The Second Cycle master's study programme "Law"

  • Study programme:
    Second-cycle master study program in Law
  • The duration of the study programme:
    2 years
  • The study programme comprises (ECTS):
  • Selection criteria in the event of limited enrolment:
    In accordance with Article 41 of the Higher Education Act, if the number of applications exceeds the number of available enrolment places, candidates shall be ranked according to grade point average in first-cycle studies.
  • Students who fulfil all the obligations required by the study programme receive the professional title:
    magister prava/magistrica prava

The second cycle study programme Law has the duration of two academic years (four semesters) and comprises 120 ECTS. Each year of the study programme comprises 60 ECTS and each semester 30 ECTS. Individual research work constitutes 10 ECTS and master's thesis 20 ECTS. During their studies, students must succeed in completing 14 subjects (mandatory and elective), individual research work and a master's thesis. A graduate who completes the second cycle study programme Law can apply for the required internship and sit the state legal exam (Bar exam), when having completed the first cycle study programme law, constituted by 180 ECTS.

The Second cycle of study programme courses are designed in a way to help students gain additional knowledge whether they have or haven’t finished the first cycle study programme law. Optional courses are offered to the students giving them the possibility to adjust their educational process according to their needs and expectations.

A graduate of the second cycle study programme Law acquires necessary legal knowledge in particular interdisciplinary fields, made possible by the combination of mandatory and elective subjects. Emphasis is placed on training the students on how to perform high standards research work and on the development of a multipurpose lawyer, qualified to work in all areas of the legal world, both for classical legal tasks and those tasks that are indirectly related to the law in terms of knowledge of general social competences and legal skills.