Program Overview

"Without having to be a lawyer, you may learn to think like one."
Many professionals are interested in how the law impacts their sector or business. You'll be able to notify employers, clients, and consumers of legal difficulties when they develop if you have a thorough grasp of legislation, contracts, policy, and other legal ideas. An MLS improves your ability to recognize and solve problems from a legal standpoint.

  • 24 Months online Program.

  • Online court proceedings demo classes.

  • Highly Qualified Industry/Law Experienced Faculties.

  • Get a holistic and strategic understanding of the Law industry.

  • Discover the latest Law business and industry trends.

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    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

    Our MLS degree will assist you in gaining these particular legal skills and knowledge so that you may prepare for future leadership and management responsibilities. The foundations of the Swiss legal system, legal writing, and research are covered early on in your degree. Then you have the option of focusing on one of several tracks:
    Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Innovation
    Health-Care Law
    Studies in general.
    Risk Management and Compliance (fully online)

    EIMT School of Law is founded on history and provides a relevant degree for those wishing to grow in their professions. In an increasingly regulated global market, businesses want trustworthy in-house specialists not just to comply, but also to prosper, manage and identify risks and opportunities. Legal techniques, analysis, and communication training will equip graduates to accomplish these jobs as well as to assume leadership roles inside businesses.

    Our completely online curriculum will equip you to lead compliance activities in any firm, regardless of industry. You will graduate with an in-depth understanding of the law, legal analysis, and the frameworks used to identify, analyze, and respond to risk. You study the rules and regulations governing data and cyber security, healthcare, finance, and corporate compliance and risk, since knowing these laws and how they affect enterprises is crucial to functioning effectively as a compliance officer.

    MLS program Key Learning outcomes are

    • Interpret cases, legislation, and regulations about the law and policy of compliance and risk management in a variety of businesses.
    • Examine the role of the Swiss legal system, particularly administrative agencies, in company or industry compliance and risk.
    • Examine compliance and risk from a legal standpoint, which includes legal analysis, research, and written and verbal communication.
    • Regardless of sector or company setting, demonstrate the ability to perform key non-attorney responsibilities ethically and with cultural competency.
    • Master in Legal Studies

    Depending on the student's professional ambitions and learning objectives, the general studies track is particularly customized to the individual student's field of interest. Environmental law, health law, labor and employment law, intellectual property law, and many more are examples of professional or academic fields in which students may decide to concentrate their studies.

    Master in Legal Studies

    • Eligibility: Bachelor's Degree
    • Duration: 24 Months
    • Enrollment: Being online - Throughout the Year
    Important Information Regarding MLS Program

    Program Delivery

    The Master in Legal Studies is a full-time online program delivered through a blended learning paradigm comprising of student-centered learning, tutorials, lecture, presentations, assessments, project-based assignments, and applied learning and self-directed study, designed to allow you to achieve a master's degree without putting your job on hold.

    You may combine your classroom learning and law/case knowledge with your current job experience to make a difference in your chosen profession.

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    Professional Professors

    The faculty at EIMT has a deep understanding of the field and is selected for their excellence in teaching. The students will be given an unparalleled education by learning from some of today's most talented Lawyers / Academicians, all while being honored with multiple awards!

    We collaborate with various renowned, top scholars / Lawyers around the world. We believe that knowledge comes from a mix of talented and highly skilled professors who gained important experience in an industry context.

    General Admission Requirements:

    Candidates are eligible for admission by satisfying the following admissions criteria:
    • A bachelor’s / Undergraduate degree.

    • Submission and evaluation of graduate school applications including; undergraduate academic transcripts, ID or passport copy, and resume.

    • Applicants for the MLS program are exempted from an English exam provided they completed their schooling years and/or bachelor’s program at a recognized school where the medium of teaching is English.

    Application Go Through:

    Applications are only accepted online. Once the application form is received, our team looks after the past performance and future potential and will contact you accordingly.

    What is Next?:

    Once the Admission Committee reviews your application with +ve response, you will receive a letter of admission. Having processed the payment, you will receive an email with your login credentials and will be granted access to our Learn Management System.

    The Curriculum

    The Master's in Legal studies comprises Core Subjects, Elective Subjects, Research Methods, Internship Trainings in Law Firms, Dissertation, Viva Voice, Group Discussions, Seminars, and Workshops, etc. The program consists of 15 core modules, 2 Elective/Specializations modules, 4 individual enhancement or language programs, a minor project report (in 3rd sem) based on workshops, seminars, and group discussions throughout the program, and a major project report (Based on the second year 4th semester independent study during your Switzerland or abroad internship training in law firms with tutor support), which will count as an additional point of 30 credits (in the second year). Most courses are worth 4 credits and are assessed by exam, assignment, or a combination of the two. 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits are awarded to students who obtain a Master's in Legal Studies.

    Modules during your First Year

    First Sem - 32 ECTS

    • Constitutional Law

      This course examines ways in which the Swiss Constitution (a) distributes power among the various units of government in the Swiss political system, and (b) limits the exercise of those powers. The course considers two sets of structural limitations on government: the division between the Nation and the States in the federal system, and the separation of powers among the three branches (legislative, executive, and judicial) of the national government. A major focus throughout is the proper role of the judiciary in limiting the action of other branches of government.

    • Administrative Law

      This course is an introduction to the legal, normative, and organizational principles that undergird the administrative state. Administrative law extends into nearly every aspect of modern life. It guides the regulation of labor, immigration, the environment, telecommunications, consumer, occupational, and health safety, national security initiatives, financial markets, taxation, and prisons. It also directs the eligibility and disbursement decisions of public benefits programs, including Social Security and Medicaid etc.

    • Civil Rights

      This survey course examines the causal and remedial relationship of law to racial discrimination. The course begins with a historical overview of the law’s engagement with race in order to understand the framework of Swiss anti-discrimination law. We will examine how the legal system has both enabled and constrained anti-racist politics, movements and objectives with particular attention to contemporary civil rights cases and controversies.
    • Wills and Trusts

      This course surveys the law of wills and trusts. Topics include: interstate succession, wills (with an emphasis on execution and revocation), will substitutes, planning for incapacity, trusts, and problems arising during trust administration. The course emphasizes cases and materials arising under the Swiss Probate Code.

    • Business Associations

      EIMT offers basic module of Business Associations. Different instructors have different emphases and may or may not branch out into aspects of securities law, the law of partnerships and limited liability companies, and other related bodies of law, as well as larger policy questions concerning the role of corporations and other forms of business organization in the modern world etc.

    • Evidence

      This course examines the law governing the admission of evidence & related case law. A range of evidence topics are studied, including relevance, the role of the judge and jury, hearsay and its exceptions, confrontation, character evidence, form of direct and cross examination, impeachment, and expert testimony. Evidence is a recommended course for students who plan to take trial advocacy or other clinical offerings, and can serve as a basis for certification to appear in court during law school.

    • Foreign Language

      You can choose your desired foreign language out of Spanish, Chinese, German, Portuguese, English, Hindi, Japanese, Dutch etc.

    • Communication Skills

      At the end of this module, the student will acquire the soft skills necessary to work together and as a team player and will add value to any business / organization. The module will enhances the individual skill sets.

    Second Sem - 32 ECTS

    • Intellectual Property

      Patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law are increasingly playing a central role in the economy, in business strategy, in scientific achievement, and in culture as well. This survey is designed to introduce to students all of these major areas of intellectual property law. For some students, this will be their only exposure to these fundamental legal rules. The goal in this respect is to provide enough information that, in practice, students will at least be able to spot intellectual property issues and know where to turn for help.

    • Legal Research and Writing

      Legal Research and Writing is the students foundational clinical module and focuses on practice-oriented legal analysis. During this module, students develop the analytic skill set needed by practising lawyers and desired by legal employers. Students are introduced to fundamentals of legal reasoning, the structure of objective and persuasive arguments, effective written analysis, legal research methods, statutory interpretation, compelling oral advocacy, fact investigation, client counseling, and negotiation.
    • Trademark Law

      A trademark is a designation that distinguishes the source of goods or services. The law of trademarks is part of the broader law of unfair competition, which protects against a variety of “deceptive” and “inequitable” business practices. In this course, we will examine the subject matter of trademark law, the relationship between trademark law and patent and copyright law, the requirements for acquiring and retaining trademark rights, the standards for determining whether a trademark (registered or unregistered) has been infringed or diluted, limitations on the scope of trademark rights and various defensive doctrines.

    • Public International Law

      This course will introduce students to the basic concepts and problems of public international law and the international legal system. The course will deal with a broad range of topics including the origins and sources of international law; Swiss foreign relations law; statehood and recognition in international law; principles of state sovereignty, territory, and jurisdiction; the law of treaties; state responsibility; state immunity and immunity of diplomats and consular; responsibility for injury to aliens; international criminal and humanitarian law; the United Nations and collective enforcement; the use of force and self-defense; terrorism; international human rights; international trade; and the law of the sea, air, and space.

    • Tax Aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions

      This course surveys the taxation and structuring aspects of corporate and partnership merger and acquisition transactions. Coverage will include tax-free corporate acquisitions and divisions, the tax aspects of troubled company restructurings and workouts, and innovative acquisition and disposition techniques involving partnerships. Our objective will be to gain a conceptual understanding of the tax planning considerations for these transactions.

    • Wills and Trusts

      This course surveys the law of wills and trusts. Topics include: interstate succession, wills (with an emphasis on execution and revocation), will substitutes, planning for incapacity, trusts, and problems arising during trust administration.

    • Foreign Langauge

      You can choose your desired foreign language out of Spanish, Chinese, German, Portuguese, English, Hindi, Japanese, Dutch etc.

    • Communication Skills

      At the end of this module, the student will acquire the soft skills necessary to work together and as a team player and will add value to any business / organization. The module will enhances the individual skill sets.

    Modules during your Second year

    Third Sem - 26 ECTS

    Core Courses

    • Compliance and Legal Risk Management

      The MLS with a concentration in Compliance and Legal Risk Management is designed to educate professionals to meet the demand for legal compliance officers and to train those for whom compliance is an important part of their job or career.Supplementing the core legal subjects, this program combines courses offering a nuts and bolts understanding of legal compliance and more specialized courses.

    • Family and Juvenile Law Concentration

      The MLS with a concentration in Family Law is designed to prepare professionals or aspiring professionals for careers in which knowledge of family and juvenile law is essential, such as family and divorce mediation, social work, psychology, court-appointed juvenile advocates and other professions dealing with families and/or children. The program provides thorough training in family and juvenile law, and also interdisciplinary familiarity with related fields of study, including psychology, human development, family systems, gender dynamics, special education, child abuse and neglect, business transactions, and finance.

    • Environmental Law and Policy Concentration

      Few fields are as diverse or engaging as that of environmental law, compliance and policy. Together with the outstanding environmental science, economics and policy departments at the University of Arizona, the College of Law can provide rich and rigorous training to those interested in matters of environmental law. Areas include pollution law, water law, natural resources law, energy law, and ecosystem management.

    • Minor Project Report

      You need to submit a minor project report based on the workshops, seminars and group discussions throughout the program and your specialization programs.

    Specialization Courses

    Business Law

    • Business and Entrepreneurship

      This course provides the important legal information you want as an entrepreneur and business owner. The course is ideal for helping you decide important factors to consider when leaving your current employer and taking the jump to your own business. We discuss the important components of business operational structures so you understand how to structure your business for legal and tax purposes.

    • Taxation

      To learn the fundamentals of federal income taxation in order to help prepare students, as lawyers, to recognize and appreciate income tax issues of transactions and events encountered in the general practice of law

    Public Interest Laws

    • Civil Rights & Election Laws

      This course focuses mainly on litigating civil rights, in lawsuits by individuals suing government officials and local government entities for violations of federal constitutional rights. We also will begin the class with a brief and broad overview of other civil rights statutes. We will focus on classic cases in election law, as well as research in political science and economics that bear on those cases.

    • Human Rights & Animal Rights

      This course aims to explore some aspects of the diverse and increasingly complex body of international law of human rights that has both national and international application. The course proceeds in three parts, covering, first, the history and the status quo of animal welfare laws, second, the philosophy and legal theory of animal rights, and third, the practical implications of animal rights, including model animal rights laws and animal rights cases.

    Govt. & National Security Laws

    • National Security Laws

      This course is an introductory examination of Swiss national security law. We will study questions relating to the exercise of military force, the conduct of intelligence operations, and the detention, treatment, and individual targeting of enemy combatants.

    • Regulatory Compliance

      The course considers the Contract Analysis, National Security Law, Cybersecurity Law and Policy, Capital Punishment, Anti-Terrorism and Criminal Enforcement, Prison Law and Policy etc

    Criminal Laws

    • Criminal Laws

      This course reviews and analyzes different principles of the fundamentals of criminal law, including the principles of punishment and burdens of proof.

    • Criminal Procedure

      This course considers the basic principles of criminal procedure and the methods by which the criminal justice system functions.

    Fourth Sem - 30 ECTS

    Independent Study

    Dissertation off-campus / Final project based on the independent study during your Switzerland or abroad internship training in law firms or related firms with tutor support.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • What is the online experience like? Do I need to attend class?

      The online experience is interactive and flexible. Most of the online coursework is considered asynchronous, where you can complete your learning activities (such as readings, discussion board postings, assignments, quizzes and exams) in your own time. Each class also offers a synchronous component that we call a “live session.”

    • How much time should I spend on coursework each week?

      Expect approximately 16 hours of work per week. This may include lecture videos, readings, discussions and assessments.

    • Will I get any guidance on which courses I should take?

      Yes. An academic advisor will be assigned to you upon your completion of your application, per your concentration. Your advisor will work with you to create an individualized curriculum tailored to your needs and interests.

    • I’m worried about the time zone difference; how will this work for live lectures?

      Live sessions will take place according on different time zones.

    • What kind of support is available?

      As an online student, you will have access to several types of support resources when you need help or guidance, beginning with new student orientation. Other services include a help desk for technical issues, a student services coordinator, financial aid advisers and more.

    • Can I study online and on-campus for a hybrid option?

      Unfortunately, no. Online programs are completely separate from on-campus programs. You should have to complete the program in Online Mode only.

    • Can I take the Bar Exam with my Law degree?

      Law Master's degree and certificate programs do not qualify students to sit for the bar exam or become licensed attorneys. Students who intend to practice law should pursue a JD degree.

    • Will the MLS degree / PGDL allow me to practice law?

      No. The M.L.S. degree / PGDL will not qualify you to sit for a bar examination or obtain a license to practice law.

    • When do classes meet?

      Depending on the course, classes meet twice a week, Saturday and Sunday based on your Time Zone.

    • Will I get advice or guidance about what law classes I should take?

      Yes. Law students work with a faculty advisor to develop a concentration plan to meet the student's interests and goals. A human resources professional will have a different course concentration from a healthcare professional. Possible concentrations include: Business Law Employment Law Environmental Law Family Law Healthcare Law Real Estate State and Local Government Taxation

    • Are the lectures pre-recorded or are there any live lectures?

      All online courses are live online not pre-recorded session. Beside that, there are often live workshops/masterclasses organized.

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