Master of Public Law

  • Type : Graduate
  • Credit Hours : 33hrs
  • Language : Arabic
  • Campuses: Al Ain & Abu Dhabi

Overview

Overview

The Master of Public Law 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 fill the needs arising for legislation professionals in order to handle the new complexities of the modern world.

 

Vision

To achieve distinction in the field of Public Law enabling graduates to assume key legal positions.

 

Mission

The program seeks to contribute to the AAU’s mission of the dissemination of knowledge and enriching original scientific research in the field of PublicLaw. 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.

 

Goals and Objectives

The program seeks to achieve the following objectives:

  • Enhancing the students’ ability to conduct in-depth legal studies and research to achieve innovative applications;
  • Graduating qualified cadres that are able to keep up with the latest developments and the relevant modern legislation;
  • Enabling students to understand the national, Arab, and international legislation in the various fields of public law;
  • Qualifying students to contribute in developing the national public legislation system in line with the latest political, social, and economic changes.

 

Learning Outcomes 

By the end of the Master program, the student should be able to:

No.Program Learning OutcomesAligned with L9 QFE Descriptors
1 Analyze legal texts and practical cases in a scientific and innovative manner QFE 1,2
2

Assess various legislative, judicial and doctrinal orientations of the Emirati Legal system

QFE 3,6
3

Accomplish in depth legal research in the various fields of Public Law using adequate research methods leading to sound results.

QFE 9,4
4

Prepare legal reports and memoranda using sound legal terminology and adequate research methods.

QFE 7,6
5

Compare domestic legal texts in the various fields of Public Law with their counterpart in regional and international legal system

QFE 8,5
6

Suggest innovative legal solutions leading to the development of legislative provisions to contribute to societal developments

QFE 8,2

 

Job Opportunities 

  • Practicing the legal profession
  • Work in Judicial positions
  • Obtaining legal positions in various institutions

Admission Requirements

General Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree of law or its equivalent approved by the UAE Ministry of Education with a minimum (GPA) of (3 out of 4), or its equivalent on the Bachelor level.
  • A valid English Language Proficiency Certificate in one of the below certificates or its equivalent, at least as the following:
EmSATTOEFL ITPIELTS
950 450 4.5

 

Conditional Requirments 

A student may be granted conditional admission in the Master of Law in the following cases:

- If a student obtains a GPA between (2  and 2.99 out of 4), s/he will be granted a conditional admission, provided that s/he:

  • Registers for no more than (6) credit hours in the first semester of joining the program.
  • Obtains at least (3 out of 4) or its equivalent in the registered program during the first semester

Graduation Requirements

To obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Public Law, the student must successfully complete 33 credit hours, with a cumulative GPA of 3 out of 4.

Study Plan

Course No Course Title CR.H. Prerequisite
Specialization courses (33) CR.H
Compulsory Core Courses (18) CR.H
0302601 Advanced Studies in Constitutional Law and political systems 3  
0302602 Advanced Studies in Administrative Law 3  
0302603 Advanced Studies in Criminal Law 3  
0302604 Advanced Studies in Public International Law 3  
0302605 Advanced Studies in Public Finance and Economic Legislations 3  
0303606 Advanced Studies in Legal Research Methodology 3  
Elective Courses (6) CR.H
0302606 Advanced Studies in Governance System in Islam 3  
0302607 Advanced Studies in Protection of the Environment Law 3  
0302608 Advanced Studies in Contemporary Crimes 3  
0302609 Advanced Studies in Human Rights Law 3  
0302610 Advanced Studies in International Humanitarian Law 3  
0302611 Advanced Studies in Law of Criminal Procedure 3  
Thesis (9) CR.H
0302699 Thesis (Public Law) 9 successfully completng the compulsory core courses (18) CR.H

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