Master of Laws (Integrated studies)
Full-time studies – 5 years
Part-time studies – 5 years
Online studies – 5 years
Languages – Lithuanian and English
(some courses are taught in English)
Location – Vilnius

 

For a personality, who is...

fair and seeking justice,

has analytical thinking skills and a strong sense of responsibility,

“stands firmly on the ground” while at the same time is very understanding,

always want to know the causes and consequences of the event,

able to communicate.

Wants to become a...

judge,

prosecutor,

attorney,

bailiff,

notary,

lawyer in both private and public sector institutions.

Wants to be able to...

carry out basic research of the law,

apply the knowledge of criminal justice in practice,

apply knowledge in the civil law area in business and finance,

investigate and deal with a variety of legal situations, conflicts, criminal and civil cases,

provide legal services and advice to citizens and businesses.

About the programme

The programme of integrated studies of Law is classical studies of law simultaneously combining the undergraduate and graduate studies. The study programme provides the fundamental legal knowledge and skills, which are regulated by normative documents. The whole of subjects is the basis, in addition to specific qualification restrictions, to pursue a career in all major areas of legal activities.

The aim of the programme is to train top-level lawyers capable of exercising the conceptual way of thinking, identifying and solving problems of legal regulation in various fields and of various complexity, applying legal norms and serving the public and private sectors at the national, regional and international levels, in compliance with professional qualification, social responsibility, quality and ethical standards.

During the legal studies, theoretical studies are linked to the maximum extent to practical activity, accumulation of experience and research, building the valuable active approach to modern life, educating special communication skills and career planning.

Learning outcomes of the study programme

  • Students have to acquire fundamental legal knowledge, to understand the principles and the institutional system of the public and private law, their relationship, the relationship of law with political, economic and social processes.
  • Students must acquire a wide range of theoretical and practical knowledge of the essence and purpose of rights and freedoms, to learn the principles of individual branches of law and the content of their norms, to know the structure and formation of legal institutions.
  • Students must be able to apply analytical critical thinking and be able to collect and analyze the information for solving important practical and scientific problems, to interpret and apply legal norms in separate socio-legal issues through the use of global political and legal processes, to have knowledge of economic laws and special research methods in the areas of social and legal relations.
  • Students, using the legal terminology, must be able to analyze practical situations of individual fluent and legally reasoned speeches to different audiences, to analyze information about legal and social processes, to raise reasoned hypotheses, to be able to independently carry out scientific research in the field of law, to base their conclusions on logic legal arguments in oral and written form, as well as the ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals and groups.
  • The students must be able to apply the norms of law correctly and understand the documents expressing them, by analyzing sources of law and critically assessing different opinions and positions.
  • Students must be able to make legal decisions, to understand the contemporary contexts of legal regulation, to effectively apply law knowledge, and to analyze and organize legal processes.
  • Students must be able to make decisions by applying specialized (sub-branch) legal norms and to provide complex legal conclusions taking into account the peculiarities of the regulation of legal relations in other fields and their nature.
  • Students must be able to communicate in writing and orally effectively and professionally, using innovative technologies, conveying both complete and incomplete information in the Lithuanian and English languages in the field of law.
  • While working independently and in a team, students must be able to identify the legal measures and methods of solving a social dispute with the element of legal vulnerability, which would best suit and purposefully change the situation and ensure the effective protection of the rights and legitimate interests of the subject of social relations, and their implementation.
  • Students must be able to develop themselves and engage in lifelong learning, make innovative decisions and perform legal research.
  • Students must be able to accept innovations, identify legal issues, adapt them and use them in their professional practice.
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Study subjects:

English language / Administrative and Administrative Procedure Law / Bankruptcy Law / Criminal Law / Criminal Procedure Law / Civil Law / Civil Procedure Law / Labour Law / Insurance Law / Economic Theory / European Union Law / Philosophy / Finance Law / Information and Communication Technologies / Intellectual Property Law / Legal Rhetoric / Competition Law / Constitutional Law / Logic / Latin Language / Tax Law and Tax Administration / History of Political, Legal and Economic Theories / Roman Law / Social Research Methods / Family Law / International Private Law / International Public Law / Law History / Theory of Law / Institutions of Law / Consumer Law / Business and Commercial Law