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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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CertHE Common Law

University of London International Programmes (LLB)
Online Full time Part time 1 - 5 years November 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 2017/2018. This programme, taught around the world, is ideal for you if: You wish to access 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... [-]

Law and Business in China

Executive M.B.L.HSG, University of St. Gallen
Campus Full time 5 - 6 days August 2018 China Shanghai Switzerland St.Gallen + 2 more

How do you gain a foothold, and maximize potential opportunities, in the world’s largest market and successfully navigate its ever changing legal landscape? The module at the internationally renowned Fudan University in Shanghai focuses on the peculiarities of the Chinese economic and legal system. [+]

How do you gain a foothold, and maximize potential opportunities, in the world’s largest market and successfully navigate its ever changing legal landscape? The module at the internationally renowned Fudan University in Shanghai focuses on the peculiarities of the Chinese economic and legal system. From a western perspective, the differing approaches to important matters as intellectual property protection – including patents, copyright, trademarks - property rights, accounting and financial regulation, and tax and contract law, as well as Chinese company law, are of particular interest. The module will also examine Chinese legal culture by looking at traditional ways of resolving disputes. Chinese Culture and the Legal System Features of the Chinese Economy IP Law Corporate Law, M&A Accounting and Taxation Chinese Antitrust Law Branding and Marketing Labour and Social Security Law Business Criminal Law [-]

Legal English Program

Brooklyn Law School
Campus Full time 1 - 3 weeks August 2018 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.... [-]


Bar Professional Training Course PGDIP in Legal Practice at the Bar

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 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... [-]

Summer Language and Law Institute

Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Campus Full time 4 weeks July 2018 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. [+]

Course 2017/2018. 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."... [-]

Environmental Law Program Course

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

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

This course can be either offered in 6 weeks throughout 3 months, 10hrs per week and 15 hrs in the final week to be conducted at BAU International Berlin, BAU International University Washington DC or at BAU Bahcesehir University Istanbul; or concentrated in 30 hrs over 10 days for a full immersion in Environmental Law, combined with either Intellectual Property Law or Competition Law. Intended learning outcomes Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to: Identify sources, fundamentals and major areas of the international environmental law; environmental protection vs sustainable development Understand the role of a variety of actors who shape the world environmental policy and lead international negotiations under the impeding challenges imposed by emerging issues such as climate change Assess impacts and find side-effects of past EU policies in order to Identify techniques, procedures and strategic areas to further improve compliance with the international environmental requirements, at national and EU level Assess the impact of market transactions on third parties who are affected by such transactions without taking part, and be able to provide legal assistance as well as incorporate their interests and needs into business decisions and legal policies Know how to apply rules to cases Be able to engage in the analysis of the best practices and choose the right applicable solutions Learning and teaching strategies What you will do: Examination of individual cases studies of people at work Formal lectures Visiting speakers/videos and workshops Seminar group work Organizational simulations Transferable skills Students... [-]

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 2017/2018. 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... [-]

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... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate in International, European and Comparative Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law, relevant to Energy Sector

Sustainability College Bruges
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Belgium Bruges + 1 more

The program "Postgraduate Studies in International, European and Comparative Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law, relevant to Energy Sector" will be organized for the first time at the Sustainability College Bruges in 2018. [+]

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The program "Postgraduate Studies in International, European and Comparative Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law, relevant to Energy Sector" will be organized for the first time at the Sustainability College Bruges in 2018. The program aims to provide for a thorough insight into the synergies between energy, environmental and climate change law, from the perspective of the energy sector. The courses are thaught by internationally distinguished fellows who are experts in the field. These areas of law concerned are booming areas of legal practice and academic research due to the legal, economic, and societal importance of energy, environmental and climate change regulation. The program consists of three units: International Energy, Environmental and Climate Change law (60h) European Energy, Environment and Climate Change Law (100h) Comparative Energy Environment and Climate Change Law (60h) Program The 2018 program "Postgraduate Studies in International, European and Comparative Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law, relevant to Energy Sector" can be downloaded if you click above on green button to download the application form. Participation Participation in the program can happen in different ways: Fulltime participation: the participant takes the three units in one year (2018), Halftime participation: the participant takes the three units in two years (2018/2019), Modular participation: the participant takes one or more modules (module = 1 day) of one or more units. Participants can be young/senior/retired professionals from the profit, non-profit, government or academic sector. Fulltime participants are eligible to attend, in addition to the... [-]

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

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

The Qualification gives a comprehensive overview to Company Law and company secretarial duties. The aim of the course is to develop skills relating to the formation, management, and administration of private companies, and the transactions and procedures typically undertaken in the context of their corporate activities. [+]

Course 2017/2018. This qualification gives a comprehensive overview of Company Law and company secretarial duties. The aim of the course is to develop skills relating to the formation, management, and administration of private companies. Students will also learn about the transactions and procedures typically undertaken in the context of their corporate activities. This training course will include the following modules: Introduction to the various forms of business mediums – part I Introduction to the various forms of business mediums – part II Tailor made vs. shelf company, resolutions and company meetings Shares, shareholders and allotting shares Transfer of shares Company directors Company secretaries, auditors, company registers, audited accounts and the annual return Shareholder actions and insider dealing regulations Company shares, finances, facilities and security Receivership, administration and liquidation procedures [-]

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... [+]

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. [-]

Diploma Legal Administrative Assistant

CDI College
Campus Full time 100 hours September 2017 Canada Manitoba Vancouver Montreal Longueuil Victoria + 4 more

This program - Legal Administrative Assistant Program is very intensive and covers many aspects of the legal profession. Students will not only enhance their keyboarding and transcription skills. [+]

This program - Legal Administrative Assistant Program is very intensive and covers many aspects of the legal profession. Students will not only enhance their keyboarding and transcription skills, but will also receive hands-on training in the two major word processing programs. Students will learn the proper procedures and terminology used in the legal system. Subject areas will include wills and estates, real estate, corporate and commercial law, civil litigation, and family law.

 

 

Career Opportunities

A career in the legal profession is both prestigious and rewarding. As a legal administrative assistant, the graduate can be the vital link between the lawyer and the client. This program ⎯ in conjunction with strong interpersonal and communication skills, and a professional and self-confident attitude ⎯ prepares the graduate for a career in either a large legal organization or a small legal practice. Every office needs well-trained support staff....the challenges and opportunities are therefore endless once certified as a Legal Administrative Assistant... [-]


Law Conversion Course - Legal Studies Common Professional Exam (CPE) / Diploma / LLM

London South Bank University
Campus Full time Part time 10 months August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Law Conversion Course - Legal Studies Common Professional Exam (CPE) is an accredited conversion course for non-law graduates aiming for a professional career in law. [+]

Overview The Law Conversion Course - Legal Studies Common Professional Exam (CPE) is an accredited conversion course for non-law graduates aiming for a professional career in law. It satisfies all the requirements of the professional bodies including the Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority. Transform your career With over 30 years of expertise, LSBU Law has shaped the professional futures of thousands of law students. Study law in the heart of the capital - connected and convenient, with excellent transport options and a short walk from the Royal Courts of Justice. Steps to becoming a solicitor or barrister On successfully completing the CPE you are eligible to enter the Legal Practice Course (for intending solicitors) or the Bar Professional Training Course (for intending barristers), which has some additional entry requirements including an aptitude test and English language proficiency. Experienced tutors The course is taught by an experienced team of tutors most of whom are solicitors or barristers which provides you with invaluable insight into the details of legal principals and real case examples. Modules You'll study seven modules required by the professional bodies for students intending to apply for the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC): Introduction to the English legal system Law of the European Union Obligations 1 (law of contract) Obligations 2 (law of tort) Public law Land law Criminal law Equity and trusts Project module Dissertation for the award of LLM Dissertation (LLM only) Assessment Most modules are assessed by exams, exams... [-]

Paralegal Studies (Graduate Certificate)

Marymount University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Arlington

This certificate is offered for those students who have a bachelor’s degree and who wish to receive the graduate paralegal certificate. [+]

Paralegal Studies (Graduate Certificate)

This certificate is offered for those students who have a bachelor’s degree and who wish to receive the graduate paralegal certificate. This program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). When a student receives a Paralegal Studies certificate from an ABA-approved program, the student may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.

Minimum Grade and Course Completion Requirements: Students in this certificate program must meet the University’s academic standards for graduate students and achieve a minimum grade of B- for each course required in the degree. No course may be repeated more than once.... [-]