Law courses

Total courses: 31
Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts: A guide to contract law for non-lawyers
4.68

Effective contract negotiation is a crucial part of any business and the ability to draft effective, readable, non-ambiguous contracts is a valuable skill for everyone. Some common examples of commercial contracts include employment, supplies, lease...

Introduction to Financial Accounting
3.76

Develop your pre-existing accounting skills and knowledgeOn this course, you will discover how the decisions and operations of an organisation are translated into numbers. You will cover fundamental financial accounting concepts to help you develop...

Fraud Investigation: Making a Difference
4.51

Explore the skills required to make a difference and prevent fraudFraud is a great challenge facing communities today. The methods used by criminals to steal from individuals and organisations are constantly evolving and becoming more...

Making Successful Decisions through the Strategy, Law & Ethics Model
5

Learn how to make effective decisions using the strategy, law and ethics modelEffective decision making is based on the three key pillars of strategy, law, and ethics. This practical, framework-based course from the University of...

Understanding Gender Inequality
4.66

Explore gender inequality in the workplace, family, and societyGender equality and the empowerment of women is a United Nations Sustainable Development Goal, and has been thrust into the spotlight with the recent #MeToo movement and...

Environmental Challenges: Hierarchy in Property Rights
4.5

Increasing populations and social changes are pressurising our relationship with the environment. Property rights are embedded in power structures and land management. This course explores the different ways that nature is perceived by different ty...

Jurisprudence: Introduction to the Philosophy of Law
5

Study jurisprudence with the experts at the Surrey Centre for Law and PhilosophyOn this course, you’ll explore the theory and nature of law from a philosophical perspective. As you get to grips with key arguments...

What is International Human Rights Law?
5

Delve into the nature of human rights lawThe development of international human rights law started quite slowly, with the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, and the first binding UN human...

The European Union: Crisis and Recovery
4.59

Learn about the recent challenges faced by the European Union The fascinating course is designed to inform the public about the principal challenges that have faced the European Union over recent years including Brexit, the...

Law's Absence and Law's Failings
4.66

Investigate human rights law and the protections it provides migrantsSecuritisation and militarisation of border controls have dire consequences for those desperate to flee persecution, environmental disasters, and civil war. On this course, you’ll...

Freedom of Movement, Refugees, Traffickers, and Smugglers
4.25

Discover the laws that govern human migrationWhere we are born and the borders we’re allowed to cross is a matter of chance. Some people are free to move almost anywhere in the world because of...

Incarceration: Are Prisons a Suitable Punishment?
4.65

Explore the ethics of imprisonment and identify prison alternativesEngland and Wales have the highest incarceration rate in Western Europe. Almost a quarter of these prisoners are held in overcrowded prisons. On this course, you will...

Forensic Facial Reconstruction: Finding Mr. X
4.78

Solve the mystery of the body in the bagOn Saturday 22 January 2000, two men found a small holdall, abandoned on an industrial estate in the north of Sheffield. Upon opening the bag they made...

Human Rights, Ways of Life, and the Future
5

Examine what the future could bring for human rights lawThe defence of human rights was born of struggle but human rights law has already changed law and practice in many countries. What more can be...

Defending Dignity: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
4.52

Explore the impact of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights On 10 December 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a revolutionary new document, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). What made...

Law and the Framing of Migrants and Migration
4.16

Examine how terminology affects public opinions on migrantsCivil war, violence, political instability and other reasons force millions of people to migrate every year, often in perilous conditions, often having no option but to put their...

How Well Does International Human Rights Law Serve Marginalised People?

Uncover the shortcomings of international human rights lawOn this four-week course from the University of Kent, you’ll delve deeper into universality claims, specifically examining marginalised groups, asking how well international human rights law s...

Understanding the GDPR
4.67

Understand what the GDPR means for you as data subject, controller or processorOn 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), aiming to improve data protection for individuals across the EU, became directly applicable....

Introduction to Studying Law
4.17

Develop the skills you need to prepare for studying law at universityThis three-week foundation law course will provide you with a taster of the legal concepts, academic English and research project modules found on the...

Protecting Health Data in the Modern Age: Getting to Grips with the GDPR
4.56

Join this course to understand how health data is protectedPeople use technologies to track their fitness and health. Medical and health professionals use technologies to treat patients. These technologies generate a lot of health data....