical thinking. [+]

STL’s LL.M. Program LL.M. students will gain deep knowledge and understanding of Chinese and Western law and legal traditions as well as the practical skills necessary for cross-cultural success. LL.M. graduates from PKU STL will go on to distinguished careers in private sector, public sector, public interest legal work, and legal academia around the world. Peking University Peking University (“PKU”) is one of the most distinguished research universities in the world. The Times of Higher Education 2017 has named PKU the number 1 university in China, the number 2 university in all of Asia, and the 29th most academically renowned university in the world. Students, Faculty and Careers Leading students from around the world compete for admission to STL. The law school’s multinational faculty includes world-renowned scholars and practitioners from China, the U.S., the E.U., and elsewhere. STL graduates are highly sought after for positions with leading multinational law firms and corporations, leading Chinese law firms and corporations, major SOEs, and leading international NGOs. Cutting-Edge Curriculum STL’s curricula emphasize lawyering skills and knowledge for the 21st century: (i) transnational law and practice, (ii) cross-cultural competence, and (iii) the professional responsibilities of lawyers in these contexts. No law school anywhere better equips graduates for private sector, public sector, or public interest legal work related to China, the United States, the United Kingdom, or British Commonwealth nations. Global Leaders STL graduates will be uniquely equipped for leadership in today’s inter-connected world, with deep knowledge and understanding of Chinese and Western law and... [-]

Master in European Legal Studies

European Institute of Public Administration EIPA
Online & Campus Combined Part time September 2017 Luxembourg

Master of European Legal Studies – MELS Online is a 2-year programme for professionals that provides a comprehensive understanding of European law using an innovative teaching methodology: face-to-face lectures delivered over selected weekends in Luxembourg are combined with online tutorials and distance learning. The programme is bilingual, English & French, although active knowledge is required only for one of these languages. Participants who successfully complete this programme are awarded a French master degree by the Université de Lorraine. [+]

Master's Programs in Law. Introduction to the programme The European Centre for Judges and Lawyers - the Luxembourg Antenna of the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) - is offering a two-year postgraduate programme leading to a Master’s degree in European Legal Studies. Since 2010, it is offered as a blended e-learning programme, combining face-to-face lectures, e-Learning sessions and distance learning. This Master is a truly international study programme offered in partnership with Université de Lorraine in France. Participants who successfully conclude the programme are awarded a French Master degree: Master en études européennes - spécialité Droit de la construction européenne delivered by the University of Lorraine. Scholarship The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg (MFEA) offers three scholarships for officials, members of the judiciary, representatives of civil society organisations and legal professions from the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia (FYROM), Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey. The purpose of the scholarship is to allow three candidates who have already started their professional career to follow a Master programme in European Legal Studies (MELS Online) in Luxembourg. The scholarship is intended in particular for applicants with a need of financial support. Scholarship covers: Full tuition fee, including access to online sessions and materials for distance learning Contribution towards international air travel expenses over 2 academic years (15 academic weekends, 4 examination sessions, 1 diploma ceremony, thus, 20 travels in total) up to €10.000 Contribution towards accommodation and meals in Luxembourg amounting to €118 per night, up to... [-]

Master of Legal Administration

Bond University
Campus Full time 54  January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Legal Administration offers students with a non-law undergraduate degree the opportunity to attain postgraduate qualifications in law. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an undergraduate program (or equivalent) at an approved Australian institution. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Legal Administration offers students with a non-law undergraduate degree the opportunity to attain postgraduate qualifications in law. Students may complete a generalist degree or elect to specialise in a particular area of law, combined with up to four postgraduate subjects from other disciplines. PROGRAM STRUCTURE The Master of Legal Administration comprises 12 subjects: Compulsory Law Subjects (4) Advanced Legal Reasoning, Research and Writing Australian Legal System Principles of Contractual Liability PLUS Principles of Tortious Liability OR Criminal Law and Procedure A Law Electives (4) Students must choose four subjects from the list of postgraduate law subjects. General Electives (4) Students in the Master of Legal Administration may also undertake additional law electives or take up to four postgraduate subjects from other disciplines, such as Business, Humanities, Social Sciences or Communication and Media. PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES This degree does not qualify a graduate for admission as a legal practitioner; rather, the program is intended for students from other fields and professions who wish to supplement their knowledge of law in a particular area. [-]

Master in International Law

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The purpose of study programme specialization is to prepare international law specialists who will be able to conceptualize, identify, understand, analyse and resolve problems arising in international legal regulation, develop motivated, logical and legally grounded arguments and solutions to these problems and the ways to prevent them, which would ensure effective application of international law, improve the work of states and international organisations. [+]

Master's Programs in Law. Why this study programme? The purpose of study programme specialization is to prepare international law specialists who will be able to conceptualize, identify, understand, analyse and resolve problems arising in international legal regulation, develop motivated, logical and legally grounded arguments and solutions to these problems and the ways to prevent them, which would ensure effective application of international law, improve the work of states and international organisations. Specialisation responds to the need to have professional, high skills specialists, able to develop and implement the strategies and foreign policy objectives of any country, represent and protect the interests of states or companies in international fora, ensure effective international cooperation among the states and international organisations and coherence between international and national law. The study programme also addresses the challenges of globalisation whereby the line between international and national is slowly disappearing and international issues become more and more relevant in traditional fields. The studies begin at Mykolas Romeris University and include 1 compulsory study abroad semester through Erasmus scheme. Students are free to choose from partner universities that offer corresponding subjects. This programme combines all the essential aspects of International Public and Private Law, as well as the European Union Law. So far it is the only international law programme which offers international internships to practice the knowledge and skills acquired. Entry requirements Bachelor's degree of law or an equivalent first university degree with a minimum 3-year study duration; English language proficiency - the level not lower... [-]

Master's Degree In Law

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Castellón

The entry into force of Law 34/2006, of October 30, access to the professions of attorney and the courts, is the requirement of professional training for the exercise of both professions. [+]

The entry into force of Law 34/2006, of October 30, access to the professions of attorney and the courts, is the requirement of professional training for the exercise of both professions. This training is acquired through the completion of a specific training course, the development of a period of external practices, work final master and an assessment of professional competence in a test of national character. The first three activities listed make up the Masters in Law with the aim of improving the professional training of future lawyers and lawyers. Coordination: Iciar Cordero Cutillas. Associate dean of master's degrees from the Faculty of Law and Economics. UJI. Esteban Antonio Estevan. Dean of the Bar Association of Castellón. Number of credits: 90 ECTS credits Duration: three semesters (October 2017 / January 2019) Mode: (October 2017 / January 2019) Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 17.60 / credit) [-]

Master’s degree in Law

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The course provides students with an advanced level of legal training. It encompasses elements of fundamental legal culture and principles, both on a national and international scale and teaches students the skills needed to draft various types of legal documents (regulatory, negotiatory and judicial) including learning how to use the technological tools currently available. [+]

Master's Programs in Law. The course provides students with an advanced level of legal training. It encompasses elements of fundamental legal culture and principles, both on a national and international scale and teaches students the skills needed to draft various types of legal documents (regulatory, negotiatory and judicial) including learning how to use the technological tools currently available. The Laurea Magistrale also instructs students on how to analyse, interpret and evaluate legal questions. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The Second Level Degree in Law (Magistrale) is conferred after a period of five years study and after completing a specialization or a period of practical traineeship experience, the student may embark on the career of lawyer, notary or judge. The degree also leads to high level legal work in socio-economic or political fields. A graduate can gain a career in a public institution, in private companies, both in Italy or internationally or in a union/syndicate. He can act in the field of computing law, international and EU law. The year practical experience can be substituted with a recognised specialization after completion of the Second Level Degree in Law (Magistrale). PLEASE NOTE A student can trasfer onto the Second Level Degree in Law (Magistrale) from Company Legal Expert Degree Course or from the Specialized Degree in Law. ADMISSION Admission to Italian Universities is possible only if the student holds a Diploma di Maturità ("A" Levels/Higher School Certificate) gained after 5 years at a high school. ENTRY TESTS There is no selection test for enrolment in... [-]