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Programme:

Civil Law

Study Cycle: Second Cycle (Postgraduate)
Faculty: Law
Programme Code: N-MLAWCIV60C
Academic year: 2017 / 2018
Title: Master of Legal Sciences - Field: Civil Law
ECTS: 60 (1 year) Accrediation

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

Law Faculty diploma is recognized by the Chamber of Lawyers and Notaries in RM. Exercise of legal professions requires formal registration in these rooms. The diploma of the Faculty of Law enables students to approach the relevant state bodies, especially in judicial branch as courts and public prosecutors. The Law Faculty has signed cooperation agreements with the Academy for training of judges and public prosecutors in the RM. Students who will have the ambition to engage scientific research work, the SEEU Faulty of Law, enables the continuation of third cycle studies (PhD studies).

Knowledge and understanding

- Has detailed knowledge of civil law, material and procedural as well as basic norms in key areas of civil law.
- Has detailed knowledge of the principles and institutes of civil law, including the origin and contents.
- Assesses the areas of civil law in a critical manner, scientific and practical standpoint.

Applying knowledge and understanding

- Has detailed knowledge of civil law, material and procedural as well as basic norms in key areas of civil law.
- Has detailed knowledge of the principles and institutes of civil law, including the origin and contents.
- Assesses the areas of civil law in a critical manner, scientific and practical standpoint.

Making judgement

- Performs more critical thinking through methods of analyzing and comparing.
- Develops skills of solving problems through case-law practices of more complex national and international cases.

Communication skills

- Utilizes proper terminology for complex and specific issues in the area of civil law sciences;
- Is able to reach decisions and work more directly and effectively in all stages of civil court procedure.
- Is involved in research based legal argumentation and debate;
- Utilizes the official languages of the University as well as more advanced computer skills in the research work.

Learning skills

- Develops a regulation of research to be used in their profession.
- Creates a practice of lifelong learning and service through being involved in training persons that work in the state institutions of crime prevention.

Semester 1

  • [MCCR1120] [6 ECTS] Research Methodology
    Students will be able to: - To apply the main methods of legal and other research. - To collect research material in a critical way that is relevant and which are cited by the authors in their responses. - To understand the scope of the research and access to various methods of research, being able even to their critical review. - To study the relationship between legal theory and research practice through an advanced approach. - To apply skills and knowledge learned in their theses.
  • [MCL-0102] [6 ECTS] Civil Law (Applied Program)
    This course aims to provide students with the ability to practically apply their knowledge in the area of civil law, ability that every lawyer must possess. In the area of Civil Law, the student is expected to master the technique of proper application of the legal regulations (reading and interpretation of legal norms). Also, the student is expected to master the technique of preparation of legal acts: (contract, testament), preparation of various types of complaints (lawsuits, appeals, objections, requests) as well as drafting acts of judicial authorities (sentences, decisions), and other acts of administrative bodies (decisions, contracts) that create, change and cease civil-legal relations. In addition, the curriculum Civil Law - Applied Program aims, to enable students to become acquainted with the realization of civil law institutes (general, real, obligatory and inheritance law) in practice. By mastering this material, the student is expected to acquire the ability to use his/her theoretical knowledge of civil law in solving practical cases.
  • [MCL-0201] [6 ECTS] Trade Law and the Law of Associations
    Objectives of the course: To enable students to become familiar with the legal rules for the pursuit of an activity. The manner of organizing the business entities, the conditions for establishing and registering business entities and the sole proprietor, as well as the ways of termination of the business entities; the methods for establishing a business relationship, the conditions for the emergence of those relations, the effects and the consequences; Working with securities;
  • [6 ECTS] Elective course
    • [MCL-0101] Property Law (Applied Program)
    • [MCL-0203] Contemporary Family Law
    • [EMCR-04] BAR Exam Preparation
    • [ECL0106] Civil Procedural Law
    • [EMCL-05] Legal Clinic - Civil Law
    • [MCL-0103] The Contractual Law and the Law of Compensation of Damage
  • [6 ECTS] Elective course
    • [MCL-0101] Property Law (Applied Program)
    • [MCL-0203] Contemporary Family Law
    • [EMCR-04] BAR Exam Preparation
    • [ECL0106] Civil Procedural Law
    • [EMCL-05] Legal Clinic - Civil Law
    • [MCL-0103] The Contractual Law and the Law of Compensation of Damage

Semester 2

  • [LAW-THESIS-60] [24 ECTS] Master Thesis
    This module enables students to transfer their skills and knowledge to research and make more complex task of Master-Thesis. The module is designed to be fully practical and students to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to approach writing the thesis. The module has unique return result to enable students to write the master thesis with minimal difficulties, and with maximum efficiency. The course aims to improve research techniques and style of writing paper, taking account to stop illegal means, such as plagiarism and infringement of copyright, which are prohibited by the Statute of SEEU.
  • [6 ECTS] Free elective course
    • [MFE01] Rhetoric
    • [MFE02] Multilingualism and multiculturalism
    • [MFE03] Selected Advanced Topics in IT Applications for Preparing a Scientific Paper
    • [MFE04] Selected Advanced Topics in Applications for Statistical Data Processing
    • [MFE05] Professional Communication
    • [MFE09] Labor Market
    • [MFE08] Methodology of Teaching
    • [MFE10] Philosophy of Social Sciences
    • [MFE11] Project Management
    • [MFE12] Optimization Methods
    • [MFE13] Ethical and Legal Issues in Information Technology (IT)
    • [MFE14] Protection of Human Rights
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