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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

12 December 2022

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:

Analyze the new issues in legal studies to form an appropriate legal opinion.

Evaluate judicial procedures efficiently and effectively through proper implementation of laws.

Clarify evidence and proofs by applying the principles of justice and fairness.

Understand the legal issues and their evidence as presented, to justify and put appropriate reasons to verdicts, in compliance with the provisions and the spirit of the law.

Explain legal provisions and codes of honor related to ethical practice, regardless of personal stands.

Analyze correctly and independently the challenges that may affect the justice’s process.

Suggest proper solutions to practical cases.

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

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

6 Reasons Why You Should Choose Zayed University’s

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Legacy of the 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.

Why Pursue 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 degree 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.

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