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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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Competition Law

Executive M.B.L.HSG, University of St. Gallen
Campus Full time 5 - 6 days January 2018 Belgium Brussels Switzerland St.Gallen + 2 more

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. [+]

Course 2017. Whether competition law protects consumers, the market structure, or both, is the subject of an ongoing discussion in academia and practice. The traditional understanding 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 EU capital. Competition Economics The Fight against Cartels Abuse of Dominance U.S. and EU Antitrust Global Antitrust Merger Control State Aid Control Leniency, Compliance, Settlements Private Enforcement of Competition Rules Competition Law Compliance [-]

Specialist Paralegal Qualification in Employment Law in Great Britain (England & Wales; Scotland)

Central Law Training
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Glasgow

This course highlights the recent introduction of shared parental leave which is a significant change to family related leave entitlements. They also provide an update on the continuing changes to calculation of holiday pay following a number of decisions on this point - this is a hot topic because of the potential cost to employers of backdated claims. [+]

This qualification discusses employment law and its practice in the United Kingdom. The course provides a comprehensive and detailed review of employment law standards and practices. Designed for paralegal professionals, this includes a broad introduction to employment law, and explores insights, practical solutions and risk management. Parental leave and holiday pay and the impacts on family law will also be covered. This training course will include the following modules: Employee status and other working solutions Contracts of employment Unfair dismissal Discipline hearings Redundancy Termination of the employment relationship Discrimination Employment tribunal procedure Maternity rights, paternity leave and time off for dependents Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Trade union recognition and consultation [-]

LLM in Legal Practice

Lancashire Law School - University of Central Lancashire
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Preston + 1 more

UCLan’s new combined LLM and LPC course gives students the opportunity to gain the professional qualification needed to become a solicitor, at the same time as achieving a Masters qualification. [+]

Course 2017. UCLan’s new combined LLM and LPC course gives students the opportunity to gain the professional qualification needed to become a solicitor, at the same time as achieving a Masters qualification. You will: Obtain an internationally recognised qualification Gain a fully-accredited LPC and a Masters upon successful completion of your course Show employers a higher level of professional and academic competence Study in a highly practical learning environment designed to prepare you for real-life legal situations Receive excellent individual support to maximise your personal potential and career aspirations LPC Students not wishing to pursue the full LLM, may pursue the traditional LPC qualification and obtain a postgraduate diploma. Core Courses Property Law and Practice Litigation Business Law and Practice Wills, Probate and Administration of Estates Professional Conduct and Regulation Accounts (Solicitors) Legal Skills: Advocacy, Drafting, Interviewing and Advising, Legal Research and Legal Writing Learning Environment And Assessment The School’s teaching environment is designed to stimulate learning. The course is delivered through a series of interactive large and small group sessions, where the focus is on student centred learning. Attendance is compulsory at all sessions. The majority of small group teaching sessions will take place in the impressive Harris Building, the home of Lancashire Law School. For large group teaching, we make use of the many modern lecture theatres across campus all of which have state of the art audio visual support and presentation facilities. The Harris Building is also the location for the Law School's dedicated moot court room... [-]

Short Courses in Law Career Enhancement

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

These short study programmes have been specifically developed to address the needs that have been identified in the work place. Dedicated commitment is required from persons who decide to embark on studies on a part-time basis and the Faculty of Law endeavours to support students where possible to make their studies a pleasurable and successful experience. [+]

“Outstanding lawyers and a sound legal system are prerequisites of any civilized society. The legal system provides the rules within which the state’s administration, the business world, individuals and organizations, indeed the whole community operate. In any country in which the law reigns supreme, lawyers must apply legal rules and act as watch dogs to ensure that everyone adheres to the norms of society. Because the law plays an immense and far-reaching role, legal studies cover a wide and exiting field: the rules of the tough business world and the business entities operating within it, the protection of human rights, intimate family relationships, the prosecution of criminals and the conclusions of contracts, to name but a few.” These are the words of the dean of the Faculty of Law, Prof LG Mpedi. To enhance the skills of persons who are in a career the Faculty of Law presents a number of diploma and certificate programmes in specialized fields of legal practice. These short study programmes have been specifically developed to address the needs that have been identified in the work place. Dedicated commitment is required from persons who decide to embark on studies on a part-time basis and the Faculty of Law endeavours to support students where possible to make their studies a pleasurable and successful experience. There is a variety of offerings available on a part time basis at the Faculty of Law. Please note that each programme has its own relevant admission requirements. Application An application form can... [-]

CertHE Common Law

University of London International Programmes (LLB)
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 6 years August 2017 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

You are looking to obtain an LLB degree of international standing which has provided the first step on a career route for many thousands of practising lawyers worldwide. [+]

Course 2017. This programme is ideal for you if: You are looking to obtain an LLB degree of international standing which has provided the first step on a career route for many thousands of practising lawyers worldwide. You wish to develop a critical awareness of the common law legal tradition and be able to apply analytical and problem-solving skills in a range of legal and non-legal settings. You want to enhance key skills of communication, information literacy, analysis and argument. Compulsory modules Contract law Criminal law Legal system and method Public law Key dates The academic year runs from 1 November to 31 October. There are two application and registration deadlines each year: for entry at the start of the academic year and for entry mid-way through the academic year. Flexible study at a reasonable cost You have 1-5 years to complete the CertHE Common Law. Fees are payable as you progress rather than as a single lump sum. The CertHE Common Law will cost £1,690 for students studying over one year. If you choose to attend a teaching institution you will also need to pay tutorial fees as set by that institution. Entry Requirements To be eligible to register for the CertHE Common Law you must: be aged 18 or above on or before the date of programme registration; and be admitted to a course of instruction at a teaching institution which has been recognised for this purpose by the University of London (for further details see advice about... [-]

Bar Professional Training Course PGDIP in Legal Practice at the Bar

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Designed to provide you with the skills and expertise you will need for a successful career as a barrister, the BPTC course at Manchester Law School will provide you with the rigorous academic training demanded by the Bar. [+]

Designed to provide you with the skills and expertise you will need for a successful career as a barrister, the BPTC course at Manchester Law School will provide you with the rigorous academic training demanded by the Bar. Manchester Law School has a proud history of providing barrister training in the North West and has outstanding links to both the local legal profession and the Northern Circuit (Chambers in Cheshire, Liverpool, Manchester and Preston). Practitioners from the Northern Circuit provide Additional Advocacy Classes for students and are on-hand at regular events to offer advice about your future as a barrister and obtaining pupillage. Features and benefits of the course Specialist BPTC facilities Recognising the challenging nature of barrister training, the Law School offers a number of specialist facilities for the use of students on the BPTC programme. Students benefit from specialist postgraduate study areas, personal chambers rooms, legal libraries, personal study areas plus a mock courtroom where students can practice their advocacy skills in a realistic legal environment. Advocacy We will provide you with the opportunity to hone your advocacy skills with many opportunities to understand the skills involved and to put them into practice. Our advocacy sessions far exceed the minimum hours set by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and we are very proud of the skills that our students develop during the course. You will receive approximately 42 hours of criminal and civil advocacy plus assessments, which is over three times the minimum required by the BSB. We... [-]

Legal English Institute

Suffolk University Law School
Campus 3 weeks September 2017 USA Boston

The Legal English Institute is open to all international Suffolk Master of Laws students to ensure they have the tools needed to transition successfully to LLM coursework. [+]

Course 2017. The Legal English Institute is open to all international Suffolk Master of Laws students to ensure they have the tools needed to transition successfully to LLM coursework. This three-week intensive course is designed to introduce you to the US legal system while focusing on the specific language and academics skills you'll need to be successful at an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school. Suffolk Law is one of only a few law schools in the country offering a special language program exclusively for LLM students. The Institute is led by an experienced international business lawyer who is also a certified instructor in English for speakers of other languages. The Legal English Institute runs five days a week for five hours a day, covering note-taking, grammar, writing, public speaking, legal vocabulary, and using US legal materials. It's also an invaluable way for you to meet other international LLM students and build your network before the start of classes. Classes meet Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Students will also have class an additional 2 hours on four other days of the week. In total, students can expect to be in class at least 28 hours each week. In addition, there are three 2 hour classes with Suffolk Law reference librarians during the three week session. The program will focus on i) developing the level of spoken and written English language skills needed to succeed in law school; ii) learning the basic concepts of the American... [-]

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... [-]

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.... [-]


Direct & Cross Examination in Legal Practice Course

BAU International Academy of Rome
Campus Full time 10 days October 2017 Italy Rome

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 information provided in this course will be useful throughout your career and will provide you with the tools and confidence to skillfully question witnesses, taking in consideration theory and international practice. Topic included Demonstration of bad Cross Examination Discussion of why Cross Examiners lose control of the witness The art of Cross Examination Specific techniques to get and keep control of the witness Closing remarks and demonstration of good Cross Examination Tailor your learning experience Standard Direct and Cross Examination course requires 42 contact hours. It can be completed in short intensive formats of 2 - 4 weeks or in a 3-months term, combined with city and culture tours, languages and other legal courses, such... [-]

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... [-]

Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma

Vancouver Career College
Campus Full time 43 weeks September 2017 Canada Burnaby Vancouver Surrey Abbotsford Port Coquitlam Kelowna + 5 more

Legal Administrative Assistants, also know as Legal Secretaries, are among the highest paid in the office administration field. This program is very intensive and covers many aspects of the legal profession. [+]

Careers in the legal profession are high-status and rewarding. This program is suitable for those without secretarial training who are looking for an exciting career in the legal field.

 

Legal Administrative Assistants, also know as Legal Secretaries, are among the highest paid in the office administration field. This program is very intensive and covers many aspects of the legal profession. As a legal administrative assistant, the graduate is anindispensable member of the law office team and this program provides all the training necessary to be successful in this role. Graduates may choose to ladder into the Paralegal Diploma Program.

 

 

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Course: Diploma in Law

University College Of The Caribbean
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Jamaica Kingston

The University of London programme is designed to help students develop an understanding of the fundamental principles and a critical awareness of the common law legal tradition. [+]

Diploma in Law (University of London) The University of London programme is designed to help students develop an understanding of the fundamental principles and a critical awareness of the common law legal tradition and apply analytical and problem-solving skills in a range of legal and non-legal settings. It is also designed to enhance key skills of communication, information literacy, analysis and argument. It is the first step on a career path for practising lawyers worldwide.

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Legal English Program

Brooklyn Law School
Campus Full time 1 - 3 weeks August 2017 USA Brooklyn

Responding to the educational needs and demands of the many applicants to LL.M. Programs for Foreign-Trained Lawyers who are interested in studying law in the United States, Brooklyn Law School introduces two summer courses in legal English. [+]

Legal English Program

 

Brooklyn Law School’s new Legal Language Institute was established in recognition that the globalized legal community conducts business in many languages and requires an understanding of different legal cultures. The Institute’s educational programs will present opportunities for lawyers and students from abroad to sharpen their mastery of the language of American legal discourse. It will also give students the opportunity to study the legal culture and language of other countries.

 

The Institute will launch its educational activities with an intensive Legal English program, to be offered each July (see below). In the near future, the Institute will expand its activities to include courses for U.S. and foreign lawyers in the legal terminology and concepts of other legal languages, including German, Spanish, French, Russian, and Chinese. These courses will be open to BLS students and to members of the legal and business communities who are interested in honing their skills in the language and law of other legal cultures.... [-]


Pre-Law

North Park University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Chicago

North Park University’s pre-professional track for law is a sequence of courses and advising that will give you a solid foundation for your applications to competitive law schools around the country. The pre-law track should accompany a major—most often politics and government or business and economics—where you’ll also gain a deeper understanding of the complexities of government and business... [+]

Course 2017. Pre-Law North Park University’s pre-professional track for law is a sequence of courses and advising that will give you a solid foundation for your applications to competitive law schools around the country. The pre-law track should accompany a major—most often politics and government or business and economics—where you’ll also gain a deeper understanding of the complexities of government and business. Advising Pre-law students are advised by faculty in the Politics and Government Department, often Dr. Jonathan Peterson who has significant real-world experience in the world of law and politics. Your advisor will talk with you about your particular interests in law, and help you stay on track throughout your program at North Park to make sure you are prepared for your applications and interviews for law school. Course Sequences and Activities We recommend you take the following courses alongside your major and Core Curriculum requirements to prepare for law schools and a career in the legal profession. Some courses may also meet major/Core Curriculum requirements. Recommended Core Courses American Government Public Speaking US History to 1877 or US History since 1877 Introductory Statistics Business and Professional Ethics Principles of Macroeconomics Business Law I and II Constitutional Law Logic Criminal Justice LSAT Exam Your advisor will also assist you in selecting a pre-professional elective. [-]