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Diploma in Legal Studies


Diploma in Legal Studies

Diploma in Legal Studies

Improve your knowledge of effective laws in the courts


Students: 32,139
Course Description

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.
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To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

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;
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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.
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Module Title
Characteristics of effective laws
Civil and criminal law
How and why the law changes
How do judges make laws?
Relationships between law-making bodies
The Adversary trial system
The Court hierarchy
The Jury system
Civil procedure
Criminal procedure
Civil cases and criminal disputes
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Course Title Diploma in Legal Studies
Course # 267
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 25
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Course Description 

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.

License 
Release Date 19 April 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 10-15 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only None
Animation Medium
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Third Level
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download No
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Zakaria Wanzam Abubakari Ghana This course is very informative and refreshing. It well researched and very easy to understand. 2015-03-04 23:03:44
  • Moffat Seakonyane Botswana The course materials are easy to be understood. Modules are written in simple English Language. I Am gaining lot of skill. Thanks a lot ALISON. 2015-02-25 19:02:50
  • Stephanie Jelani United States of America This was a very informative overview of the legal system. 2015-02-20 20:02:59
  • Omar Dem United Kingdom Thank you Alison for providing this forum free of charge 2015-02-14 00:02:06
  • Omar Dem United Kingdom The on line diploma in legal studies has certainly stands out well for me. It is a great experience and has serve as a building block on my legal studies education. Thank you Alison 2015-02-14 00:02:22
  • Donna Ward Canada This course was very helpful to me and what I have learnt will help me in my current position. 2015-02-10 21:02:10
  • Jerry Tarbolo Sierra Leone This course is pivotal in every day life as it seems like everything that happens around us is planked on the law. I am sure obtaining knowledge in legal studies would better my chances in my life's transaction and keep me incline on what I need to do and not to do legally. Alison is wonderful and I am grateful to Alison for this online course in Diploma in Legal Studies. 2015-02-09 11:02:05
  • Marinus Kruissen Dominican Republic It is a very basic course, but the way it has been presented makes it a very clear course as well. I like the way I can review and retrieve the chapters and subjects of the course for reference, in the future as well. The course made me curious, I want to know more about the law and how it is used in practice. 2015-02-05 02:02:02
  • Jonathan Levy United States of America This is an excellent introduction of the law and explains key concepts in a matter of fact way. 2015-02-02 14:02:32
  • Eregu Stephen Uganda Diploma in Legal Studies is a big achievement to me, considering the topics I have covered during my studies. This will help in the transformation of my Legal knowledge to which others will also benefits from . 2015-01-30 12:01:26
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