Master of Arts in Law

Tallinn University of Technology

Program Description

Master of Arts in Law

Tallinn University of Technology

  • Workload: 120 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Pre-Requisites: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Social Sciences with at least 30 ECTS in Law courses

The Master's programme in Law is tailored to enable students to learn both the general principles and philosophy of law in Europe as well as giving detailed knowledge and skills in specialised areas: European Union and International Law; Law and Technology. The programme enables you to get basic knowledge about private and public law and study and research in detail newer areas of law, such as European Union law, intellectual property law, information and communication law, environmental and planning law, municipal law, e-voting regulation, data protection law, human rights law and other areas.

The faculty – Tallinn Law School (TLS) members, who come from Estonia, Sweden, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Columbia, Australia, India, the UK and the USA, include highly qualified legal academics and well-respected legal practitioners from international law firms (Tark, Grunte and Sutkiene, Glimstedt, MAQS, etc.), public officials, public prosecutors, trial lawyers and judges.

Key features

Specialisations in: 1) European Union and international law 2) Law and Technology Student exchange with top European universities (e.g., Maastricht University, Turku University, etc.) and international summer schools

Participation in international moot court competitions, research projects and different networks (e.g., European Law Faculties Association, International Association of Law Schools, etc.)

Internationally recognised lecturers (professor Katrin Nyman-Metcalf, professor Tanel Kerikmäe, Associate Professor Lehte Roots, etc.) who received their doctoral degrees from Uppsala, Helsinki, Florence, Bremen and elsewhere

Future career options

Taught by the Law School’s international faculty, graduates of Tallinn Law School have excellent career prospects in the public and private sectors, at international organisations and European institutions, such as the European Commission, ministries and regulators, patent offices or as corporate lawyers in the rapidly growing high-technology field.

Programme specific requirements

  • Motivation letter/ personal statement For each programme you apply to, an individual motivation letter (statement of purpose) must be inserted.

Please include following:

  • previous experience and being familiar with the field of law in practice or in theory, work experience;
  • interest in the special field or area of law, a vision of the professional career after completing the curriculum;
  • ideas for future research in the field;
  • understanding the interaction of legal science with other disciplines (0-2 points);
  • grammatically fluent and correct (English).

PS! Presenting one motivation essay to multiple programme applications is considered plagiarism and the candidate will be removed from the competition without exception.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated September 12, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
3,000 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Estonia Tallinn
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Duration 2 years
Price 3,000 EUR
3000 EUR per academic year