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 International Law, LL.M.
  • Sep 2017
  • 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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International Expert Programme in Investigative and Legal Psychology International Expert Programme in Investigative and Legal Psychology, Postgrad.Dip.
  • Any time
  • EEA € 7,500 per module
  • International € 7,500 per module
  • 11 months

The International Expert Programme in Investigative and Legal Psychology is a post graduate programme designed for young professionals and graduate students who seek to further their knowledge and develop cross-cutting proficiencies in various fields related to forensic psychology. The programme is offered at the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI).

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Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law, M.Sc.
  • Sep 2017
  • International € 12,500 per year
  • 24 months

The MSc in Intellectual Property Law (IPL) is a unique combination of legal and business studies. This programme gives students solid expertise in both areas and an exceptional understanding of today’s markets and the world of intellectual property. This programme is offered by Hanken School of Economics.

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International Security International Security, Postgrad.Cert.
  • 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 International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy, LL.M.
  • Sep 2017
  • 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 from the National University of Ireland, Galway 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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Law and Business Law and Business, LL.M.
  • Any time
  • EEA € 22,000
  • International € 22,000
  • 12 months

The English-taught Master of Law and Business (LL.M. / MLB) at Bucerius Law School prepares young professionals for international careers in which an understanding of both legal and business concepts as well as intercultural skills are essential.

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

The Master of Legal Studies (MLS), offered by Washington 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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Executive LL.M Program Executive LL.M Program, LL.M.
  • Sep 2017
  • EEA € 36,900 per year
  • International € 36,900 per year
  • 9 months

The Executive LLM Program is designed primarily for working lawyers with a civil-law background, who seek additional knowledge and skills in business administration and the common law.

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Criminology Criminology, M.Sc.
  • Any time
  • Not specified
  • 18 months

The Criminology programme from University of Nicosia 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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Corporate Finance Law Corporate Finance Law, LL.M.
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 11,750 per year
  • International £ 14,250 per year
  • 12 months

The Corporate Finance Law LLM from the University of Westminster offers an enhanced qualification for professionals working, or planning to work, in a technically demanding and dynamic global industry.

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International Migration and Refugee Law International Migration and Refugee Law, Master
  • Any time
  • EEA € 1,984 per year
  • International € 13,400 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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Law Law, M.A.
  • Sep 2017
  • EEA € 0
  • International € 0
  • 24 months

The Master's programme in Law at Tallinn University of Technology is tailored to enable students to learn both the general principles and philosophy of law in Europe as well as giving detailed knowledge and skills in specialised areas: European Union and International Law; Law and Technology.

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