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Legal Studies

University of Illinois Springfield

M.A.
12 months
Duration
21816 USD/year
21816 USD/year
10632 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts program in Legal Studies at University of Illinois Springfield is designed to present the master’s candidate with an interdisciplinary course of study in public law emphasizing law as a social phenomenon as well as a technical body of rules. 

Overview

Learning outcomes

Legal Studies from University of Illinois Springfield emphasizes analytical and conceptual thinking, legal and scholarly research and writing, substantive areas of the law, ethical and public interest concerns, public policy advocacy skills, and the role of law in society.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Legal Research And Citation 
  • Introduction to Graduate Legal Studies
  • Theories of Justice
  • Public Advocacy
  • Seminar in Politics and Law
  • Seminar in Courts and Policymaking

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications should be complete at least two months prior to their desired enrollment date for adequate processing time. 

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria: college academic coursework, standardized test scores & grade point average, statement of academic and career goals, and letters of recommendation. UIS requires a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be considered for full admission to any program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10908 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10908 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5316 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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