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Legal Studies

University of California, Berkeley

Postgraduate Diploma On Campus
6 months
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19900 USD/full
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Immigration. Copyright. Public Policy. All facets of our life are impacted and shaped by the various aspects of law. Learn how to become one of tomorrow's legal innovators in a rapidly changing and globalized world by taking courses in the Legal Studies major from University of California, Berkeley.

Overview

Join an elite cohort of students learning in a dynamic, experiential environment. In the Legal Studies major from University of California, Berkeley, you'll learn from professors who not only bring their years of experience to the classroom, but who also love to teach law. Study alongside U.S. undergraduate students who are also preparing for advanced studies in law, while experiencing student life in Berkeley, the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley.

Berkeley Law is one of the nation's premier law schools, located at one of the world's great universities, in one of the most vibrant places on the planet. Legal Studies is a department within our esteemed Law School.

Berkeley Law is one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley. It is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the nation.

Careers

The law school has produced leaders in law, government and society, including Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren, Secretary of State of the United States Dean Rusk, American civil rights activist Pauli Murray, California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, president and founder of the Equal Justice Society Eva Paterson, United States Northern District of California Judge Thelton Henderson and Attorney General of the United States Edwin Meese.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • U.S. Supreme Court and Public Policy
  • Foundations of Legal Studies
  • Law in Action
  • Theories of Law and Society
  • Punishment, Culture and Society
  • Theories of Justice
  • Human Rights: Indigenous Experience

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

13 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.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications are open to undergraduate university students or recent university graduates.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19900 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19900 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    19900 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19900 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.

Funding

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