Master’s Programme in Common Law

Master’s Programme in Common Law
The programme aims to prepare distinguished graduates in various branches of common law, as well as to prepare legal cadres capable of formulating draft regulations that keep pace with the modern developments taking place in our time and to spread legal culture and sound legal awareness.

Actively contributing to improving the level of education and revitalizing the movement of research and creativity in the field of common law.

The programme seeks to enable students to obtain legal skills that prove their capabilities in practicing what works in the community, whether judicial, advisory or administrative work, and training them to prepare scientific research to meet the current and future requirements of society, within an international environment
Programme Goals
Preparing specialized cadres in the fields of common law.
Equip ministries and common and private institutions in society with specialized legal cadres capable of following up on scientific and technological developments and the modern legislation they have created to confront them.
Preparing students and qualifying them to move to the next educational stage, which is a doctorate in common law, in order to be qualified to work in the teaching sector in academic institutions.
Encouraging research that serves and solves the problems of society in the fields of common law.

● The student studies eight courses, distributed as follows:
Six compulsory courses.
Two optional courses from among the courses offered by the college for master’s students.
● The study takes place through research seminars in each course. The research circle depends on multiple references and is in accordance with the methodology and standards of scientific research.
● The study of each of the eight courses takes four credit hours for a period of four weeks as a minimum, and may exceed that depending on the abilities of each student, after which the competency and knowledge test of the student is held in the course from which he finished, then he begins in another course in the same manner, and so on.
● The student is assigned a hypothetical course that the college selects from among the courses studied by the student at the undergraduate level, and this is a practical training for the student that is evaluated for ten credit hours. The student must divide this course from twelve to fourteen brief lectures, and the student submits each lecture in the form of a written summary of its topic in Word or PDF format, accompanied by a video recording of it in the student’s voice using the Power Point program of no less than ten minutes and no more than About twenty minutes.
● Study courses in the first year The student has the right to extend the study there for a period not exceeding a second year.

The duration of study for a master’s degree in common law is two years as a minimum, and four years as a maximum.
The student studies in the first year no less than eight subjects, and the study is through research seminars in each academic course, and the research circle depends on multiple references and is according to the methodology and standards of scientific research,
In the second year, the student will attend a general seminar for the topic of the scientific thesis that he will prepare and present for discussion
The general seminar is discussed by the scientific committee at the university and the title of the scientific thesis is approved
The student works to complete his thesis under the supervision of the supervisor who is decided by the university presidency based on the proposal of the faculty deanship
The student accomplishes his academic thesis and presents for discussion before the committee formed by the university presidency in an open session and completes the conditions of the master’s degree
Study courses in the first year The student has the right to extend the study there for a period not exceeding a second year
The academic thesis prepared by the student within a period of time not less than 9 months and not more than two years

1) A student is deemed to have passed any of the program’s decisions if he achieves a final score of not less than 60%. He is also considered successful in the master’s project if he obtains a mark (granted by the jury) of no less than 70%.
After the student presented the results of his project before the committee, and discussed with him about its technical content.
2) The student is not entitled to present to discuss his thesis until a scientific research has been published in an accredited refereed journal
3) The student obtains a master’s degree in common law after he has fully fulfilled the academic requirements for this degree

Scientific research methodology
General Penal Code
Common international law
Administrative Law
Special Penal Code
Constitutional law and political systems
Conflict of laws
Legal status for foreigners
International Criminal Law
International Relations
International contracts
Contemporary International Issues
Aptitude and knowledge test

Faculty: Law and Justice
Award: Master’s Degree

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