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.
In accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Belarus in the sphere of education the citizens of the Russian Federation, Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Tajikistan, Republic of Uzbekistan have the right to enter BSU Master's degree at the following conditions: [+]
In accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Belarus in the sphere of education the citizens of the Russian Federation, Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Tajikistan, Republic of Uzbekistan have the right to enter BSU Master's degree at the following conditions:from the budget or on a fee basis under the conditions provided for Belarusian citizens; on the conditions provided for foreign citizens temporarily residing / sojourning in the Republic of Belarus (hereinafter - "foreign citizens") on the results of the final certification when developing the content of the educational program training people to enter the Republic of Belarus, institutions of higher education on a fee basis, as well as interviews, establishing the proficiency of Russian language in the amount sufficient for the development of the content of the educational programs of the higher education stage II. ... [-]
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. [+]
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. The courses provide a combination of theory and practical application which is relevant to contemporary legal practice and business in the context of advanced intellectual engagement with issues in law and legal theory.
There are four courses for lawyers:Civil Law, Family Law, International Private Law Criminal Procedure, Forensic Science and Legal Expertise Administrative Law, Financial Law Criminal Law, Criminology, and Criminal Executive Law
The graduates of master’s programs in law are demanded in different segments of legal services market: in the legal departments of commercial organizations, including banks and insurance companies, in financial market institutions, courts, public prosecution, defending lawyers practice.... [-]
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. [+]
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. All materials contain both theoretical and practical implementation within the judiciary context in both judicial and administrative aspects, as well as government law. The course is offered only in Spanish.Level
Enrollment is only for postgraduate candidates - Master's degree (60 ECTS - Credits).Main contents
PART ONE 1. Theory of Law and Justice. 2. Constitutional Law. 3. Analysis of new trends in the law. 4. Government judiciary. 5. Access to justice and alternative methods of conflict resolution. 6. Judicial Administration and Management. SECOND PART 7. Judicial Ethics. 8. Legal security. 9. Reasoning judicial interpretation and structuring of sentences. 10. The information and communications technology applied in the administration of justice. 11. The methodology of case resolution. 12. The criminal policy: Public safety and justice system.... [-]