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  • Mission and Learning Outcomes

    Preface:

    The role of law has increased in the world in general and in the Arabian Gulf region in particular. The significance of this role has expanded with the current events sweeping in the region which call for high level of competence to be capable of coping with the requirements of the national and international legislations applicable to disputes and matters concerning the UAE and the GCC. Driven by Abu Dhabi University’s recognition of the importance of providing the local and regional community with outstanding graduates in various disciplines, the need arose to introduce the Bachelor of Law program at Abu Dhabi University which offers theoretical and practical legal courses in Arabic.

    Why Study Law?

    A law degree 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.

    Program Outcomes:

    1. Develop a recognition of subject-specific language and terms used in law and Sharia
    2. Distinguish between legislation, jurisdiction, and legal cases
    3. Interpret and contextualize the appropriate use of law and Sharia
    4. Analyze critically the application of law and Sharia in a variety of legal issues
    5. Apply legal research methodologies using a variety of resources
    6. Produce legal articles and reviews based on research
    7. Demonstrate proficiency of technology and its relevance to the legal profession
  • College Requirements

    In order to be admitted, the candidate should have:

    • A high school certificate or its equivalent accredited by MoHESR.
    • An average of at least 60% in high school, or a minimum of 70% if he have obtained a technical or Sharia secondary certificate.
  • Degree Requirements

    The program has a total of 129 credit hours consisting of 21 university requirement credit hours (7 courses), 93 major requirement credit hours (21 courses), and 12 credit hours of electives (4 courses).

    Requirements Credit Hours
    University requirement 21
    Major requirement 90
    Major Electives 12
    Internal Internship 3
    External Internship -
    Graduation Research 3
    Total 129
  • Curriculum

    Total Credit Hours: 129
    University Requirements 21 Credit Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    ARL 100 Communication Skills in Arabic - 3
    ENG 100(A) English Skills (1) - 3
    ENG 200(A) English Skills (2) ENG 100 + UNS102 3
    SOC 201(A) UAE and GCC Society  - 3
    ISL 100(A) Islamic Culture -
    PHI 300(A) Professional Ethics - 3
    UNS 102(A) University Study Skills - 1
    CRT 301(A) Critical Thinking - 2
    Major Requirements/ Compulsory Courses 96 Credit Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    INLA 105  Introduction to Law - 3
    IFLA 218  Introduction to Islamic Jurisprudence - 3
    PELA 219  Principles of Economics - 3
    PCLA 110  Political Systems and Constitutional Law - 3
    COLA 200  Commercial Law INLA 105 3
    ADLA 205  Administrative Law INLA 105 3
    ENLA 208  Legal Terms in English ENG 200 3
    TVLA 220  Legal Studies in English ENLA 208 3
    SULA 203  Voluntary Sources of Commitment INLA 105 3
    PGLA 225  General Penal Code INLA 105 3
    SULA 209  Sources For Involuntary Commitment And Proof SULA 203 3
    PALA 229  Personal Status IFLA218  3
    CCLA 320  Nominated Contracts RCLA 310 3
    BFLA 348  Public Finance And Tax Legislation PELA 219 3
    PCLA 306 Civil Procedures Law SULA 209 3
    LSLA 335 Labour Law and Social Securities SULA 209 3
    RCLA 310 Provisions of Commitment SULA 209 3
    CCLA 330 Commercial Companies law and Bankruptcy COLA 200 3
    INLA 210 Public International Law INLA 105 3
    JILA 344 Domestic and International Arbitration PCLA 306 3
    PPLA 326 Penal Code (1) PGLA 225 3
    IILA 337 Inheritances and Wills PALA 229 3
    EILA 420 Forced Execution PCLA306 3
    BBLA 431 Banking, Contracts and Commercial Papers CCLA 330 3
    SWLA 440 Maritime and Air Law CCLA 330 3
    IPLA 342 Private International Law COLA 200 3
    PPLA 327 Penal Code (2) PPLA 326 3
    FFLA 340 Principles of Jurisprudence PALA 229 3
    PPLA 450 Penal Procedures Law PPLA 327 3
    ORLA 477 Primary Rights in Rem and Accessory Real Rights in Rem CCLA 320 3
    IPLA 490 Internal Internship PCLA306+PPLA450+PALA229 3
    GPLA 499 Graduation Research Pass at least (90) credit hours successfully 3
    EPLA 495 External Internship Pass at least (90) credit hours successfully -
    Major Electives 12  Credit Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    IOLA370 International Organizations Law - 3
    SCLA291 Criminology and Punishment Science - 3
    HPLA150 History and Philosophy of Law - 3
    CPLA288 Consumer Protection Law - 3
    PLLA300 Private Criminal Legislations - 3
    IRLA280 Intellectual Property Rights Law COLA200 3
    EPLA285 Environmental Protection Law - 3
    ECLA301 Legal Aspects of E-commerce - 3
    ACLA290 Administrative Contracts - 3

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Abu Dhabi Campus

P.O Box 59911, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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P.O Box 1790, Al Ain, UAE

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International Students:

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Email: admissions@adu.ac.ae