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.
This programme is an accelerated, fast-track, senior status postgraduate degree in Law. The MA in Law is recognised by the Law Society and the Bar Council as a qualifying law degree for practice in England and Wales.
The Master of Laws (LLM) programme, including the named awards in Criminal Law, Medical Law, International Law and Business Law, has been designed by a team of highly motivated academic staff at Teesside University who have particular research interests that have informed its content.
The programme in Security and Privacy focuses on the study of the design, development and evaluation of secure computer systems, which are also capable of ensuring privacy for future ICT systems. It follows a constructive security approach to teach the very complex and challenging field of information assurance. The aim is to provide students with an understanding of the concepts and technologies for achieving confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, and privacy protection for information processed across networks.
The LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) is a new programme created by Queen Mary University of London, following the success of the London-based LLM in International Shipping Law. This programme will be taught by Centre for Commercial Law Studies academic staff at the Hellenic Management Centre (HMC) in Piraeus, Greece.
Designed for law graduates and legal practitioners who seek to advance their legal knowledge and enhance their professional skills.
The basic goal of the program is to create a forum where students can obtain and use advanced knowledge about the Turkish Legal System with special emphasis on such Civil Law, Commercial Law, Procedural Law, Maritime Law, International Law which are particularly relevant to advanced professional knowledge, a scientific legal approach and legal research methods.
Commerical law, Company law, Labour law. International mergers, the legal aspects of shipping and the transportation of goods.
This programme is intended to supplement initial training in law and/or economics with an interdisciplinary approach, allowing students from each of these two fields to acquire a thorough knowledge of the other discipline.
Learning objectives: To acquire a basic understanding of criminal investigation; To understand the process of compiling a psychological profile in cases of violent crime; To apply theoretical knowledge to the analysis of real cases.
The Juris Doctor (JD) and the embedded Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Newcastle is designed to equip you with the knowledge, clinical experience and qualification for admission into legal practice in Australia.
The Master’s Foundation Programme is available as a one, two or three-term programme, with guaranteed progression to a wide range of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences Master’s degrees at the University of Sunderland. You will live and study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the University of Sunderland City campus.
Almost half of all internet users have had their computer hacked or infected with malicious software at some point. Identifying new security problems or cyber attack scenarios and defending against them requires experts who understand the complex structures underlying internet security technology.