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Legal Science Online - Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.

 

Faculty of Arts & Humanities via distance learning

 

Faculty of Arts & Humanities

 

 

Legal Science via distance learning

 

This program of legal science provides a conceptual study of laws, legal regulations and justice. Law degrees prepare individuals for the practice of legal profession in their respective countries. This program is not meant to prepare students to qualify as lawyers, it will complement Law Degrees for a better understanding of laws and justice transcending the legal framework of their jurisdictions. Law is a system of rules created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior, with its precise definition a matter of debate. It has been described as a science and the art of justice. Legal systems vary between countries and the application of justice also differs in every culture. The law shapes politics, economics, history and society in various ways and serves as a mediator of relations between people.

 

Academic Supervisor : Margarita Trejo Poison
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Legal Science Online via distance learning

Specialist, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor - Legal Science.

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. For example: Conflict Resolution - Criminology - Diplomacy - Ethics - Forensic Psychology - Human Rights - International Law .

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Legal Science Online
Tuition Fee: 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online: 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Legal Science via distance learning = 54 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from the specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Legal Science Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online: 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Legal Science via distance learning = 54 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Legal Science.

 

Master's Degree - Legal Science Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online: 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Legal Science via distance learning = 54 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Legal Science. + 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Legal Science Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online: 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Legal Science via distance learning = 54 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Legal Science. + 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...

 

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Legal Science Online

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...

 

Criminal Justice
This course examines the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, the courts, and correctional methods. It revises the origins, ideologies, and consequences of various criminal justice systems, both historically and cross-culturally, with emphasis on contemporary administration. It explores and evaluates differing philosophies underlying the correction of criminal behavior.
Academic Supervisor: Venceslau Cassul

Delinquency & Violence
This course analyzes and explains delinquency from various theoretical perspectives. It emphasizes on juvenile delinquency as a unique kind of crime, different from ordinary adult crime. It also explores offenses such as robbery, vandalism, arson, stalking, assaults, domestic violence, sex crimes, and homicides as committed by both occasional and career criminals.
Academic Supervisor: Frances Chelos Lopez

Philosophy of Ethics & Law
This course investigates the philosophical problems of the social and political interaction, including ideology, law, and ethics. It explores normative ethical theories that attempt to say what we ought to do and the relations between legal rules and the rules of ethics and custom. It studies the social and ethical foundation of law and legitimacy and the limits of law and the state. It also explores moral reasoning and how rigorous an ethical position can be applied to real-life experiences.
Academic Supervisor: Margarita Trejo Poison

Human Rights Policy
This course concentrates on the key problems that arise from incorporating human rights concerns into policy. It considers human rights norms, their interaction with civil and political rights, the role of such norms in international and domestic law, the observance and enforcement of human rights, and the problems of including human rights concern as an integral part of a country's policy.
Academic Supervisor: Antoine K. Abou Assaf

Crime Law and Prevention
This course examines the key areas in criminal law, including the sources of law, the different types of crimes, culpability and criminal capacity, elements of crime, and the principles of legality. It also examines crime prevention programs at individual and community levels, as well as the legal, ethical, cost and benefits issues in crime prevention, and the development of crime prevention policies.
Academic Supervisor: Venceslau Cassul

Legal Science
This course of legal science studies how the creation, application and enforcement of laws may be influenced by a constitution, and the varying concepts of justice and morality. Law's scope can be divided into Public and Private law. Public law concerns government and society, and includes constitutional law, administrative law, and criminal law. Private law deals with legal disputes between individuals and/or organizations in areas such as contracts, property, torts, delicts and commercial law.
Academic Supervisor: Margarita Trejo Poison

Internet Ethics & Legal Issues
This course defines cyberculture and the policies currently discussed to ensure proper web conduct. It provides readings and web references on various ethical and legal issues that are shaping the future of our cybersociety. It also provides an enhanced appreciation of the legal issues affecting the development of E-commerce.
Academic Supervisor: Ricardo Miralles Damm

Trade Marks & Intellectual Rights
This course examines issues involving the international protection of intellectual property, with a particular emphasis on copyright and trade marks. It explores private international laws, including conflict of laws, jurisdiction, and arbitrage. It reviews public international law issues while focusing on international treaties and enforcement mechanisms.
Academic Supervisor: Margarita Trejo Poison

Cyberspace Law
This course focuses on the legal issues confronting the participants in Cyberspace. Whether considered as a Virtual Space, the Internet, or simply the Web, Cyberspace embodies a challenging interaction of law, public policy, technology, and market. In the context of cyber culture and technology, this course examines the key contemporary procedural and issues including jurisdiction, governmental regulation of pornography and indecency, privacy, intellectual property, and evolving Internet commerce. It also focuses on the investigation and prosecution of computer crimes.
Academic Supervisor: Margarita Trejo Poison

International Environmental Law
This course examines the rapidly expanding body of international instruments and law that bears on problems affecting the environment. Specific topics include transboundary pollution, acid rain, ozone depletion, global warming, marine pollution, international movements of hazardous wastes, species protection, population, genetically altered foods, outer space, and the Kyoto Protocols. It looks at the international regimes on the ownership, control, and management of natural resources, including the international institutions designed to resolve disputes.
Academic Supervisor: Eduard Bes Fuster

International Public Law
This course examines the scope and role of administrative regulation of governmental agencies. It explores the constitutional principles that limit administrative power and the administrative laws that govern conflict between administrative agencies and their constituencies; rulemaking, judicial review, and informed regulatory processes of importance to public officials.
Academic Supervisor: Antoine K. Abou Assaf

International Business Law
This course describes the practical application of international business law. It compares legal aspects of business, trade, financing, and contracts under different legal systems. It explains the international means of enforcement, adjudication, and arbitration. Multinational and multicultural in perspective, it examines international organizations and treaties that have an impact on international business.
Academic Supervisor: Anna Sofie Helen Bolin

Real Estate Law
This course reviews the principles of real estate laws as related to ownership rights, negotiations, brokering, transfers, condominium law, financing, income tax law, real estate property taxation, bankruptcy law, construction and development contracts, and residential and commercial leases; including both office and retail leases, and an overview of international legal systems.
Academic Supervisor: Philipose Daniel

Comparative Law
This course of comparative law examines the differences and similarities between the legal systems of different countries. The importance of comparative law has increased enormously in the present age of internationalism, economic globalization, and democratization.
Academic Supervisor: Margarita Trejo Poison

Law & Justice
This course of law and justice debates the separation between the application of the law an actual justice. Law is a system of rules created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior with justice, but the concept of justice differs in every culture. Justice is the principle that people receive that which they deserve, a concept being impacted with many differing viewpoints and perspectives, including the concepts of moral correctness based on ethics, rationality, law, religion, equity and fairness.
Academic Supervisor: Margarita Trejo Poison

International Legal Procedures
This course studies the problems of international legal procedures in private and governmental practices as affected by international relations; the law applicable to different conflicts; interpretation of laws, treaties, and other international agreements; jurisdiction of nations; as well as the formation, operation, and function of international agreements, international claims, arbitrage, and dispute resolution.
Academic Supervisor: Antoine K. Abou Assaf

Business Law
This course focuses on issues related to the law of business in all its forms: agency, partnerships, limited partnerships, and corporations. It provides the essentials and implications of contractual and fiscal matters relating to business and entrepreneurship ventures. It explains how to deal with lawyers, accountants, tax advisors, dispute resolution, contracts, and legal considerations related to business.
Academic Supervisor: Philipose Daniel

International Law
This course examines the nature and sources of international law, its institutions, and its forms of dispute resolution. It covers the problems of private and governmental practices affected by international relations; the law applicable to questions of recognition and non-recognition of governments and nations; interpretation of treaties and other international agreements; jurisdiction of nations; effect of peace and war; formation, operation, and function of various international agreements as well as matters of international claims.
Academic Supervisor: Anna Sofie Helen Bolin

 

 

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Legal Science Online via distance learning

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Admission requirements - Legal Science

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.

 

For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format. More info...

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission. More info...

 

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

Duration - Legal Science Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

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Faculty of Arts & Humanities via distance learning

Legal Science Online

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.