Law courses develop professional competence in the field of law for prospective lawyers, attorneys, legal assistants, analysts and more. Ranging from Diplomas to Certificates to Courses, some Law courses require a larger time commitment than others. Each law course focuses on a particular area of law. Universities in Civil or Common law countries would offer law courses specific to their local legal system. Many universities also offer international law courses, which focus on international law or skill sets that are applicable in any legal jurisdiction.
While all law courses are diverse in topic and function, each one has its own distinct benefits for the students. In general, law courses provide an opportunity to learn from experienced professors. Law courses are rigorous, challenging and up-to-date, providing the most relevant academic experience. The completion of a law course shows potential employers that the applicant has developed relevant skills in a particular area of law, law practice or paralegal work.
Online law courses are an option for working professionals or individuals with a busy schedule. Law courses can be taken online, with all required materials provided digitally. This omits the requirement to commute to campus to attend classes. The interactive aspect of online law courses also gives students the opportunity to communicate directly with their professors and other classmates, and requires them to formulate their thoughts in a clear, cohesive written fashion.
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If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a barrister, our BPTC is designed to help you secure pupillage. You can expect high standards of tutoring by qualified practitioners with unparalleled experience in delivering advocacy. [+]
If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a barrister, our BPTC is designed to help you secure pupillage. You can expect high standards of tutoring by qualified practitioners with unparalleled experience in delivering advocacy. Choose our BPTC LLM and make your pupillage applications stand out - working on real-life pro bono legal cases.
You’ll be supported by our specialist careers service from the moment you accept your place. Our track record says it all - of our 2016 Full-time UK/EEA graduates, 66% have gained a pupillage within 12 months of completing the course. Furthermore, for that year, 22% of our full-time graduates obtained an 'Outstanding' grade, which is considerably more than the national average of 13%.... [-]
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. [+]
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. ... [-]
From live in-person and online LSAT classes to online lessons you can do at your own pace, we have the perfect LSAT prep for you. [+]
No matter how you like to learn or how much time you have before test day, we have plenty of prep options to get you ready.Live LSAT Course - online or in class
The LSAT Complete Course is the most comprehensive LSAT prep program available. Providing not just material inside the classroom but outside as well, you’ll be fully immersed in LSAT work throughout your preparation period. Taught by expert instructors with 99th percentile scores, our live in-person and online classes are interactive, challenging, and anything but boring. And our small class sizes make sure that you receive the individual attention required to maximize your score.... [-]
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.... [-]
This 1-credit course provides a survey of the American legal system, how it is organized, and how it works. [+]
This 1-credit course provides a survey of the American legal system, how it is organized, and how it works. It is particularly relevant for laypersons and for lawyers who are not qualified in the United States. The purpose of the course is to provide a brief introduction to the American legal system. It is not intended to – and most assuredly will not – make you an expert in American law. It is best regarded as only a starting point, inviting you to more carefully explore areas of special interest to you in what is a complex legal system composed of many, many laws – federal and state – many, many courts – also federal and state. And many, many players – especially the many, many American lawyers, of whom there are 1.3-million. In this course, we will touch on the United States Constitution, the structure of the government, the organization and functions of the courts, and several cases. Administrative fee - US $30.... [-]
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.... [-]
The Paralegal diploma program at Vancouver Career College trains you to enter the challenging and fascinating world of law. [+]
Become an integral part of a legal office by enrolling in Vancouver Career College's Paralegal diploma program. Paralegals are well respected and well-paid members of a legal team.
The Paralegal diploma program at Vancouver Career College trains you to enter the challenging and fascinating world of law. The program combines administrative skills with extensive legal training. Students receive an Internet and core computing certification and study advanced keyboarding and business communications, as well as other day-to-day administrative tasks.
The intensive program introduces students to the Canadian court system and covers all aspects of the law, including family law, corporate law, real estate, criminal law, and litigation. Students also learn the procedures for legal documentation and handling evidence.... [-]
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.... [-]
Looking for a career that will give you an insiders perspective on the legal system? Train to become a legal administrative assistant! This fast-paced career will allow you to become a well-respected part of a legal administrative team. [+]
Looking for a career that will give you an insiders perspective on the legal system? Train to become a legal administrative assistant! This fast-paced career will allow you to become a well-respected part of a legal administrative team.
You'll learn the fundamentals of the Canadian legal system, legal office practices and procedures, and will be come adept at using the latest office software. Once you've honed your skills in the classroom, you'll have a chance to put them to the test in a real legal office, as part of your required practicum placement.
You'll graduate this program with the hands-on experience and legal admin knowledge to launch your career in this exciting field.... [-]
This course offers a broad as well as a profound overview of international law and its various areas, its relations to politics, and current challenges of the international legal system. [+]
This course offers a broad as well as a profound overview of international law and its various areas, its relations to politics, and current challenges of the international legal system. The focus will be on the theoretical background of international law as well as its practical implications in our globalized world. It will thus provide a critical, analytical, and stimulating perspective on the nature and scope of international law for every scholar interested in this field. Furthermore, our location in London will offer you not only access to law firms exclusively dedicated to international law (such as Volterra Fietta), but also to international organisations based in London (both better known organisations, such as the International Maritime Organisation and the Commonwealth of Nations, as well as lesser-known organisations such as the International Coffee Organisation).... [-]
These short study programmes have been specifically developed to address the needs that have been identified in the workplace. Dedicated commitment is required from persons who decide to embark on studies on a part-time basis and the Faculty of Law endeavors 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 watchdogs 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 exciting 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.... [-]
Learn about the transactions behind the shipping industry via this free online course. Explore the practicalities of global trade. [+]
This free online course will look below the water line at the unseen legal and transactional structures behind the shipping industry.
We will examine the process of acquiring and financing of new vessels and secondary market tonnage: from the various perspectives of a buyer, a seller, a ship-builder and a bank. We will explore the concept of flags of convenience and modern practice of ship registration.
You will develop an understanding of how the merchant fleets of the world are bought, sold and securitized – and how international conventions regulate ships wherever they are registered.What topics will you cover? An introduction to the maritime sector How ships are sold and purchased The mechanics of ship registration What flags of convenience are and how they are used International regulations and conventions Ship finance Shipbuilding contracts What will you achieve? ... [-]
If your goal is to become a barrister, BPP University's Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) provides the best possible training. We offer advocacy and conference sessions taught in groups of four, true-to-life mock trials and assessments and the widest range of electives of any provider. [+]
If your goal is to become a barrister, BPP University's Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) provides the best possible training. We offer advocacy and conference sessions taught in groups of four, true-to-life mock trials and assessments and the widest range of electives of any provider. In addition, our Careers Service pulls out all the stops to help you secure pupillage.
On successfully completing our BPTC, you will be fully prepared for the demands of life as a barrister – and will be eligible to be called to the Bar of England and Wales (subject to meeting the qualifying session requirement of your Inn of Court).
The legal profession can be demanding and being a barrister is not for everyone. It is recommended that you read this important information issued by the Bar Standards Board if you wish to study for the Bar of England and Wales.... [-]
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... [+]
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.... [-]
As an assistant to an attorney, the legal assistant researches legal precedent, prepares legal documents and investigates the facts. Research is conducted in support of a legal proceeding, to initiate [+]
Associate of Science - Legal Assisting
As an assistant to an attorney, the legal assistant researches legal precedent, prepares legal documents, and investigates the facts. Research is conducted in support of a legal proceeding, to initiate legal action, or to develop a defense. Legal Assistants are not attorneys but they are qualified as a result of education and training to work in a law office, private and government offices, and corporations. The state of Florida regulates the practice of law but does not require a licensing procedure or certification for legal assistants. A graduate of an associate’s degree in legal studies from an approved program, plus a minimum of 2 years of work experience may become a Registered Paralegal/Legal Assistant in Florida.... [-]