Masters of Arts in Law Studies

Compare 44 Masters of Arts in Law Studies

Law Studies

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

In order to guide people in the right direction, systems of law and regulations are established. The context in which such guidelines are used includes everything from education systems to the restaurant business to international politics.

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Online MA Law (i-MA Law) - Part-time

The University of Law
Online Part time 21 months September 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Our i-MA Law* is an online course designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at Master’s Level. This is an online course, with the option to study over one or two years. [+]

Online MA Law (i-MA Law) - Part-time*

Our i-MA Law* is an online course designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at Master’s Level. This is an online course, with the option to study over one or two years. You’ll learn practical legal skills such as analysis and critical evaluation, alongside a range of transferable attributes such as research and presentation skills.

Our structured course is delivered online by qualified lawyers. Our reputation for teaching excellence is highlighted by our Gold ranking from the UK Government-led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for consistently delivering outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.... [-]


LLM in Law and Government of the European Union

LUISS School of Government
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Rome

Promoted jointly by the LUISS School of Government and and LUISS School of Law, this second level advanced master focuses on European Union (EU) legal, institutional and policy issues. The process of Europeanization calls into question the separation between domestic and European legal and policies regimes. This advanced second-level master provides the necessary training to enable graduates in legal and policy affairs to operate in this new context within EU institutions; law firms and private companies; public and private organizations; NGOs and non-profit associations; regional and national institutions; regulatory and consultancy agencies; banks and financial institutions. [+]

Promoted jointly by the LUISS School of Government and and LUISS School of Law, this second level advanced master focuses on European Union (EU) legal, institutional and policy issues. The process of Europeanization calls into question the separation between domestic and European legal and policies regimes. This advanced second-level master provides the necessary training to enable graduates in legal and policy affairs to operate in this new context within EU institutions; law firms and private companies; public and private organizations; NGOs and non-profit associations; regional and national institutions; regulatory and consultancy agencies; banks and financial institutions.

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MA in Public Policy

Polit IQ
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow

The new Polit IQ & MSU Master in Public Policy on Post-Soviet Space is a two-year degree designed to prepare future professionals in all dimensions of public affairs for a great diversity of careers worldwide. [+]

The new Polit IQ & MSU Master in Public Policy on Post-Soviet Space is a two-year degree designed to prepare future professionals in all dimensions of public affairs for a great diversity of careers worldwide.

The objective of the programme is to help students to think critically about complex policy issues, to make decisions and to transform their ideas into action. Besides, the program aims to educate young political scientists and potential policy-makers with deep knowledge in fields of Post-Soviet policy-making process and comparative politics. Finally, another principal objective of the programme is to provide our students with a modern methodology of public policy analysis and elaborate the skills of critical public policy evaluation.... [-]


MA in Criminology

Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This Masters degree draws upon the expertise of staff with established reputations in the field. Tutors have a wide range of research interests and they are actively involved with the Nottingham Crime Research Unit and the Centre for the Study and Reduction of Hate Crimes. [+]

This Master's degree draws upon the expertise of staff with established reputations in the field. Tutors have a wide range of research interests and they are actively involved with the Nottingham Crime Research Unit and the Centre for the Study and Reduction of Hate Crimes. These specialist units are located within the division and conduct high quality applied criminological and criminal justice research.

The course offers a distinctive theoretical and policy-orientation of criminology. The emphasis on policy is specifically designed to offer a more vocationally relevant programme of Master's level study that will be more pertinent to students seeking a policy-orientated career in the Home Office, government office of the regions, local government and crime and disorder reduction partnerships.... [-]


Master Of Arts And Business Law, Business Law Focus

Diploma University of Applied Sciences
Online Part time 4 semesters April 2019 Germany Germany Online

The master's degree Economics and Law with a focus on Business Law is aimed at people with a first degree in the form of bachelor or diploma, for example, for graduates of the Bachelor program Business Law (LL.B.) of the DIPLOMA. Distance learning enables further professional development and specialization with a professional perspective on international business management. [+]

​The Master's program Business and Law with the Focus Business Law aimed at people with a first degree in the form of bachelor or diploma, for example, for graduates of the Bachelor program Business Law (LL.B.) the DIPLOMA. The distance learning enables further professional development and specialization with a professional perspective on international business management.

The Study Business and Law with a focus on business law is as virtual distance learning with interactive online lectures created to offer particular professionals the best possible location independence. The tests during the master's program can be stored in the numerous study centers of the DIPLOMA.

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Master’s Degree Programme in Law and Information Society

University of Turku
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Finland Turku

The master’s degree programme in law and information society (LIS) provides essential insights, capabilities and intellectual tools for analyzing legal problems of the information society. [+]

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Master’s Degree Programme in Law and Information Society (LIS)

Become an expert in the law of the information society and understand the legal challenges of digitalization!

The master’s degree programme in law and information society (LIS) provides essential insights, capabilities and intellectual tools for analyzing legal problems of the information society.

The Programme offers its students a unique combination of private and public law and interdisciplinary perspectives. Skills in legal analysis, critical thinking, research, and writing are what distinguishes excellent lawyers and legal scholars.

Our interactive study methods are based on the latest pedagogical research and courses are taught in small groups of selected students. The Programme creates a solid basis for doctoral training in law. It also provides you with the expertise necessary for a successful career at law firms and corporations, governments and international organizations, as well as at universities and research institutions.... [-]


Master of Arts in Diplomacy and International Law

The American University of Paris
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 France Paris

AUP’s Masters in Diplomacy and International Law you will allow you to acquire both the fundamental knowledge and practical skills necessary for careers in international law, diplomacy and international advocacy. The program enables you to think critically about complex diplomatic and international legal issues in real-world contexts. [+]

PREPARING YOU FOR PUBLIC LEADERSHIP

This highly competitive one-year MA in Diplomacy and International Law offers you an interdisciplinary degree in partnership with Oxford University’s summer certificate program in International Human Rights Law. Through the program, you will acquire both the fundamental knowledge and practical skills necessary for careers in international law, diplomacy and international advocacy.

The program enables you to think critically about complex diplomatic and international legal issues in real-world contexts. By applying theory to practice, you will address some of the key questions facing public and non-governmental institutions around the world, such as “Why do states participate in international institutions that promote global cooperation?” or “How do states and institutions interact when cooperation breaks down and conflict ensues?”... [-]


MA in Ocean Governance

University of Malta
Campus Full time October 2018 Malta Valletta

This Master’s degree programme on Ocean Governance being offered by the University of Malta in collaboration with the International Ocean Institute is unique in its approach – it aims to forge a knowledge base that is essentially legal but which also delves into the natural and social sciences to determine how an effective regulatory framework should operate. [+]

Ocean Governance is a topic of increasing significance and concern in the 21st century. The 1982 UN Law of the Sea Convention and other International law instruments are useful tools that safeguard the rule of International Maritime law. Notwithstanding their valuable contribution emerging international concerns, essentially based on the escalating crisis of unsustainability, instigate an urgent need to explore new trans-disciplinary approaches to ocean governance. Evidently, a more comprehensive, legal framework is required to improve the manner in which States and their nationals maintain the rule of law in marine areas beyond national jurisdiction and in regulating anthropogenic activities affecting the ocean and its resources. Emerging issues and threats, such as global maritime security, the sustainable use of the oceans and their resources, as well as linkages between natural sciences, socio-economic requirements and the law, necessitate a multidisciplinary approach for promoting learning and research on ocean governance.... [-]


European Studies and European Legal Studies (M.A.)

University of Hamburg in cooperation with Europa-Kolleg Hamburg
Campus Full time 12 months October 2018 Germany Hamburg

The two-semester Master Programme "European and European Legal Studies" is offered by the Institute for European Integration of the Foundation Europa-Kolleg Hamburg in cooperation with the University of Hamburg. After successfully completing the programme either the academic degree "Master of Arts (M.A.)" or "Master of Laws (LL.M.)" will be awarded. [+]

Are you fascinated by the process of European integration and the way it holds a fascination for other regions in the world? Do you wish to deepen your understanding of this process and be actively involved in it? Do you aspire to a career in which well-grounded legal, economic and political science knowledge about European integration is indispensable? You have already completed your first degree preferably in the area of law, economics or political science with an outstanding result? Then you should apply for a place in our Master Programme.

The two-semester Master Programme "European and European Legal Studies" is offered by the Institute for European Integration of the Foundation Europa-Kolleg Hamburg in cooperation with the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Hamburg.... [-]


MA in European and International Business Law

University of Gdansk
Campus Part time 2 years October 2018 Poland Gdańsk

Our European and International Business Law degree gives you a foundation in the essential skills and knowledge needed to be successful in business law. It gives you a range of transferable skills which will help if you want to continue a career path outside the law. You will leave assured in your abilities and equipped with the skills required by employers. [+]

Part-time Master’s course Degree: MA Duration: 2 years (4 semesters) Deadline: Application from May to October ECTS points: 120 Tuition: € 1 900 per semester Institution: Faculty of Law and Administration Requirements

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Bachelor/Master Degree Diploma Transcript of Records Advantages Workshops enable you to elaborate on assigned materials as part of a larger group, Societies run by active students organizing social and career-oriented functions as well as mooting competitions, Teaching by respected, leading academics, visiting lecturers and practitioners from law firms, Classes are held in the building of Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Gdańsk, located in the very center of one of the most modern European campuses. ... [-]

MA in International Policies and Global Politics

Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow Spain Marbella + 2 more

The International Relations MA has been designed jointly between MGIMO and MIUC to provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to critically analyse and interpret the key theoretical debates of the post-modern political arena of international relations. [+]

MA International Relations by MGIMO — MIUC Overview Duration: 2 years Language: English Location: Marbella (Year 1), Moscow (Year 2) Programme Title: “International Policies and Global Politics” Degree Awarded: MA International Relations Key Disciplines Covered International institutions Diplomacy Media and International Policies Environmental Politics Russian Politics Languages (Russian/ Spanish)

The International Relations MA has been designed jointly between MGIMO and MIUC to provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to critically analyse and interpret the key theoretical debates of the post-modern political arena of international relations.

One of the strongest points of our programme is the discussion of International Relations approaches within a multicultural classroom environment, given the global background of our students. Indeed, some of these debates are currently reproduced in numerous international organisations and negotiations worldwide. MGIMO-MIUC trains the next generation of policy leaders to tackle the complex issues of a globalising world.... [-]


MA in Public Management and Policy

USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Switzerland Lugano

The public sector has radically changed in recent years and creates interesting and exciting professional opportunities that require new appropriately qualified professionals. The variety of abilities, skills, and knowledge required by anyone wishing to occupy a position of responsibility and promote change in the public and in the private non-profit sector are exactly what the Master in Public Management and Policy offers. [+]

The public sector has radically changed in recent years, as a result of major reforms affecting the operational management of administrations and organizations as well as their political functioning. The most obvious example is the growing impact of the supranational sphere of influence. Recent economic events on the global scale have also placed the public sector back at the heart of socio-economic systems. At the same time, the activities of the non-profit sector have expanded to cover, for example, the provision of utility services. On the whole, public and non-profit private sectors are expected to become key players in this innovation, supporting families and individuals in their economic, cultural and social activities. In this context, while the public sector creates interesting and exciting professional opportunities at the local, regional, national and international levels, it also requires new appropriately qualified professionals. The Master's programme in Public Management and Policy (PMP) teaches notions and know-how that are indispensable to future professionals in the public and non-profit private sectors, nationally and worldwide. The variety of abilities required by anyone wishing to occupy a position of responsibility and promote change in these sectors are exactly what PMP-USI offers. The PMP teaching curriculum is:... [-]


MA in Public Policy and Security

Kaunas University of Technology
Campus Full time September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

The master study programme Public Policy and Security is designed to broaden your perspective and sharpen specific skills to prepare you to be a professional leader in the public sector. [+]

The master study programme Public Policy and Security is designed to broaden your perspective and sharpen specific skills to prepare you to be a professional leader in the public sector. The programme will inspire and prepare you to be a competent actor in public policy and security processes and make evidence-based decisions. Make an impact in the world, pursue powerful ideas and advance your capacity to lead!

The aim of the study programme is to prepare professionals of high competence having profound knowledge in public governance and policy theories, able to analyse and evaluate security processes in comparative perspective, to design and implement relevant analyses applying sophisticated methodological approaches that form the background for problem-solving recommendations.... [-]


MA/PGDip Criminology

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Designed to develop an advanced critical understanding of crime in its social context, this course draws on insights across the humanities and social sciences. [+]

Overview

Designed to develop an advanced critical understanding of crime in its social context, this course draws on insights across the humanities and social sciences.

This course incorporates sociology, law, psychology, geography, history, and cultural and media studies. It reflects the nature of criminology as a fast-developing, interdisciplinary subject concerned with understanding crime in its local, regional, national and international contexts, and in an increasingly globalised world.

You will cover areas such as:

How and why certain kinds of behaviour are defined as crime How societies respond to these and other harmful behaviours How crime is experienced by victims (or survivors) and by society as a whole How crime is represented or misrepresented in the media and popular culture ... [-]

MA in Legal Institutions and Theories

The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Washington

The Department of Political Science's master’s degree program in Legal Institutions and Theories is specifically tailored toward students interested in law, political science, or legal academia. [+]

The Department of Political Science's master’s degree program in Legal Institutions and Theories is specifically tailored toward students interested in law, political science, or legal academia.

Built upon the strength of GW’s course offerings across the university, the Legal Institutions and Theories program allows students to examine the philosophical foundation of the law, the processes of judicial decision-making, the influence of public opinion on judicial decisions, the impact of the law on society, the institutional structures of the U.S. court system, and the diversity of legal institutions across the world.

The majority of the coursework would be offered through the Department of Political Science.... [-]