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Bachelor of Law in English

College
College of Law
Department
Law
Level
Undergraduate
Study System
Courses
Total Credit Hours
125 Cr. Hrs.
Duration
4 Years
Intake
Fall & Spring
Location
Sharjah Main Campus
Language
English
Study Mode
Full Time

Bachelor of Law in English


Program Goals
The program goals are to:

  • Establish and enhance the practical-professional side of the theoretical legal scholarship.
  • Develop multi-layered thinking skills and abilities.
  • Enable the students to conduct legal research at the undergraduate level within a sound scholarly method.
  • Instill a life-long concept of continuing education.
  • Prepare the students for the varied work skills and enable them to skillfully employ those skills to both advance themselves and the institutions they represent.
  • Supple the students with the values and principles that persons of the law need to constantly sustain, and under all circumstance, through abiding by the Arabic and Islamic values.
 
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon the successful completion of the program, students should be able to:

  1. Identify the core principles of the Emirati legal system and its substantive and procedural rules.
  2. Critically analyze legal concepts and problems in their historical and contemporary context, formulate potential solutions and defend conclusions by evaluating relevant legal sources, ideas and evidence.
  3. Integrate knowledge and techniques associated with the discipline of law to effectively engage with the evolving nature of the discipline, legal profession and legal practice.
  4. Synthesize and manage information through effective legal research strategies and responsible use of appropriate resources, tools, digital and other media.
  5. Communicate orally and in writing through the appropriate use of media, technology and modes of communication with lawyers, clients and others.
  6. Engage in self-reflection and, within a coherent ethical framework, recognize different perspectives and roles in society, and make decisions consistent with professional responsibilities.
  7. Perform assigned legal tasks effectively and independently, specifically by exhibiting an ability to learn independently and manage time.
  8. Participate in cooperative groups to contribute actively and fairly in completing the assigned tasks and activities to meet team roles.
  9. Work effectively as a member of a team and apply leadership, self-learning and time management skills to meet tasks and projected goals.
 

Admission Requirements
All applicants must satisfy the following basic admission requirements:

  1. A minimum High School Average of 75% for Elite, 80% Advanced Track, and 85% for General Track or equivalent in Standardized International test.
  2. EmSAT score of 1100 for English Language or TOEFL score of 550 or IELTS score of 5.5, or any other equivalent English Proficiency Test approved by the CAA.
  3. EmSAT score of 800 in Mathematics or equivalent.
  4. Passing a personal interview set by the College of Law in addition to other conditions of admission set by the university.


Tuition Fee
 30,351 AED Per semester

 

Program Structure
 
Requirements Compulsory Elective Total
Courses Credit Hours Courses Credit Hours Courses Credit Hours
University Requirements 6 18 2 6 8 24
Program Requirements​
33 95 2 6 35 101
Total Credit Hours 113 ​ 12 ​ ​125 ​
 

Study Plan: Course List

    1. University Requirements
    • All students in all programs offered by the University have to study 24 credit hours.
    • The Compulsory and Electives courses are specified as follows.


General Education Areas

The program requires students to take 24 credit hours, 18 of which are compulsory and the 6 are electives. Seven domains are covered:

  1. English Language
  2. Arabic Language
  3. Islamic Studies
  4. UAE Studies
  5. Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  6. Information Technology
  7. Humanities, Social and Arts
  8. Natural and Health Sciences
 

a) Compulsory Requirements (18 credit hours); Domains A-F:

Domain A: English Language
General Education and Course Domain Course Titles Courses Number Cr.Hrs
​English Language​​
​ ​
Basic English 0202111 ​3
​ ​
English for Academic Purposes 0202112
English for Medical Sciences 0202121
 
Domain B: Arabic Language
General Education and Course Domain Course Titles Courses Number Cr.Hrs
Arabic Language
​​
Arabic Language 0201102 3
Arabic Language for Non Arabic Speakers 0201105
 

Domain C: Islamic Studies
General Education and ​​Course Domain Course Title Course Number Cr.Hrs
Islamic Studies Islamic Culture 0104100 3
 

Domain D: UAE Studies
General Education and C​ourse Domain Course Titles Courses Number Cr.Hrs
UAE Studies UAE Society 0204102 3
 

Domain E: Innovation & Entrepreneurship                                                                                
General Education and Course Domain Course Titles Courses Number Cr.Hrs
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fundamen​tals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 0302200 3
 

Domain F: Information Technology
General Education and Course Domain Course​ Title Courses Number Cr.Hrs.
Information Technology Introduction to Information Technology 1501100 3
 

b) Elective Requirements (6 credit hours); Domains G-H:
 

Domain G: Humanities and Arts
General Education and Course Domain Courses Title Courses Number Cr.Hrs
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Humanities Social and Arts ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Islamic C​ivilization 0203100 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​3​

​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Human Rights in Islam and International Declarations 0602246
Introduction to Arabic Literature 0201140
History of the Sciences among Muslims 0203200
History of the Arabian Gulf 0203102
History of Medical & Health Sciences 0900107
Arts & Medicine 0710109
French Language 0202130
Fundamentals of Islamic Education 0206102
Introduction to Psychology 0206103
Introduction to Economics* 0308150
Introduction to Business Administration* 0302150
Media in Modern Societies** 0800107
Personal Finance 0308131
Analytical Biography of the Prophet 0104130
Islamic System*** 0103103
* Not for students of the College of Business Administration

** Not for students of the College of Communication

*** Not for students of the College of Sharia

 

Domain H: Natural and Health Sciences
General Education and Course Domain Courses Titles Courses Number Cr.Hrs.
Natural & Health Sciences Astronomy and Space Sciences 1430101 3
Man and the Environment* 0401142
Health and Safety* 0503101
Health Awareness and Nutrition** 0507101
Fitness and Wellness*** 0505101
Biology and Society 1450100
Artificial Intelligence **** 1502233
* Not for Civil Engineering students and Environmental Health students

** Not for Clinical Nutrition students

***Not for Physiotherapy students

****Not for Computer Sciences and Computer Engineering Students

Every student should take all courses in Domains A to F and one course from each of domains G and H.

 

Program Requirements
  1. General Compulsory courses (79 credit hours)
  2. Practical Compulsory courses (16 credit hours)
  3. Elective Courses (6 credit hours)

1.   General Compulsory Requirements (79 Credit Hours)
Course No. Course Title Credit Hours ​Prerequisite Course No.
E 0605101 Introduction to Law 3 - -
E 0605102 Introduction to Civil law Legal system 3 Introduction to Law E 0605101
E 0605103 Introduction to the English Common Law System 3 Introduction to Law
E 0605101
E 0605112 Contract Law 3 Introduction to Law E 0605101
E 0605211 Tort and Evidence Law 3 Contract Law E 0605112
E 0605311 Nominated Contracts 3 Tort and Evidence Law E 0605211
E 0605312 Labour Law 3 Tort and Evidence Law E 0605211
E 0605411 Property Law 3 Contract Law E 0605112
E 0605412 Legal Professional Ethics and Responsibilities 1 Tort and Evidence Law E 0605211
E 0605122 Principles of Commercial Law and Electronic Commerce 3 Introduction to Law E 0605101
E 0605221 Commercial Companies Law 3 Principles of Commercial Law and Electronic Commerce E 0605122
E 0605321 Negotiable Instruments and Banking Transactions 3 Commercial Companies law E 0605221
E 0605322 Arbitration Law 3 Contract Law E 0605112
E 0605421 Maritime and Air Laws 3 Principles of Commercial Law and Electronic Commerce E 0605122
E 0605331 Law of Civil Procedures 3 Tort and Evidence Law E 0605211
E 0605431 Compulsory Execution Procedures 3 Law of Civil Procedures E 0605331
E 0605441 Private International Law 3 Law of Civil Procedures E 0605331
E 0605301 Law of Technology and Artificial Intelligence 3 Tort and Evidence Law E 0605211
E 0605302 Comparative Law 3 Introduction to Law, Introduction to Civil Law Legal System and Introduction to English Common Law System
E 0605101

E 0605102

E 0605103
E 0606151 General Penal Law 3 Introduction to Law E 0605101
E 0606252 Private Penal Law 3​
General Penal Law E 0606151
E 0606353 Criminal Procedures Law 3 Private Penal Law E 0606252
E 0606454 Cybercrimes 3 General Penal Law
E 0606151
E 0606161 Constitutional Law 3 - -
E 0606362 Administrative Law 3 Constitutional Law + Contract Law + Law of Civil Procedures
E 0606161+ E 0605112+ E 0605331
E 0606371 Public Finance and Financial Legislations 3 Administrative Law E 0606362
E 0606181 Public International Law 3 Introduction to Law E 0605101
 

2.  Practical Compulsory requirements (16 Credit Hours)
Cours​e No. Course Name Credit hours ​Prerequisite Course No.
E 0605432 Legal Debate and Mock Trial 3 Law of Civil Procedure E 0605331
E 0606286 Legal Methodology and Research Seminar 3 - -
E 0606365 Legal Drafting and Expression
3 Legal Methodology and Research Seminar E 0606286
E 0605401 Statutory Interpretation 3 Legal Drafting and Expression E 0606365
E 0606457 Legal Empirical Law and Legal Clinic 3 Criminal Procedures Law
+ Law of Civil Procedure
E 0606353
+
E 0605331
E 0606458 External Practical Training*​
1 Criminal Procedures Law
or Law of Civil Procedure
E 0606353
or
E 0605331
* External Practical Training (1 Cr. H) = 260 effective training hours divided into 16 weeks to be registered in the summer semester of the 3rd year (Max. 4 credit hours to be registered by the student including this course), and the spring or summer semester of the 4th year (Max. 7 credit hours to be registered by the student including this course).


3. Elective Law requirements (6 Cr. H.)

Student must select two courses only of the following: 
Course No.

Course Name Credit hours Prerequisite Course No.
E 0605314 Consumer Protection Law 3 Tort and Evidence Law E 0605211
E 0605222 Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer 3 Commercial Companies Law E 0605221
E 0605322 Commercial Bankruptcy Law 3 Negotiable Instruments and Banking Transactions E 0605321
E 0605422 International Trade Law 3 Negotiable Instruments and Banking Transactions E 0605321
E 0605433 Alternative Dispute Resolution
​​
3 Arbitration Law E 0605322
E 0606155 Criminology and Penology 3 -  
E 0606256 Modern Crimes 3 General Penal Law E 0606151
E 0606264 Environmental Law 3 Introduction to Law E 0605101
E 0606384 Law of the Sea 3 Public International Law E 0606181
E 0606385 International Humanitarian Law 3 Public International Law E 0606181
E 0606363 Governance 3 Administrative Law E 0606362
E 0606282 International Organizations 3 Public International Law E 0606181
E 0606383 Human Rights in Islam and International Charters 3 International Organizations E 0606282