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Legal Studies

American Public University

B.Sc. Online
2 months
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285 USD/credit
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About

The Legal Studies BSc course at the American Public University offers in-depth knowledge of the U.S. court system, legal writing and research, legal practice, and various types of law, while emphasizing governance, civil and criminal processes, and the theory and philosophy of justice. 

Overview

Course Details

Gain in-depth knowledge of the U.S. court system, legal writing, and legal practice with the Legal Studies BSc course at the American Public University.

This online program’s curriculum emphasizes governance, civil and criminal processes, and the theory and philosophy of justice. APU’s BS in Legal Studies program introduces you to various legal case studies and can serve as a solid foundation in seeking admission to law school. This degree will also aid you in doing your part to help solve aspects of the complex societal challenges associated with the public’s ability to access justice by equipping you for ethical service and leadership.

Your learning will be informed by faculty members—many with extensive legal backgrounds—who provide real-world expertise.

What You Will Do

  • Appraise the merits of legal research and writing skills as applied in realistic contexts
  • Differentiate factual, conceptual and procedural patterns through the use of critical thinking and legal analytical skills
  • Collaborate on finding legal solutions with technology

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Criminal Law
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Civil Practice and Procedure
  • Legal Ethics
  • Administrative Law and Policy
  • Constitutional Law

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

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