Accredited - A3ES Decision
Date of the Board Decision
Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS
Master Degree |4 Semesters |120 ECTS
The following may apply for the Master's Degree:
a) People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree;
b) People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process;
c) People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body;
d) People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle.
Have completed a total of 120 ECTS
Accord a master¿s academic qualification for those certified in the 1st cycle of Studies in Law;
Accord to those certified in the 1st Cycle of Studies in Law the faculties and academic curriculum for admission to the egal professions that require them.
The curriculum of the 2nd cycle of studies in law was determined by the objective of specialized scientific training and directed to the principal differences in professional legal careers. This training will culminate in independent scientific research in a scientific context that is consistent to the appropriate area of specialization.
The offer of three optional areas intends to respect the great natural areas in the Science of Law, understanding that each is a vast field of expertise and depth of knowledge acquired in the seat of the degree.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
With the growing need for updated knowledge of the current workforce, the development of specialized training projects has become an important component in the mission of universities as key centre¿s of creation and circulation of knowledge. In this context, the Masters in Law has, from its inception, been training lawyers to be equipped with the most solid of knowledge. Moreover, the basic concern of this course has focused on training lawyers who, integrated in a context characterized by profound changes, take a proactive approach and thus present themselves as true agents of change. In this context the objectives revolve around the following competencies: to deepen and develop the knowledge acquired in the 1st cycle of studies in law, acquisition of knowledge that enables and forms the basis for developments and / or original applications in the context of research, application of knowledge to practical situations, communication skills, understanding, analysis and criticism. ULP awards a master's degree in law to those who have shown evidence of having acquired these skills. In this way graduates acquire solid skills in law and legal knowledge with a view to implementing them in an efficient, rational and safe manner in the profession, with obvious benefits for the society in which they operate.
Accordingly, and mindful of the dynamic that has been progressing in the environment, with the objective to continuously improve the quality and innovative role that the graduates in this area can play on the labour market, the 2nd cycle of studies in law wants to prepare professionals, both from a human and scientific point of view, to be able to join the workforce with confidence, offering a wide range of tasks to efficiently perform and act within the various fields of economic and social modern life.
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