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345 Law Colleges in 6 Countries Offering 2730 Courses

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oxford, United Kingdom
Rank : #1
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
31876
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Oct
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singapore, Singapore
Rank : #1
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
17100
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Aug
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
26950
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
26950
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
29400
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Aug
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
34700
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Aug
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
34800
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Aug
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
36200
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Aug
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
38450
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Aug
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cambridge, United States
Rank : #1
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
null
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
47240
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Dec, Aug

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dublin, Ireland
Rank : #1
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
9065
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
13730
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
15900
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
19045
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
19045
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
19045
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
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auckland, New Zealand
Rank : #1
Duration -  
0.5 years
1 year Fee -  
17006
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
28680
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
monthly
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
32392
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
32392
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
32392
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
33688
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
33688
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
33688
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
33688
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
34012
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
34012
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
34012
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
34012
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
34012
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
34012
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
34012
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
39584
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
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parkville, Australia
Rank : #1
Duration -  
0.5 years
1 year Fee -  
21344
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
0.5 years
1 year Fee -  
21344
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
0.5 years
1 year Fee -  
21344
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
0.5 years
1 year Fee -  
21344
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
32512
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb,July
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
34560
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
42668
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
42668
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
42668
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
42668
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
42668
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
42668
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
42668
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
42668
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
0.5 years
1 year Fee -  
42688
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
42688
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
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st-lucia, Australia
Rank : #2
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
28320
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
32432
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
40064
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1.5 years
1 year Fee -  
40064
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1.5 years
1 year Fee -  
40064
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
41600
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb
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palmerston-north, New Zealand
Rank : #2
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
32700
IELTS -  
Band 5.5
Intake -  
Feb
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auckland, New Zealand
Rank : #2
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
34690
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb
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cambridge, United Kingdom
Rank : #2
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
19197
IELTS -  
Band 7.5
Intake -  
Sep
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stanford, United States
Rank : #2
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
80781
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Jan
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quebec, Canada
Rank : #3
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
22149
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Jan
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
45262
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Nov
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singapore, Singapore
Rank : #3
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
26650
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Aug
Duration -  
1.5 years
1 year Fee -  
28000
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
37450
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
may, Sep, Dec
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london, United Kingdom
Rank : #3
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
18300
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
20540
IELTS -  
Band 7.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
20540
IELTS -  
Band 7.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
20820
IELTS -  
Band 7.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
21960
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
24610
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
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dunedin, New Zealand
Rank : #3
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
24000
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
monthly
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
24000
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
27200
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
27200
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
29702
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
29702
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
29768
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
33100
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
33100
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
33700
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
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Updated on - January 14th 2020 by Piyush Bhartiya

About Law

Overview

Law is a protocol that defines the regulating actions of its members and which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties. Students are attracted to this course as there are various jobs and opportunities available in this department. Law is a course that offers placement in the judiciary. Law Degrees are highly regarded as they give the ability to reason, to analyze and negotiate, and communicate with people around them. A good law school can provide the necessary education and opportunities that lead to an exciting and challenging career as a lawyer, solicitor or barrister. 

UG/PG degrees 

There are several courses offered to students from this popular field of studies such as JD, LLB, J.S.D, L.L.M., Bachelors in Arts (Law), M Phil and many more in minors are also offered to the student so they can learn extra things.

  • JD (Juris Doctor)

Also known as Doctor of Jurisprudence degree is a course which is a graduate professional degree and one of the Doctor Law degrees. It is mainly earned in countries like the U.S.A, Australia and Canada. It is a 3-year duration master's program which provides the opportunity to pursue a legal education in a collegial and student-centred environment. It's a degree that in most common law jurisdiction is the primary professional preparation for lawyers. To authorize to practice law in the courts of a given state, the majority of individuals hold a J.D. degree. The Jobs in this sector are various such as Judges, Judges’ Associate and others in the judicial sector, Barristers and Public Prosecutors, Lawyers in Law firms, In-house and corporate lawyers, Lawyers in the community sector, Government lawyers, Policy analysts and advisers in government, Merchant bankers, Entrepreneurs and many more.

  • L.L.B.

The Bachelor of Laws is an Undergraduate degree in law (first professional degree in law, depending on jurisdiction). It is generally a 3 years duration bachelors program which enables the student who holds the degree level qualification to complete a law degree in 3 years. To practice law, it is necessary to have a legal education. The course's structure provides knowledge of the legal system and legal principles and to cultivate a capacity for legal research. The student pursue this course in order to have a strong base and thorough knowledge on legal studies because after this course the students opt for a career or they want to pursue a master degree but whatever they do they need to have good bachelor’s degree in law which is L.L.B. The career options and jobs are various in this field such as in Litigation, Judiciary, Academics, civil services. The course covers a huge genre of subjects such as jurisprudence, contracts, Legal Methods, Litigation Advocacy, Family Law, Administrative Law, Law of Taxation, Law of Evidence and many more.

  • J.S.D

The Doctor of Juridical Science, also called Doctor of Laws, is the research doctorate in law which equivalent to the more commonly is awarded research doctorate in law. It is a 2 years duration master's program which is one of the foremost professional degree programs which are sought by the students from across the world who want to become a researcher in the legal studies. To study this degree is limited as this degree is open to a small number of well-qualified students who hold a JD or L.L.B. Students in the program pursue a course of advanced and developed form substantive expertise in one or more fields of law. The degree requires two semesters of residency and it is necessary for the individuals admitted to the program to demonstrate substantial potential for being able to write a thesis of publishable quality which can prove to be a significant scholarly contribution to the concerned field.

  • L.L.M.

The L.L.M. is an internationally recognized postgraduate law degree. Law students from across the world frequently pursue the course in order to gain expertise in a specialized field of law. 

 

Exams required

The main exam for admission are IELTS and GRE but it has been seen many universities also conduct their individual exams in countries like USA and UK.

 

Course details

The High paying ranks in the field of Business, banking, politics and government are also covered in this field. In the global economy of today, an international law degree is extremely beneficial for a great career in law. Different Countries provide different ways to pursue law as a stream of study. In U.S.A we can study a JD (Judicial Degree) and then progress to an LLM (Master of Law) as a graduate. In the UK, Australia and New Zealand, we can pursue an LLB (Bachelor of Law).

Salary details

The average salary is generally don’t vary much if person is in the public sector, however in private sector salary ranges from $40,000 to $200,000 

 

Top Universities

  1. Stanford Law School
  2. London School of Economics
  3. Melbourne Law School
  4. University of Chicago
  5. Harvard Law School

 

Scope

One can work in both public and private firms on different positions. Public sector in law is very much diverse to work on different positions. 

 

Top Colleges for Law 

  1. Stanford Law School
  2. London School of Economics
  3. Melbourne Law School
  4. University of Chicago
  5. Harvard Law School

Course details Level wise

 

Level

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degrees

Duration

Undergraduate - 3 to 4 years, Postgraduate - 1 to 4 years

Type

Bachelor and Master

Eligibility

  • Bachelor’s Degree (must have completed class 12th with either the CBSE (All-India SSC) or Master’s Degree (passed a Bachelor of Science in , IELTS or TOEFL, Recommendation letter and SOPs).

Admission Process

  • Identifying country, universities and the course of your interest

  • Request universities for Application forms

  • Taking various required tests

  • Arranging and preparing Essays and recommendation letters

  • Reporting various test scores to the universities

Average Salary

The salary can vary from $50,000 to $200,000

Top recruiters 

Law firms, Corporate like McDonalds, Reliance, Tata etc.

Position offered

Analyst, Document typist, Criminal Advocate, Civil lawyer

 

Top Universities Level wise

These colleges attract thousands of students from all across the world to come here and pursue law as these colleges are home to research and innovating new ideas to help society. These colleges provide internships to the students who get to work on real cases which help them to understand the context more clearly. Getting a degree from one of these colleges a student can get a job easily or they can pursue research in their field of interest. Many scholarship programs are offered to the students that act as financial aid to the students. The students cross the toughest exams just to get admission in these colleges and to secure their future.

 

Name

Location

Fees

Stanford Law School

USA

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 55.63 Lakhs

London School of Economics

UK

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 51.37 Lakhs

Melbourne Law School

Australia

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 42.44 Lakhs

University of Chicago

USA

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 48.61 Lakhs

Harvard Law School

USA

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 51.09 Lakhs

 

Requirements & Eligibility Level wise

To study in a top university, the student needs to fulfill some criteria. They should meet all the requirements so as to continue education from their desired college. The table shows some of the important criteria.

 

Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Interested students must have completed class 12th with either the CBSE (All-India SSC) 
  • For CBSE board: CGPA of 9.6 with grade A1 in any subjects relevant to the course applied for

         2. Masters Degree 

  • Student must have passed a Bachelor of Science in  with a minimum of 50% marks.

Exams

  • English proficiency test score such as IELTS or TOEFL depending on the university.

Work Experience

  • Well most of universities don’t ask for Work experience. But it totally depends on the admission process of the university as masters degree sometime needs work experience.

Others

  • Letter of recommendation
  • State of Purposes

 

Admission Procedure Level wise

Taking admission to a top university or college can be a tiresome task. It is advised to the students that they should consult an advisor to get admission. Deadlines are one of the most important aspects to take admission as missing these dates can lead to cancellation of the application of the students. 

Entrance exams 

  • Appear for entrance exams such as IELTS or TOEFL to get admission. The student should also seek exams required other that this as according to the needs of the University.

How to apply 

  • Request universities for Application forms
  • Taking various required tests
  • Arranging and preparing Essays and recommendation letters
  • Reporting various test scores to the universities

Deadlines

  • For summer start programs (Jan 21, 2019)
  • For fall-start Programs (April 7, 2019)
  • For Spring-start Programs (Sept 7, 2019)

 

Course & Syllabus Details Level wise

There are many topics covered in the syllabus which vary from university to university and country to country. Here we have mentioned the general topics under law that is covered by top universities:

Course

Topics Covered

Why this is Covered

Law

  • Consumer Protection Laws and M. V. Act.
  • Legal Methods
  • Principles of Economics
  • Political Science: An Introduction
  • Sociology: An Introduction
  • Constitutional Law I
  • Jurisprudence
  • Criminal law I
  • Economic Development and Policy
  • Law in Changing Society: Contemporary Issues and Prospects
  • Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act
  • Family Law I
  • Contract Law II
  • Corporate Law I
  • Law of Evidence
  • Drafting Skills (Law of Pleadings in Civil Matters)
  • Property Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Labour and Industrial Law-I
  • Law of Taxation
  • Merger and Acquisitions
  • Copyright Law, Prospects and Protection
  • Law on Education
  • Financial Market Regulation
  • Penology and Victimology
  • Law of Trademarks, Design, and Practice

These are covered in order to have expertise over the major concepts of law.

 

Fees, Average Fees etc Level wise

There are many kinds of expenses other than the fees and we have included all in the table.

 

University

Tuition Fees(INR)

Other Expenses(INR)

Stanford Law School

42 Lakhs

5 Lakhs

London School of Economics

30

1 Lakhs

Melbourne Law School

17 lakhs

5 lakhs

University of Chicago

19 lakhs

6 lakhs

Harvard Law School

25 lakhs

6 lakh

 

Career Scope

It has various opportunities as the law firms prefer candidates with an L.L.M. degree as it indicates that a lawyer has acquired, specialized legal training and is qualified to work in a multinational legal environment. 

Alumni

  • Michael Bryant
  • Loring Christie
  • Francis Fox
  • Joseph Ghiz
  • Robert Stanfield

Future Ahead

The future of the students of law is very bright due to number of opportunities the stream offers to them with a good hefty amount of salary. The future will see a surge of lawyers in the private sector more.

Jobs & Salary Scope

The Jobs offered in this field are many such as Advocates, Attorney General, Public Prosecutor, Notary, Sub-Magistrate, Legal Experts, Law Teacher, Law Officer, Legal Assistants, Legal Counsel, legal Head and many more.

 

Positions

Average Salary (Per Year)

Legal Expert

$100,00

Law Teacher

$90,700

Legal Counsel

$89,260

Law officer

$70,00

Public Prosecutor

$200,000

 

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