Diploma in Legal Studies
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Equivalent to FETAC: Level 5 | Equivalent to QCF (UK): Level 3
Improve your knowledge of effective laws in the courts
The free online Diploma in Legal Studies course from ALISON gives you the opportunity to study key subjects in legal studies, greatly increasing your understanding and knowledge of legal systems and related procedures and practices.
You will review the types of law and how they are created, how the adversary legal system operates, and what types of legal procedures there are.
Upon completion of this course you will know the characteristics of effective laws. It will help you to understand civil and criminal law. Laws are continuously changing; this course will inform you about the methods used to change laws and the reasons for such changes. The role a judge has in making laws is essential; you will understand the different aspects of law-making within the courts. You will be more aware of the relationship between the various law-making bodies and learn of the adversary trial system, court hierarchy, the jury system, and civil and criminal procedures.