Law Major

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Law major follows the socialist rules of law policy in the new era, specifically, that of making laws in a scientific way, enforcing them strictly, administering justice impartially, and ensuring that everyone abides by the law. Relying on the research and teaching advantages of information and communication technology of our university, the law major features in the fields related to the Internet, big data and artificial intelligence. It fosters students’ integrity and promotes their rounded development, so that they could grow into talents with both integrity and legal expertise. Further, it cultivates students with a solid professional theoretical foundation, skilled professional skills, sound knowledge structure, efficient and high-quality legal service ability, innovation and entrepreneurship ability, trains them to be integrated, practical and innovative legal students who are familiar with international rules. The teaching is fully combined with law and cutting-edge science and technology. On the basis of teaching traditional legal knowledge, it highlights the study of law in the fields of the Internet, big data and artificial intelligence, closely combines the study of law with the dynamics of the Internet industry and the development of network application technology, and cultivates excellent legal students in the new era of science and technology. Along with the full coverage of China's legal knowledge, we strengthen the teaching and research of comparative law, pay close attention to the relationship between local law and extraterritorial law in teaching and research at the same time, and cultivate excellent interdisciplinary legal talents in the new era with both patriotism and international vision. Graduates can engage in relevant legal work in state agencies, enterprises and institutions and social organizations, especially in public security organs, procuratorial organs and people’s courts, as well as the legal departments in government and enterprises.

In 2010, the major was entitled to provide master degree in five sub-fields: civil and commercial law, economic law, telecommunications law, Internet law and artificial intelligence law. The major has strong research ability and has four research centers: the Internet Governance and Law Research Center, the Information and Communication Law Research Center, the Artificial Intelligence Law research Center and the Online Dispute Mediation Teaching and Research Center. We actively cooperates with entities from the practice, and has built a number of training and internship bases, such as the Intellectual Property Protection Practice Base of Beijing Court, the Intellectual Property Teaching Practice Base of BUPT, and the Online Dispute Mediation Training Base. These bases provide good opportunities for professional training and development. In 2018, it was entitled to be one of the first batches of cyberspace international governance research base by the Ministry of Education, entrusted by the Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission. The base provides a good research platform for students to further study. In the national "Double 10,000 Plan" selection, the law major was rated as the first-class undergraduate major in Beijing in 2020.

The courses of law major include: introduction to Xi Jinping's thoughts on the rule of law, jurisprudence, constitutional law, China's legal history, criminal law, civil law, criminal procedure law, civil procedure law, administrative law and administrative procedure law, international law, occupation ethics of law, economic law, intellectual property law, commercial law, international private law, international economic law, environmental law and resource protection law, labor and social security law, evidence law, finance and tax law, Internet law, e-commerce law, telecommunications law and other professional courses. In addition, the major also has practical teaching procedures such as the introduction to information and communication, legal affairs internship, legal practice, social investigation, mock court, graduation project, etc. The length of study of this major is four years. After completing the minimum credits specified in the training program, completing the graduation thesis and passing the defense, students will be awarded a Bachelor of Law Degree.


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