Title name: Master's Degree in Law (Santiago)
Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences
Center where it is taught: law School Avda. Dr. Ángel Echeverri, s / n. South campus 15782 Santiago
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: Orde do 1/02/2013 (DOG do 12/02/2013)
Date of publication in the BOE: 03/06/2014
Date of the last accreditation: 01/22/2021
Responsible for the title:
Title coordinator: Vilaboy Lois, Lotario
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: Face-to-face
Study regime: full tempo / partial tempo
Languages of use: Spanish GalicianInteruniversity degree:
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsThe general orientation of the Master's Degree in Law is the transmission to the student of the knowledge, competences, aptitudes, abilities and skills that allow them to:The exercise of the profession of lawyer, subject to deontological and statutory rules, in its own areas: legal advice and advice, and direction and defense of the rights of the parties in all kinds of legal proceedings and extrajudicial actions. in which current regulations impose or authorize the intervention of a lawyer.
Manage with efficiency, responsibility and safety the techniques and modes of professional performance typical of the legal profession.
Acquire a mechanics of legal reasoning and, consequently, obtain a generic basis of legal practice in all matters of positive law, so that simultaneously and gradually you can aspire to specialization.
Acquire professional contacts that enable them to enter the profession with more experienced colleagues, while fostering rapprochement between new and veteran lawyers, which leads to future professional collaborations.General CompetencesAbility to work in a team and interpersonal relationship in a professional context.
Capacity for initiative, creativity, leadership, adaptation to new situations and a spirit of improvement.
Motivation for quality and professional excellence.
Organizational and planning skills.
Ethical and deontological commitment also analyzed from a solidarity perspective.
Ability to obtain and manage information.
Comprehension, analysis and synthesis capabilities.
Problem solving ability.
Development of the principles of loyalty and confidentiality.
Ability to argue both orally and in writing, with fluent and technical language, using legal, precise, clear and understandable terms.
Development of a critical, logical and creative spirit.
Ability to manage information and communication technologies not development of their work activities.CurriculumCredit transfer and recognition:
Recognition of credits: consists of the acceptance by a university of the credits that were obtained in an official education, in the same or in another university, and that are computed in other different teachings for the purposes of obtaining an official degree.
Transfer of credits: implies that in the official academic documents accrediting the successive teachings for each student, the totality of the credits obtained in official teachings taken previously, in the same or in another university, that have not led to the obtaining of an official title.SaidasThe Law on Access to the Professions of Lawyer and Lawyer of the Courts requires, as of its entry into force, the obtaining of the professional title of lawyer "for the performance of legal assistance in those judicial and extrajudicial processes in which the regulations current law imposes or authorizes the intervention of a lawyer and, in any case, to provide legal assistance or legal advice using the name of lawyer "
Ultimately, the proposed Master's degree aims to cover the need for professional training required by Law 34/2006, in its modality of suitable way to obtain the professional title of lawyer and, in particular, for the training of legal professionals that they possess the knowledge, competences, techniques and precise skills in the deontological, extrajudicial and judicial field, for an adequate performance of the professional practice. Thus, the training proposed within the framework of the European Higher Education Area is integrated, since in all European countries a specific training period of practical content is required, after obtaining the bachelor's degree or degree in Law, for the exercise professional as a lawyer.