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Curriculum

The curriculum indicates the subjects for the degree and their nature (basic, required, electives, etc.), the number of credits for each subject, etc. Topics are divided into subjects, which in turn are organized into modules. In addition, it includes practical information for the student's academic life.

The Degree in Law consists of 240 ECTS credits, which are divided into four academic years. The subject load for each semester is 60 ECTS credits, divided among basic, required, and elective subjects.

Basic subjects (BS): 60 ECTS credits

Required subjects (RS): 141 ECTS credits

Elective subjects (ES): 30 ECTS credits

Final Year Project: 9 ECTS credits

Why study law today?

1. Because law is a basic science, as old as man, that has played an essential role in contributing to the creation and development of present-day society. 

2. Because it is a discipline that not only seeks to explain the what or how of things, but also attempts to discover the logic behind the principal issues and challenges faced by human beings. For this reason, it helps develop abilities and aptitudes that are very useful in life, such as a capacity for analysis and finding solutions to complex problems by applying the law and principles such as justice and equity. It also improves one's capacity for expression and oral and written argumentation, as well as rhetoric and oratory skills.

3. Because it opens the door to a wide variety of professions related to law, such as attorney, prosecutor, judge, notary, registrar and diplomat. 

4. Because, for those who wish to manage in companies and organizations, studying  law provides an excellent foundational education that, together with a graduate degree, prepares students for business management, human resources, marketing, sales, insurance, banking, brokerage, etc.

5. Because the University of Navarra School of Law has agreements with universities in Europe, Asia and the Americas that allow students to travel abroad to get to know other legal systems and complete their professional and personal education. Furthermore, the School offers the possibility of completing internships abroad, summer courses and periods of research at any of the international schools with which it has agreements.

6. Because this academic center has a Careers Office for students that provides career guidance. Furthermore, it coordinates a jobs board, organizes internships with companies, training workshops and recruitment processes. The School maintains agreements with law firms such as Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira, Uría Menéndez, Pérez-Llorca, and Garrigues, just to name a few.

7. Because the School has prestigious graduate programs of study such as a Master's Degree in Business Law and a Master's Degree in Tax Consultancy, among others, that complement the undergraduate degree program and give students the specialization needed to practice their careers with the highest level of professionalism.

Learning the fundamentals of law and other closely related social sciences to be able to understand the historical, political, economic and social factors influencing any legal system and how this affects the social reality to which it is applied.

Includes subjects relating to the State and the Constitution; Public Administration Law; the State and international relations; Crime and its prevention, and the public provision system.

This module, together with the previous one, gives students the tools to build the skills necessary to operate with ease in the legal system, so they are able to get to know it and apply it to the different factual premises. It provides knowledge of personal law, family law, inheritance law, real estate law, liabilities, contracts and procedural law.

The study of public and private law must be synthesized, since legal problems are not isolated or compartmentalized in practice. This module seeks to help students learn to question problems, identify the applicable standards and search for solutions combining the public and private aspects of legal relations.

Allows students to become acquainted with other legal systems or specialized or industry-specific subjects by choosing from a diverse range of elective subjects based on their personal interests.

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