Oil spills. The conflict in Syria. Euthanasia. Our right to privacy. The law plays an integral role in managing how each of these issues and countless more across the globe are analysed, evaluated and resolved. The hallmark of this course is its recognition of the way legal frameworks underpin such global issues. You'll learn about the law in its broader context, looking beyond law as a set of rules and procedures or as a technical qualification, and instead as something that has the power to shape lives. Through advancing your knowledge of law and upgrading your skills, you'll be well prepared to take the next step in your career. KEY FEATURES You'll gain a nationally and internationally recognised qualification from one of the top 100 law schools in the world.* You'll receive advanced training in legal research by undertaking a research project on issues concerning governance, law and policy. You can choose to specialise in corporate and commercial law, environmental law, international law or social justice, or select from a variety of subjects to suit your particular interests. This course is available on campus, or taught online with intensive blocks of class, which means you can continue to work full-time while studying. * QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015
|Institution Name||Macquarie University|
|Campus Location||North Ryde|
|Course Duration||1 year|
|Course University||Macquarie University|
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