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Programme:

Constitutional and Administrative Law (2020/2021)

Study Cycle: Third Cycle (Doctoral)
Faculty: Law
Programme Code: N-PhDLAWCAL180C
Academic year: 2021 / 2022
Title: Doctor of Legal Sciences - Module: Constitutional and Administrative Law
ECTS: 180 (3 years) Accrediation
Decision:

The Constitutional and Administrative Law study program aims to provide a range of modules that will form the basis of information and advanced knowledge on constitutional and administrative matters for the purpose of training students to basic legal professions related to this field by providing solid knowledge, the specific and systematic institutes and concepts of Constitutional and Administrative Law in R. Of North Macedonia and comparative knowledge to the region and the EU.

The Diploma of this study program will enable PhD students to conduct scientific research work in the field of Constitutional and Administrative Law sciences, as well as teaching at universities in the country and abroad and also will be actively involved in the process of strengthening the resources of government activities in terms of the country's Euro-Atlantic integration process.

Knowledge and understanding

- Shows systematic understanding in the field of research and perfect recognition of methods and skills of research in the framework of constitutional and administrative law according to the highest international standards.

Applying knowledge and understanding

- Shows constitutional and administrative ability to interpret, design, apply and adapt the essential subject of research to scientific integrity;
- It contributes through original research that exceeds existing knowledge boundaries, developing new knowledge, valued at the level of national and international peer reviewed publications in the area of constitutional and administrative law.

Making judgement

- Ability to critically analyze, evaluate and synthesize new and complex ideas, having assessment competencies;
- Ability to independently initiate and participate in national and international research networks and events with scientific integrity;
- Ability to independently initiate research and development projects, through which it will generate new knowledge and skills for the development of constitutional and administrative law.

Communication skills

- Can communicate with his colleagues, the wider academic community and with society as a whole within the framework of the constitutional and administrative law.

Learning skills

- It is expected to be able to promote himself/herself in academic and professional frameworks and in technological, social or cultural development in a knowledge-based society.

Semester 1

  • [DLAW0101] [10 ECTS] Research Methodology
    This course is designed for students who are preparing to carry out a doctoral thesis project. The main objective of the course is to offer students tools conceptualising their thesis regarding research issue and the creation of data collection methods and qualitative analysis. The course is focused on problems of the quantitative methods and techniques, such as statistical analysis, texts related to theory and testing hypotheses. Then, the meaning and topics of descriptive and causal inference are of a great importance, longitudinal comparative research and case study. Advanced information data collection will be offered for working with text. The goal is to analyze the quality of data and incorporate all theoretical and practical performances in the function of designing and writing of the thesis.
  • [C2010] [10 ECTS] Constitutional Law - depth program
    The aim of the course program is to enable students to gain depth and advanced knowledge in the field of constitutional law as a branch of law and as a scientific discipline and with specific skills for applying this knowledge in practice. To achieve these goals, the course program will address the theoretical aspects of constitutional law, and then focus on their practical application. With the adoption of the knowledge of this subject program, students will be able to: - to understand the concept and content of the constitutional law - to understand the sources of constitutional law - to distinguish constitutional law as a branch of law and constitutional law as a scientific discipline - to understand the models of government organization and to be able to determine the type of government organization in the Republic of Northern Macedonia - to understand the challenges in regulating and implementing the constitutional provisions on human rights - to be able to analyze the constitutional norms in the Republic of North Macedonia - to gain depth and advanced knowledge of the constitutional system of the Republic of North Macedonia - analytically and critically to recognize the constitutional-legal problems that arise in practice.
  • [C2011] [10 ECTS] Administrative Law - depth program
    Objectives of the course: -Advanced definition and critical thinking about administration and administrative function; - Advanced and in-depth knowledge and analysis and critique of the legal regulations governing the organization and functioning of the public administration in RNM -Critical differentiation between the types of acts of the administration and to master the advanced techniques and skills of creating such acts; -Critical understanding of the mechanisms of control over the administration and its responsibility before other state bodies, but also before its clients-users of its services.

Semester 2

  • [DCAL0104] [10 ECTS] Review and Approval of the Doctoral Dissertation Plan
    After the first semester, the student begins his activities for the development of the plan on his doctoral dissertation. Activities include the definition of literature, defining hypothetical framework, the definition of the work methodology and determination of the individual plan as well as the first public presentation. If necessary, elective courses for this purpose can be taught.
  • [10 ECTS] Elective course
    • [EDCAL01] Comparative Administrative Systems
    • [EDCAL02] Constitutionalism and Human Rights
    • [E2489] Constitutional Procedural Law
    • [E2490] Contemporary Trends of Political Systems
    • [E2491] Comparative Constitutional Systems
    • [E2492] Trends of Local Self-Government
    • [E2493] Constitutional Law of the EU
    • [E2494] Administrative Law of the EU
    • [E2495] Administrative Contracts and Public Administration
  • [10 ECTS] Elective course
    • [EDCAL01] Comparative Administrative Systems
    • [EDCAL02] Constitutionalism and Human Rights
    • [E2489] Constitutional Procedural Law
    • [E2490] Contemporary Trends of Political Systems
    • [E2491] Comparative Constitutional Systems
    • [E2492] Trends of Local Self-Government
    • [E2493] Constitutional Law of the EU
    • [E2494] Administrative Law of the EU
    • [E2495] Administrative Contracts and Public Administration

Semester 3/4

  • [PHD-S3-S4-01] [40 ECTS] Scientific Research Work
    In the second year (semester 3 and 4) the candidate continues with research activity by approved individual plan. The mentor provides assessment on these activities in the form of a report to the Scientific-Teaching Council of the Faculty.
  • [PHD-S3-S4-02] [15 ECTS] Publications I
    Publication of research activities under the table relevant to the media for publication. Publication activities and successes of the candidate checked before scientific audience by area and relevance of the research.
  • [C2020] [5 ECTS] Student Mobility
    During the fourth semester the student is obliged to visit and contribute to a relevant institution abroad for a period of at least one week. The aim of PhD students’ mobility is to request candidates to present, exchange and discuss their research work with their colleagues from other countries for improving the quality of their dissertation. For the realization of mobility, the student brings evidence to the mentor.

Semester 5

  • [DCAL0105] [20 ECTS] Presentation of Research Results
    At the end of the 5th semester, after the research activities under the individual plan, overall results of this phase of the paper and the research will publicly be presented by the candidate.
  • [PHD-S5-01] [10 ECTS] Publications II
    Publication of research activities under the table relevant to the media for publication. Publication activities and successes of the candidate checked before scientific audience by area and relevance of the research.

Semester 6

  • [CAL-PHD-THESIS] [30 ECTS] Doctoral Dissertation
    Continuing the work of doctoral dissertation. Submitted thesis (dissertation), accepted by the Scientific-Teaching Council of the Faculty and submitted to committee members and begin the procedure of public defence.
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