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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.

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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 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 819 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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  • Freda Acquah-Hayford
    Freda Acquah-Hayford United Kingdom I felt this was a great subject and very helpful in understanding the Court system as well as legal matters in general. All in all a good variation of study for someone who has never studied law previously 2016-04-21 19:04:41
  • Emily Nguu
    Emily Nguu Kenya Good worthwhile course. Very informative 2016-04-14 12:04:49
  • Keamogetswe Tshepe
    Keamogetswe Tshepe South Africa Well to me law is the rules made for a particular country of which people in that area must abide to and if the rule are broken the person must face penalties. I'm very persistent and believe in justice. I would love to pursue a career in law because I want to assist clients by representing them in court or in other legal matters. Through this course I would be able to know the difference between civil law and criminal law of which will help me apply it in future when I'm helping clients. This diploma will help me start up my career in law. 2016-04-11 19:04:14
  • Shawntel Baron
    Shawntel Baron Canada Amazing course 2016-01-19 23:01:36
  • Jorge Mendoza
    Jorge Mendoza Colombia hanks for the course , is very important material and provided knowledge , since it has actializados content and prepared for the challenges of today. 2016-01-14 16:01:07
  • Patrick Ortiz
    Patrick Ortiz United States of America Excellent Course! 2015-12-24 05:12:31
  • Oburumu Godspower
    Oburumu Godspower Nigeria This course has helped tremendously to illuminate and enlighten me of my rights, breaches of my right and remedies. And also the importance of been on the good side of the law (been a good citizen and not a law breaker). 2015-12-07 20:12:12
  • Karen Huber
    Karen Huber United States of America Very basic and concise. 2015-11-21 21:11:46
  • David Benjamin Ginana
    David Benjamin Ginana South Sudan This course has impacted some legal procedures to my profession. 2015-11-11 08:11:21
  • Kelvin Nana Ampadu-boateng
    Kelvin Nana Ampadu-boateng Ghana The course have tout me that there are two types of law,which is criminal law which is an offense against the state(country)something describe an offense which is to harm the society. 2015-10-29 11:10:16
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