Program Overview and Objectives
||Full-time: 4 years
||Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
||Available at Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai campus;
Al Dhafra Region and Abu Dhabi Downtown (Subject to CAA approval)
In response to the ever-changing political and social landscape in the Middle East, this stimulating program offers a theoretical and practical legal degree delivered in Arabic. As well as enabling you to understand the role of law in society, it will allow you to practice law and provide an excellent stepping stone to other careers. The program will provide you with legal awareness and understanding, together with skills of legal analysis and methods to enable you to address national and international legislation, disputes and other legal matters.
The program will strengthen your understanding of the role of law in business, increase your appreciation of politics and government, as well as develop your critical thinking skills through discussions about change and reform.
You will develop a recognition of subject-specific language and terms used in law and Sharia and interpret and contextualize the application of law and Sharia. You will study the differences between legislation, jurisdiction and legal cases and be able to produce legal articles and reviews.
The program also instils Islamic values, a desire for life-long learning and provides important skills in research methodologies.