The Master of Criminal Sciences program supports the AAU’s role in promoting research and contributes to the sustained development and prosperity of the community. It is designed to help meet the needs arising for legislative professionals capable to handle the modern challenges.
To achieve distinction in the field of Criminal Sciences enabling graduates to assume key legal positions.
The program seeks to contribute to the AAU’s mission of the dissemination of knowledge and enriching original scientific research in the field of Criminal Sciences. It also supports the University’s efforts in developing human resources and meeting the needs of the UAE community as well as the GCC for specialized legal professionals who are able to keep up with scientific developments and accompanying new legislations.
|Course No||Course Title||CR.H.||Prerequisite|
|Specialization course (33) CR.H|
|(1) Compulsory Core Courses (18) CR.H|
|0302611||Advanced Studies in the Law of Criminal Procedure (30% of course content is taught in English)||3|
|0302612||Advanced Studies in Penal Law||3|
|0302613||Advanced Studies in the Science of Punishment||3|
|0302614||Advanced Studies in Special Criminal Legislations||3|
|0302615||Advanced Studies in International Criminal Law (30% of course content is taught in English)||3|
|0303606||Legal research methodology||3|
|(2) Elective Courses (6) CR.H (The student chooses one course from each of the following two sections)|
|Section One: The student chooses one course (3 credit hours)|
|0302617||Practical criminal investigation||3|
|0302618||Expertise in criminal matters||3|
|Section Two: The student chooses one course (3 credit hours)|
|0302619||Islamic criminal legislation||3|
|0302620||Comparative legal systems||3|
|0302621||Advanced studies in Criminology||3|
|Thesis (9) CR.H|
|0302694||Thesis||9||successfully completing (21) CR.H (with min GPA 3 out of 4) including all the Compulsory courses|