Master of Criminal Sciences

Participation from ISC in Excellence to support scientific research in the field of criminal sciences and the criminal institution’s need for development, and in order to achieve our vision of providing the community with legal cadres specialized in law and justice for the benefit of the individual and society alike, the university has launched this [...]

Participation from ISC in Excellence to support scientific research in the field of criminal sciences and the criminal institution’s need for development, and in order to achieve our vision of providing the community with legal cadres specialized in law and justice for the benefit of the individual and society alike, the university has launched this program to provide an ideal opportunity to study discussions Contemporary issues in both criminal law and criminal justice at an advanced level, by keeping pace with scientific and technological development and the accompanying legislative development of these sciences.

Key features of the course

  • Active participation in the development of specialists in forensic sciences, and support for scientific research in the field of forensic sciences.
  • Providing an appropriate educational environment for developing scientific capabilities and directing them towards creativity and innovation in the sciences of law and justice.
  • Providing the community with legal cadres and competencies capable of outstanding performance and competition in the labor market, in order to serve and develop the community in the fields of scientific research, university teaching, and so on.
  • Excellence in supporting comparative studies of local, regional and international legislation in order to benefit from the experiences of different systems.
  • Supporting scientific research and enriching knowledge in all branches of law and elaborate research to reach an innovative practical scientific addition to gain access to new knowledge.
  • Providing universities, public and private institutions in societies with specialized cadres capable of following up on scientific and technological developments.
  • Working on scientific and cultural cooperation and exchanging experiences and knowledge with faculties of law with various regional and international universities.

The first stage - Compulsory courses 72 Credits

Scientific Research Methodology

Research Methods and Scientific Methodology course aims to introduce students to the different models of ways to carry out useful legal research. Students will acquire knowledge about the design, methodology and techniques of scientific research, data collection, analysis and interpretation, and the use of research data in order to reach logical results that address the research problem. This course will help each student develop their ability to use this knowledge to become more effective as a legal researcher.

The curriculum’s inputs include: the form and type of knowledge, learners’ characteristics, needs, tendencies and interests, society’s philosophy, values, hopes and aspirations. The outputs of the curriculum are: knowledge, skills, and attitudes. 

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International Criminal Law

Vocabulary: - Study of the development of the concept of international criminal law and its sources, - Provisions on international crime, - International criminal responsibility, - Conflict of jurisdiction and problems of implementation in international crimes, - International criminal justice (the International Criminal Court and Special Criminal Courts), - Related topic.

Alternatives to criminal proceedings

This course includes a study of the alternative methods of filing a criminal case or the so-called public case, to achieve justice away from the court arenas, in some types of crimes of minor social danger, or what criminal jurisprudence has traditionally called “short-term punishments”. These crimes are more personal than social.

The tweets: - criminal conciliation and the criminal reconciliation system, - mediation in resolving criminal disputes, - criminal order, - prior recognition of the offense or the so-called cases of exemption from punishment, - cases of waiver of criminal complaint.

Conflict of laws

Inputs: The problem of conflict of laws arises in connection with the relations of individuals that include a foreign element or more, as a result of the association of such relations with different national legal systems, and from here the legal thought created the so-called rules of conflict of laws or rules of attribution, whose primary task is to link the disputes arising from these relations to the most common law. Appropriateness, which is the so-called law applicable to the subject of the dispute. Outputs: The study of issues related to conflict of laws contributes to gaining the necessary knowledge for settling disputes related to several different legislations, where settlement takes place in different ways from those used in the context of settling purely national disputes, which are governed by the national law in the concerned country. Vocabulary: - Defining the general theory regulating conflict of laws - Defining the rules of attribution and defining its most important characteristics - The conflict of laws system: - Adaptation - Referral - Attribution to a state where there are multiple laws - The nature of applicable foreign law - Pushing the public order and circumvention of the law - Syrian attribution rules - Rules relating to personal status matters - rules relating to money, real estate or movables - rules relating to contracts - rules relating to facts.

Criminology and Punishment

This course includes a review of criminology with in-depth comparison with the scientific theories of criminology with contemporary criminal systems. It also includes a review of criminology with in-depth scientific theories of punishment and their impact on contemporary penal systems, in addition to the rules of the general theory of criminal punishment in law and its comparison with contemporary criminal systems, and that By studying a number of related topics through studying the following topics: - An in-depth study of the concepts of crime and the criminal and its impact on the criminalization process, - Criminal danger, - Identifying criminal factors and ways to prevent them, - The relationship between the human self and the crime of its owner, - Contemporary problems of criminal sanctions according to their purposes, - Precautionary measures (their relationship with criminal punishment and its role in confronting the criminal phenomenon), - Protection of the rights of the prisoner in accordance with international standards, - The impact of the science of punishment on the objectives of criminal punishment “Replacing the purpose of rehabilitation, reform and reintegration in place of the purely deterrent purpose of punishment criminal".

Criminal Procedure Code

This course deals with an in-depth review of criminal trial procedures in comparison with contemporary criminal systems by studying the following topics, to which new topics are added periodically, such as: - The development of the criminal procedure law in the Arab countries. Penal cassation, a comparative study. The theory of nullity in the criminal procedure law in the Arab countries. The state of procedural necessity in comparative legislation. The authoritativeness of penal judgments, a comparative study. Any other specialized topic.

Optional courses 24 Credits

Criminal proof

This course includes a review of the general theory of evidence with a focus on criminal proof, an in-depth study in comparison with contemporary legal systems, with a study of a number of related topics,

Vocabulary: - Evidence obtained from electronic means within the framework of the theory of proof in comparative legislation. Modern scientific means of proof under the theory of criminal proof, a comparative study. The authority of the criminal judge in evaluating modern evidence compared to contemporary legal systems. The impact of proof by modern technology on human rights.

International criminal justice

This course includes the definition of the principles of international criminal law, such as the principle of legality and the right to defense and all the foundations on which this law is based. Coming into force in 2002 and its basic scope and state judicial sovereignty over its territory, the responsibility and immunities of heads of state, and the statement of obligations, motives and crimes within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court, preventing focus on the implementation of the Rome Convention at the domestic domestic level and the basic obligations arising from it, related to the subject of international criminal responsibility of the individual On the subject of the International Criminal Courts.

Criminal legislation

This course includes the study of special types of crimes, namely: crimes against persons, crimes against funds, and crimes harmful to the public interest. And some new crimes through an in-depth study of the most prominent models of these three types, and to identify what is going on in the comparative legal systems.

Forensic science

This course includes a review of the general rules of the UAE Criminal Procedures Law by focusing on the texts covering the stages of the preliminary investigation and the final investigation, an in-depth study in comparison with contemporary legal systems by addressing a number of related topics such as: - Studying the scientific and practical concept of criminal investigation, - Technical aspects of investigation Primary, Evidence obtained from criminal investigations, - The nature of the criminal investigation of cybercrime, - Problems of obtaining evidence in crimes of a technical nature and in the cyber crime scene, - Any related topic.

Forensic sociology

This course includes a review of criminology and punishment, an in-depth look at related topics, and a study of a number of related topics.

Vocabulary: - the social concept of crime and social defense measures to confront it, - the influence of society and the social environment on the criminal phenomenon, - how to socially prevent crime, - any related topic.

Criminal Economic Law

This course includes the study of criminal economic law and the rules of criminal protection focusing on some relevant private criminal legislation, an in-depth study in comparison with contemporary legal systems with a study of a number of related topics

Vocabulary: - Definition of economic crime and its causes, characteristics and means of limiting them. Criminal responsibility for economic crimes. Penalties and implementation problems in economic crimes. Studying a group of important economic crimes such as “commercial corporate crimes, tax evasion crimes, investment crimes, environmental crimes, customs crimes.” Another related topic.

The second stage - Practical Training 30 Credits

Practical Training

In practical training, the student is assigned to teach a virtual course chosen by the college from among the courses studied by the student at the bachelor's level. The student should divide this course from twelve to fourteen brief lectures. The student presents each lecture in the form of a written summary of its topic in Word or PDF format, accompanied by a video recording of it with the student's voice using Power Point, the duration of which is no less than ten minutes and not more than about twenty minutes.

The thrid stage - Master's Thesis 54 Credits

Master’s Thesis

The student submits a request to the university administration to register a master’s thesis, along with a proposed topic in one of the subspecialty tracks.

● If the initial approval of the subject title is achieved, the college council will designate a supervisor to guide and follow up the student in preparing the plan.

● The research plan includes the importance of the topic and a critical presentation of previous studies in it, specifically the research problem, then defining the study's curriculum and its main hypotheses or questions that you want to answer, and the division of the study and its sources.

● The student presents his proposed plan in a scientific seminar, discussing the plan as a topic and an approach.

● The student adjusts his plan based on the professors' observations in the seminar if he is asked to amend.

● After the seminar, the plan is presented to the college council to take its decision regarding the registration of the subject.

● In the event of approval, the college council’s decision is presented to the university council to approve registration, and the registration date is calculated from the university council’s approval date

To study a master’s degree at International Suleiman College, applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited university. At International Suleiman College, we believe that a bachelor's degree is no longer enough to compete in the labor market, so we offer high-quality postgraduate programs for anyone who has a bachelor's degree and wishes to achieve their academic and research ambitions.
International Suleiman College provides a study commensurate with the student's capabilities, especially in line with the time allotted daily for study, given that the master's student has practical and social responsibilities. We expect fully taught students to be able to obtain a master's degree within two academic years. We expect students studying partially to be able to obtain a master's degree within 3-4 years of study.
The academic year is divided into four semesters. In each semester, the student is allowed to register a maximum of two research courses and one minimum course with a maximum of 24 credit hours and a minimum of 12 credit hours. Classes are distributed as follows: • The first semester begins at the beginning of the third week of October and ends at the end of the third week of December. • The second semester begins at the beginning of the first week of January and ends at the end of the first week of March. • The third semester begins at the beginning of the second week of March and ends at the end of the second week of May. • The fourth semester begins at the beginning of the fourth week of May and ends at the end of the fourth week of July. • Summer vacation begins at the beginning of August and continues for the third week of October. • After the end of each semester, a two-week vacation is scheduled between semesters.
The tuition fee is £75 per credit hour, • Students are allowed to register a maximum of 24 credit hours each semester and 12 credit hours as a minimum. • The student pays a one-time enrollment fee of 200 pounds when registering with the ISC • The student pays 100 sterling pounds per semester as the registration fee for study subjects. • The iddat hour = four actual hours.
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