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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Crisis management Crisis management
  • Oct 2015
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Conflicts are everyday occurrences in people's lives, social groups and international relations. In all historic times, in all cultures, groups and countries, the quest for peace has been ongoing. Costs incurred because of conflicts are very high: human suffering, economic losses and moral degradation.

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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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Natural Law and Human Nature Natural Law and Human Nature
  • Any time
  • National $ 129 per module
  • International $ 129 per module
  • Not specified

This course traces the origins and consequences of the theory of natural law. Natural law is the idea that there is an objective moral order, grounded in essential humanity, that holds universal and permanent implications for the ways we should conduct ourselves as free and responsible human beings.

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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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History of the Supreme Court History of the Supreme Court
  • Any time
  • National $ 199 per module
  • International $ 199 per module
  • Not specified

For more than two centuries, the Supreme Court has exerted extraordinary influence over the way we Americans live our daily lives. The Court has defined the limits of our speech and actions since its first meeting in 1790, adding to our history books names such as John Marshall, Louis Brandeis, Hugo Black, Earl Warren, Thurgood Marshall, Warren Burger, William Rehnquist, and many others.

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Law, Society and Politics in Comparative Perspective Law, Society and Politics in Comparative Perspective
  • Jan 2016
  • Jun 2016
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 900 per year
  • Non-EEA € 900 per year
  • Not specified

This course is designed for all students having an interest in social sciences – in particular, history, sociology or political science – or in law. It is designed as an undergraduate class, but the variety of students taking this course typically ranges from first-year students to post-graduate students. This experiential diversity provides unique opportunities for students to learn from one another.

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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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Transparency International School on Integrity 2015
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 550 per week
  • Non-EEA € 550 per week
  • 7 days

Transparency International School on Integrity is an annual state-of-the-art anti-corruption and accountability training for future leaders. TI School on Integrity exposes its participants to the latest developments in the field of anti-corruption and accountability and offers real opportunities to implement their ideas in practice.

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International Law From a Gender Perspective
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 750 per module
  • Non-EEA € 750 per module
  • 5 days

Justice is to be done regardless of money, race, etc., but also regardless of gender. However, the law, including international law, is not a perfect system, and just like the people who made it, it is biased. This interactive, one-week course will look at law from a gender perspective, encompassing cis, gay, trans and intersex perspectives. The focus is primarily on human rights but will cut across other areas of international law, such as refugee law. Through lectures, excursion(s), and group assignments, topical issues will be explored and analysed, linking theory and practice.

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Law and Economics - Competition and Market Regulation in Europe and China
  • Jul 2016
  • National € 1,600 per module
  • International € 1,600 per module
  • 12 days

In this course the student is introduced to important cornerstones of market-based societies: supervision and enforcement of laws regulating companies’ behaviour on a market. The course contains both substantive issues of competition law and institutional issues on how to supervise markets.

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Global Justice and Human Rights
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 800 per module
  • Non-EEA € 800 per module
  • 10 days

In this course, you will learn: to reconstruct the different meanings of two contested concepts: global justice and human rights; to reflect on central problems related to both concepts, such as severe poverty, environmental pollution, the so-called ‘clash of cultures’, democratic deficits, the legitimacy of humanitarian interventions, the political constraints of the global justice movement and the gap between theory and practice.

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