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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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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 purchase 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 896 votes
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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  • Joy Karayampuram
    Joy Karayampuram India It was a smooth experience of going through various modules of the course. The course is designed in a very simple and easily understandable manner. I profited from the course 2016-08-19 15:08:27
  • Phumlani Mndzebele
    Phumlani Mndzebele Swaziland ”The Diploma in Legal Studies is an immersive and intellectually rigorous course which provided me with an in–depth knowledge of legal issues within a relatively short timeframe. The use of pictures, in particular, promotes a deeper level of understanding of the issues at hand and helps build a collaborative and collegial learning atmosphere as far as the law is concerned.” 2016-07-20 14:07:27
  • Mussa Shehe
    Mussa Shehe Tanzania I registered for Diploma in Legal Studies. I sat for the assessment. The same questions keep on coming back and never comple the answers and have my results. Please advise 2016-07-08 13:07:36
  • Wayne Roberts
    Wayne Roberts Trinidad and Tobago Very very informative have inspired me to go deeper into the law. 2016-06-07 03:06:54
  • JOE ELLA
    JOE ELLA Papua New Guinea Gives me inside knowledge and prepare me to approach issues confidently. 2016-06-04 18:06:39
  • Wiseman Maseko
    Wiseman Maseko South Africa A diploma in legal studies is essential to because its a way of beginning a career in law, so that there be professional's who will defend workers who are unfairly dismissed. 2016-06-02 18:06:14
  • Verona Lawson
    Verona Lawson Jamaica I have always had an interest in the legal aspects of my career. The outline seems empowering, i'm looking forward to this course of study 2016-05-27 22:05:26
  • Marie Nimusiima
    Marie Nimusiima South Africa Wow this course is so educative since it gives one knwolegde about law making and I will love to take it 2016-05-27 15:05:00
  • Addai Frimpong
    Addai Frimpong Ghana Am happy for these course. It is my childhood dream to be a lawyer but lack of funds is taking me back 2016-05-26 15:05:54
  • Zakia Chaudhry
    Zakia Chaudhry United Kingdom Very helpful to understand different aspects of law. 2016-05-26 14:05:36
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