Bachelor of Law

  • Type : Undergraduate
  • Credit Hours : 129hrs
  • Language : Arabic
  • Campuses: Al Ain & Abu Dhabi

Overview

Overview

The Bachelor of Law program received initial accreditation from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in 2007, full accreditation in 2013, renewal accreditation in 2019 and an international accreditation in 2015. Regular students are expected to successfully complete 129 credit hours in a period of eight semesters.
The program consists of General University requirements courses 33 credits), Compulsory Specialization Courses (90 credits) and Elective courses (9 credits). Arabic is the language of instruction with few exceptions.

 

Vision 

Qualify national cadres to develop legal and judicial functions efficiently and work in various legal fields.

 

Mission

To spread legal knowledge and consolidate of the innovative research base.

 

Learning Outcomes 

Upon graduation from the program, the student will:

No.Program Learning OutcomesAligned with L7 QFE Descriptors
1 Know the fundamental principles of the various branches of law. QFE 1
2

Interpret national laws by implementing the general principles.

QFE 2
3

Analyze legislative texts and judicial decisions to evaluate their effectiveness in handling communital problems and situations.

QFE 2
4

Effectively implement the theoretical legal knowledge in practical cases and social problems.

QFE 3,7,9,10
5

Prepare legal memoranda and research dealing with social situations.

QFE 4,5,6,8,10
6

Fully defines ethical standards in legal discipline, enabling it to comply with their application.

QFE 11

 

Job Opportunities 

  • Practicing legal functions in government departments, and private companies.
  • Practice law in various fields such as consulting offices
  • Legal Researcher
  • Counsel
  • Work in judicial positions

Admission Requirements

  • Hold a UAE High school certificate or its equivalent, certified by the Ministry of Education with a minimum grade of 70% for the advanced track or 75% for the general track.
  • Achieve a score of (1000) in the EmSAT Arabic Language test.
  • Achieve a score of (950) in the EmSAT English language test or equivalent.
  • Pass the admission test set by the College of Law.
  • Pass the personal interview.

Graduation Requirements

To obtain a “Bachelor of Law”, a student must successfully complete 129 credit hours with a minimum GPA 2 out of 4.

Study Plan

Course No Course Title CR.H. Prerequisite
First: General University Education (33) CR.H.
(1) Compulsory Courses (27) CR.H.
0102120 Computer Skills 3  
0201111A Science and Life 3  
0401120 English (1) 3  
0401121 English (2) 3 0401120
0405100 Arabic Language 3  
0406110 Islamic Culture 3  
0408100A Introduction to Psychology 3  
0501170A Fund. of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3  
0508203A Scientific Research Methodology 3  
(2) Elective Courses (6) CR.H.
The student is required to choose Only One course from each of the following groups:
(a) Society and Civilization (3) CR.H.
0406100 Arabs and Muslims’ Contributions to Arts & Science 3  
0408101A Physical Education & Health 3  
0409100A Ethical Awareness 3  
0409101 Arab Society 3  
0409102A Environmental Awareness 3  
(b) Managerial Skills (3) CR.H.
0303100 Law & Society 3  
0408103A Thinking Skills 3  
0408104A Self-Assessment 3  
0501100A Introduction to Time Management 3  
0501150A Leadership and Teamwork 3  
Second: College Requirements (96) CR.H.
(1) Compulsory Courses (90) CR.H
0301120 Introduction to Law 3  
0301121 Voluntary Sources of Obligation 3 0301120
0301122 Non Voluntary Sources of Obligation and Proof 3 0301121
0301220 Labor Law and Social Legislations 3 0301122
0301221 Provisions of Obligation 3 0301122
0301222 Nominated Contracts 3 0301221
0301230 Principles of Commercial Law 3 0301120
0301240 History and Sources of Islamic legislations 3  
0301241 Muslim Personal Status 3 0301240
0301250 Law of Civil Procedure 3 0301122
0301320 Real Original and Subsidiary Rights 3 0301222
0301321 Private International Law 3 0301221
0301330 Law of Commercial Companies and Bankruptcy 3 0401121 & 0301230
0301340 Jurisprudence of Inheritance, Wills and Islamic Waqf 3 0301241
0301351 Forced Execution 3 0301250
0301430 Maritime Law 3 0301330
0301431 Law of Commercial Papers and Banking Operations 3 0301330
0301440 Fundamental Principles of Fiqh 3 0301241
0301450 Arbitration 3 0401121 & 0301250
0509100 Principles of Economics 3  
0302200 Constitutional Law 3  
0302210 General Criminal Law 3 0301120
0302213 Private Penal Law 3 0302210
0302220 Principles of Administrative Law 3 0302200
0302310 Criminal Procedure 3 0302212
0302320 Public Finance and Tax Legislations 3 0509100
0302330 Public International Law 3 0401121 & 0301120
0303200 Legal Terminology in English 3 0401121 & 0301120
0303493 Graduation Research 2 More than 100 CR.H.
0303494 Internal Internship 3 0302310 & 0301250
0303495 External Training   0303490
(2) Elective Courses (6) CR.H.
0301242 Islamic Judicial System 3 0301240
0301322 Intellectual Property rights 3 0301230
0301432 The Legal Aspects of Electronic Commerce 3 0301230
0301433 Free Trade and Consumer Protection Law 3 0301230
0302201 Human Rights Law 3  
0302410 Criminology and the Science of Punishment 3  
0302411 Special Criminal Legislations 3 0302210
0302420 Protection of the Environment Law 3 0302220
0302430 International Organizations 3  

Guidance Plan

Course Description

Contact Us

College of Law

Al Ain University 

P.O.Box: 64141
Al Ain - UAE

Phone No: +971 3 7024888
Fax No: +971 3 7024777

E-mail: law@aau.ac.ae

Website: law.aau.ac.ae