Master of law

General

Program Description

The Master's Program provides an in-depth scientific education of advanced law, as well as its disciplines and applications: international law, criminal law, criminology, legal philosophy, international private law, economic criminal law, estate planning, social insurance, etc.

The students acquire the ability to work independently, scientific and practical.

The course of studies is based on current research discourses and basic decisions as well as modern learning methods. The Master of Law is conceived according to the guidelines of the legal education at Swiss university universities and built up according to the Bologna reform.

compulsory modules

  • M01 International law
  • M02 Criminal Proceedings

Option modules I (1 from 2)

  • M03 Criminology / Legal Sociology
  • M04 Rechtsphilosopie / Rechtsstheorie

Option Modules II (6 from 10)

  • M05 International Private Law
  • M06 Road transport and narcotics
  • M07 Social insurance
  • M08 Economic Criminal Law
  • M09 Banking and financial market law
  • M10 Family property and divorce law
  • M11 estate planning
  • M12 Child and adult protection
  • M13 European Union
  • M14 Competition law including antitrust law

Entrance Requirements

All Bachelor of Law (BLaw) from a Swiss or foreign university are accepted. For Bachelor of Law foreign law can be made requirements for admission.

linguistic proficiency

The course is currently only in German. Very good knowledge of this language is therefore indispensable. In some modules basic knowledge is required in English, Italian and French.

module credits

Equivalent studies carried out at universities can be calculated provided that they have been completed a maximum of five years and have been completed with a sufficient grade and have not already been used to acquire a Bachelor's degree. The corresponding grade is included in the score. At least 60 of the 90 ECTS credits required for the Master must have been acquired in a course of study at FernUni Switzerland.

Last updated June 2017

About the School

Universitäre Fernstudien Schweiz (FernUni Schweiz) ist eine moderne universitäre Institution und führend im Bereich universitäres Fernstudium in der Schweiz. Sämtliche Bachelor- und Master-Studiengäng ... Read More

Universitäre Fernstudien Schweiz (FernUni Schweiz) ist eine moderne universitäre Institution und führend im Bereich universitäres Fernstudium in der Schweiz. Sämtliche Bachelor- und Master-Studiengänge sind gemäss Bologna-Richtlinien aufgebaut. Über 1‘500 Studierende absolvieren aktuell ein Studium in deutscher oder französischer Sprache. Read less
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