Comenius University Bratislava 2020-2021 Diploma

The 1-year Diploma in English Law and Legal Skills provides participants a wide range of English substantive law and core practical legal skills. The substantive law elements of the course include:

  • English legal system
  • Contract law
  • Tort law
  • Equity and the law of trusts

The core practical legal skills taught on the course include:

  • Interviewing and advising clients
  • Case analysis and trial strategies
  • Oral and written advocacy
  • Negotiation and contract drafting
  • Preparing CVs and interview skills

Click here to view the teaching timetable

Whatever stage of your career you are at, and whatever career plans you have, the Diploma in English Law and Legal Skills will help to make those plans a reality

British Law Centre contact: Dr Steve Terrett

Email: s.terrett@britishlawcentre.co.uk

Tel:  (+48) 609 070 921

 

Local University contact:  Michaela Krescankova

Email: blc@flaw.uniba.sk           

 

 

Fees:

Student/Non-student Early-Bird fee (applies if fees paid by 30th June) Standard fee (applies if fees paid after 30th June)
Full-time student* 525€ 599€
Non-student 625€ 699€

 A local fee is also payable to the host University, details of which will be provided to applicants directly.

*Anyone registered as a full-time student at any Higher Education institution within the EU (inc. Ph.D students)

It is possible to split fee payments into two equal instalments:

  • Instalment 1 – to be paid by 1st October 2020
  • Instalment 2 – to be paid by no later than 1st February 2021

NB. Anyone wishing to benefit from the reduced “early-bird fee” must pay in full by 30th June.

For full details of our payment policy, please see the Diploma regulations here.

Applications:

Click on the “Apply” button opposite to submit your application. We will contact you with further details of the course dates and to register you for the online teaching materials.

Course Overview

Face-to-face teaching sessions (each lasting 4 hours) and ongoing contact possibilities with BLC staff outside class times

 

Substantive law and legal skills training delivered by UK legal practitioners and academics

 

Access to a depository of recorded lectures, custom-designed teaching materials and skills workshops

 

Optional voluntary activities, including simulated trials, moots, legal debates etc

 

Click to view the centre-specific timetable

 

In line with general higher education guidance on COVID-19, all BLC lessons in October and November will take place on Zoom. This policy will be reviewed again in November with regards to December and January

Date for paying the first instalment extended to 14th October 2020 for new registrations

Substantive Law

Study the most important areas of English law, with particular focus on commercially relevant issues. Familiarise yourself with the most common choice of governing law in international contracts.

Legal Skills

We help you develop a wide-ranging skills portfolio and monitor your progress on an ongoing basis. The skills and experience you acquire will help you stay ahead of the pack in the race for employment.

Career

Learning English law and developing your skills portfolio is about making you more employable. Our entire focus is on helping you achieve your dream career, wherever and whatever it may be.