Optional studies in Law

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See below the optional study modules, which can be taken by students other than those of the programme in question.

Listed here are only those modules, in which the language of instruction is at least partly English. For a more comprehensive list, please switch to Finnish by using the button on the upper right side of this page. The languages of instruction (if other than English) are specified separately for each module below.

NB! The synchronization with WebOodi is being developed. Some of the links may take you to a page in WebOodi where it says at the bottom that there are no courses or exams available. For correct information, please find the same study module in the WebOodi Course Catalogues.

Right to complete minor subject studies

The right to complete individual courses as minor subject studies at the Faculty of Law until 31 July 2019:

Students at other University of Helsinki faculties can apply for the right to complete up to six courses included in the curricula of the Bachelor’s Programme in Law and the Master’s Programme in Law.

As a rule, students must first complete the compulsory intermediate-level courses before pursuing related optional studies in the same discipline. Optional studies can be completed as minor subject studies in a single discipline. In the 2018−2019 academic year, the right to complete modules offered by the discipline of international law can be granted as a rule for the 15-credit module OIK-IL500.

Information on the knowledge and skills required for each course can be found in the course catalogues of the Faculty programmes in WebOodi. No study right can be granted for the general, language and basic studies or practical skills courses included in degree programmes.

To apply for the right to complete minor subject studies, the student must have completed at least 60 credits in his or her major subject or faculty. The application must be accompanied by a statement from the student’s major subject professor on the relevance of the studies to the degree or by another reliable explanation of the grounds for application and a transcript of studies.

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