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24 Masters Programs in Jurisprudence

Students who pursue a post-baccalaureate degree in jurisprudence learn to identify how legal systems work within their societies. This master’s degree is sought by people who wish to work in fields that require an in-depth understanding of law.   A prospective student may ask, what is a Master in Jurisprudence? It is an advanced degree that addresses issues integral to legal systems and… Read more

Students who pursue a post-baccalaureate degree in jurisprudence learn to identify how legal systems work within their societies. This master’s degree is sought by people who wish to work in fields that require an in-depth understanding of law.

A prospective student may ask, what is a Master in Jurisprudence? It is an advanced degree that addresses issues integral to legal systems and to law in general. The course of study is designed to analyze the inherent problems of law as a social institution in the societies for which it functions. Students learn to evaluate facts and legal matters. They use critical thinking to grasp and interpret legal dynamics and points of conflict between the law and other societal components, such as science and economics. Special foci include energy law, intellectual property law, Indian law and life science law.

There are many benefits to attaining a master’s in jurisprudence. Students gain invaluable writing skills as well as the ability to analyze how laws are applied, enforced or altered as societies’ need change. The study of the theory of law gives students a big picture perspective that may give them an advantage in areas of criminal justice, policy making, education and private industry.

The costs to achieve an advanced degree vary from institution to institution. The best course of action is to contact the admissions office of the school of your choice for information regarding fees and tuition.

Numerous career paths are open to a person with a master’s in jurisprudence. One may succeed in many areas, from education to national defense. Employment may include legal assistant or paralegal, law librarian, legal consultant, jury consultant, trust/estate officer, mediator, investment banker, lobbyist or journalist. Opportunities exist in the United States in organizations such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Justice. Internationally, there are many private, governmental and non-governmental organizations that value this degree.

People with a passion for the law and a desire to further their legal education may seek an advanced degree through programs offered all over the world, both on-campus and online. 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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University of Law SQE
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The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
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Our MA Law is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at Masters Level. An MA Law is an internationally recognised qualification which is ideal f ... +

Our MA Law is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at Masters Level. An MA Law is an internationally recognised qualification which is ideal for a career path both in and outside of the legal sector. -
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University of Law Online Postgraduate
London, United Kingdom

Our MA Law Online is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at the Master’s Level. You’ll learn practical legal skills such as analysis and crit ... +

Our MA Law Online is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at the Master’s Level. You’ll learn practical legal skills such as analysis and critical evaluation, alongside a range of transferable attributes such as research and presentation skills. -
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Unitelma Sapienza
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The Master in "Administración de Justicia" is specific for Spanish speaking professionals who wish to acquire practical tools to improve the exercise of the judicial function, ... +

The Master in "Administración de Justicia" is specific for Spanish speaking professionals who wish to acquire practical tools to improve the exercise of the judicial function, as well as to the developing and upgrading of theoretical knowledge for the application of the law. -
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U Law Hong Kong
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Our MA Law (Reg. No. 252954) is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at Masters Level. An MA Law is an internationally recognised qualificatio ... +

Our MA Law (Reg. No. 252954) is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at Masters Level. An MA Law is an internationally recognised qualification which is ideal for a career path both in and outside of the legal sector. There are seven key areas that you’ll study over the course: Public Law; European Union Law; Criminal Law; Tort; Contract Law; Land Law; Equity and Trusts Law. -
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Rostov State University of Economics
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RSUE’s postgraduate programs in law focus on training in the line of developing integrated economic and legal knowledge essential for expert consulting and legal support for b ... +

RSUE’s postgraduate programs in law focus on training in the line of developing integrated economic and legal knowledge essential for expert consulting and legal support for business. -
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Keele University
Keele, United Kingdom

This course offers an exciting opportunity to study human rights in the interdisciplinary context of law, politics and philosophy. The course content reflects that human right ... +

This course offers an exciting opportunity to study human rights in the interdisciplinary context of law, politics and philosophy. The course content reflects that human rights are one of the key discourses of our times. The course is aimed both at people working in related fields (for example, professionals working in the fields of law, government and public sector, social services, human resource management, or human rights advocacy), and anyone else interested in further study in this area. -
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Champollion University
Albi, France

The course aims at training future jurists primarily for small and medium-sized local companies. The course is divided into two main modules: business law and employment law. ... +

The course aims at training future jurists primarily for small and medium-sized local companies. The course is divided into two main modules: business law and employment law. This combination will enable jurists from this master's degree in business law to independently tackle typical legal challenges faced by a company. -
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University of Caen Normandy
Caen, France

The training tends to promote the acquisition of sufficient knowledge allowing immediate integration into the professional environment. It is intended to develop a capacity to ... +

The training tends to promote the acquisition of sufficient knowledge allowing immediate integration into the professional environment. It is intended to develop a capacity to solve legal problems, understand vulnerable people's problems, master the basics of accounting and management essential in companies, and deliver legal expertise to vulnerable people. Databases are given in data processing. -
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The Liberal Arts University Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg, Russia

The magistracy's main strategic goal in jurisprudence is to consolidate the status of a prestigious and competitive direction at the university, which prepares highly qualifie ... +

The magistracy's main strategic goal in jurisprudence is to consolidate the status of a prestigious and competitive direction at the university, which prepares highly qualified personnel with the necessary competencies in demand in the labour market. -
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Sep 2021
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Karaganda University Of Economics
Karagandy, Kazakhstan

The content of "Jurisprudence" are courses "Methodology of legal analysis," "problems of qualification of crimes against property," "Theory and practice of civil and civil pro ... +

The content of "Jurisprudence" are courses "Methodology of legal analysis," "problems of qualification of crimes against property," "Theory and practice of civil and civil procedure legislation," "Current state and trends of administrative law of the Republic of Kazakhstan," "Features of pre-trial investigation," "Problems of public administration and public service in the Republic of Kazakhstan at the present stage," etc. -
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Russian State Social University
Moscow, Russia

Lawyers with in-depth training in the state legal profile specialize in the protection of human rights, the constitutional foundations of the activities of public authorities. ... +

Lawyers with in-depth training in the state legal profile specialize in the protection of human rights, the constitutional foundations of the activities of public authorities. They study all areas of law (constitutional, civil, criminal, administrative) and can interpret various legal acts. -
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University of Law SQE
London, United Kingdom +4 More

Our new MA Law (Conversion) will be the new pathway into practice for non-law graduates who want to either progress onto our LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) or the SQE1 Prepar ... +

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19 - 21 months
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University of Law SQE
London, United Kingdom

Our new MA Law (Conversion) will be the new pathway into practice for non-law graduates who want to either progress onto our LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) or the SQE1 Prepar ... +

Our new MA Law (Conversion) will be the new pathway into practice for non-law graduates who want to either progress onto our LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) or the SQE1 Preparation Course to qualify as a solicitor or the Bar Practice Course (BPC) to qualify as a barrister, from October 2021. -
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11 months
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University of Law SQE
London, United Kingdom

Our new MA Law (Conversion) will be the new pathway into practice for non-law graduates who want to either progress onto our LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) or the SQE1 Prepar ... +

Our new MA Law (Conversion) will be the new pathway into practice for non-law graduates who want to either progress onto our LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) or the SQE1 Preparation Course to qualify as a solicitor or the Bar Practice Course (BPC) to qualify as a barrister, from October 2021. -
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19 - 21 months
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