MScs in Law and Regulations

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Law and Regulations

Many people are fascinated by the inner workings of the legal policies that shape the lives of everyday people. For these individuals, pursuing a Master of Science in Law and Regulations is an excellent way to gain entrance into jobs that present intellectually challenging legal issues on a daily basis.

What is an MSc in Law and Regulations? This degree provides students with a deeper understanding of how and why governments regulate societal behavior through their legal systems. Those who pursue this degree are introduced to the mechanisms by which laws are created and implemented, which provides insight into how to use these rules most effectively. Students may choose to specialize in particular fields including business law, criminal law, European law, international law, and humanitarian law.

Those who hold a Master of Science in Law and Regulations are able to identify how legal systems function, which is a very powerful knowledge set. Students who decide to pursue this degree will be able to position themselves as valuable assets to any company, organization, or government agency.

Colleges and universities that offer graduate programs in law and regulations will have varying costs associated with obtaining these degrees. Before making a final decision on which school to attend, prospective students should ask institutions directly for information on tuition, course fees, registration costs and any other educational expenses.  

People who have earned their MSc in Law and Regulations often find that the degree opens the door to a variety of careers. These can include positions with human rights organizations, lobbying firms, corporations, government agencies, nonprofit groups, banking and finance companies, and law enforcement agencies.

With so many institutions now offering online graduate courses in law and regulations, there has never been a better time to pursue a master’s degree in this field. Those who would like to learn more about their online educational options may want to begin researching prospective schools as soon as possible. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 USA Rochester + 1 more

The field of criminal justice has become information-driven for both policy making and analysis as well as research in law enforcement and crime prevention and reduction. RIT's MS degree in criminal justice emphasizes skills in quantitative and qualitative policy analysis as applied to the field of criminal justice [+]

MSc Degrees in Law and Regulations. The master of science degree in criminal justice emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to urban studies with a focus on public safety. The program stresses training in policy analysis and practice, particularly as it is relevant to community and urban issues. The program builds on the foundation of locally relevant policy research by providing its students with the critical skills to carry out such work and the experience to assure success in employment or in pursuit of further graduate studies. The program’s objective is to provide students with a strong foundation in criminological, criminal justice theory, and social scientific research skills, thus enabling graduates to have successful careers in the policy analysis arena or to be prepared to pursue advanced study beyond the master’s degree. Admission Requirements Applications for admission are accepted for all academic quarters. All students admitted to the graduate program will be assigned a graduate advisor who will assure the program meets the individual needs of the students. Admission decisions will be based upon the following: completed application for graduate study a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) completion of the baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university two writing samples, one which is a personal statement personal interview statistics course (students may be required to take a data analysis or a statistics course if not taken previously) two letters of recommendation (when possible letters should be from faculty familiar with the applicant’s academic work) scores from the... [-]

MSc Program in Maritime Affairs

World Maritime University
Campus Full time 14 months September 2017 Sweden Malmö

The World Maritime University MSc in Maritime Affairs programme is designed to respond directly to the real needs of the maritime industry, both today and in planning for the future. [+]

MSc Program in Maritime Affairs

World Maritime University

 

The World Maritime University (WMU) was established by the UN’s International Maritime Organization in 1983 and is IMO’s apex institution for postgraduate education and research in the maritime field.  This means WMU is uniquely placed to offer insight and understanding of IMO’s conventions, operations and policies, as well as personal contact with its international experts.

The WMU MSc offers both an overview of the complex, inter-related maritime field, as well as the opportunity to specialise in one of four areas:  Maritime Safety & Environmental Administration, Shipping & Port Management, Maritime Law & Policy or Maritime Education & Training.... [-]


Master of Science in Criminal Justice

University of North Alabama
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Florence

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) Program offers options for both in-class traditional and international graduate students as well as non-traditional working law enforcement professionals through it's online delivery options. In both cases, students will receive a quality educational experience based on critical thinking, analysis, and research. [+]

MSc Degrees in Law and Regulations. The Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) Program offers options for both in-class traditional and international graduate students as well as non-traditional working law enforcement professionals through it's online delivery options. In both cases, students will receive a quality educational experience based on critical thinking, analysis, and research. UNA MSCJ graduates will be well positioned for promotion to positions of greater responsibility within their organizations or new opportunities, as well as continuing advanced study at the Doctorate level and follow on teaching opportunities. Advisement Upon admission to the program, each student is assigned a faculty advisor who will provide continued supervision and guidance. Degree Program Plans Master of Science in Criminal Justice Degree: a minimum of 30 semester hours of credit, to include the following: Hours Required Core…………………………………………………….…..………………9 CJ 618, Crime in America (3) CJ 640 Methods of Research in Criminal Justice (3) CJ 650, Criminological Theory (3) CJ 698, Comprehensive Exam (0) Electives…………………………………………………………………………….……21 (A maximum of 15 hours can be taken at the 500 level. Students are not permitted to receive credit for a 500-level course if they received credit for the comparable senior-level undergraduate course. Up to six hours of electives may be taken outside the Department of Criminal Justice with prior approval from the Department of Criminal Justice). CJ 505, Criminal Investigation (3) CJ 506, Forensic Investigation (3) CJ 530, Criminal Evidence (3) CJ 534, Criminal Procedure (3) CJ 550, Theory and Crime Control (3) CJ 580, Psychological Dimensions of... [-]

MSc in Finance and Financial Law

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom London

The Finance and Financial Law MSc is designed to integrate learning in financial theory, markets and institutions, combined with legal study in complementary and specialist areas of financial law. You will gain a deeper understanding of the legal issues and an ability to apply knowledge and skills in professional capacities in a variety of roles in the global financial services industry. [+]

Please note: this course is subject to approval. The Finance and Financial Law MSc is designed to integrate learning in financial theory, markets and institutions, combined with legal study in complementary and specialist areas of financial law. You will gain a deeper understanding of the legal issues and an ability to apply knowledge and skills in professional capacities in a variety of roles in the global financial services industry. This course is delivered by an experienced inter-faculty teaching team drawn from the Westminster Business School and the Westminster Law School. The course has an international dimension - you will study in the heart of the capital at our Marylebone campus minutes away from the major global financial and legal centres of the world. Course content Study will cover a range of contemporary topics, namely: financial markets and institutions, financial products, regulation and compliance, financial and legal risk management and financial crime. In addition, the focus on policy matters related to financial regulation will equip you with the skills required to conduct deeper analyses and to undertake research in this multi-disciplinary area of study. To enable students to build the common key core skills and knowledge base, all students are expected to undergo the Westminster Business School’s pre-course induction process, covering the fundamentals of finance and commercial law. Modules The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course. Core modules Financial Markets and Institutions This module offers detailed coverage and analysis of global financial markets and institutions.... [-]

Master of Science in European Economy and Business Law

University of Rome Tor Vergata Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Rome

The course in European Economy and Business Law, entirely taught in English, intends to train students to work with a competitive advantage in the field of economics and law. [+]

MSc Degrees in Law and Regulations. Master of Science in European Economy and Business Law Our MSc in European Economy and Business Law, taught entirely in English, is a two-year programme which provides students with a competitive advantage in the field of economics, European institution management and market regulation. The Msc is geared to students from diverse backgrounds. With its interdisciplinary, practical approach and interactive teaching methods, the programme aims at developing advanced knowledge and critical skills. The purpose of the programme is to meet the demand for economic and business expertise with a European focus on: - European institutions and international organisations - Research institutions - Government and non-governmental agencies - Business consulting firms - National and local public administrations. Services and Facilities reserved to students Scholarships based on merit and income Accommodation at discounted prices Free Italian Language Course Student Card, including discounts on: transports, copies, dining service, health insurance Internship Opportunities Exchange Programmes, including Erasmus and Overseas projects Wi-Fi connection, PC lab, language lab and library. Free preparatory courses in Mathematics, Statistics, Microeconomics and Macroeconomics Visit our website for further information and details: http://economia.uniroma2.it/master-science/eebl/ Call for Application A.Y. 2017/2018 Starting date of programme: 17 September 2017 Length of programme: 2 years Coordinator: Prof. Leonardo Becchetti Language of instruction: English General admission process: selection is based on academic standing, CV, reference letter, motivational letter and English Language knowledge. Eligibility criteria: a Bachelor degree obtained in the area of economics, political science, law, humanities, finance, business administration and management,... [-]

Master of Science in Public Policy and Management (MSPPM) 12-month

Carnegie Mellon University in Australia
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years January 2018 Australia Adelaide + 1 more

The Master of Science in Public Policy and Management (MSPPM) is a program tailored for students seeking to assume positions in policy development, implementation and evaluation, and to manage these functions in government, non-profit organisations, international organisations and the private sector. [+]

The Master of Science in Public Policy and Management (MSPPM) is a program tailored for individuals seeking to accelerate their career with a short, focused period of study and assume positions in policy development, implementation and evaluation, and to manage these functions in government, non-profit organisations, international organisations and the private sector. Customised for experienced professionals, the 12 month program combines a comprehensive public policy and management curriculum with an industry based System Synthesis Project, these real-world components of the program provide you with work-experience and industry knowledge to advance your career and to further differentiate you in the competitive global market. Schooled in the interdisciplinary Carnegie Mellon University tradition and trained as an analytical problem solver, you will understand how to produce and analyse data after sound policy advice, and make effective management decisions. You will look beyond traditional paradigms looking to innovative solutions to problems. The MSPPM program has an experienced, professional staff that understands the needs of students and is dedicated to providing a quality educational experience for all students. Our practical approach to education enables you to immediately apply on the job what you learn in the classroom. The MSPPM curriculum is immersed with challenging courses designed to tap into your innovation potential. You are empowered to customise your degree by selecting from a variety of course electives carried out via coursework and independent study. Class sizes are kept small and course content is career relevant to ensure that students receive the support required to excel... [-]

Master in International Business and Law

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Odense

The focus area of the profile is International Business and Law. Students on this profile will have greater knowledge within the main subjects in: Foundations... [+]

MSc Degrees in Law and Regulations. Master in Economics and Business Administration - International Business and Law (MSc) The focus area of the profile is International Business and Law. Students on this profile will have greater knowledge within the main subjects in: Foundations of International Business, International Market Relations, International Management, and International Trade Law Disputes and International Transport Law. Furthermore, the student will gain knowledge about and skills in using methods and tools which can support learning within the areas of the legal and managerial aspects of international business and law through knowledge about perspectives on Law and society.Finally, the student will gain competences in defining and implementing their own learning through independent work with seminars and their Master's thesis.... [-]

Master of Science in Legal Studies

Albany Law School
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 USA Albany

The law school offers a rigorous curriculum with a rich history of excellence. Master students will be joining a community of distinguished faculty, focused and determined students, and a network of accomplished alumni that can provide mentorship, internships, and potential employment. [+]

The law school offers a rigorous curriculum with a rich history of excellence. Master students will be joining a community of distinguished faculty, focused and determined students, and a network of accomplished alumni that can provide mentorship, internships, and potential employment. Concentrations: Government Affairs and Advocacy Health Law & Healthcare Compliance Social Entrepreneurship Located in the heart of New York state’s capital, the law school has educated leaders since 1851. With 10,400 alumni practicing across the country, this powerful network provides a community of opportunity for its students. An affiliation agreement with University at Albany includes shared programs, and access for students and faculty to learn from one another. The law school has a proven history of launching brilliant careers throughout the Capital Region, the nation and internationally. Presidents, CEOs, financial executives, and business owners credit their Albany Law School experience for their success. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office. Tuition Thirty credits will be required to complete the M.S. in Legal Studies. The program is designed for a student to complete the M.S. degree in one year, but it is also acceptable to complete the degree in two years (24 months). Tuition is $1,000 per credit, and 30 credits are required to graduate. All students will begin with a required Introduction to Law & Legal Methods course to learn the fundamental conceptual, research and writing skills critical to law study. An approved field placement is part of the core curricula in Government Affairs & Advocacy and Social... [-]

MSc Crime and Criminal Justice

Leiden University
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Leiden The Hague Den Haag + 3 more

Criminal Justice is a one-year Master’s at the renowned Leiden Law School at Leiden University. The programme focuses on criminology, criminal law and their mutual relationship. [+]

MSc Degrees in Law and Regulations. Criminology and Criminal Justice is a one-year Master’s at the renowned Leiden Law School at Leiden University. The programme focuses on criminology, criminal law and their mutual relationship. It is unique in its cross-national and multidisciplinary scope. Criminology and Criminal Justice This programme focuses on legitimacy and effectiveness of criminal justice systems around the world and the challenges they face in a globalising world. Applying a comparative perspective, criminal justice systems are analysed regarding their ability to deal with crimes that take place both within and beyond their national borders. Transnational crimes like human trafficking and terrorism increasingly demand coordinated criminal justice responses on a European or international level. The comparative study of criminal justice institutions therefore includes the study of supra-national bodies. Comparative and multidisciplinary perspectives The Criminal Justice Master distinguishes itself by its international comparative perspective, analysing criminal justice systems, legislation and policies in common law and civil law countries. The programme is unique both in its comparative and multidisciplinary focus. Students from all over the world with different backgrounds, such as Criminology, Social sciences, Law, Political sciences, and Philosophy, critically engage themselves with important questions in small-scale groups. Leiden Law School is located in two beautifully renovated national monuments in the historic heart of the medieval city of Leiden. Leiden is the place to study Criminal Justice because of its vicinity to the Hague: international city of peace and justice. Broad understanding with room for individual focus Due to the Criminal... [-]

MSc in Energy Law, Business, Regulation and Policy

International Hellenic University (IHU)
Campus Full time Part time 14 - 26 months October 2017 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

The IHU "Master of Science in Energy Law, Business, Regulation and Policy" has as its objective the provision of postgraduate level studies, specialization and experience [+]

"designed for graduates of Law & Political Sciences, Economics, Business Studies & Engineering, with a strong motivation to pursue a career in energy related domains" The IHU "Master of Science in Energy Law, Business, Regulation and Policy" has as its objective the provision of postgraduate level studies, specialization and experience in Energy Law, Βusiness, Energy Policy, and Geostrategy, as well as the general regulatory intervention in the area of the energy sector as a whole. It offers a highly flexible qualification suitable for a wide range of career opportunities in many sectors. Emphasis is given to legal, economic, geopolitical, business and environmental problems which arise and the political, legal and legislative solutions offered in the greater European and International Energy sector, in relation to Energy sources and infrastructure, international energy transactions, transportation and storage of Energy, the legal, commercial – business, regulatory, geopolitical, economic and financial issues and the resolution of disputes which arise in the energy sector, for the purpose of a holistic, all-around inter-disciplinary approach to energy issues. The basic aims of this MSc are the following: The acquisition of specialized knowledge for a successful career in national and international organizations, energy businesses and companies, law offices and firms, Regulatory Authorities, and public sector services and organizations, which deal with the whole range of energy issues. The understanding of issues which arise in the contemporary international environment of energy procurement, energy transactions, and their geostrategic and environmental ramifications as well as the rapid and successful resolution of relevant... [-]

Master of Science: Justice Policy and Leadership

Eastern Kentucky University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Richmond

This program is for anyone who is interested in Corrections and Juvenile Justice [+]

MSc Degrees in Law and Regulations. Degree Options: Corrections Policy & Leadership Juvenile Justice Policy and Leadership Police Policy and Leadership Who Would be Interested in This Program? Anyone interested in: Corrections Juvenile Justice Probation & Parole Correctional Rehabilitation Criminal Justice What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program? Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher GRE Scores of 286 combined (verbal/quantitative) and 4.0 (writing) GRE can be waived if the overall undergraduate GPA is 3.4 or higher 2 Letters of Recommendation Personal & Professional Statement Where Are Recent Graduates of the Program Employed? Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice Bureau of Prisons Probation & Parole (state and federal levels) American Probation & Parole Association KY State Police [-]

MSc Finance and Financial Law

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 United Kingdom London

This programme takes an integrated approach to finance and financial law, including risk management, regulation, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, bond issues, and loans. In these fast changing subjects, the MSc Finance and Financial Law provides the specialist knowledge required in international banks and investment firms, legal practice, regulatory institutions and the academic world. The programme relates to both national and international finance, and considers how financial and legal principles are applied in the context of actual case studies. [+]

Start of programme: September intake only (a three-week pre-sessional course in September is a requirement) This programme takes an integrated approach to finance and financial law, including risk management, regulation, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, bond issues, and loans. In these fast changing subjects, the MSc Finance and Financial Law provides the specialist knowledge required in international banks and investment firms, legal practice, regulatory institutions and the academic world. The programme relates to both national and international finance, and considers how financial and legal principles are applied in the context of actual case studies. Graduates from the MSc Finance and Financial Law will be well equipped for a career with a financial institution, a commercial law firm, regulator, government department or indeed in general business. Among the institutions with which our graduates are currently working are: Baronsmead Partners LLP; China Banking Regulatory Commission; Deloitte; JP Morgan Chase; Kleinwort Benson; KPMG; Merrill Lynch; Mograbi Real Estate, Israel; Rivers State Ministry of Finance, Nigeria; Telenor, Pakistan. For further details of entry requirements, duration, fees, and course structure, please visit SOAS website: https://www.soas.ac.uk/finance-and-management/programmes/mscfinfinlaw/ [-]

MSc in Business for Lawyers

ALBA Graduate Business School
Campus 16 months September 2017 Greece Athens

Clients are in need of lawyers who understand their business. The ALBA MSc in Business for Lawyers Program is the only academic qualification that prepares lawyers to confront complex problems [+]

MSc in Business for Lawyers

 

Clients are in need of lawyers who understand their business. The ALBA MSc in Business for Lawyers Program is the only academic qualification that prepares lawyers to confront complex problems in the corporate environment and financial markets.

 

The Program enables legal professionals to gain a solid theoretical understanding as well as a practical approach to economic and financial issues related to the day-to day operations of a business firm.  The Program provides a unique learning experience that promotes collaboration and leadership competencies in an interdisciplinary curriculum.

 

 

The ALBA MSc in Business for Lawyers is designed for legal professionals who:... [-]


MSc Environmental Engineering and Protection

Poznan University of Life Sciences
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Poland Poznań

This course is suitable for students interested in both technical problems and life sciences. [+]

MSc Environmental Engineering at the Faculty of Land Reclamation and Environmental Engineering Award: Master of Science This course is suitable for students interested in both technical problems and life sciences. This is a practice-related higher education course learning how to integrate environmental knowledge and technical measures to reduce the negative impact of human activity on environment. The program focuses on rural areas, but also includes a wide range of problems in industrial and urban landscape. Course overview The Environmental Engineering and Protection studies delivers a comprehensive training in rational management of natural resources but also in forecasting, assessing, preventing and restoring the effects of human impact on the environment. Studies are interdisciplinary, related to ecological and environmental principles integrated with engineering solutions and involving of most recent and advanced technologies. A graduate has knowledge how reduce the negative impact of human activity using biological and technical measures. The program of this course focuses particularly on the rural environment, but also includes a wide range of problems in industrial and urban landscape. The study program includes issues related to the theoretical and practical aspects of protection and environmental engineering, which is divided into seven subject groups. [-]

MSc Environmental Policy

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Dublin

This one year Masters is designed to equip students with essential knowledge about environmental sustainability, and policy and governance frameworks for environmental action, while also developing key professional tools to enable graduates to apply new skills creatively in their future careers. [+]

MSc Degrees in Law and Regulations. MSc Environmental Policy Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90) This one year Masters is designed to equip students with essential knowledge about environmental sustainability, and policy and governance frameworks for environmental action, while also developing key professional tools to enable graduates to apply new skills creatively in their future careers. The programme takes an international perspective on environmental issues and explores the increasingly complex environmental challenges that societies and governments face across the globe, addressing contemporary environmental debates such as Climate Change, Water Policy, Energy Security and Sustainability, and Urban Resilience. During the one year degree you will have the opportunity to study both core and specialised modules in environmental policy. Teaching is focused on areas and skills within environmental policy-making, such as: Environmental Economics Climate Policy Energy Transitions Urban Risk and Resilience GIS Policy Design and Analysis European Environmental Policy and Politics Research Methods Training. You also have the opportunity to choose specialist option modules from a broad, interdisciplinary range. Students also undertake an integrated group project (Professional Tools for Sustainable Development) to provide practice-based insights into environmental policy-making. Finally, you will have the opportunity to further enhance your specialist interests during the completion of a thesis in the third semester. The MSc in Environmental Policy is designed to provide you with key knowledge, skills and professional tools to work in environment-related careers. These employment areas include: Policymaking and Public Sector Policy and Environmental Consultancy Management (e.g. corporate environmental responsibility) Media and... [-]