Bachelor Programs in Law Studies

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Law Studies

A bachelor's degree is a program of study that allows individuals to learn in-depth about a specific area of interest while gaining general knowledge in many other areas of study. This is a post-secondary degree that is usually offered at universities.

A Bachelor in Law is one program that may be right for those interested in legal matters. What is a Bachelor in Law? This type of program provides students with a valuable foundation in law for use in the legal industry, or as a precursor to law school. Students receive instruction in many areas of law, including property, contracts, administrative law, torts, and criminal and civil procedure. Students often choose a specialization of area of study within the program. These may include family law, health law, elder law, or international law.

When students complete a bachelor program in law, they come away with the desirable quality of being legally minded. Students develop critical thinking and problem solving skills that translate well into other professions. They also learn the value of writing well and using clear and honest logic.

The costs associated with a Bachelor in Law degree vary depending on many factors, including the institution offering the degree program, the area of the world where the institution is located, and the duration of classes. Students should always know and understand their financial responsibility prior to enrollment.

Graduates of these programs are not limited to careers in the legal field. A business must deal with laws no matter where it is located, so companies in every sector of the economy desire workers who are trained in legal matters. However, many graduates do go on to pursue doctorates of law to become attorneys. Additional potential careers include paralegal, law clerk, legal aid worker, judge, small claims referee, and consultant.

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LLB (Hons) Law accelerated

The University of Law
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

This course is designed to be the most focused professional law degree available. For students who wish to study a practically focused intensive course in two years, and wish to pursue a career in the legal sector. [+]

Bachelors in Law Studies. LLB (Hons) Law accelerated This course is designed to be the most focused professional law degree available. For students who wish to study a practically focused intensive course in two years, and wish to pursue a career in the legal sector. It’s a faster more intensive route, taught by the same tutors and using the same high-quality teaching methods as our three-year law degree. Awarded Gold in 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework. Course Requirements Maths and English Language GCSE grade A-C, or Grade 4 equivalent Plus ABB at GCE A level or equivalent, excluding General Studies, or equivalent qualification. International Students must have one of the following: * IELTS (academic): Overall band score of 7.0 with no one component below 6.5. * ISE III (Trinity College London): Pass in all four components * Pearsons (academic): Score of 65 with no one component below 58 * Cambridge English: First Certificate, Advanced and Proficiency (tests taken from January 2015): Overall 185 with no one component below 176 * Cambridge English First Certificate (test taken before January 2015): Pass at Grade A and Exceptional in all four components * Cambridge English Advanced (test taken before January 2015): Pass at Grade B or C and Borderline in all four components * Cambridge English: Proficiency (test taken before January 2015): Pass at Grade C1 and Weak in all four components * iGCSE English as a First Language (Syllabus 0500 & 0522) and iGCSE English as a Second Language (Syllabus 0510 & 0511):... [-]

Bachelor in Forensic Science

University of Tampa College of Natural and Health Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Tampa

The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science degree is designed to prepare students for careers as forensic scientists. The core of the curriculum consists of chemistry and biology courses and a small [+]

Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science

The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science degree is designed to prepare students for careers as forensic scientists. The core of the curriculum consists of chemistry and biology courses and a small number of criminology and criminal justice courses. Potential employers include local, state and federal crime laboratories and law enforcement agencies, such as the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). The curriculum is enhanced by internship opportunities with the Tampa FDLE lab and the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner. The track also prepares students for graduate programs in forensic science, chemistry, biochemistry and health professional schools.... [-]


Bachelor of Law

Canadian University of Bangladesh
Campus Full time September 2017 Bangladesh Dhaka

Academic programs foster an exciting academic environment with student-faculty interactive environment, practical learning approaches and diversified experiences. A brief introduction of the programs is presented here. [+]

Bachelors in Law Studies. Academic programs foster an exciting academic environment with student-faculty interactive environment, practical learning approaches and diversified experiences. A brief introduction of the programs is presented here. Freshmen (first-year students) and Sophomores (second-year students) spend their first two years building a foundation for their legal studies. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Minimum GPA of 2.50 in SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent separately (including additional subject). Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A Levels in two subjects according to Canadian University of Bangladesh scale (A=5, B=4, C=3 and D=2). Subjects with E Grade will not be considered. Candidates who have completed higher secondary education (12 years of schooling) under a system different from SSC & HSC or O & A Levels will have to get approval of the Admission Committee of the University. Candidates who have finished school abroad have to submit verified/attested copies of previous academic documents from their institute/Foreign Ministry & Equivalence Certificate from Secondary & Higher Secondary Education Board, Dhaka. PROGRAM STRUCTURE The structure of LL.B. program is presented in the table below: A student may also be required to take non-credit, remedial courses in English to make up his/her deficiency. [-]

LLB Honours in European Legal Studies

University of Westminster - Westminster Law School
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

This course provides you with the foundation subjects required to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree along with the opportunity to spend a year of study in one of our partner universities in Europe, gaining knowledge of other legal systems, experiencing another legal culture, enhancing your European language skills and developing international links. [+]

This course provides you with the foundation subjects required to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree along with the opportunity to spend a year of study in one of our partner universities in Europe, gaining knowledge of other legal systems, experiencing another legal culture, enhancing your European language skills and developing international links. A law degree is seen as a valuable asset by a variety of employers, as is knowledge of another European legal system and another European legal language. This course will prepare you for a range of legal careers including practice as a barrister or advocate, solicitor, clerk, officer of the court or legal executive. Our graduates also pursue careers in legal interpreting, the Civil Service, international organisations, NGOs and local government. When you apply you will need to demonstrate an aptitude for European language study, but this need not necessarily take the form of a formal qualification. Depending on your language skills, while abroad you may study in English or in another European language. Student mobility takes place under the Erasmus+ scheme. Course content Alongside the foundation Law modules necessary for a Qualifying Law Degree, you will study a European language in Year 1 and 2 (Credit Levels 4 and 5) to prepare for study in another European country. In Year 2 you will also study a specialist module on Civil Law and Legal Systems, to gain an understanding of civil laws in view of the year abroad. You will then spend ten months studying law at one... [-]

Bachelor in Pre-Law (History/Public Policy)

Trevecca Nazarene University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Nashville

Historians, along with political scientists, sociologists, and anthropologists, believe that our perceptions of people different from us in time, space, and culture are built upon our understanding of our own social, historical, and political experience. That is why the History department is a part of the Social and Behavioral Sciences umbrella: one’s understanding of history shapes one’s perception of, interaction with, and reaction to the present. [+]

Bachelors in Law Studies. Historians, along with political scientists, sociologists, and anthropologists, believe that our perceptions of people different from us in time, space, and culture are built upon our understanding of our own social, historical, and political experience. That is why the History department is a part of the Social and Behavioral Sciences umbrella: one’s understanding of history shapes one’s perception of, interaction with, and reaction to the present. History majors at Trevecca have access to a rich variety of courses on ancient to modern societies around the world. Most of the courses are set up as small, interdisciplinary, seminar-style classes, with an emphasis on primary source analysis. History majors will be taught how to think and write critically and effectively; they will be equipped with useful research skills and encouraged to participate in classroom discussions and debates. As a result, the skills of a historian are widely applicable to a number of fields. Our program is dedicated to preparing our students for the workforce and/or graduate school and we believe that our students can excel in a variety of professions such as: teacher, lawyer, historic preservationist, archaeologist, museum administrator, librarian, archivist, journalist, think tank researcher, and all levels of government service. The program also offers Pre-Law advising, which is often (but not necessarily) organized around a History major with a Public Policy minor or a Criminal Justice minor. Each student is counseled to choose a course of study tailored to meet his or her particular interests, which will... [-]

Bachelor in Pre-Law

William Peace University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Raleigh

William Peace University brings the judicial system to you. Located just blocks from state and local courts, as well as the General Assembly, where laws are made, WPU pre-law students learn the legal system by working in it every day. [+]

William Peace University brings the judicial system to your doorstep. Located just blocks from state and local courts, as well as the General Assembly, where laws are made, WPU pre-law students learn the legal system by working in it every day. The William Peace University Pre-Law Program consists of inter-disciplinary courses that will help you hone the skills that law schools and the legal profession desire. You will develop your critical thinking, analytical writing and public speaking abilities in the courses. The Raleigh Experience is an innovative new program putting WPU students in the middle of the exciting world of North Carolina politics. All pre-law majors spend a semester working full time at four different sites related to the law profession. Students fill their contact lists with professional contacts as they spend their final semester of college working in four different full-time internships in the heart of the state capital. During the senior year, a WPU Pre-Law major will participate in an intensive (40 hours per week) learning experience, similar to a co-op program at other institutions. They will work for sponsoring organizations in three areas related to the law profession, which can include: advocacy/lobbying, governance, law, non-profit administration, politics, policy research, and public administration. During the semester, they will rotate through four, four-week practicums and be concurrently enrolled in their senior seminar course. One session a student might be helping legislators draft bills in the General Assembly. The next they could assist an attorney research as he or she... [-]

Bachelor of Criminal Justice

Felician University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Rutherford

As a Criminal Justice major, you will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. You may also major in any other discipline atCriminal Justice students in lab the University and minor in Criminal Justice. [+]

Bachelors in Law Studies. Major or Minor in Criminal Justice As a Criminal Justice major, you will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. You may also major in any other discipline atCriminal Justice students in lab the University and minor in Criminal Justice. (Examples:Computer Science major and Criminal Justice minor, or Psychology major and Criminal Justice minor.) Double Major With a major in Criminal Justice you have the option to pursue a double major with any discipline at the University. (Example: Major in both Criminal Justice and Social and Behavioral Sciences.) Certificate in Forensics Improve your skills and add this specialization to your major. This certificate is available to Criminal Justice majors as well as those majoring in any field. Points of Interest Your studies will focus on restorative justice and community alternatives to traditional models of incarceration and punishment. We emphasize the repair of harm caused by criminal behavior through cooperative processes such as victim-offender mediation, restitution and ex-offender assistance programs. You have the opportunity to focus on a particular area of specialization by choosing from two tracks within the major: Crime and Society or Police Studies. You will learn about crime theories in contemporary society and the changing models of law enforcement in a Post-911 era. The major will provide you with insight into the changing professional philosophy of criminal justice. It is specifically designed to acquaint you with a diverse number of careers and positions within the field of criminal justice. Members of... [-]

Bachelor in Music Business

Greenville College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Greenville

The constantly changing climate of the music business serves as the backdrop for the Music Business Major. Students learn by studying a wide range of topics, including Copyright, Record Contracts, Music Publishing, Artists Management, Record Company Operations, Internet Marketing and Distribution and International Music Business. [+]

The constantly changing climate of the music business serves as the backdrop for the Music Business Major. Students learn by studying a wide range of topics, including Copyright, Record Contracts, Music Publishing, Artists Management, Record Company Operations, Internet Marketing and Distribution and International Music Business. Greenville College has served as the launching pad for numerous producers, managers and promoters. The Music Business Major is designed to combine real-life work experience with classroom instruction in order to prepare graduates for entry and mid-level careers. Career opportunities for outstanding Music Business majors include positions at major and independent companies in areas such as commercial and independent music production, booking, artists and business management, marketing, promotion, publicity, music publishing and entertainment law. Graduates also pursue a variety of entrepreneurial opportunities as business owners and independent contractors. Entrance Requirements Greenville College admits students who desire to achieve a liberal arts education in an evangelical Christian context. Members of this community are either committed to Christ or are sympathetic to the Christian perspective. Applicants are evaluated by consideration of their academic record, test scores, references, interviews, and participation in extracurricular activities. To be considered for admission, students must submit the following: A completed Application for Admission, including full responses to the application essays High School Transcripts College Transcripts (if the student has attended any colleges previously) ACT or SAT scores (required only of entering freshmen and transfer students with fewer than 30 college credits) References (only if requested by the Admissions Committee) The Admissions Office... [-]

Bachelor in Public Policy

RIT Kosovo™
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 Kosovo Prishtina

This concentration provides students with a clear understanding of public policy, the policy process, and policy analysis. Students have the opportunity to develop perspectives on a variety of contemporary public policy issues [+]

Bachelors in Law Studies. Public Policy Concentration (24 credits) This concentration provides students with a clear understanding of public policy, the policy process, and policy analysis. Students have the opportunity to develop perspectives on a variety of contemporary public policy issues, especially those that emerge from scientific and technological advancements. At the heart of the concentration is the Foundations of Public Policy (PUBL – 101) course, where students are introduced to the concept of public policy and the policy making process. The roles of stakeholders and interest groups are discussed in the context of contemporary cases in various policy arenas. Students are also introduced to some of the methodologies associated with policy analysis. Additional courses are offered from the areas of sociology; political science; and science, technology, and society. The Public Policy Analysis course of study is offered especially for students who are considering the MS in public policy or who have an interest in analytical tools. Required course: PUBL – 101 Foundations of Public Policy Electives: STSO – 421 Environmental Policies PUBL – 301 Public Policy Analysis* (PUBL-101) POLS – 220 Global Political Economy* (POLS-120) POLS – 345 Politics and Public Policy* (POLS-120) PUBL – 210 Introductions to Qualitative Policy Analysis SOCI – 340 Urban Planning and Policy* (SOCI-102) PUBL – 201 Ethics, Values and Public Policy STSO – 201 Science and Technology Policy STSO – 421 Energy Policies *These courses have prerequisites or co-requisites as noted in parentheses. [-]

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Ibmec
Campus Part time 4580 hours March 2018 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

Graduation in Ibmec Law deals with the law in full encourage students to work interconnection among its various branches and also its connection to other areas such as Economics and International Relations. The student absorbs the expertise necessary for a legal professional at the same time it is prepared to discuss in depth all reality that surrounds it. [+]

The course Graduation in Ibmec Law deals with the law in full encourage students to work interconnection among its various branches and also its connection to other areas such as Economics and International Relations. The student absorbs the expertise necessary for a legal professional at the same time it is prepared to discuss in depth all reality that surrounds it. Ibmec encourages its students to explore in practice the creation of new concepts and ideas making it a resilient professional and adaptable to different segments. Skills such as leadership and entrepreneurship are worked throughout the course through internships, extension projects and a methodology that makes the teacher, in a systematic way, discuss the applications of law. Excellence focused practice-oriented part of the curriculum of the Faculty of Law Ibmec, with operations in Legal Practice Center Evandro Lins e Silva. Through the free service to people who do not have the financial means to pay the court costs and attorneys' fees, the student has contact with the reality of the judiciary, drafting pleadings, attending parties, carrying out forensic activities and attending hearings. In Entrepreneurship and Internationalisation Centre - CIS, students can work in junior companies from the first half and enjoy the international coverage through agreements in over 54 institutions worldwide. Job market CAREERS PUBLIC AREA LEGAL Judiciary, Public Defender, Public Ministry (prosecutor and prosecutor of Justice), legal advice, local authorities law, public enterprises, joint stock companies, among others. ADVOCACY Advocacy companies and law firms that operate in different areas of... [-]

Bachelor of Social Sciences in Social Behaviour and Public Policy

Centennial College
Campus Full time September 2017 Hong Kong

The Major adopts an active learning approach that guides students towards a critical understanding of the cognitive and psychological process, economic and political institutions, as well as historically and case-specific factors that enter the public policy making and governance process. [+]

Bachelors in Law Studies. The Major adopts an active learning approach that guides students towards a critical understanding of the cognitive and psychological process, economic and political institutions, as well as historically and case-specific factors that enter the public policy making and governance process. The curriculum combines courses in social sciences and policy analysis on both domestic and international level to develop students’ skills and knowledge in these areas. The course work provides both a solid foundation for students interested in careers in the social sciences and a strong background for a variety of professions in which knowledge about social processes and how societies work with global worldview is relevant. [-]

BA Politics and Law (Hons)

University of Kent, School of Politics and International Relations
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This degree offers you the opportunity to study the closely related disciplines of Politics and Law in a three-year programme, with a pathway enabling you to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree. You gain a solid grounding [+]

This degree offers you the opportunity to study the closely related disciplines of Politics and Law in a three-year programme, with a pathway enabling you to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree. You gain a solid grounding in politics, both national and international, and are able to choose modules that reflect your interests from the extensive range on offer. Our modules reflect the research interests of our staff, and cover areas including conflict resolution, federalism, comparative politics, European integration, ethnic conflict, terrorism, the theory of international relations, political theory, and the politics of countries such as China, Japan, Russia and the USA. You also develop an understanding of the law, taught from a critical perspective which will allow you to engage in informed debate about contemporary legal issues (with an understanding of its history and development). Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its world-leading research and for the high quality, innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides. Independent rankings In the 2013 National Student Survey, 90% of Politics students were satisfied with the quality of their course. And in The Guardian University Guide 2014 Politics was ranked 4th for student satisfaction. In the National Student Survey 2013 96% of Kent Law students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. Kent Law School is ranked 10th nationally in The Times Good University Guide 2014. [-]

Law Degree

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Spain A Coruña

In the Faculty of Law Corunna has been giving the degree of Law for thirty years years. This means that more than 4,500 students graduated. The Degree in Law as an official title has been taught at the Faculty of Law for seven years, so that in the present 2016-2017 course will graduate the fifth promotion. [+]

Bachelors in Law Studies. Introduction In the Faculty of Law Corunna has been giving the degree of Law for thirty years years. This means that more than 4,500 students graduated. The Degree in Law as an official title has been taught at the Faculty of Law for seven years, so that in the present 2016-2017 course will graduate the fifth promotion. The Degree in Law is articulated in four courses - 2,40 ECTS credits - and, in turn, each course in subjects every four months. With an average of five subjects in each semester. Why study the degree In a Faculty of Law is where the Jurists (lawyers, judges, prosecutors, etc.). Its main task is to interpret and apply the Law, as well as represent and defend the citizens before the conflicts that arise to them. If you rebel against injustice, if you dream of defending the most unprotected or applying justice as Judge or Prosecutor this may be your profession. For this you will have to study the law degree. What is learned You learn to be a professional with an eminently legal profile, with a global knowledge of all areas related to the world of law and with the ability to lead project development and adapt efficiently to a rapidly evolving environment. In terms of content, we acquire a theoretical and practical knowledge of our legal system, both nationally, autonomously and Europeanly. Our students also learn to argue and handle the basic tools to act in the Courts,... [-]

LLB Law with International Relations

Middlesex University Mauritius
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Mauritius Vacoas

The LLB (Hons) is a prestigious academic qualification, which addresses the broader ethical, social, political, economic, cultural and historical contexts within which law operates. Students are required to develop the skills of legal analysis and are encouraged to evaluate the law and legal systems and processes. [+]

This programme aims to provide a level of knowledge and understanding of the principles of law, particularly the Foundations of Legal Knowledge, and an opportunity to develop the associated transferable intellectual and key skills that will enable the student to meet the requirements set by the UK Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board for the academic stage of training. It will enable students to develop specialist knowledge and understanding of International Relations and its inherent complexities to develop the skills to operate confidently in International Relations. The LLB (Hons) is a prestigious academic qualification, which addresses the broader ethical, social, political, economic, cultural and historical contexts within which law operates. Students are required to develop the skills of legal analysis and are encouraged to evaluate the law and legal systems and processes. This is a Programme which is relevant to the legal profession and employers in general and lays the foundations for a successful career in international relations. Modules Year 1 Students must successfully complete all modules with Grade 16+ to progress to Year 2 English Legal System Public Law Legal Method Contract Law Year 2 Students must successfully complete all modules with Grade 16+ to progress to Year 3 Criminal Law Tort EU Law Theories of International Relations Year 3 Students must successfully complete all modules with Grade 16+ be awarded their degree Land Law Equity and Trusts Two optional Modules from the following Public International Law Project Advanced Mooting & Advocacy Integrated Learning and Work Placement... [-]

LLB in European Law

European Law and Governance School
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Greece Athens

This uniquely designed and cutting-edge three-year taught undergraduate degree program lies at the heart of the mission of the ELGS as an academic hub of European integration. The main objective of the program is to offer students an in-depth look at the functioning of the European legal order in its capacity as a derivative of international law and as an amalgamation of national legal traditions and European Union law. By unprecedentedly combining theories of EU law, public international law and the general legal traditions of national jurisdictions, students should acquire a comprehensive view and understanding of the EU’s mission, progress and road-map. At the end of their studies, graduates will be fully equipped not only to envision a truly European legal order but also to form part of its professional and/or academic network. Moreover, this program will grant students the opportunity to develop critical skills and valuable professional experience that will prepare them for life after graduation. [+]

Bachelors in Law Studies. This uniquely designed and cutting-edge three-year taught undergraduate degree program lies at the heart of the mission of the ELGS as an academic hub of European integration. The main objective of the program is to offer students an in-depth look at the functioning of the European legal order in its capacity as a derivative of international law and as an amalgamation of national legal traditions and European Union law. By unprecedentedly combining theories of EU law, public international law and the general legal traditions of national jurisdictions, students should acquire a comprehensive view and understanding of the EU’s mission, progress and road-map. At the end of their studies, graduates will be fully equipped not only to envision a truly European legal order but also to form part of its professional and/or academic network. Moreover, this program will grant students the opportunity to develop critical skills and valuable professional experience that will prepare them for life after graduation. Using as a toolbox specifically designated and diversified compulsory and optional modules, students will be able to unravel the complex process of European legal integration. Dependent upon the selection of elective modules, specific pathways may be followed (EU Law, European and Global Business Law or a national law of their choice), which will further enhance students’ knowledge on current issues impacting Europe today and into the future. The LLB in European law is created and supported by the expansive ELGS International Faculty network of over 100 legal and governance... [-]