University of Bifröst

ML in Law

University of Bifröst
In Bifröst (Iceland)

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Important information

Typology Master
Location Bifröst (Iceland)
  • Master
  • Bifröst (Iceland)

Research centers
Advancing Migrant Women
Degree Programmes in Icelandic
BS in Business Law
BS in Business Administration
MA in Cultural Management
ML in Law
MS in International Business
MS in Leadership and management
Grading system
Academic Services English Research Degree Programmes in Icelandic ML in Law
ML in Law

The Business Law of ML in Law is an on-campus program and was first established in 2003. Admission requirements are final examination from level 2 or equivalent. First class grade is usually required in evaluating applications. The scope of the final project will be 30 credits. The program is taught only in Icelandic and is applied mainly to the Icleandic jury system. Bifröst University was the first university in Iceland to start teaching law outside of University of Iceland which had monopoly until 2004 protected by law in Iceland. The first person who received a law degree outside of the Univeristy of Iceland and was appointed a judge, graduated with ML in law from Bifrost University.

Bifrost University has been an active partner in Law Without Walls from 2013. The project is a part-virtual collaboratory that aims for students to develop the skills necessary to provide effective legal services in today’s marketplace. LawWithoutWalls teams up students from several law and business schools around the world with academic, lawyer, and entrepreneur mentors to develop business plans that tackle the main problems facing legal education and practice today. It centers on the intersection of law, business, technology, and innovation. It is designed to embrace and meet the challenges of the economic pressures, technological advances, and globalization that have reshaped the legal market.

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Where and when
Starts Location

Háskólinn á Bifröst, Myrasysla, Iceland
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Háskólinn á Bifröst, Myrasysla, Iceland
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What you'll learn on the course

Business Law
IT Law
Criminal procedure
Scientific Data
Communication Skills
Human Rights

Course programme

The Master’s degree programme is taught at the Bifröst campus. Instruction takes place during the fall, spring and summer semesters.

Courses during the winter semester are taught over either 7 or 14 weeks; courses in the summer semester are typically taught one after another in three-week sessions. Assessment of studies takes the form of assignments and/or final examinations.

More detailed information on teaching methods and assessment of studies can be found in the course descriptions for individual courses. The study programme consists of 120 ECTS in total, and students can complete the programme in two years

Spring semester
  • Civil Procedure
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Laws of Enforcement Procedures
  • Human Rights

Summer semester
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Legal Writing
  • Acquisitions and Sales of Corporate
  • Businesses

Fall semester
  • Law and Legal Methods III
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtors’ and Creditors’ Rights
  • Administrative Law II
  • European Law II *

Spring semester
  • ML Thesis

Summer semester
  • Property Law II
  • Introduction to Advocacy
  • Family Law *

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