Part time Masters in Law Studies in Netherlands

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Law Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

In order to guide people in the right direction, systems of law and regulations are established. The context in which such guidelines are used includes everything from education systems to the restaurant business to international politics.

Part time Master Program in Law Studies in Netherlands

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Master in Philosophy: Philosophy of Law and Governance

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Part time 2 - 4  September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The track Philosophy of Law and Governance of the two-year master Philosophy trains students to reflect philosophically upon the presuppositions and basic features of contemporary Western legal systems. The programme is interdisciplinary. General philosophical courses and specific courses in philosophy of law are combined with a student’s own selection of legal courses. The students of this track usually complete simultaneously a one year master’s degree in Law. [+]

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The track Philosophy of Law and Governance of the two-year master Philosophy trains students to reflect philosophically upon the presuppositions and basic features of contemporary Western legal systems. The programme is interdisciplinary. General philosophical courses and specific courses in philosophy of law are combined with a student’s own selection of legal courses. The students of this track usually complete simultaneously a one year master’s degree in Law.

Study Program

What is a legal system? Under what conditions is law just? Are citizens of modern, liberal welfare states free and equal? Are there any natural rights? Is international law legitimate? Does social justice apply beyond the state? Which understanding of a person underlies bioethical legislation? Do new forms of technology and governance undermine standards of what it is to be an autonomous legal subject? These and many other questions are raised and addressed in the two-year master track Philosophy of Law and Governance.... [-]