The Master of Private Law program is designed to prepare qualified legal professionals specializing in the field of private law. The new challenges and advances of the twenty-first century in all walks of life have given rise to the need for the law to keep up. This program offers the in-depth knowledge and qualification the students need to excel in the field of private law.
To achieve distinction in the field of Private Law 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 Private Law. It also aims at supporting the University’s effort 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 the scientific advances and the accompanying development in legislation.
The program seeks to achieve the following objectives:
By the end of the Master program, the student should be able to:
|#||Program Learning Outcomes||Aligned with L9 QFE Descriptors|
|1||Analyze legal texts and practical cases in a scientific manner.||QFE 1,2|
Assess various legislative, judicial and doctrinal orientations of the Emirati Legal system.
Accomplish in-depth legal research in the various fields of Private Law using adequate research methods.
Prepare legal reports and memoranda using sound legal terminology and adequate research methods.
Compare domestic legal texts in the various fields of Private Law with their counterpart in regional and international legal system.
Suggest legal solutions leading to the development of legislative provisions to contribute to societal developments.
A student may be granted conditional admission in the Master of Private Law in the following cases:
- If a student obtains a GPA less than (3 out of 4), s/he will be granted a conditional admission, provided that s/he:
To obtain a Master's degree in Private Law, the student must successfully complete 33 credit hours, with a cumulative GPA of 3 out of 4.
|Course No||Course Title||CR.H.||Prerequisite|
|Specialization course (33) CR.H|
|Compulsory Core Courses (18) CR.H|
|0301601||Advanced Studies in Civil Law||3|
|0301602||Advanced Studies in Commercial Law||3|
|0301603||Advanced Studies in Private International Law||3|
|0301604||Advanced Studies in Law of Civil Procedure||3|
|0301605||Advanced Studies in Jurisprudence of Transactions||3|
|0303606||Legal Research Methodology||3|
|Elective Courses (6) CR.H|
|0301607||Advanced Studies in Intellectual Property||3|
|0301608||Advanced Studies in International Construction Contracts||3|
|0301609||Advanced Studies in Commercial Arbitration||3|
|0301610||Advanced Studies in E-Commerce||3|
|0301611||Advanced Studies in Consumer Protection||3|
|Thesis (9) CR.H|
|0301699||Thesis (Private Law)||9||successfully completing the compulsory core courses (18) CR.H|