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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Human Rights, Conflict and Justice LL.M. Human Rights, Conflict and Justice
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 12,600 per year
  • Non-EEA € 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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Private Law LL.M. Private Law
  • Feb 2017
  • National $ 5,500 per year
  • International $ 5,500 per year
  • 24 months

The objective of this Masters 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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European Private Law LL.M. European Private Law
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 400 per year
  • Non-EEA € 400 per year
  • 12 months

This specialisation provides students with a theoretical background and practical training in substantive private law, such as contract law, company law, law of persons and family law. At the same time, procedural law and international private law as well as comparative private law of the member states are studied.

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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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International Human Rights and Social Justice M.A. International Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Jan 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 7,965 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 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,womens rights, child rights and development law.

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/JD MBA /JD
  • Dec 2016
  • International $ 25,000 per year
  • Not specified

The MBA/JD program will also help to expand your professional network, introducing you to classmates, instructors, and other professionals who are connected to exclusive opportunities and resources. Many of your classmates are destined to be tomorrows CEOs, CFOs, partners, government officials, judges, and other influential professionals.The Carey Business School is built on the principles and practices of the Johns Hopkins Universityone of the worlds most renowned institutions of higher learning. The first research-based university in the United States, Johns Hopkins has produced countless leaders in the fields of medicine, science, engineering, education, the artsand business.

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Law, Democracy and Human Welfare: Global Perspectives LL.M. Law, Democracy and Human Welfare: Global Perspectives
  • Mar 2016
  • EEA £ 7,950 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 14,450 per year
  • 12 months

Are you a skilled professional, activist, or public/private sector worker with experience or an interest in law? Are you looking for a new and better job but you need to acquire more skills, knowledge, or qualifications? The Law, Democracy and Human Welfare: Global Perspectives LLM is offered by Birkbeck University.

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Law - Crime and Litigation LL.M. Law - Crime and Litigation
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 6,000 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 7,500 per year
  • 14 months

Through critical and comparative studies of justice and the criminal litigation process this course will give you demonstrable understanding of the key principles that ground the UK criminal justice system, its issues, approaches and topical debates.

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LLM LL.M. LLM
  • Oct 2016
  • EEA € 8,662 per year
  • Non-EEA € 8,662 per year
  • 48 months

The LL.M. programme 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. Due to the nature of the self-study programme each student may focus upon the area of their particular interest, arrange their studies around their work and home commitments, finish in as little as one year, or spread their studies out over five years.

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International Migration and Refugee Law Master International Migration and Refugee Law
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 9,600 per year
  • 12 months

International migration is one of the most important social issues of our time. People move across border for work, studies, love, as well as in order to flee poverty, persecution and violence. We will address international migration from the perspective of international and European law, and focus on the way these legal orders function in domestic legal orders. The interplay between international, European and domestic law is a specific focus of the track.

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Advanced Studies in International Children's Rights LL.M. Advanced Studies in International Children's Rights
  • Feb 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 15,000 per year
  • Non-EEA € 16,400 per year
  • 12 months

International childrens rights (law) is a unique area of law because it is multi-layered (covering international, regional and national legal spectrums) and interdisciplinary (crossing different areas of law, both domestically and internationally).

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University of Auckland

Master Legal Studies
  • Mar 2016
  • International € 20,000 per year
  • 12 months

The Masters of Legal Studies (MLS) is for graduates who do not have a Law undergraduate degree but whose work involves legal issues and dealing with legislation. Completion of this degree will not satisfy the entry requirements for admission as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand and is not a substitute for an LLB degree.

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