Law Degree - Law LLB (HONS)
Description of the Law Program
The Department of Law of DEI College is the flagship of the College, as it is considered the most experienced and oldest in Law studies in Thessaloniki. The complete Law curriculum leads to the acquisition of legal status, which can be successfully practiced both in Greece and abroad. A team of highly trained Greek academic lawyers, with experience and knowledge in every field of law - from Criminal and Corporate to European and Maritime, offers to the law student all the necessary guarantees to obtain legal status.
The “Law LLB (Hons)” Undergraduate Law Program is offered in collaboration with the University of Sunderland. It is aimed at candidates who are interested in obtaining a competitive Law degree and are pursuing a successful career in the legal field.
Students of the Law Department of DEI College will acquire skills and abilities that will influence them positively as professionals in the legal field and will help them in successfully obtaining their degree.
In addition, DEI College students have access to the College's library, the University of Sunderland e-libraries, free participation in DEI College seminars, and a privileged card with discounts at various stores and services.
Why should I choose the Law Program at DEI College, Thessaloniki?
- Constantly updated curriculum, which is consistent with the needs of the market
- Excellent learning of the basic theoretical knowledge and concepts of Law
- Excellent learning of legal terminology and methodology
- Fully trained teaching staff who help the student to understand in depth the subject of Law
- Possibility of free English language learning
- Training in conducting advanced legal research in English
- Recognized study program from the University of Sunderland in the United Kingdom
- Possibility of full-time or part-time study, depending on the needs and possibilities of each student
- A wide range of courses to obtain the necessary knowledge for future professionals
- Obtaining a competitive degree for the labor market
- Fully English-language program that facilitates career prospects abroad
- Extended absorption potential in various branches of the legal field
- Large percentage of professional activity of the graduates of the department
The University of Sunderland is one of the UK's leading universities in terms of student employability. Upon successful completion of law studies, graduates will be able to provide advice on their clients' legal strategy for resolving legal disputes of international character. In addition, they will be able to prevent legal disputes but also to represent natural and legal persons in legal dispute resolution bodies. The knowledge and skills acquired by the graduates of the program during their studies also cover the job requirements related to conducting legal investigations and audits on behalf of governments and legal entities. In this way, the graduates of the Law School of DEI College are able to claim competitive jobs, in Greece and abroad, and ensure a successful career.
The Law program in Thessaloniki can be completed in 3 years in case of full-time study or in 6 years in case of part-time study. Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, group work and research. Assessment methods include assignments, research, presentations, and written examinations.
- Legal Skills and Methods
- Practical Contract Law
- Criminal Law
- Criminal Procedure
Students will explore the criminal process, the substance and local jurisdiction of the criminal courts, the prosecution, the granting of bail, the commencement of the trial and the rules in conducting and terminating it.
- Public Law and the Law of the European Union
- Fundamental Legal Skills
Students of the law school will study English law and its special features, will know the function of the courts and their jurisdiction, the principle of the adjudicated, the various approaches to legal interpretation and the legal profession.
Students will learn about contract law, the conditions for concluding a contract, the rights and obligations of the parties, as well as the consequences of violating the terms of a contract.
Students will study criminal law, the objective and subjective nature of an offense, the general categorization of offenses, and the application of criminal principles to specific offenses against persons, such as murder, homicide, assault, bodily harm, and offenses of property, such as theft, robbery, burglary, criminal damage.
Students will study the relationship between the British Constitution and the European Union, the political and legal aspects of this relationship, as well as the basic principles on which the EU has relied, such as rules and basic legitimacy and competition law. .
Students will be taught all the necessary skills to practice law successfully. Law studies require students to be able to use a specific set of skills that includes critical reading and thinking, legal research, proper reporting, accurate writing, note-taking, summary and time management.
- Property Law and Practice
- Family Law and Practice
- Introduction to Professional Practice
- Practical Tort Law
- Law in Society
- Law of Evidence
Students will study the law of property, such as ownership, jurisdiction, possession and the rights conferred by immovable and movable property, the transfer of title and the contract of sale, as well as the concepts of co-ownership, adverse possession and facilities.
Students will deal with the law governing marriage, political cohabitation, cohabitation and the resolution of disputes arising after the dissolution of the above relations, as well as the law governing parenthood, parental responsibility and private law disputes concerning childcare arrangements.
Students will be introduced to the practice of law which will include the analysis of complex and changing situations in matters of clients, the appropriate legal and strategies, the evaluation of relevant ethical issues and the reflection on the operation of law in practice.
Students will study the tort of negligence and the in-depth examination of the required elements. During the program they will be introduced to the concept of due diligence, breach of duty and, finally, the rules on causality in both law and practice. Special areas will also be considered, such as the psychiatric injury in the tort of negligence and the calculation of the awarded compensation.
Students will examine how society is defined, what communities exist in today's society, whether these communities need protection, and whether state protection intervention is required. The question will also be considered whether society would be self-regulating simply if there were no law and a better understanding of the impact of law in all aspects of daily life.
Students will learn to understand the law of criminal evidence. During the program they will learn to examine the evidence at the stages of a criminal case, starting with investigating what the evidence is, as well as the weight and pattern of the evidence. They will also study the right to silence, evidence of character, rumors, confessions, expert testimony, illegally obtained evidence and witnesses.
- Equity and Trusts Law
- Family Law
- Counter Terrorism Law
- Public International Law
- Medical Law
- Crime Justice and Society
Students will study what trust law is, how a trust can be created, valid and invalid trusts, charitable and non-charitable trusts, and the development of trusts their current uses.
Students will examine family law in detail. They will study what the family is legally, the role of law in family life, human rights, coexistence, cohabitation agreement, marriage, divorce and divorce, money and property after divorce / dissolution, its meanings parenting, resolving civil disputes concerning children and the rights of children and parents.
Students will study the legal framework of organized crime and terrorism, institutions and organizations, preventive counterterrorism legislation, terrorist offenses, human rights issues, international and economic perspectives, and money laundering.
Students will study the nature of public international law and the particular elements of international legal argumentation, key features of international law, sources, adjudication and enforcement of international law, the structure of the international community and participants in the international legal system.
Students will study the law governing medical and healthcare, the legal framework governing assisted reproduction, research and experimentation, organ donation, medical negligence, the treatment of patients who are unable to consent, and end-of-life care, as special emphasis will be placed on the ethical issues that arise in the context of medical care.
Students will explore the field of criminology. Specifically, they will focus on the study of crime, perpetrators, the criminal justice system, penitentiary systems, the general understanding of crime and the socio-legal view of crime and justice.
* Modules may change each year
The academic staff of DEI College consists of experienced teachers with high educational and professional criteria. Their professional involvement in this field pushes students to develop their critical thinking, so that they can create their own new career opportunities, while at the same time they can meet the challenges of the field. Their specialization in global issues and trends, such as competition in demand, strategic planning, quality of services and knowledge of the subject, is an ideal help in the development of students.
Program Summary Information:
Classes start: October
Language of instruction: English
Free English lessons start intensively in early September with 6 teaching hours per week and continue throughout the year with 2 hours per week.
-High school diploma
-English Language Degree (if available)
-College Registration Application (to be completed at the College or Online)