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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Suggested Short Courses Programmes

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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Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals
  • Any time
  • National $ 69 per module
  • International $ 69 per module
  • Not specified

Modern history is filled with terrible crimes, baffling hoaxes, and seedy scandals. The infamous Jack the Ripper slayings. The alleged survival of Anastasia Romanov, the youngest daughter of the murdered Tsar. Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong’s public fall from grace. The Chicago Tylenol poisonings and the copycat crimes that followed.

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Relationships, Families and the Law Relationships, Families and the Law
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA £ 1,070 per module
  • Non-EEA £ 1,070 per module
  • 8 months

This module examines the role of law in the context of modern relationships and family life. This includes issues such as living together, marriage, divorce and the law relating to children, and related issues of tax, family property and inheritance.

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Professional Investigation Professional Investigation
  • Mar 2016
  • Sep 2015
    Not specified
  • Not specified

A career as a professional private investigator can be personally and professionally rewarding. No two days—or jobs—are the same, and you have a chance to assist people who are going through major life events—missing family members, criminal defense, identity theft, personal injury.

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Macroeconomics: an Introduction (Online) Macroeconomics: an Introduction (Online)
  • Jan 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 245 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 295 per year
  • 2 months

The course provides a detailed introduction to Macroeconomics and encompasses the fundamentals of Macroeconomics. On completion of the course students will have the ability to critically assess real world macroeconomic developments at the 1st year undergraduate level. Moreover, students will be able to better understand the material in other online economics courses such as the ‘New Economic Powers’ and ‘Globalisation’.

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Summer Law School Summer Law School
  • Feb 2016
  • May 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 2,100 per module
  • Non-EEA £ 2,100 per module
  • 1 months

The LSBF Summer International business law programme is a specialised business law programme aimed at undergraduates from all around the world, exposing you to the new challenges and techniques found in the global marketplace.

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