Law

Law and Justice.

What will you learn?

Main objective of the study programme “Law and legal science” is to offer thoughtfully theoretical and methodological basis of legal science, knowledge of all national legal fields, European and international law as well as related non-legal scientific disciplines, interdisciplinary links and historical context by conceptually balanced study.

Moreover, the study emphasizes thorough coping with requirements for application of positive law within so-called ability-focused component of education, that is part of methodics of obligatory and majority of obligatorily optional subjects. Undeniable aim in this context is obligatory specialize practice of students.

Another objective of the study is to provide students with an opportunity to acquire sufficient specialized language skills through subjects focused on teaching of specialized language and specialized legal subjects taught in foreign language.

Integral part of the study is focused also on development of rhetoric and ability to formulate professional written text as well as strong emphasizing of attention paid to questions of legal ethics.

The faculty purposefully supports international mobility of students that significantly deepen their professional and language abilities and skills and contribute to their orientation in the international environment.

Master study programme “Law and legal science” is conceived in order to offer education that is required by special legal regulations for discharge of an office of the judge, public prosecutor, executor as well as notary, attorney and arbitrator. On the other hand, structure of taught subjects creates possibilities also for working of graduates in the sphere of public administration, European institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations as well as private sector and academic sphere.

Practical training

Specialized practice is an obligatory part of the Master study programme. Its primary objective is to provide students with higher standard of practical skills gained from specialists from application practice. Students have opportunity to try working in particular legal fields according to their choice during the Specialized practice.

Specialized practice of students consists of 40 working days per whole study. Students can register practice in the 6th semester at the earliest. Sooner performance of practice is not limited with regard to already acquired knowledge of students in essential legal fields, but it is not accepted for the purpose of obligatory Specialized practice.

Faculty provides students with possibility to accomplish Specialized practice at chosen partners, informs students about offers of organizations and institutions, but students can perform practice at provider appointed by them as well.

Further information

https://www.law.muni.cz/content/cs/

Career opportunities

A graduate of the study programme “Law and legal science” will have complex knowledge from all fundamental legal disciplines and majority of related areas, including their interdependence. Furthermore, he or she will dispose of prerequisites for formulation of his or her own opinions and viewpoints on legal regulation of particular institutes, he or she will be able to search, categorize, analyze and interpret legal norms and judicial decisions, to apply acquired knowledge on concrete cases and to argument factually in favour of chosen resolution of legal situation. In addition to such obtained knowledge and skills in administration of legal agenda, the graduate assisted by legal information systems will be able to move in particular legal area including amendments of legal regulation. Such knowledge, abilities and skills create qualifications for access to discharge of an office of the judge, public prosecutor, executor as well as notary, attorney and arbitrator. Moreover, they are of similar significance for working of graduates in the sphere of public administration, European institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations as well as private sector and academic sphere.

Study options

Single-subject studies

Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.

Courses

An example of your study plan:

Single-subject studies

Follow-up studies

Graduate of a Master study programme can (after completion of admission procedure) continue in Doctoral study programme.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Law
Type of studies Master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 5 years
Language of instruction Czech

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JUDr. Lenka Dobešová, Ph.D.

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