Masters in Law

Law degrees prepare students to looks into the system of rules and regulations that are usually enforced through a set of institutions. Law works as a major social mediator between people. Studying law equips students with advanced communication skills and keen problem-solving abilities. Students are expected to have superior language skills and self-discipline, as considerable workload needs to be managed during the studies. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in law allows students to develop determination, commitment, intellect and stamina. It enables students to analyse both sides of complex problems and to come up with an effective and unbiased solution. Ethics is another very important component of law studies.

Law schools worldwide provide a wide range of Bachelors of Law (LL.B.), and Masters of Law (LL.M.) encompassing diverse academic disciplines including constitutional law, international law, private law, European law, business law and criminal law. The most advanced degree of law in the United States is the Doctor of Judicial Science (S.J.D.).

The knowledge and skills gained from a law degree provide a solid foundation for an exciting and challenging career path as a solicitor or barrister. Graduates can also have a vast number of opportunities in almost every industry with their ability to examine, negotiate and communicate with diverse people.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

International Law LL.M. International Law
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 12 months

The School of Law at Kimep University offers a master degree academic programme: LL.M in International Law. The LL.M in International Law is designed to develop primary legal skills and to introduce students to the fundamental principles of international law and comparative law.

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European Legal Studies Master European Legal Studies
  • Oct 2016
  • EEA € 4,975 per year
  • International € 4,975 per year
  • 24 months

The Master of European Legal Studies offered by European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) is a truly international study programme offered in partnership with Université de Lorraine in France.

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International Security Postgrad.Cert. International Security
  • Jan 2017
  • Aug 2017
  • National $ 10,200
  • International $ 10,200
  • 18 months

Gain insight into the complex issues that shape the global security landscape, and examine the link between domestic and foreign policies, politics, and the causes of conflict. Through the International Security professional graduate certificate from Harvard University, you build expertise to help you advance a career in government, an NGO, an international organization, or a multinational corporation.

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International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy LL.M. International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 6,015 per year
  • International € 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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Legal Practice Course (LPC) Postgrad.Dip. Legal Practice Course (LPC)
  • Any time
  • International £ 12,450 per year
  • EEA £ 10,600 per year
  • 12 months

The Legal Practice Course(LPC) at Swansea University is a professional practical course that develops important practice skills and confidence for a successful career in law in England and Wales.

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Legal Studies Master Legal Studies
  • Any time
  • International $ 53,016
  • 12 months

The Master of Legal Studies (MLS), offered byWashington University in St. Louis, School of Law is an online degree for professionals who can benefit from legal training but do not wish to practice as an attorney. Designed for non-lawyers, the MLS improves students’ understanding of U.S. law and explores the relation between law and various disciplines.

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Criminology M.Sc. Criminology
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 18 months

The program has been designed for graduates who wish to expand their knowledge of criminology, for persons with professional responsibilities in policing, probation and prison who wish to enhance their knowledge on recent developments and further their practitioner experience, and for those who wish to follow criminal justice careers.

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Victimology and Criminal Justice M.Sc. Victimology and Criminal Justice
  • Aug 2017
  • EEA € 1,998 per year
  • International € 14,000 per year
  • 12 months

The Master Victimology and Criminal Justice at Tilburg University is the only Master's program in Europe and one of a handful of programs worldwide, focusing on victimology.

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International Business Law LL.M. International Business Law
  • Any time
  • EEA € 12,000 per year
  • International € 12,000 per year
  • 12 months

This LLM International Business Law programme from Catholic University of Portugal is one of the few programmes specifically designed for those attorneys who seek to develop a professional career in international business law.

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Transborder Commercial Law LL.M. Transborder Commercial Law
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 5,500 per year
  • International € 5,500 per year
  • 12 months

The Transborder Commercial Law programme at the Riga Graduate School of Law is designed to focus on practical aspects of transborder trade within the European Union and on international conditions framing European Union trade. It is designed to meet the needs of lawyers working in the private sector.

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Business and Law in International Markets M.A. Business and Law in International Markets
  • Aug 2017
  • EEA € 6,101 per semester
  • International € 6,101 per semester
  • 24 months

Join a professional class of students who have prepared themselves to be leaders and strategic decision makers in international business. Today’s markets require more than business savvy, and that’s why Anglo-American University’s Master of Arts in Business and Law in International Markets program guides students through an exceptional, interdisciplinary curriculum.

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Legal Practice (Conflict Resolution) LL.M. Legal Practice (Conflict Resolution)
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 8,500 per year
  • International £ 8,500 per year
  • 12 months

The Legal Practice (Conflict Resolution) course offered by InterActive will deliver a Master's-level insight into different aspects of the conflict resolution process, combining taught modules on dispute resolution, research methods and related commercial topics with a dissertation on an aspect of conflict resolution of the student's own choice.

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