🎓 Degree in Law | Universitat Abat Oliba CEU

The degree in Law applies the case method in troubleshooting with lawyer offices and the attendance to real trials. Employability rate of 90%.

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Degree in Law
Title/Academic field

Degree in Law
Law and Political Science

Proprietary programme

LEGAL TECH

Duration / Credits

4 YEARS
240 ECTS

Official Quality Certification - AQU

Places

80

Employability

94.7% (Labour market survey by AQU, 2020).
 

Student profile

Candidates should have an interest in the systems of organisation behind society, in the configuration and ordering of political communities and in the principles and rules governing personal and social relations.

Admissions and enrolment

Application via website, submission of documentation and formalisation of admission at the University.

Calendar and timetables

Academic Calendar

Class timetables

 

A leading

profession with a bright future

 

Training legal experts since 1973

The private university with the most experience in the field of law in Catalonia.

Why study at UAO CEU?

1. Employability

94.7% of our students find a job at the end of their studies (AQU 2020 job placement survey). 

2. Pathways

The Law degree offers three possible pathways: business consultancy, political science and administration, and forensic practice. In all of them, the quality training received by students is reflected in their excellent employability rates, which is why UAO CEU has earned the trust of the most prestigious professional law firms in Catalonia.

3. Methodology

Teaching model based on practical, personalised training using the case-study method, looking at real cases with professional firms and attending real trials at the Provincial Court. In addition to other activities such as:
- Practical seminars on commercial law
- Workshops on rhetoric, legal argumentation
- Simulations of legal proceedings, negotiation processes
- Debating Society
- The Jurist’s Club

4. International Programmes

- St. John's University - Master's in Law

Agreement with UAO CEU students benefiting from a 30% discount on their Master's degrees (LLM US Legal Studies, LLM Transnational Legal Practice, LLM Bankruptcy), which serve as an entry point for the Bar Exam in New York.
In addition, students enrolling in a course at this university are entitled to a one-year work permit (optional practical training).

- University of Saint Thomas - LL.M. in US Law

Collaboration agreement with the University of Saint Thomas (Minnesota) that will allow UAO CEU students to take the Master's in US Law (LL.M. in U.S. Law) with special conditions .

- International Business Certificate Program CEU - Boston University: students have the opportunity to take this programme at the Metropolitan College of Boston University in which they receive international training linked to their official Law Degree studies.

- Dual Degree Program Augsburg University: students also have the chance to obtain a double degree along with the Bachelor in International Management from the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences.

5. CEU ePlus skills programme 

Our teaching model is based on practical, personalised training, linking theory with professional practice, through case studies and real experiences, workshops and practical seminars.

This includes visits to national and international companies and production centres through a programme of work placements.

6. Legal Tech

4th-year law students have access to training in the application of new technologies to law through the Wolkers Kluwer Certifica programme. Students enrich their education, develop their knowledge and skills of technology in law, as well as their management, public speaking and networking skills.

7. Comprehensive options

With the option to go on to study the official master's degree in legal practice, additional training required by law to practise.

8. Research 

Gift & Task Chair in Bioethics and Law

9. Progressive International Development

New international experience that encourages students to internationalise their studies, from the first year to the fourth.
1st year: Students will experience online interaction and research with European universities.
2nd year: We explore the direction and effects of international policy and law through short trips to Brussels (EU) and Geneva (UNESCO).
3rd year: We prepare students for the international legal workplace through lectures with MEPs and international experts.
4th year: We broaden our students’ horizons through the Erasmus programme, along with semester-long placements at one of our partner universities in the USA, Mexico and the Netherlands.

Students will be able to take the LL. M. in US Law at the University of Saint Thomas (Minnesota).

 

Careers and internships

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Upon completion of the Official Degree Law at Abat Oliba CEU University, students will be able to pursue a career in the following fields:

  • Freely practise as a lawyer
  • Corporate and banking legal advice
  • Administration Bodies (Public Prosecutor, Civil Administration, Judiciary, Courts and Council of State, Army Legal Corps, Notaries, Property Registry, etc.)
  • Administrative bodies of EU institutions and international organisations
  • Bodies of the Administration of Autonomous Communities and Councils
  • Administration of companies (labour, finances, business, etc.)
  • Diplomatic career and international civil service
  • Sociological and political advisor to political and social parties and associations
  • NGOs

WORK PLACEMENTS

During the last year of the degree, students will undertake compulsory work placements in companies or institutions related to the their preferred area.

These practical training programmes, which are a part of the course study plan, will give students the opportunity to apply the knowledge acquired during the course while learning new professional skills that will help them find work later on. The set of activities that the student will carry out during the programme will be agreed by the tutor at the company and the coordinator of the Placement and Employment Service of the Postgraduate Department who is responsible for the practicum.

The student will also have an academic tutor who will monitor and assess the internships in order to guarantee students make the most of their placement.

 

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International

INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS

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*: Places are distributed across degree programmes.

Fees and scholarships

TOTAL AMOUNT 1st YEAR

€ 9195

Tuition fees correspond, solely and exclusively, to the provision of teaching as part of the programme enrolled on, and this is the only service offered in exchange for the payment of those fees. By enrolling, the student accepts that decisions made by the competent authorities may, directly or indirectly, render it necessary to carry out teaching, tutoring, work placements or assessment tests either in person or via distance learning.

The student accepts that they remain obliged to pay any such fees in full even if, for reasons beyond the control of the University, some of the educational activities included in the degree cannot be carried out as initially provided for in the course guides at the beginning of the academic year. If restrictions are part in place, the University will provide the student with a guarantee that the activity will be rescheduled when possible, taking into consideration the interests of the student and any other applicable academic criteria.

 

RESERVING YOUR PLACE

It is possible to reserve your place at Abat Oliba CEU University, which guarantees you a place on the course, before you pass the “selectivity” university entrance exam or other entry requirements. You can do this by making a payment of €1500 (which will be deducted from the total price of the course).

Cancelling your place after reservation: Students have until 30 June to cancel their reserved place. This way, you can book your place now and be free to cancel if your circumstances change*
*Deadline for cancelling subject to changes in the official enrolment calendar

PAYMENT METHODS

Once you have formalised reservation of your place, the remaining amount can be paid in the following ways:

  • One-off payment

    A one-off payment entitles you to a discount of 5% on tuition fees.

  • Payment by instalments

    5 instalments per year.

 

  • Monthly payments

    10 instalments with special 0% interest financing. This also entitles students to a discount of 5% on tuition fees.

  • new special financing

    New financing agreements with banks with special conditions.

    - Banc Sabadell

    - CaixaBank

    - Banco Santander

    All options entitle prospective students to a discount of 5% on tuition fees.
     

MORE INFORMATION

Contact the Information Service if you want us to help you draw up a personalised economic plan.
Telephone: +34 932 53 72 00
futurosalumnos@uao.es

Quality and regulation

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Students should have an interest in the systems of organisation behind society, in the configuration and ordering of political communities and in the principles and rules governing personal and social relations. They must show a curiosity in learning about the historical, philosophical and dogmatic foundations of legal systems, while seeking to implement the ideals of justice that underpin them.

They must also have the ability to analyse and understand social phenomena, diagnose them and propose solutions. They will also possess a capacity for: advanced analysis, synthesis and teamwork; understanding and abstract thought; expressing themselves; social interaction; a broad general vision of the world and its future. Knowledge of another language (preferably English) is also necessary.

OBJECTIVES

  • To master a refined legal language, with a solid knowledge of the dogmatics and exegesis of law.
  • To gain an overview of the Spanish legal system, its material, formal and cognitive sources, the settings in which it applies and the foundations on which it is constituted.
  • To develop the skills and abilities necessary to apply the Spanish legal system and to be able to take up roles in the public or private sphere (prosecuting, advising, defending, mediating or others) typical of a law graduate.
  • To be able to evaluate, criticise, discuss, elaborate and present proposals of a legal nature based on an understanding of the context (social, economic, international, etc.) in which they are raised.
  • To become an impartial legal expert who takes on roles in the profession with the responsibility and dignity of someone who is aware of the commitment this task implies: seeking and implementing justice effectively, transcendental for the common and private good.

COMPETENCIES OF THIS DEGREE

REGULATIONS ON CONTINUATION OF STUDIES

TUTOR ACTION PLAN