Law & Criminology

Law & Criminology

Law examines the system of rules used by a country or state to regulate its inhabitants. European or International Law, Criminal, Civil, Public or Private Law, and Patent & Intellectual Law are some of the most common law subfields. Law students are expected to have a high degree of intelligence, a great sense of justice, a wide variety of vocabulary and outstanding communication and negotiating skills along with a decent memory and good critical thinking. You will also build and strengthen your public-speaking skills while pursuing a law degree, and the ability to shape arguments and support them with relevant evidence. Criminology is the field of study which focuses on criminalization, victimization, and social responses to crime and disorder. Criminologists look at a wide variety of crime-related subjects. They are committed to not only researching the causes of crime, but also the social roots and effects. Criminology promotes awareness of Criminology along with other aspects such as media, crime, criminal justice, crime and deviance, and forensic science. The course is intended to be an add-on ability for students to improve awareness and insight from various fields such as law, psychology, sociology, and history. Criminology can be learned as a stand-alone discipline, or you can do a combined degree of honors, such as Criminology and Criminal Justice or Criminology and Forensic Studies. A Bachelor's or Master's in Law and Criminology will help you build your career as a barrister, judge, detective, licensed conveyancer, advice worker, criminologist, criminal investigation, forensic, financial and insurance fraud investigation, intervention programming, crime researcher and many others.

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Civil & Private Law

Civil law is a branch of law which deals with people's rights, such as contracts, property, family, etc. In civil law, the parties are often related prior to the cause of the action or message. Civil law is a part of private law. Private law deals with actions concerning the rights and responsibilities of people or groups of persons, corporations, and allows for rules to settle private disputes. Private law covers contract law, family law, tort law, etc. It deals with actions concerning the rights and responsibilities of people or groups of persons, corporations, and allows for rules to settle private disputes. Private law covers contract law, family law, tort law, etc. Graduates in Civil and Private law can find work in various fields such as: teaching institutes, government and private law firms, civil service, judicial service, journalism, publishing firms, social work and so on.
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Patent & Intellectual Property Law

The field of legal studies that focuses on establishing, applying and enforcing intellectual property rights such as copyrights, patents, trademarks or licenses is Patent and Intellectual property law. A patent is a collection of rights attributing originality for the manufacture, use and exchange of a product or artistic property. As part of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or a Master of Laws (LLM) degree, law schools offer different curricula related to patent and intellectual property law. Patent law degrees include intellectual property and heritage law, cyber law, control of media and communication, patent litigation, industrial property and more. Graduates in Patent and Intellectual property law can work as patent lawyers, patent assessors, litigators, and counsellors in intellectual property, licensing managers, program management officers and more.
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Business Law

Business law encompasses all of the laws that dictate how to form and run a business. This includes all of the laws that govern how to start, buy, manage and close or sell any type of business. This includes all of the laws that govern how to start, buy, manage and close or sell any type of business. There are two fields of business law. One deals with organizational control by alliance, corporate, bankruptcy and agency rules. The other one, by contract rules, governs commercial exchanges. This means that legal problems, such as contracts, lawsuits, sales, intellectual property, fraud, criminal activity, ethical business practices, etc., can be discussed. Graduates in Business Law can work as a: business lawyer, paralegal, finance analyst, risk analyst, loan officer, corporate counsel, human resource manager, administrative law judges and others.
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Law

Law examines the system of rules used by a country or state to regulate its inhabitants. European or International Law, Criminal, Civil, Public or Private Law, and Patent & Intellectual Law are some of the most common law subfields. Law students are expected to have a high degree of intelligence, a great sense of justice, a wide variety of vocabulary and outstanding communication and negotiating skills along with a decent memory and good critical thinking. You will also build and strengthen your public-speaking skills while pursuing a law degree, and the ability to shape arguments and support them with relevant evidence. Graduates in Law can work as a barrister, judge, detective, licensed conveyancer, advice worker, and many others.
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Criminology

Criminology is the field of study which focuses on criminalization, victimization, and social responses to crime and disorder. Criminologists look at a wide variety of crime-related subjects. They are committed to not only researching the causes of crime, but also the social roots and effects. Criminology promotes awareness of Criminology along with other aspects such as media, crime, criminal justice, crime and deviance, and forensic science. The course is intended to be an add-on ability for students to improve awareness and insight from various fields such as law, psychology, sociology, and history. Criminology can be learned as a stand-alone discipline, or you can do a combined degree of honors, such as Criminology and Criminal Justice or Criminology and Forensic Studies. Graduates in Criminology can find job opportunities such as a criminologist, criminal investigation, forensic, financial and insurance fraud investigation, intervention programming, crime researcher and many others.
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Criminal Law

Criminal law relates to a set of regulations that refer to criminal activities. In cases where a person does not adhere to a specific criminal statute, by violating the law, he or she commits a criminal act. Some importance of criminal law systems are: to determine crime, to reform the perpetrator, to provide retribution for the act, and to prevent further crimes. This body of laws is different from civil law, since sentences under criminal law include the violation of one's rights and jail. In comparison, civil laws apply to the settlement of legal disputes which include money damages. Disciplines related to criminal law are criminology, accounting forensics, forensic psychology, international criminal law, environmental law, and military law. Students gain general theoretical knowledge of criminal law, such as criminal justice, concerns with global crime, and human rights. They obtain an in-depth understanding of topics related to murder, mentally disordered criminals, the death penalty, terrorist legal responses, and many more. Graduates in Criminal Law can get various job opportunities such as: parole/probation officer, criminal psychologist, private investigator, detective, crime scene investigator, forensic investigator, and many more.
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International Law

International law is the collection of laws, norms, and principles commonly recognized in nation-to - nation relations. It is divided into public international law, private international law and supranational legislation. International law, ensures proper rights, deals with the legal relations between states, corporations, or governments. International law students will be prepared to discuss topics such as: state elements of responsibility for globally wrongful actions, responsibility of the state for risky acts, treaties of law and negotiating procedures, ways of resolving international economic conflicts. There are several specializations provided by Master’s in International law, such as international economic law, international security law, international criminal law, international environmental law, diplomatic law, international human rights law, etc. As a graduate in International law you can work as a: professor, researcher, legal executive, project officer, legal assistant, policy advisor and so on.
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Legal Studies

Legal Studies is one program that may be right for those interested in legal matters. Legal studies is an interdisciplinary field that deals with the mutual influence between law and society. Legal studies include topics such as political science, economics, history, sociology, international relations and philosophy. Students gain knowledge in various areas such as jurisdictions, including property, contracts, administrative law, torts, and criminal and civil proceedings. Students often select a study area specialization within the program such as family law, health law, elderly law, or international law. Law professionals make use of in-depth knowledge of legal principles, and possess abilities such as: language and communication skills, analytic reasoning, critical thinking and respect for ethical conduct. Extracurricular activities and community service work enhance the more practical side of legal training. Graduates in Legal Studies can work as a: compliance officer, human resource representative, law enforcement officer, legal assistant and others.
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Terrorism & Security

Terrorism and Security is a subject that studies terrorist activities, political violence, countermeasures and policies and overall focuses on making the world safer for everyone. Terrorism and Security courses teach students about terrorist groups and their strategies. Some courses concentrate on examining the effect of terrorist attacks on people. You will learn counter-terrorism strategies and policies, and how to successfully enforce them and the main focus would be both locally attaining and preserving the welfare of citizens. Subjects such as History of Terrorism, Cyber Security, Warfare in the 21st Century, Aviation Terrorism and Security, Terrorist Philosophies, International Relations Theories and Experience are included in Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Terrorism and Security degrees. Graduates in Terrorism and Security can develop their career as a: security analyst, correctional treatment specialist, intelligence analyst, border force officer, and policy analyst and so on.
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