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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


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Diploma in Legal Studies Course
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Course Description

This free online Diploma in Legal Studies course from ALISON.com 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.

Certification

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 legal studies online course, you will know the characteristics of effective laws. It will help you to understand the difference between 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 to understanding 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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 729 reviews
Course Title: Diploma in Legal Studies
Course #: 267
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 25
Content Origin:
Course Description: This free online Diploma in Legal Studies course from ALISON.com 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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  • Celeste Maree
    Celeste Maree South Africa Good course 2015-07-29 08:07:41
  • Trish Chibira
    Trish Chibira Zimbabwe It is very educative 2015-07-15 15:07:29
  • Chewe Kizito Chitomfwa
    Chewe Kizito Chitomfwa Zambia It is a very helpful course. 2015-06-19 13:06:17
  • Charles Mc Shane
    Charles Mc Shane United Kingdom I enjoyed doing the course. 2015-06-18 11:06:03
  • Mercy Manda
    Mercy Manda Seychelles Legal studies course will help me to improve knowledge in handling legal issues. 2015-06-04 08:06:12
  • Mccall Jones
    Mccall Jones United States of America Great course. Good for pre-paralegal studies with accreditation in mind. 2015-05-31 02:05:37
  • Kofi Akpalu
    Kofi Akpalu Ghana It was worth it, very interesting and straight to the point. 2015-05-20 12:05:53
  • Karla Tuggle
    Karla Tuggle United States of America The online Diploma in Legal Studies course was well written and easily followed. The examples given were complete and on point. 2015-05-16 17:05:41
  • Robert Firkins
    Robert Firkins United Kingdom The course is very informative and succinct. It gives information about the law and legal procedures without unnecessary and extraneous material. It gives the student the insight to the legal system, its faults and efficiency in a brief and understandable manner. it also gives 'food for thought'. 2015-03-27 17:03:19
  • Isaiah Reid
    Isaiah Reid United States of America It was great I've learned a lot about law, especially the different types of law and how they play a major role in the decision making or outcome of a case. 2015-03-13 14:03:15
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