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A course in Banking Law focuses in the area of law that deals with banking and the business of financial institutions. Law courses develop professional competence for prospective lawyers, attorneys, legal assistants, analysts and more. Ranging from Diplomas to Certificates to Courses, some Banking Law courses require a larger time commitment than others.

What are the benefits of a course in Banking Law?

Students who have completed a course in Banking Law hold specialized knowledge that prepares them for a career advising international law firms, investment banks, accounting firms, international corporations or fund managers. Requiring from few months up to two years of study, a course in Banking Law degree can prove a worthy investment.

Which career with a course in Banking Law?

Legal professionals with a specialization in Banking Law understand the many intricacies of the regulations and guidelines that financial institutions must follow. Attorneys with training in Banking Law are qualified to provide advice to businesses, corporations or individuals on bank regulation.

How much does it cost to take a course in Banking Law?

The costs of taking course in Banking Law may vary depending on the number of weeks or course hours, location, specialization and university. Funding assistance may be available for applicants on a need-based or merit-based scale. Universities will provide more specific information upon a request, which can be submitted easily from this website.

What are the requirements for a course in Banking Law?

Pre-requisites for a course in Banking Law vary widely. Some require a secondary school diploma, while others require an undergraduate or graduate level degree. Law courses are comprised of requisite lectures, coursework and written examinations.

How to enroll in a course in Banking Law?

If you are interested in a Law course but have a connection to the world of banking, then the course in Banking Law is right for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC ) - full-time

The University of Law
Campus Full time 10 months September 2017 United Kingdom Bloomsbury Birmingham Leeds + 2 more

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a barrister... [+]

Course 2017. Our Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) will help you secure pupillage and prepare you for life at the Bar. Study in a small class alongside the brightest students – we’re the only BPTC provider requiring all students to undergo a selection process Unparalleled advocacy experience: four times the training required by the Bar Standards Board Numerous international and national mooting opportunities organised by our dedicated Advocacy Committee Benefit from our Future Pupil Programme: specialist careers advice from the moment you accept your place Course Requirements To be eligible to take up your place, you must comply with the requirements for commencing a Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) set out by the Bar Standards Board (BSB). The Academic Stage Handbook on the BSB’s website/ gives you full information about these requirements. You will be required to pass the Bar Standards Board aptitude test by August 2017 (known as the Bar Course Aptitude Test - BCAT). Further details on this test can be found on the Bar Standards Board website You will need either a qualifying law degree (QLD) 2:1 minimum or an undergraduate degree in any other subject (2:1 minimum*) and a Graduate Diploma in Law/CPE For qualifying law degrees, all offers based on predicted grades will be conditional upon achieving a 2:1 or above All applicants who meet the basic eligibility criteria will be required to attend a Selection Interview at one of our centres at Birmingham, Leeds or London Bloomsbury during the week commencing in February 2017 Cost and Fees To celebrate 20 years of the BPTC at The University of Law, and in recognition of the challenges and costs of pursuing a career at the Bar, we’re reducing this year’s BPTC fees by up to £2,790.* Domestic: From £13,250, if you apply and accept your place in first round BarSAS applications (fees inclusive of BSB fee of £550) International: From £13,250, if you apply and accept your place in first round BarSAS applications (fees inclusive of BSB fee of £550) *Reduction is based on applying and accepting a place at London Bloomsbury during the first-round of BarSAS applications versus the 2016 BPTC course fee. [-]

Professional Responsibility

Florida Coastal School of Law
Online Full time Part time 1 semester January 2017 USA Jacksonville + 1 more

This two-credit course teaches foreign lawyers the rules of Professional Responsibility, including state and ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct and leading federal and state case law on the subject. [+]

Professional Responsibility This two-credit course teaches foreign lawyers the rules of Professional Responsibility, including state and ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct and leading federal and state case law on the subject. The course will delve into the history, goals, structure, values, rules, and responsibilities of the United States legal profession and its members.This course is an examination of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct from two main perspectives: the obligation of the legal profession to society and the obligation of the lawyer to the client and the court. Advertising by lawyers, solicitation of clients,specialization, conflicts of interest, competence, and legal malpractice are covered. The course will cover the California Rules of Professional Conduct and the California Business and Professions Code. The course is taught in an entirely asynchronous, online format. [-]

Graduate Diploma in Construction Law

Melbourne Law School
Campus Full time Part time 6 months January 2017 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

The specialisation in construction law has been tailored to give construction lawyers and professionals in building, construction, engineering and associated industries the specialised legal knowledge to take the next step in their careers. [+]

Course 2017. The Melbourne Law Masters is a graduate law program of the highest quality, available to law and non-law graduates. The specialisation in construction law has been tailored to give construction lawyers and professionals in building, construction, engineering and associated industries the specialised legal knowledge to take the next step in their careers. Working with lecturers who are leaders in their fields, and fellow students from Australia and around the world, students have a unique opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of this specialised area of law and its interaction with the commerce and practice of the industry. Learning Outcomes Have advanced knowledge within a systematic and coherent body of knowledge relating to the field of construction law, including the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills in relation to: the common law principles and statutory regimes that impact upon construction and related projects in Australia and the relationship of such laws with the technical and commercial underpinnings of the industry the international aspects of construction law and practice, including comparisons with that applicable in Australia the principles underpinning the drafting of construction contracts and amendment of standard-form construction contracts the avoidance, management and resolution of construction claims and disputes Have advanced cognitive, technical and communication skills that enable them to: analyse critically, evaluate and convey information and generate ideas and solutions to complex problems from both theoretical and practical perspectives in the subjects studied in the field of construction law Apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a practitioner or learner in the field of construction law. Subject Timing and Format All subjects are taught in an interactive seminar style. Around 90% of subjects are offered on an intensive basis. Semester-length subjects are offered throughout the semester. Class sizes normally range from 20 to 30 students. All subjects have a quota. This ensures class sizes are suitable to provide an optimal learning environment. Intensive Subjects Intensive subjects are ideal for busy professionals and provide an excellent opportunity to immerse in the subject content. Subjects are taught over five days, either from Monday – Friday or Wednesday – Tuesday, excluding the weekend. This format enables students from interstate or overseas to fly to Melbourne to attend class. Semester-length Subjects Semester-length subjects are generally taught for two hours in the evening during the semester. Subject Materials Comprehensive reading materials are provided approximately four weeks prior to the commencement of an intensive class. It is expected that students undertake substantial reading before classes begin. Teachers and students are likely to be in contact with each other electronically from the time reading materials are released to the time assessment is due. Class Attendance Students must attend at least 75% of classes for each subject. It is currently not possible to undertake the course by distance learning. FEE-HELP FEE-HELP is a loan available to eligible Australian citizens for fee-paying graduate coursework programs. University resources: Options to finance your graduate study Fees - policy and administrative information Scholarships International students may be eligible for two categories of Australian scholarships: Australian Awards Scholarships Endeavour Scholarships Scholarships may also be provided by government and non-government organisations in a students' home country. Please contact the relevant organisation in your country for specific details. [-]

Cambridge A-Level

Brickfields Asia College
Campus or Online Full time 11 - 18 months January 2017 Malaysia Petaling Jaya Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

Brickfields Asia College (BAC), a Cambridge International Associate Partner is proud to offer the CIE A-Level programme which would enable students to progress into degrees in Accounting, Business Management, Commerce, Economics, Finance, ITC, Communication, Law, Marketing and Mass Communication amongst others. [+]

The University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) is the world’s largest provider of international qualifications and their A-Level programme is the most widely recognised Pre-University qualification in the world. Students in over 150 countries pursue CIE examinations each year to gain entry into prestigious universities worldwide, including those in the UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. Brickfields Asia College (BAC), a Cambridge International Associate Partner is proud to offer the CIE A-Level programme which would enable students to progress into degrees in Accounting, Business Management, Commerce, Economics, Finance, ITC, Communication, Law, Marketing and Mass Communication amongst others. This last year 4 of our students achieved the honour of being "Top Student in the World"!! Students should consider whether the Standard or Express Route will suit them better. With the Express Route, students can complete their A-Levels in just 11 months, from January to November and are able to start their first year Degree in Business or Law in the January and actually begin their second year of their Degree Course in the September, saving a year on their overall studies - Graduate faster. We generally restrict students who take this option to 2 A-Levels, but this is the normal entrance level to our UK university partners where in most cases students in Law or Business study their first two years in Malaysia then go the the UK for their final year, unless they would prefer to study all three years in just one country. However for those wishing to take 3 or more subjects the Standard Route will be the best option and this takes around 18 months to complete, after which time students can decide whether to continue their studies with us or attend another university, either way we will be happy to advise you of the best option. [-]

PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law

University of Essex Online
Online Full time 8 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

Our PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law course* online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards our full LLM. The course enables students to explore areas such as law of world trade organisation, international competition law, and international sales of goods. [+]

Course 2017. Our PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law course* online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards our full LLM. The course enables students to explore areas such as law of world trade organisation, international competition law, and international sales of goods. Law is a widely recognised and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on our PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law will open up many opportunities for you to develop your career a high-level career in an international law firm, multinational company or governmental organisation. * The start date of this course is still subject to University approval. In the event that approval is not granted by your course start date, an alternative date will be offered or a full refund given. Course structure The PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 60 credits. Level 7 modules: Law of the World Trade Organisation (20 credits) International Competition Law (20 credits) International Sales of Goods (20 credits) Upon completion of your PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law we offer the opportunity for you to progress to study for our PG Dip degree (120 credits). Teaching methods and style As we are a 100% online university, we utilise a Virtual Learning Environment instead of a traditional campus. The system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. You are supported throughout your course by a dedicated Student Adviser and have the opportunity to regularly interact with fellow students and your tutor. Assessment We adopt an assignment-based approach to assessment instead of exams. Assessment for the PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law will be based on a combination of written coursework. Career prospects We are dedicated to improving employability amongst our graduates. Our online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferable to the workplace. The legal knowledge gained from the PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law could prepare you for a role in an international law firm, multinational company or governmental organisation. Qualified solicitors or barristers will also be able to use the skills and knowledge gained from studying the course to meet their annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements. Entry Requirements: There are two entry routes available for this exciting course: Academic entry route and Open entry route. 21-day money back guarantee If you enrol on our PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law but decide that online learning isn’t for you, we will allow you to withdraw within 21 days of the start date stated on your offer letter. If you have paid an initial deposit up front, you will receive a full refund. [-]

Competition Law

Executive M.B.L.HSG, University of St. Gallen
Campus Full time 5 - 6 days January 2017 Belgium Brussels

Whether competition law protects consumers, the market structure, or both, is the subject of an ongoing discussion in academia and practice. The traditional interpretation of competition rules has been challenged by a more economic approach. [+]

Whether competition law protects consumers, the market structure, or both, is the subject of an ongoing discussion in academia and practice. The traditional interpretation of competition rules has been challenged by a more economic approach. Whereas the purpose and interpretation of competition law have always been controversial, today, there is no doubt about its capital: Brussels has proven to be a global center of competition law and policy, attracting experts from the entire world. Thus, the Flying Classroom could not be closer to recent developments in European and global competition law, than in the Belgian capital.... [-]


Legal Office Assistant

Medicine Hat College
Campus Part time September 2017 Canada Brooks Medicine Hat

The Legal Office Assistant Certificate provides students the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to work in an entry level position within a law office. Offered on a part-time basis during evenings and some weekends this course introduces students to a broad range of subjects ranging from the legal system and how to manage legal correspondence to the Microsoft Office programs and how to effectively manage digital files. [+]

Course 2017. The Legal Office Assistant Certificate provides students the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to work in an entry level position within a law office. Offered on a part-time basis during evenings and some weekends this course introduces students to a broad range of subjects ranging from the legal system and how to manage legal correspondence to the Microsoft Office programs and how to effectively manage digital files. This is a non-credit program offered on a part-time basis during evenings and some weekends. For more information or to register, call registration at 403-529-3844 or visit Continuing Studies. Courses can be found under the Business and Leadership & Computer and Technology Sections. If you are a graduate of Medicine Hat College's Administrative Office Professional (AOP) certificate, you can receive advanced standing in the Legal Office Assistant certificate program. With your AOP certificate, and successful completion of CA 0017 Introduction to Legal Office Procedure and Practices, you will receive a Legal Office Assistant Certificate. PLAR (prior learning assessment and recognition) will be provided for the computer skills training and keyboarding requirements, as well as the "Productivity and Workplace Communication" course requirements. This program prepares students for an entry level position as a Legal Assistant. Legal Assistants are responsible for keeping files organized, monitoring calendars, meeting deadlines and inputting information into databases among other duties. A Legal Assistant plays an important role in a law office and must be computer literate, have the ability to multi-task in an accurate and fast manner and possess strong communication skills (both oral and written). According to the 2015 Alberta Wage and Salary Survey, Albertans in the Legal Assistant occupational group earned a starting wage from $23.15 - $37.22 an hour. The average wage was $29.81 an hour. (www.alis.alberta.ca/wageinfo) Program Completion To earn the Legal Office Assistant Certificate, students must achieve a grade of 75% on each of the required courses. All classes will have a minimum attendance requirement and class participation and presentation will be graded. Upon successful completion of the required courses, students must apply for the certificate by contacting the Continuing Studies Office at 403.529.3874. Tuition Fees Courses can be paid on a course by course basis. Prices are subject to change. Fees are as follows: Introduction to Legal Office Procedures and Practices Tuition: $695 + GST Textbook: $93.50 + GST Productivity and Workplace Communication Tuition: $395 + GST Keyboarding/Skillbuilding I Free Introduction to Microsoft Office Applications for the PC Tuition: $149 + GST Take Charge of Your Files and Photos Tuition: $189 + GST Microsoft Outlook: Calendars, Contacts & Meetings Tuition: $189 + GST Microsoft Word Level 1A & 1B Level 1A: $189 + GST Level 1B: $189 + GST Combine & Save: $345 + GST Microsoft Word Level 2 & 3 Level 2: $189 +GST Level 3: $189 + GST Combine & Save: $345 + GST Microsoft Excel 1A & 1B Level 1A: $189+ GST Level 1B: $189 + GST Combine & Save: $345 + GST Microsoft Excel 2 & 3 Level 2: $189+ GST Level 3: $189+ GST Combine & Save: $345 + GST Admission Requirements There are no formal academic requirements for this program. [-]

Oxford Week

Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 week July 2017 Spain Barcelona

This initiative is one of the highlights each year as part of the training offered by the ISDE in the area of Law. It is a unique opportunity to become part of an intensive program which organizes one of the most prestigious institutions in Spain such as ISDE, at Brasenose College in Oxford University. [+]

Preview This initiative is one of the highlights each year as part of the training offered by the ISDE in the area of Law. It is a unique opportunity to become part of an intensive program which organizes one of the most prestigious institutions in Spain such as ISDE, at Brasenose College in Oxford University. This Week will take place at the Brasenose College in Oxford University and will consist of a training week in Law, together with visits in the city of London to some of the most important Law Firms. You will also take part in workshops in prestigious Law firms in the city. ISDE is an institution born in Spain and focused on training top level law professionals. To achieve this goal it brings together outstanding specialists from different universities, institutions, and law firms to give the students the best possible education and training. The excellent results obtained have been recognized by its inclusion in prestigious national and international rankings like the Financial Times Innovative Law Schools ranking. Oxford University is one of the oldest and most prestigious Universities in the world. Its name is synonymous with academic excellence. Presentation This is a unique opportunity to become part of an intensive program which joins two of the most prestigious law institutions in Spain and the United Kingdom, such as ISDE and Brasenose Collegue, with professionals from the most prestigious and well known law firms. It will take place at Oxford University and will consist of a training week in a British Comparative Law (From 24 th July to 30th July of 2016), together with visits to law institutions and law firms in the City of London. It is aimed at law students and lawyers who want to develop their career in an international law framework. ISDE is an institution born in Spain and focused on training top level law professionals. To achieve this goal it brings together outstanding specialists from different universities, institutions, and law firms to give the students the best possible education and training. The excellent results obtained have been recognized by its inclusion in prestigious national and international rankings. Admission process Due to the program’s characteristics, space is limited and applications will be considered in strict order of registration. All the applicants will have to send by email an information request form completed, together with a Motivation letter and an updated CV. If you want to know more about the whole Law Week program, please contact us. [-]

Postgraduate Certificate Intellectual Property Law

Brunel University: College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
Campus Part time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Uxbridge

The Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property is designed for trainee patent attorneys and others working within, or embarking on, a career in intellectual property law and practice. This part-time programme provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical, practical and management aspects of intellectual property. [+]

Course 2017. About the course The Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property is designed for trainee patent attorneys and others working within, or embarking on, a career in intellectual property law and practice. This part-time programme provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical, practical and management aspects of intellectual property. The course is suitable for both law graduates and those with backgrounds in the sciences, technology, engineering and business. Non-graduates who currently work with intellectual property are also considered. No prior legal knowledge is required, as you will be introduced to essential legal principles as the course progresses. The course is accredited by the statutory regulator Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg) and the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys. Upon successful completion of the Intellectual Property Postgraduate Certificate, students who wish to qualify as Patent Attorney in the UK receive exemptions from the foundation level papers set by the qualifying examinations agencies (see more details in Special Features ). The programme starts at the end of September and goes through to March and it is delivered on Wednesdays from 1pm to 5pm. This is a unique programme designed by the Law School to support Law Firms and the IP industry. The part-time nature of the course makes it possible to gain valuable knowledge of intellectual property law whilst in full-time employment. UK employers sponsor over 80% of students taking the course. Aims The programme will provide students with essential knowledge about the theoretical rationales and policy arguments for the recognition of intellectual property rights. It will explain the basic principles of Intellectual Property Law and the nature and scope of these rights. It will also explore the procedures, both national and supranational, for the granting and recognition of the rights, and mechanisms for enforcement as well as defences against enforcement. Special Features Studying Intellectual Property Law at Brunel Intellectual Property Law at Brunel University is well established and highly rated for the quality of its staff publications, research projects and teaching standard. Staff teaching at the Intellectual Property Postgraduate Certificate include academics and practitioners with recognised expertise in all areas of intellectual property law. Exemptions The course is accredited by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg), the statutory body regulating the professions of patent attorney and trade mark attorney. It provides exemptions in the examinations to become a qualified Patent Attorney in the UK. For more details on qualifications, examinations, and exemptions please visit the website of the Joint Examination Board (JEB), the body responsible for the organisation and management of the examinations of CIPA for entry onto the Register of Patent Attorneys. Patent Attorney Students preparing to train as Patent Attorneys will receive full exemption from all Foundation Level Papers (P1, P5, P7, D&C, Law) set by the Joint Examination Board and the Institute of Patent Attorneys. Attendance Attendance for lectures is only required on Wednesday afternoons from 1pm to 5pm for two terms, end September to March. Teaching and Assessment Assessment Each module will be assessed independently by way of a written examination or coursework. Term 1 modules are assessed at the beginning of January. Term 2 modules are assessed during the University’s main exam period – the end of March to the beginning of May. Exact dates are confirmed to all students during the academic year. Employability Graduates will have the skills to pursue a career in the area of intellectual property as lawyers (in-house or independent), patent or trademark attorneys, IP portfolio managers, patent examiners and IP paralegals. The course may also benefit those who deal with intellectual property matters on a regular basis within industry/business. [-]

Law Oxford Gap Year (for ages 17-19)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 10 - 12  January 2016 United Kingdom Yarnton Oxford + 1 more

The Law Oxford Gap Year programme provides prospective Law students with the chance to develop their academic understanding of the law through tuition and guided research. [+]

Introduction Whether you are thinking of studying Law as an undergraduate degree or as part of a graduate conversion course, this course is designed to set you on the right path to achieving your ambitions. The course also encourages development in wider skills essential to the successful study and practice of the law, including communication, academic writing, critical thinking and knowledge of current affairs. The Project As with all of our Oxford Gap Year subjects, the Law course focuses on the production of an extended piece of writing that the student must research and produce independently under the guidance of our tutors. Typically this consists of a thesis on a specific topic within the law, often an area of controversy or something featuring heavily in the news, although there is scope for producing something other than a thesis. Possible thesis titles and topics include: The UK’s uncodified constitution and the separation of powers: who really holds the power in the UK? Brexit: The legal case for and against Britain’s exit from the EU Euthanasia: reconciling legal, moral and ethical values The development of the law from ancient times to the present Topics Covered Following an initial Orientation Week, tutoring at our International Study Centre begins. This phase introduces the student to some of the fundamental areas of the law, covering the following modules: Introduction to Law and the English Legal System Contract Law The Law of Tort Criminal Law Constitutional Law Legal Skills The following skills workshops are also available at an additional cost: Academic writing General English Debating and public speaking Management, leadership and team building UCAS, personal statements and university applications IELTS preparation Students will cover key information within these areas of the law and will also focus on a number of important case studies. The aim is to provide students with a sufficient platform to enable them to devise suitable topics for their Project, as well as specific case studies and examples into which they can conduct further research. Students will be expected to do considerable out-of-class study during this phase in order to fully grasp the material covered in class. Example Trip Students on the Law Gap Year course have the enviable opportunity to witness real-life court action at one of the Oxford courtrooms. Learning not only from the dialogue between defence and prosecution parties, students gain a broader understanding of the processes and functions of the British legal system, some of which are common across other countries both inside and outside of the EU. Why Take the Law Oxford Gap Year programme? Getting a head-start is vital in a field as competitive as Law. ORA’s Law Gap Year programme will help you grow in understanding of the areas that underpin the legal system in the UK, as well as giving your study skills a boost. It will enhance your ability to think critically and conduct independent research into a topic – traits that are invaluable to modern employers – and will provide an introduction to more specialist legal skills such as writing legal letters. The course is therefore an ideal opportunity for students on a gap year looking to use a considerable portion of their year to enhance their future possibilities in the field of Law. Start dates: January, March and September English requirement: IELTS 5.5 (it is not compulsory to have taken an English test) [-]

Graduate Diploma in Law

Oxford Brookes University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom Oxford + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) is a law conversion course for non-law graduates. [+]

Graduate Diploma in Law

 

The Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) course enables students who have acquired a non-law undergraduate degree to complete the academic stage of legal professional education (CPE) in one year (full-time) or two years (part-time) in order to then begin the vocational stage of training as either a solicitor (Legal Practice Course) or barrister (Bar Professional Training Course). The Oxford Brookes GDL is renowned for its strong academic focus and its high calibre intake. The relatively small number of students (limited to an intake of 100) ensures a friendly and supportive learning environment and individual attention for students from their tutors. Guest lectures are arranged throughout the year to augment the lecture programme.... [-]


Summer Language and Law Institute

Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Campus Full time 4 weeks July 2017 USA Cleveland

Four-week, summer introduction to U.S. common law and U.S. legal research, writing and analysis, and an opportunity to improve legal English language skills. [+]

The Summer Language and Law Institute is an intensive four-week training experience exclusively for foreign legal professionals and students. The institute is designed to: Introduce students to the practice and study of law in the U.S.; Provide students with a practical introduction to U.S. legal research and analysis; and Improve students' English language skills through an integrated English for Legal Purposes program. Conducted daily at the School of Law, which is located on the scenic urban campus of Case Western Reserve University in the cultural hub of Cleveland's University Circle, the institute is an advanced program intended to broaden and polish foreign students' already strong English communication skills while introducing them to American common law practice and preparing them for the rigors of American law school study. Intensive English language study English for Legal Purposes is an innovative, integrated and practical program that emphasizes the reading, analysis, research, writing and comprehension skills necessary to participate in legal discourse. The lecture series, attorney discussion sessions and Case Western Reserve method will introduce legal professionals—whether planning to attend an LL.M. program or simply broaden general knowledge of the U.S. legal system—to the practice of law in the U.S. Prospective LL.M., S.J.D., or J.D. students trained in a foreign educational and legal system will be introduced to the study of law in the U.S. prior to attending their respective programs. Students have ample opportunity to practice conversation and comprehension skills, while becoming familiar with American classroom dynamics, including the "Socratic method." Developing language skills in a law-related context for the specific purpose of legal study and acclimating to classroom dynamics gives students a head start and confidence in undertaking any U.S. legal studies program and interacting with U.S. attorneys as legal professional. The Summer Language and Law Institute is open to any foreign legal professional and any international student. In some cases, completion of the institute will be a requirement for admission to the Foreign Graduates LL.M. program at the School of Law. Preparation for law study Instruction for the institute includes four weeks of courses, scheduled Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. to noon (total of 120 contact hours). All classes will be held in the law school. Because we want students to derive the maximum benefit from the Summer Language and Law Institute, we will expect students to attend classes full-time, 30 hours per week. Mid-session evaluation and progress reports will be issued, as well as a final evaluation and the Certificate of Completion. Two morning hours per week will focus on readiness for law school by sharpening language skills through introductory study of basic first-year law school courses. Students will increase their use of law-related vocabulary and expressions. Afternoon sessions will introduce materials and resources of the law library and the law school computer facilities. Students gain invaluable experiences in both traditional and electronic legal research and analysis. Friday afternoons offer free time for students to become familiar with the Case Western Reserve University campus and the many cultural attractions of Cleveland, including the world-famous Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, University Circle, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. [-]

Graduate Certificate in Australian Law

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year

The Graduate Certificate in Australian Law is designed to permit appropriately qualified lawyers from common law jurisdictions outside Australia to satisfy the academic requirements for admission as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of NSW. [+]

The course allows lawyers from common law jurisdictions to meet the academic requirements to practise in Australia.

Career options include lawyer in NSW within a government or corporate department, private law firm or community law centre, providing students also undertake a course in practical legal training such as the Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Practice (C11232).

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Franco-German Law

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2017 Germany Nürnberg

The language of these courses is mostly French or Spanish. However, German skills are necessary for a successful completion of studies as well as for better integration in university, work and society. [+]

Courses mostly in other languages The language of these courses is mostly French or Spanish. However, German skills are necessary for a successful completion of studies as well as for better integration in university, work and society. Design and Structure Study contents Focus: German law, French law, European and International Law Studies "German-French Law" is a combination several programs are: (1) University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Law with state examination (for students Erlanger) Master "German-French Law" with completion LL.M. (For students from Rennes) (2) Université de Rennes 1 Licence en droit - juriste franco anglais Master Droit européen - spécialité juriste franco-anglais (Master 2) (Respectively for all program students) special instructions Acquisition of a German and a French degree ( "double degree") Partner University: Université de Rennes I, France [-]

Diploma in Professional Legal Practice

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time 9 months August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The DPLP is a practical transaction- based learning programme which aims to prepare suitably qualified graduates for legal practice in Scotland. The DPLP satisfies the requirements of Professional Education and Training Stage 1 (PEAT 1) of the professional training programme for solicitors in Scotland. Completion of PEAT 1 is required for entry into the legal profession in Scotland. [+]

Diploma in Professional Legal Practice

Programme Length: 9 months, full-time onlyStart Date: September

Aims

The DPLP is a practical transaction- based learning programme which aims to prepare suitably qualified graduates for legal practice in Scotland. The DPLP satisfies the requirements of Professional Education and Training Stage 1 (PEAT 1) of the professional training programme for solicitors in Scotland. Completion of PEAT 1 is required for entry into the legal profession in Scotland.

Syllabus

The Diploma in Professional Legal Practice consits of eight 15 credit courses divided into core and electives.

Induction week: There is a compulsory one week induction at the beginning of the course.... [-]