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Master of Legal and Judicial Studies

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Gain theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of law and judicial administration to be equipped with the knowledge, skills and competencies necessary for successful handling and dealing with judicial administration and affairs in public and private law.

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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

5 August 2024

Key Facts

Program Structure and Content

Program Required Courses
Elective Courses

38 Credit Hours Required

LAW602 Studies in Civil Law

LAW603 Studies in Penal Law

LAW611 Studies in Criminal Procedural Law

LAW612 Studies in Civil Procedures Law

LAW620 Evidence and Expert Role in Judicial Actions

LAW604 Studies in Commercial Law

LAW606 English for Legal Purposes

LAW624 Alternative Disputes

LAW621 Legal Research Methodology

LAW640 Legal & Judicial Writing

LAW607 English Legal Studies

LAW613 Studies in Personal Status Law

LAW650 Master Thesis in Legal and Judicial Studies

6 Credit Hours

Elective 1 (2 Credit Hours)

LAW601 Legal Sociology

LAW605 Studies in Administrative Law

LAW608 Studies in International Humanitarian Law

Elective 2 (2 Credit Hours)

LAW623 Economics of Justice

LAW626 Advanced Studies in Financial and Tax Laws

LAW627 Studies on Labor Disputes

Elective 3 (2 Credit Hours)

LAW610 Ethics of Judiciary and Lawyers

LAW622 Cases Analysis for Judicial Decision Making

LAW625 Legal Reasoning and Persuasive Argumentation

LAW641 Legal Skills

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Meet the Program Conveners

Dr. Amr Taha Mohamed

Associate Professor

Chair, Legal Studies Department

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. Walaaeldeen Ibraheem

Associate Professor

Graduate Program Coordinator

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

What Will You Learn?

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to:

What Will You Learn?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be able to:

Who Should Pursue a Master in Diplomacy and International Affairs?

Job seekers with bachelor's degrees who want to enter the workforce after graduation.

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 2.5 for conditional admission) 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 program prepares you 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 the following:

Diplomatic Attachés or Consular Officers

Legal Administrators

Lawyers

Judges

Prosecutors

Public Notaries

Arbitrators

Advocates

Legal Instructors

Who Should Pursue a Master of Legal and Judicial Studies

Job seekers with bachelor's degrees who want to enter the workforce after graduation.

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 2.5 for conditional admission) 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 program prepares you 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 the following:

Diplomatic Attachés or Consular Officers

Legal Administrators

Lawyers

Judges

Prosecutors

Public Notaries

Arbitrators

Advocates

Legal Instructors

3 Reasons Why You Should Choose Zayed University’s

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Accreditation and Recognition

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

Leading Academics in the Field

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

Research Expertise and Focus

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

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