This course aims to give students a consolidated knowledge of legal matters which will allow them to analyse and interpret laws and regulations with a mature awareness of their theoretical and practical complexity.
The course is set out so as to:
- ensure a detailed knowledge of the basic areas of law also in terms of legal techniques and relative case study methodologies;
- provide a knowledge of the history of law and of comparative law;
- develop students’ interpretative capacities, analysis of case studies, ability to understand legal matters (including how to apply theory to practice) with particular reference to the philosophical and sociological aspects of legal experience, legal logic and the theory of argumentation and interpretation;
- ascertain the acquisition of the necessary abilities and competences for using IT skills;
- provide a knowledge of at least one language of the European Union besides Italian which will allow graduates to be able to communicate easily, especially in the sphere of legal language;
- in relation to the acquisition of specific professional skills, promote external activities such as internships with public administrations, companies and public and private organizations, legal offices and courts both in Italy and abroad;
- lay the foundations for the professional future of students by acquainting them with the ethical rules and standards of behaviour relating to the legal professions.
Graduates of this five-year degree course in law are entitled to admission to the School of specialization for the legal professions, a unique opportunity which allows those who pass the final exam to accede more easily to the traditional professions open to law graduates.
Only this five-year degree course in law allows graduates access to the following careers:
- Magistrature (the entry exam consists of three written and oral exams);
- practising lawyer (the entry exam is both theoretical and practical and consists of three written and oral exams);
- State legal advisory service (the entry exam consists of three written and oral exams);
- Notary Public (the entry exam consists of three written and oral exams);
- Diplomatic career (the entry exam consists of five written and oral exams);
- Executive role in public administration (the exams vary from one competitive exam to another;
- Executive role in private companies.