Short Courses in Law

The discipline looks into the system of rules and regulations that are usually enforced through a set of institutions and works as a major social mediator between people. The field of law encompasses a wide range of academic disciplines including constitutional law, international law, European law and criminal law.

Studying law equips students with advanced communication skills and keen problem-solving abilities. Students are expected to have superior language skills and self-discipline since considerable workload needs to be managed during the studies. A degree in law allows students to develop determination, commitment, intellect and stamina. It enables students to analyze both sides of complex problems and to come up with an effective and unbiased solution. The knowledge and skills gained from a law degree provide a solid foundation for an exciting and challenging career path as a solicitor or barrister. Graduates can also have a vast number of opportunities in almost every industry with their ability to examine, negotiate and communicate with diverse people.

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Global Business Law and Economics Global Business Law and Economics
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 990 per year
  • International € 990 per year
  • 11 days

This course aims at providing a non-technical introduction to the main legal and economic issues encountered in today’s global business life. By blending law and economics, it allows students from various backgrounds to understand the legal and economic logic of the constraints that determine the environment of any economic enterprise: contract law, competition law, and trade law. The course is offered by the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC), a Center of Excellence at Tilburg University, globally renowned for its research on the governance of economic activity.

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International Environmental Law International Environmental Law
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA € 3,248 per module
  • Non-EEA € 3,248 per module
  • Not specified

Topics courses change every semester, offering advanced study in themes, theories and issues beyond the regular departmental course offerings. Taught by permanent or visiting faculty, recent Topics courses include: 'The French Elections', 'Refugee and Asylum Law', 'Turkey and the EU', or 'Law and Corruption'.

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IE Summer School IE Summer School
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 3,330 per module
  • Non-EEA € 3,330 per module
  • 19 days

Our summer school will take place at our Madrid campus located in the heart of the city. During the three weeks at IE, you will have the opportunity to take classes with an outstanding faculty, the same that teach our internationally recognized master degrees.

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Addressing Global Challenges: an International Law Perspective Addressing Global Challenges: an International Law Perspective
  • Dec 2015
  • EEA € 375 per year
  • International € 375 per year
  • 12 days

Whether it is the inaction of the Security Council to respond to the mass atrocities in Syria, the revealed abuses after the collapse of the Bangladesh factory, or the international efforts to crush Islamic State (IS), many contemporary problems displayed in the media are of an international and sometimes even global nature. International law, a field of law that is continuously developing and changing, seeks to address these issues, and where possible, solve them.

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Criminologia Forense Criminologia Forense
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 1,600 per year
  • Non-EEA € 1,600 per year
  • Not specified

Criminologia Forense - Qualification awarded: Diploma d'Especialització/Diploma de Postgrau (Degree Universitat Barcelona)

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Privacy, Property, and Free Speech: Law and the Constitution Privacy, Property, and Free Speech: Law and the Constitution
  • Any time
  • National $ 214 per module
  • International $ 214 per module
  • Not specified

Dizzying new technologies are putting unprecedented stress on America’s core constitutional values, as protections for privacy, property, and free speech are shrinking due to the wonders of modern life—from the Internet to digital imaging to artificial intelligence. It’s not hard to envision a day when websites such as Facebook, Google Maps, and Yahoo! introduce a feature that allows real-time tracking of anyone you want, based on face-recognition software and ubiquitous live video feeds.

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A Level Law A Level Law
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 330 per module
  • Non-EEA £ 330 per module
  • Not specified

With the Law A Level course you will learn how the law is created and administered. The study of law - fundamental to the smooth running of society - is a challenging but rewarding field. The law is highly complex and far-reaching, governing our behaviour and the ways we interact with institutions and each other in ways we may not even be aware of. Studying law is a way to learn how to analyse situations and apply legal rules and principles to make sense of the world.

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Paralegal Studies Paralegal Studies
  • Any time
  • International $ 3,995 per module
  • Not specified

The Boston University Online Certificate in Paralegal Studies Program delivers the same proven curriculum as the long-standing classroom program, only in an online, interactive, multimedia environment. Those who prefer to study at the time and location of their choosing will benefit from the flexibility of the online program. Students receive input and guidance from instructors with distinguished legal experience and expertise.

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Representing Justice: Stories of Law and Literature Representing Justice: Stories of Law and Literature
  • Any time
  • National $ 29 per year
  • International $ 29 per year
  • Not specified

Great literature can be the means of understanding as well as creating our world—by teaching and reinforcing society's laws, articulating its values, and enforcing the social contracts that unite us as a culture. What if literature itself generated our ideas and feelings about justice, marriage and family, property, authority, race, or gender? What if it enflamed our determination to pursue justice—or, conversely, undermined our ability to detect injustice?

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Crime and Justice Crime and Justice
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA £ 2,140 per module
  • Non-EEA £ 2,140 per module
  • Not specified

Crime, disorder, and justice are increasingly pressing concerns across the world. Fear of crime and proliferating global threats contribute to an increasing sense of insecurity. Local concerns – for example street crime – are now accompanied by twenty-first century global concerns about human trafficking, cyber-crime, terrorism and human rights violations to name but a few.

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Employment Law and Practice Employment Law and Practice
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA £ 1,070 per module
  • Non-EEA £ 1,070 per module
  • 6 months

This module considers the characteristics of modern employment law relating to individuals. It looks at the characteristics of a contract of employment and issues relating to claims for breach of contract, unfair dismissal and redundancy. It also examines discrimination legislation relating to employment rights, and how the law has developed ‘family-friendly’ rights to employees.

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International Security and Trade (Emphasis on Lines and Flows) International Security and Trade (Emphasis on Lines and Flows)
  • Dec 2015
    Not specified
  • Not specified

This certificate will help provide the vision of the lines and flows (lines as borders and jurisdictions; flows as movement of goods, services, electrons, people, etc. between these traditional entities). This vision as championed by DHS Assistant Secretary Alan Bersin seeks to deal with the future of what customs can be by linking trade and security as complementary – not competing – processes.

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