A certificate is a unique academic award that can be pursued before a degree, after a degree or during a career, depending on the level of the program. Certificate programs usually take a year or less to complete.
What is a certificate in jurisprudence? It is an educational program focused on the theory of law. Certificates often look at specific aspects of the legal system to give participants a thorough understanding of one facet of the field. Students may be able to choose their focus or the university may decide it for them. The exact courses required for the certificate can vary depending on the academic level of the program as well as the university attended. Some course examples include legal philosophy, courts and social policy, and foundations in law and economics.
Students who take a certificate in jurisprudence often come away with skills that make them attractive job candidates. Certain skills, such as communication, problem-solving and organization, can even help people become more successful in their private lives.
Certificates don’t have a universal cost, so it can be hard for applicants to get an accurate estimate. In fact, the only sure way to get a reliable quote on tuition is to contact a school or schools directly.
A deeper understanding of jurisprudence can help students jumpstart their careers in the legal field. Of course, there is no one career path available after graduation. Instead, it depends on the graduates’ previous education and other work experience. Some participants have gone on to become legal research analysts, judges, law advisors, lawyers and legal sciences consultants. The knowledge and skills gained throughout the certificate program could even serve as a foundation for more education.
You can take certificates at universities all over the world. In fact, some programs are offered online. To get more information, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
Direct and Cross Examination is a legal course of the Criminal Law Intensive Training Programs Department coordinated by Prof. Dr. Feridun Yenisey, BAU Global Studies Director. Whether you are a law student, a new lawyer or you want to improve your cross-examination skills, this workshop will help you develop or improve the most difficult trial skill to master: cross-examination. [+]
Direct and Cross Examination is a legal course of the Criminal Law Intensive Training Programs Department coordinated by Prof. Dr. Feridun Yenisey, BAU Global Studies Director. Whether you are a law student, a new lawyer or you want to improve your cross-examination skills, this workshop will help you develop or improve the most difficult trial skill to master: cross-examination.
During this course you will learn:The critical success factors to succeed at this professional skill, that is essential in any dispute resolution Direct vs cross-examinations and the features of a leading question How to control run-away witnesses, develop facts helpful to your theory of the case, and the great don’ts of this legal practice Lines and stages of attack and how to organize a successful examination through the analysis of international case studies ... [-]
The Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Practice allows students to complete the practical legal training (PLT) requirements necessary for admission by the Supreme Court of NSW to practise as a lawyer. The UTS PLT program is accredited by the Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB) of the Supreme Court of NSW and offers students a university-standard level of teaching, involving interactive exercises such as practice courts, simulated practice transactions and skills training. [+]
Career options include lawyer, provided graduates have fulfilled all other academic requirements.[-]