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  • Mission and Learning Outcomes

    Preface:

    ADU offers two programs in “Master of Law”; Public and Private. The two years program offers an advanced level of knowledge and experience, and creates great opportunities to those who would like to pursue their legal studies, broaden their intellectual acquaintance, and enjoy a successful career.

    Why Study Law?

    Studying Master in Law help students gain fresh and advanced knowledge, gain confidence within your area of expertise. It strengthen student’s understanding of the role of law in the society, it raises student’s appreciation for politics, governmental institutions and leadership, and develops student’s critical thinking by raising important questions about changes and reforms. A law degree opens doors for students to work in law firms, to work as politicians, as society reformers, as researchers, as writers, or even as program or news presenters.

    Program Mission:

    The law program mission is to keep up with events, legal developments, modern legislation, and the current legal disputes, which require a high degree of legal professional students who are able to cope with national and international requirements which is of concern to the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf States and the world. The program uses scientific and practical ways that enable the student to be ready for the job market and to supply the local and regional community in various areas of law.

    Program Objectives:

    • Develop students’ legal scientific understanding of diverse legal topics.
    • Provide and promote the practical and professional aspect of the theoretical legal sciences to students.
    • Improve the intellectual abilities and skills of students.
    • Provide students with the essential skills to conduct scientific research adopting sound scientific methodologies.
    • Instill the spirit of lifetime learning in students.
    • Provide students with competitive skills in the job market to improve the efficiency of their institutional performance.
    • Equip students with the ideal values that a lawman should adhere to and communicate through Arabic and Islamic values.
  • Admission Requirements

    In order to be admitted, the candidate should have:

    • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 at the bachelors
    • Must hold a BA in Law or BA in Law and Sharia (or equivalent)
    • IELTS 4.5 or TOEFL 450 (program in Arabic)
  • Degree Requirements

    Program students must achieve 33 credit hours to graduate, comprised of 24 credit hours (8 courses) for taught courses and 9 credit hours for the thesis.

    Requirements Credit Hours
    Major requirement 18
    Major Electives 6
    Thesis 9
    Total 33
  • Study Plan

    First Year
    First Semester Second Semester
    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
    LAIN503 Public International Law (English) 3 LAAD502 Administrative Law 3
    LACR501 Penalty Law 3 - Elective Course 3
    LARM506 Legal Research Methodology 3 LAPO504 Constitutional Law and Political Systems 3

     

    Second Year
    First Semester Second Semester
    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
    LAFI505 Public Finance 3 LADI590 Thesis 9
    - Elective Course 3 - - -

     

    Elective courses
    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
    LAPR507 Penal Procedure Law
    LAIS512 Islamic Governance System
    LACI512 International Criminal Law
    LAAC516 Administrative Contracts
    LAFE517 Economic and Financial Legislation

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National Day Ceremony Nov 28, 2016 to Nov 28, 2016
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International Aviation Conference May 22, 2016 to May 23, 2016
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Think Science Exhibition 2016 Apr 17, 2016 to Apr 19, 2016
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Getex 2016 Apr 13, 2016 to Apr 15, 2016

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Abu Dhabi Campus

P.O Box 59911, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Al Ain Campus

P.O Box 1790, Al Ain, UAE

Toll Free Number:

800-ADYOU (800-23968)

International Students:

+971 2 5015555 (Call Center)

Email: admissions@adu.ac.ae