Masters Programs in Jurisprudence

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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 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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Master Of Access To The Legal Profession

CES Cardenal Cisneros
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Spain Madrid

To this end, the Master of access to the legal profession taught at CES Cardinal Cisneros, approved by the Aneca in February 2013, aims not only preparing students for overcoming successfully test national access, which will enable for collegiality and with it the exercise of the legal profession, but beyond that provide optimum training to acquire all the necessary skills for a brilliant exercise of the legal profession. [+]

Masters in Jurisprudence. Access Title Access to the Legal Profession In accordance with the provisions of art. 16 of RD 1393/2007, and consistent with Article 17, to access the official teachings of Master will be necessary to hold a Spanish official university degree or another issued by a higher education institution of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) entitling in the country issuing the qualification for admission to master's degree. They may also access the graduates from foreign educational systems to the European Higher Education Area without the approval of their titles, after verification by the University that those demonstrate a level of education equivalent to the corresponding Spanish university degrees and entitling in the country issuing the qualification for admission to postgraduate studies. Registration deadlines 2017 First period: From 2 to 16 February. This period allows the pre-admission of students who, for various reasons, may need an early confirmation of admission to master. The coordinating committee of each Master selects only those candidates whose curriculum broadly endorse the request for admission, may be vacancies even if a greater number of applicants than places. In this period there will be no waiting list; the not admitted candidates may reactivate its application in the following periods without charge and the documentation submitted in the first period shall be deemed valid. Applicants may consult the Internet if you have been admitted since March 6. Admitted students will have from 8 until March 22 to make the payment of 200 € in concept... [-]

Master's Degree In Law

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Spain Castellón

The entry into force of Law 34/2006, of October 30, access to the professions of attorney and the courts, is the requirement of professional training for the exercise of both professions. [+]

The entry into force of Law 34/2006, of October 30, access to the professions of attorney and the courts, is the requirement of professional training for the exercise of both professions. This training is acquired through the completion of a specific training course, the development of a period of external practices, work final master and an assessment of professional competence in a test of national character. The first three activities listed make up the Masters in Law with the aim of improving the professional training of future lawyers and lawyers. Coordination: Iciar Cordero Cutillas. Associate dean of master's degrees from the Faculty of Law and Economics. UJI. Esteban Antonio Estevan. Dean of the Bar Association of Castellón. Number of credits: 90 ECTS credits Duration: three semesters (October 2017 / January 2019) Mode: (October 2017 / January 2019) Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 17.60 / credit) [-]

Masters in European Union Law

Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Romania Timisoara

The main objective of the programme is that the students acquire the competences allowing them to understand the European Union law in its relationship with the domestic systems of the Member States. Specific competences cover most of the essential aspects of European Union Law, from its general concepts and the mechanism of the European judicial control to the specifics of enforcement, recognition, consumer law, company law, tax law, and internet law. Foreign professors are invited each year for a series of lectures. The duration of study is 1 (one) year, and full attendance is required. [+]

Masters in Jurisprudence. The Faculty of Law of the West University of Timisoara has earned a reputation as one of the most important law faculties in Romania. Its curriculum is compatible with those of the other prestigious law faculties in Europe. On an international level, the faculty has on-going collaborations with peers from France (Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Montpellier), Italy (Bologna, Padova, Udine), Hungary (Pécs, Szeged), Serbia (Belgrade, Novi Sad), but also outside Europe, such as China (East China University of Political Science and Law). Its professors of International and European Law have contributed to many notable results in international students’ competitions in international law, European Law and human rights. The main objective of the programme is that the students acquire the competences allowing them to understand the European Union law in its relationship with the domestic systems of the Member States. Specific competences cover most of the essential aspects of European Union Law, from its general concepts and the mechanism of the European judicial control to the specifics of enforcement, recognition, consumer law, company law, tax law, and internet law. Foreign professors are invited each year for a series of lectures. The duration of study is 1 (one) year, and full attendance is required. Main course titles Principles of EU Law EU Institutions and Procedures Human Rights in the EU Conflicts of Laws and of Jurisdiction in the EU Competition and Consumer Protection EU Law EU Fiscal Law EU Law of Financial Institutions EU Company Law EU Internet Law EU... [-]

Master In Jurisprudence

Belarusian State University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2018 Belarus Minsk

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: [+]

ORDER Masters BSU PROVIDED AS PROVIDED FOR "FOREIGN NATIONALS" 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. Citizens of other countries can come to terms for "foreigners" for a fee. Apprenticeship The duration of the master BSU is 1-2 years. For those studying in the higher education program of the first stage and received a diploma of higher education training period - 1 year. For those enrolled in an undergraduate program and received a bachelor's degree training period - 2 years. Submission of documents for training Reception of documents from foreign citizens to study at BSU graduate carried out in the period from 8 July to 1 October. Foreign citizens visa-free countries come to Belarus... [-]

Dual Degree Master OF law Program with Foreign Institutions

Ocean University of China
Campus Full time September 2017 China Qingdao

OUC Lawsingle-mindedly concentrates on its students. We created dual master of lawprogram with University of Alabama school of Law, University of Baltimore schoolof Law, University of Oregon School of Law, Penn State University DickinsonSchool of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School and Bangor University School ofLaw. Besides, master + JD program and Bachelor + JD program are carried outwith University of Arizona School of Law. [+]

Masters in Jurisprudence. Dual Degree Master Program with Foreign Institutions OUC Lawsingle-mindedly concentrates on its students. We created dual master of lawprogram with University of Alabama school of Law, University of Baltimore schoolof Law, University of Oregon School of Law, Penn State University DickinsonSchool of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School and Bangor University School ofLaw. Besides, master + JD program and Bachelor + JD program are carried outwith University of Arizona School of Law. “1+1+1 dual LL.M. Program” OUC Law and thecooperative institutions agree to offer well-qualified graduate students(limited to LL.M. students with an LL.B. degree) the opportunity to obtain anLL.M. from both OUC Law and the foreign institution in a model of “1+1+1”, atotal of three years. In order to earn both degrees, candidates must completeone academic year of studies (two terms) at OUC Law, one year (two terms) atthe foreign institution, and then one year (two terms) back to OUC Law tofinish the graduate thesis, for a total of three years (6 terms). Candidatessuccessfully completing the Program shall be awarded an LL.M. from OUC Law andan LL.M. from the foreign institution as separate degrees, and not as a singlejoint degree. “2+2 LL.M. /JD Program” OUC Law and Arizona Law agree to offer well-qualified graduatestudents from OUC Law (limited to LL.M. students with an LL.B. degree) theopportunity to obtain both an LL.M. degree from OUC Law and a J.D. from ArizonaLaw in as much as one year less time than would be required if the degrees werepursued sequentially.... [-]

Master in Jurisprudence

Rostov State University of Economics
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 Russia Rostov-on-Don Moscow + 2 more

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. [+]

Master in Jurisprudence 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. [-]