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B.Sc. On Campus Online

Legal Studies

Bellevue University

48 months
Duration
425 USD/credit
425 USD/credit
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About

Examine American economic and political systems as you gain a comprehensive understanding of the United States legal system. In the Legal Studies program at Bellevue University, aspiring leaders interested in a legal career will develop critical thinking and reasoning skills and analyze ideas from logical, legal, and ethical standpoints.

Overview

The Legal Studies Degree online or in-class is designed to help you develop these skills and provide you with a foundation in law. You'll be on the path to achieving your long-term goals while opening a range of career options in entry-level legal and paralegal fields.

Legal Studies may serve as a pre-law major in preparation for graduate study in a law school. See more information about Pre-Law on our Pre-professional Programs page and speak to an advisor about your interests.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Legal Studies program at Bellevue University online or in-class will be prepared to do the following:

  • Perform writing, critical thinking and communication skills essential to the discipline
  • Evaluate elements of specific legal disciplines and analyze complex legal concepts
  • Demonstrate an ability to relate legal principles to their social structural consequences
  • Apply principles of legal ethics to the administration of professional responsibility

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Professional Success 
  •  The American Criminal and Civil Legal Systems
  • Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Law
  • Legal Research, Analysis and Writing 
  • Constitutional Law, Liberty and Emerging Policy
  •  Judicial and Administrative Practices: Civil and Criminal Procedure
  • Legal Applications for Contemporary American Business and Social Organizations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

127 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • $100 Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • An official evaluation of foreign credentials: Must be completed by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member which includes, but is not limited to Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) and World Education Services (WES). Students who wish to transfer credit to Bellevue University will need to order a course-by-course evaluation.
  • Verification of funds to show sufficient funds to study in the United States. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 425 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 425 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Bellevue

1018 - 1570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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