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LLM

Anyone seeking to further their career prospects or enter into a degree program may find their chances greatly improved by undertaking a certificate program. These programs often require less time to complete when compared to a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

An LLM is a postgraduate law degree that is pursued by students who want to specialize in a particular area of law. Graduates with this specialized training are often qualified to work in global legal environments.

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Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution, Certified Program

Danube University Krems FBG - Department of Law
Campus Part time 1 semester October 2018 Austria Krems an der Donau

The Certified Program Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution provides an in-depth and practice-oriented legal training in that field. The curriculum offers students the opportunity to specialize in the areas of arbitration, mediation, and negotiation in an international context. With it, our graduates are prepared for a successful international career in the world of international dispute resolution. The part-time program is specifically designed for individuals who can’t leave professional or personal commitments for an entire standard academic semester. [+]

Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution, Certified Program

The various methods available to lawyers in dealing with disputes have become increasingly important in legal practice. Arbitration along with alternative means of dispute resolution now belongs to the core business of international law firms. The Certified Program Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution provides an in-depth and practice-oriented legal training in that field. The curriculum offers students the opportunity to specialize in the areas of arbitration, mediation, and negotiation in an international context. With it, our graduates are prepared for a successful international career in the world of international dispute resolution.... [-]


Paralegal Certificate Program

CALIMT
Online & Campus Combined Full time 9 - 12 months Open Enrollment USA Irvine USA Online + 1 more

The Kensington College of Legal Studies at CALIMT offers short-term hybrid paralegal certificate programs that combine hands-on procedural training with substantive law courses to help prepare you with all the necessary foundation as a paralegal or paralegal assistant so you can hit the ground running in any legal office setting upon graduation. [+]

Paralegal Certificate Program

The Kensington College of Legal Studies at CALIMT offers short-term hybrid paralegal certificate programs that combine hands-on procedural training with substantive law courses to help prepare you with all the necessary foundation as a paralegal or paralegal assistant so you can hit the ground running in any legal office setting upon graduation. Our paralegal and paralegal assistant certificate programs are the longest-running legal support staff programs in Orange County and have been specifically designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge for a career in legal settings, in both private and public sectors.

What is a paralegal?

A paralegal is a person trained in legal matters who performs substantial legal work under the direction and supervision of attorneys. ... [-]

Online Business Law Certificate

University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Online Full time September 2018 USA Los Angeles

The rise of global commerce is swiftly making U.S. law the international language of business. Earning this exclusive USC credential can increase a student’s marketability with top multinational employers looking for this unique specialization. This certificate is available to both U.S. and international legal professionals. [+]

The USC online Business Law Certificate is open to both international students and domestic J.D. graduates who may utilize business law in their career. This certificate program can be completed as a standalone program or included in the LL.M. required coursework to specialize your degree. When you earn a graduate certificate in business law online from USC, it signals to employers that you have the knowledge and skills—from organizational and financial aspects to deal-making and contract negotiation—important to providing top-notch legal counsel in a business context. The rise of global commerce is swiftly making U.S. law the international language of business. Earning this exclusive USC credential can increase a student’s marketability with top multinational employers looking for this unique specialization. This certificate is available to both U.S. and international legal professionals.... [-]


Diploma in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (ODER) - Faculty of Law
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 semesters April 2019 Germany Frankfurt an der Oder + 1 more

In some professional situations, the opportunity or the need to undertake postgraduate study may be limited to obtain LL.M degree. For some participants, the need to engage in a postgraduate study may be restricted either to obtaining a broad understanding of the field or to focusing on the very specific subject matter. [+]

Diploma in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Full-time or Part-time Study

In some professional situations, the opportunity or the need to undertake postgraduate study may be limited to obtain LL.M degree. For some participants, the need to engage in a postgraduate study may be restricted either to obtaining a broad understanding of the field or to focusing on the very specific subject matter. In still other cases, the demands of professional life may allow only shorter periods of study for obtaining a postgraduate qualification. For all these reasons, our postgraduate program also includes the possibility of the award of either a Diploma or Certificate in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law based on shorter periods of coursework study.... [-]


PGCert International Human Rights Law

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Online Part time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Knowledge of the international human rights system has become an essential requirement for those working to improve the situation of persons around the world. This distance-learning programme has been designed to allow you to study this area part-time to fit around your commitments. [+]

Overview

Knowledge of the international human rights system has become an essential requirement for those working to improve the situation of persons around the world. This distance-learning programme has been designed to allow you to study this area part-time to fit around your commitments.

You will be provided with a thorough grounding in human rights law and systems, as well as the opportunity to pursue more specialist interests such as the rights of the child and international criminal justice. This course is designed to ensure that you obtain a sound theoretical understanding of human rights law and up to date knowledge of how international human rights standards and systems operate in practice.... [-]


Certificate in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Law

Albany Law School
Online Campus 6 - 12 months September 2018 USA Albany

A new all-online certificate program in Cybersecurity & Privacy Law offers students the opportunity to enroll in a unique half-year to full-year, skills-oriented cyber law track. [+]

A new all-online certificate program in Cybersecurity & Privacy Law offers students the opportunity to enrol in a unique half-year to full-year, skills-oriented cyber law track. The courses are designed to develop the student's skills to:

understand the impact of laws and policy assess a business or organization's cybersecurity and privacy program assess industry best practices along with state, federal and international cybersecurity and privacy rules, make decisions and advise senior decision-makers on how to orient a business or organization to rapidly adapt to a constantly changing risk, compliance, legal and policy environment.

The program consists of three courses for a total of nine credit hours and is offered in a fully-online, distance-learning format, allowing students to complete courses at times that best fit their schedules. Each course takes 14 weeks to complete and may be taken concurrently so that all three courses can be completed in one academic semester.... [-]


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 organization, international competition law, and international sales of goods. [+]

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 organization, international competition law, and international sales of goods.

Law is a widely recognized 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 organization.

*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 is given.... [-]


Course in Sports Law and International Sports Law

E-Learning University of Athens
Online 19 weeks June 2018 Greece Athens

The Sports Law studies the concepts of sport, sports activities, and sporting life. It examines the problems that arise within the sports scene and determines their legal dealing practices. [+]

Since ancient times the value of sport, racing and sporting ethics, was qualified including those promoted through human values that contribute to the creation of a coherent personality. In this context, it became necessary to develop norms and create a regulatory framework to preserve and promote the values and ideals of sport. Besides both sport and physical education are fundamental rights for every human being.

Nowadays sport has become a global phenomenon and people participate in various aspects of it by watching video sporting events either by actively participating in the administration or management of these events and while the number of professional athletes and coaches geometrically increases, a multitude of relationships that require legislation is created.... [-]


Legal Secretary Course

Study 365
Online Full time Part time August 2018 United Kingdom London

Legal secretaries provide administrative support for lawyers and legal executives. Once you have some experience you could become a senior secretary, PA or office manager in a larger firm. You could also go on to further study to become a legal executive or paralegal. [+]

An experienced Legal Secretary can earn up to £45,000 a year!

With a well-recognized qualification, you can kick-start a successful career with plenty of room for progression.

Legal secretaries provide administrative support for lawyers and legal executives. Once you have some experience you could become a senior secretary, PA or office manager in a larger firm. You could also go on to further study to become a legal executive or paralegal. In addition, you could also work towards training to be a solicitor or barrister. As you can see, this is an exciting career with room for progression.

A Legal Secretary can work with local authorities, estate agents, the police, or law courts. The daily duties of a Legal Secretary include: preparing legal documents, court forms, and statements, diary management, accompanying solicitors to court or police stations, general admin, handling confidential documents and keeping records.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Practice

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

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.

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Intellectual Property Law Certificate

BAU International Academy of Rome
Campus Full time 10 days October 2018 Italy Rome

This course can be either offered in 6 weeks throughout 3 months, 10hrs per week and 15hrs in the final week to be conducted at BAU International Berlin, BAU International University Washington DC or at BAU Bahcesehir University Istanbul for a total amount of 6 ECTS credits; or concentrated in 30hrs over 10 days for a full immersion in Intellectual Property Rights for a total amount of 4 ECTS credits, that can be combined with either Competition Law or Legal English. [+]

This course can be either offered in 6 weeks throughout 3 months, 10hrs per week and 15hrs in the final week to be conducted at BAU International Berlin, BAU International University Washington DC or at BAU Bahcesehir University Istanbul for a total amount of 6 ECTS credits; or concentrated in 30hrs over 10 days for a full immersion in Intellectual Property Rights for a total amount of 4 ECTS credits, that can be combined with either Competition Law or Legal English.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Understand the difference between patents, trademarks and copyrights and the fundamentals to protect, buy and sell ideas and intellectual property Identify the additional issues that new technologies have raised in the field of intellectual property law, with practical applications to specific sectors (such as Music, Entertainment, Cinema) Understand the principles of patent, trademarks, and copyrights registration and exploitation in a global market of open innovation, taking into account ethical limits, barriers, and regulations imposed by specific markets, through case studies focused on the new emerging economies Be able to assess what can and cannot be protected, and what rights the owner does and does not obtain Be able to critically analyze the business models generated by the new economy of the intangibles Learning and teaching strategies ... [-]

Employment Law UK - CPD & IAO Accredited

John Academy
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Employment in the UK is a very long and complicated process. Most companies start recruiting new graduates almost a year prior to the starting date of a job. Yet many people want to work there as it is a breeding ground for new tech, innovation, and multi-culture. If you want to get a clear understanding of the employment laws in the UK, you should definitely consider taking this course. [+]

Who is the course for? People who are interested in getting a job in the UK and need to learn about the laws Professionals seeking to gain employment in UKVI or as a solicitor Entry Requirement: This course is available to all learners, from all academic backgrounds. Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course. Assessment: At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam. Certification: After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24. Why choose us? Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials; Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts; Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform; Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result; The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification; Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime; The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card; 24/7 student support via email. Career Path: ... [-]

Certificate in CMS Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Program

Polk State College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Bartow Lake Wales Lakeland Winter Haven + 2 more

The Curriculum Management System (CMS) Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Program provides job-related training at the entry level to candidates for law enforcement officer positions. [+]

The Curriculum Management System (CMS) Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Program provides job-related training at the entry level to candidates for law enforcement officer positions. The curriculum is prescribed by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, in accordance with Florida Statutes. This program requires enrolling individuals to be physically and mentally strong, fair-minded, and constantly alert.

Upon completion of the program, the student must pass the Florida State Officer Certification Exam before receiving provisional certification. This certification is required for employment as a law enforcement officer in local, county, and state law enforcement agencies.... [-]


Online NCA Exam Prep

OsgoodePD - Osgoode Hall Law School - York University
Online Full time 12 months September 2018 Canada Toronto

You should take this program if you already have your NCA assessment or your assessment results are pending and you plan to write your NCA exams in the next 12 months (any of the next three NCA exam sittings.) [+]

Planning to sit your NCA exams? OsgoodePD can help you prepare. Online NCA Exam Prep

Designed for Internationally trained lawyers who have their NCA Assessment or are planning to write their NCA exams in the next 12 months.

OsgoodePD’s NCA Exam Prep Program is specifically designed for internationally qualified lawyers and law graduates planning to write any or all of the National Committee on Accreditation’s five mandatory examinations:

Foundations of Canadian Law Canadian Constitutional Law Canadian Administrative Law Canadian Criminal Law Professional Responsibility Who is this Program for?

You should take this program if you already have your NCA assessment or your assessment results are pending and you plan to write your NCA exams in the next 12 months (any of the next three NCA exam sittings.)... [-]


Online Graduate Certificate in Paralegal Studies

The George Washington University Online
Online Full time 1 year September 2018 USA Washington

One of a select few paralegal master’s degrees in the country and designed specifically for working professionals, GW’s online Graduate Certificate in Paralegal Studies offers a rigorous and current curriculum to advance the profession and the legal landscape. The GW graduate certificate in paralegal studies is the credential you need to enter the paralegal profession. It contains the foundational courses that will prepare you to enter the field with confidence and acumen. When you successfully complete the program, you will have acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities to enter the paralegal profession

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One of a select few paralegal master’s degrees in the country and designed specifically for working professionals, GW’s online Graduate Certificate in Paralegal Studies offers a rigorous and current curriculum to advance the profession and the legal landscape. As a student in either of our online programs, you’ll expand your legal knowledge, refine your skill set and develop practical tools that can be applied to your job from day one; as a GW graduate, you’ll have the confidence and recognized academic credential to lead a fulfilling and prosperous career in the legal field. The GW graduate certificate in paralegal studies is the credential you need to enter the paralegal profession. It contains the foundational courses that will prepare you to enter the field with confidence and acumen. When you successfully complete the program, you will have acquired the knowledge, skills and abilities to enter the paralegal profession The curriculum balances theoretical, philosophical and historical study of law with an emphasis on written and oral communication, analysis, technology and professionalism – skills that employers demand and that will allow you to work proficiently in any area. Courses are rigorous, topical, and exciting. Designed in conjunction with the legal, government, business, and international communities and taught by experts, our dynamic curriculum provides everything you’d expect from a university located in heart of the nation’s capital. The professors who teach you the laws live and work in that realm every day of their professional lives. The GW program provides the depth and... [-]