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Master of Legal and Judicial Studies

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The program provides you with the latest developments in the field of law and judicial administration to improve your skills and to equip you with the knowledge and competencies necessary for successful handling and dealing with judicial administration and affairs in public and private law.

Why Choose a Master of Legal and Judicial Studies?

Increasing socio-economic, technological and cultural complexities require skilled legal practitioners with an integrated and sophisticated understanding of the theories, concepts and practices of justice that determine the rule of law. A Master of Legal and Judicial Studies allows you to do work involving law and regulation without committing to a full law degree.


Organizations are framed by laws all the time. All professions have legal elements that influence them. This degree is suitable for individuals who want to integrate knowledge of law, regulation and compliance into their workplace. Companies are always looking for people who can speak the language of both business and legal compliance, particularly in the fields of technology where the regulation of emerging technology is fast growing.

What Will You Learn?

By studying the theoretical and practical legal and judicial issues of law, you will be equipped with the knowledge and a basic skill set to practice legal and judicial work across various disciplines within the social and cultural context of the United Arab Emirates. The program represents the vital field in which legal practitioners, judges, prosecutors, and lawyers carry out their work and perform their mission.

The curriculum includes core courses, course electives that will give you the opportunity to delve deeper into areas of particular interest, and a research component that will positively impact your academic performance, cognitive skills and intellectual growth.


Key Facts

Program Duration

4 Semesters (On Average)

Location

Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Language of Instruction

Arabic

Credit Hours

38

Cost Per Credit Hour

AED 2,526

Application Deadline

6 December 2021

Who Should Pursue a Master of Legal and Judicial Studies Degree?

The program is ideal for job seekers with bachelor's degrees who want to enter the workforce after graduation. The program is also designed for mid-career professionals who want to make a career change, use the degree for career advancement, enhance their skills in their current positions or pursue a doctoral degree.

Admission Requirements

Admission is open to males and females of all nationalities. Applicants must have earned a four-year baccalaureate degree with a CGPA of 3.0 or higher from an accredited university in one of the following areas:

▪ Law, or

▪ Sharia and Law, or

▪ Police + Law.

Applicants must also demonstrate sufficient Arabic and English proficiency to manage a challenging, fast-paced graduate program.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Legal and Judicial Studies prepares graduates for careers in public and private sector organizations such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Judicial Department, private law firms and universities. Career options include diplomatic attachés or consular officers, legal administrators, lawyers, judges, prosecutors or public notaries, arbitrators, advocates, and legal instructors.

Why Should You Choose Zayed University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences?

Legacy of Zayed University

Zayed University proudly bears the name of the Founding Father of the UAE, the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan whose leadership legacies continue to guide and inspire the nation.

Accreditation and Recognition

National and international accreditation will guarantee you a globally recognized graduate degree.

Dynamic Campuses Located in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Cutting edge facilities and resources will enhance your study environment and education experience.

Research Expertise and Focus

Gaining specialist industry knowledge, skills and experience will empower your career goals.

Leading Academics in the Field

Internationally credentialed faculty will ensure the academic quality of your graduate program.

Esteemed Alumnus Network

Networking with talented alumni will positively impact your future opportunities.

Legacy of Zayed University

Zayed University proudly bears the name of the Founding Father of the UAE, the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan whose leadership legacies continue to guide and inspire the nation.

Accreditation and Recognition

National and international accreditation will guarantee you a globally recognized graduate degree.

Rich Curriculum

The combination of research-oriented and strong skill-based components will provide you with advanced theoretical knowledge and practice based learning that is focused on employability.

World-Class International Faculty

Internationally credentialed faculty will ensure the academic quality of your graduate program.

Superior Academic Support

Small interactive class sizes will support your learning environment.

Dynamic Campuses Located in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

State-of-the-art computer laboratories will provide you first-hand experience with the tools and technologies in high demand by employers today.

An Extensive Alumnus Network

Join talented alumni members who will enrich your learning experience.

Deanship of Graduate Studies

Zayed University Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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