Masters in Public Law

Public law deals with governance relationships between citizens / companies (individuals) and the state. Public law has sub-disciplines such as constitutional law, criminal law and administrative law. Constitutional law looks into the relationships between individual and the state. The latter can be the executive, the legislative and the judiciary. Criminal law deals with crimes committed by individuals and it imposes sanctions in order to assure social justice. Administrative law is the body of law enforced by executive branch that governs the activities of administrative agencies of the government.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

International and Comparative Law International and Comparative Law
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 0 per year
  • 24 months

University of Lapland, Finland organizes a 2-year Master Programme in International and Comparative Law (MICLaw) with specializations in Arctic Law and Governance or in Transcultural Business Law. The programme offers you modern expertise and education to be in the forefront of legal research, policy making and business in these fields.

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International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 6,015 per year
  • Non-EEA € 13,250 per year
  • 12 months

The introduction of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has resulted in significant changes in the area of Disability Law and Policy. The LLM in International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy addresses that and graduates from this programme will be the first to emerge skilled in this growing area of law and policy.

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Human Rights Law Human Rights Law
  • Jan 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 16,500 per year
  • Non-EEA € 16,500 per year
  • 12 months

This programme is taught primarily by examining current international events and the theoretical bases of international law. It is particularly suited to those involved with, or who are hoping to work for, international organisations, non-governmental organisations, international law firms and foreign affairs departments. Students are encouraged to participate in the activities of the Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL) at Kent. These include workshops, trips to international courts and tribunals, and guest lecture series.

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Legal Studies Legal Studies
  • Any time
  • National $ 7,125 per year
  • International $ 7,125 per year
  • Not specified

The Master of Arts in Legal Studies degree program seeks to expand students’ academic and professional development by providing a solid foundation in legal doctrine and concepts, while expounding on students’ ability to identify and analyze legal issues within the workplace environment.

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Criminal Justice and Criminology Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 6,000 per year
  • International £ 14,000 per year
  • 12 months

MA Criminal Justice and Criminology offers you the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge and skills in relation to the regulation of crime in the UK, Europe, and at global level.

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Law Law
  • Sep 2015
  • National $ 7,302 per year
  • International $ 21,994 per year
  • 12 months

The LLM program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law offers a flexible and rigorous academic program for Canadian and international law graduates seeking opportunities for advanced study and research. LLM students have gone on to pursue further graduate legal education (through a doctoral program), entered directly into university teaching positions, or resumed practice with private firms, government agencies and non-governmental organizations. Each year, students focus on a diverse range of areas like constitutional law, international human rights, law and economics, and legal theory.

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Law (Specialism Medical Law and Ethics) LLM, PDip Law (Specialism Medical Law and Ethics) LLM, PDip
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 5,250 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,890 per year
  • 12 months

The Kent LLM (and associated Diploma programme) allows you to broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of law by specialising in one or more different areas.

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Public Policy Public Policy
  • Any time
    Not specified
  • 18 months

Walden University’s Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) can help you bring about social change through effective public policy making. Understand the wide effects public policy decisions have on nearly every aspect of life, such as the economy, healthcare, and the environment, on both local and global levels.

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Foundation Programme in Law, Humanities and Social Sciences Foundation Programme in Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Jan 2016
  • Mar 2016
  • Apr 2016
  • Jun 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 3,950 per trimester
  • Non-EEA £ 3,950 per trimester
  • 9 months

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 Sceinces Master’s degrees at UCLan. You will live and study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the UCLan campus.

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Graduate Diploma in Law Graduate Diploma in Law
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 6,750 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,500 per year
  • 12 months

The Graduate Diploma in Law is an intensive conversion course designed for non-law graduates of any discipline, or overseas law graduates who wish to qualify as either barristers or solicitors. The course begins with a two-week introduction to the English Legal System and the legal profession. You will then study the seven foundation subjects.

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Human Rights Human Rights
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 13,000 per year
  • Non-EEA € 13,000 per year
  • 12 months

This program offers instruction in specific legal mechanisms and institutional processes that organizations can use to approach human rights issues in transitional and established democracies.

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International Law International Law
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 5,100 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,300 per year
  • 12 months

The LLM in International Law has been completely redesigned in 2014 based on student experience and staff expertise.

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