Masters in Civil & Private Law

Civil Law is the branch of law that handles the relations between individuals or organizations. It is concerned with the legal status of individuals and the legal options regarding consequences of actions falling under the law governing the society in question. Civil law is exercised in the case of accidents, contracts, wills, property and other matters that are of private nature and aims at settling disputes, bringing just compensation to a wronged party or enforce an agreement.A student of private law can specialize in the following areas: civil law, labor law, commercial law, corporate law and compensation law.Civil and Public Law solicitors are the professionals entrusted to have the knowledge and skills to guide a party that is engaged in a civil or public law matter through the law enforcement process, by guarding the interests of their clients. A solicitor spends a lot of the working time doing research, discovering facts, interviewing people and gathering information. With this information, solicitors build arguments meant to bring a favourable court decision for their clients.The solicitor profession is one of the best paid, with the possibility of working in an own private practice, for the government, law firms or corporations.

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Private Law LL.M. Private Law
  • Feb 2017
  • National $ 5,500 per year
  • International $ 5,500 per year
  • 24 months

The objective of this Master’s Degree at Yasar University is to provide students with the latest contemporary knowledge in the field of Private Law, as well as to train students in the discipline as it affects society, both as an indispensable instrument and regulator at a national and international level. In addition to teaching research and study methods, students are trained in the relevant skills to enable them to analyse, judge, interpret, and unravel private law issues. In this way students can become specialists in their own profession.

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Human Rights, Conflict and Justice LL.M. Human Rights, Conflict and Justice
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 12,600 per year
  • International € 17,500 per year
  • 12 months

The LLM programme is a single subject law programme that may be taken over a period of one year (full-time), or part-time over a period of two, three or four years.

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PPLE (Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics) Pre-Bachelor PPLE (Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics)
  • Jan 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • International € 14,450 per year
  • 9 months

The University is conveniently located in the heart of Amsterdam, overlooking the famous canals. Surrounded by history and culture, and within a short walk of the shops and restaurants in the city centre, the University of Amsterdam is the perfect base to enrich your student experience.

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LLM LL.M. LLM
  • May 2016
  • Oct 2016
  • EEA £ 8,662 per year
  • International £ 8,662 per year
  • 48 months

The LLM programme from Anglo-American University allows students to choose from more than 30 different specializations or to obtain a general studies degree. While being required to undertake only 4 courses during the span of their studies, there are more than 40 different offerings students may select from.

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Law (MLaw) M.A. Law (MLaw)
  • Any time
  • International € 3,053 per semester
  • National € 1,307 per semester
  • 18 months

The Master’s Programme in Law (MLaw) at University of St.Gallen (HSG) has a profile of its own and utilises a new training concept. Our Master’s in Law equips students with the skills to systematically orient themselves in legal issues while providing them with the ability to quickly familiarise themselves with new fields of law.

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European Private Law LL.M. European Private Law
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 200 per semester
  • International € 200 per semester
  • 24 months

The Master in European Private Law at the University of Luxembourg is among the most innovative Master programmes in EU law. It focuses on the Europeanisation of private law sectors, covering key issues and allowing students to understand how national legislation on private law will evolve in the future.

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International Year One - Pre-Law Pre-Bachelor International Year One - Pre-Law
  • Any time
  • International $ 12,000 per semester
  • 8 months

The Roosevelt University's International Year One - Pre-Law course is taught at the on-campus International Study Center. This bachelor's degree pathway provides English language support in addition to the first year of university coursework, leading to entry into the second year of a Roosevelt bachelor's degree.

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Postgraduate Diploma/LLM in Financial Services Law, Regulation and Compliance LL.M. Postgraduate Diploma/LLM in Financial Services Law, Regulation and Compliance
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 12 months

The postgraduate diploma programme is 12 months long and comprises an introductory module, eight compulsory core modules and seven specialist modules (of which you choose to study one). Each of the core modules gives a thorough grounding in the core components of financial services law whilst referring to aspects and important points of law from all of the other modules, so bringing together all the subject areas that comprise financial services law.

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Global Gateway Program - Law Pre-Bachelor Global Gateway Program - Law
  • Any time
  • International $ 18,525 per semester
  • 4 months

For international students who meet the University of Vermont admissions requirements but don't yet have the required English language level, The University of Vermont Global Gateway Program - Law provides an undergraduate degree pathway that combines English training with 28-30 University course credits (equivalent to Year 1 of a bachelor's degree); or 14-15 University course credits for the 1-term program.

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International Human Rights and Social Justice M.A. International Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Jan 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 7,965 per year
  • International £ 11,700 per year
  • 12 months

The LLM in Human Rights and Social Justice will not only provide a deep grounded historical and philosophical understanding of human rights theory and practice, but also highly contemporary and practical experience in critical areas of current law. You will be taught by and working with academics and practitioners trained and researching in refugee rights,women’s rights, child rights and development law.

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International Dispute Resolution LL.M. International Dispute Resolution
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 13,800 per year
  • International £ 19,800 per year
  • 12 months

The International Dispute Resolution LLM from King's College London, prepares you for a career in the challenging and exciting field of international dispute resolution. It provides you with a solid foundation in all relevant areas including both private and public international means of dispute resolution and allows them to specialize in the fields of their choice.

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