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“Objection”, shouts the lawyer; “order!” shouts the judge - all done in the name of dispensing justice. The judge and the lawyer in this scene have one thing in common: they’re showing off their law degrees. A Law degree deals with understanding and interpreting the rules (laws), statutes, decrees, and regulations that govern social behaviour. The dignified men and women who practice it daily do so for the sake of maintaining lawfulness and ensuring justice.

Law is one of the oldest and most revered disciplines throughout history, so the expectations are high, but so are the rewards. Whether you decide to become a judge, become a defence attorney or a prosecutor, or focus on working within a specific organisation or company, you will be expected to have a high level of sophistication with the law, a vast vocabulary and excellent communication skills - everything backed by a great memory and strong analytical thinking.

Law is one of those subjects you will find in every aspect of life. There’s no wonder, then, that Law degrees are offered in fields as diverse as:

• European or International Law;
• Criminal, Civil, Public or Private Law;
• Patent & Intellectual Law.

Each one of these legal subdisciplines will give you in-depth knowledge of Constitutional Law, Legal Theory, Legal Systems, and Legal Institutions.

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Suggested Short Courses in Law

Short Course Level 3 Diploma in Law

The Level 3 Diploma in Law qualification offered by the London School of International Business provides learners with an introduction to law and the legal system as well as key academic, research and communication skills to support learners in their development.

United Kingdom
Short Course Introduction to International Law

The Introduction to International Law course offered by Queen Mary University of London provides a broad as well as profound overview of international law and its various areas, its relations to politics, and current challenges of the international legal system.

United Kingdom
Short Course Wildlife Crime Analysis - Data-Driven Nature Protection

From the cruel slaughter of critically endangered rhinos for their horns to illegal hunting and the destruction of protected habitats, crimes involving wildlife evoke a visceral emotional response in many of us. This Wildlife Crime Analysis - Data-Driven Nature Protection course is offered by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Short Course Crime in Numbers - From Correlation to Causation

Randomized controlled trials are the gold standard for causal inference. Using an experimental and a control group, double-blind and with a placebo, the effect of an intervention can be neatly determined. This Crime in Numbers - From Correlation to Causation course is delivered by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.