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Mediterranean International University

Faculty of Law

Introduction

The Faculty of Law at the Mediterranean International University prepares graduates in law, who are qualified to become distinguished cadres in the field of judiciary, legal departments, law firms, and banks in both public and private sectors. The Faculty seeks to contribute to the development of society through competent human resources of high merit by providing consultation, legal services, and academic and legal research.

The Faculty offers a Bachelor of Law Degree. Students have to complete successfully 130 credit hours of the required academic courses, within a period of not less than 7 semesters and not more than 10 semesters, as well as getting an accumulative grade point average (AGPA) of not less than 2.00 out of 4.00 points.

Faculty of Law - Vision

The Faculty of Law at the Mediterranean International University aspires to assume a prestigious position among faculties of law at the national and international level by following the development of values and excellence at the cultural and academic levels.

Faculty of Law - Mission

The mission of the Faculty of Law centers on the preparation of a generation equipped with legal theoretical knowledge in various branches of basic law, trained in the mental skills of critical analysis and legal thinking, and acquired the ability to deal with different legal and judicial applications and to conduct scientific research using legal sources of knowledge.  In addition, it focusses on encouraging application of the latest technology as well as refining student’s personality and building their self-confidence and spreading the spirit of teamwork and reaching out to others to be able to effectively participate in and influence positively and constructively the legal labor market, in particular, and society, in general.

The Faculty also aspires to achieve continuous improvement in the educational programs and in faculty and administrators’ professional development for the purpose of creating a distinctive environment for teaching and learning and for scientific research in the field of law to gain the confidence of the community in its outputs.

The Faculty of Law also seeks to create partnership with faculties, organizations, legal bodies, and local and international institutions to establish the concept of the rule of law, and to enforce justice among the people of the communities and their institutions.

Faculty of Law – Objectives

The objectives of the Law Specialization Program are to

  1. preparelegal cadres equipped with theoretical and practical knowledgeand qualified tocarry out the legal tasksand activitiesso thatthey are able tocontributein various sectorsrequired bythe country’s development
  2. preparenecessarystaffforthe administration of justice, including judges, court officials, lawyers, and public prosecutorsand their assistants.
  3. preparenecessarystaff for the accurate applicationof lawsoutside thecourtsto guidegovernmental departmentsand private institutions to the precise legalinterpretations. This includes legal consultants and law specialists, in general.
  4. developstudents’ abilitiestowards authentic, analyticaland creative thinking.
  5. spread the culture ofjustice andprotection of human rightsand prepare a dedicated staffin the field ofinternational relationsand human rights.
  6. conductandpublish legalresearchto enrich theknowledge in the fieldof legal studies, especially the legal research that is based oninnovation and creativity, and that contributes tosolving legal socialissues.
  7. providespecializedlegal programs of studybased on contemporaryglobal trends, covering the areas of legalscience
  8. qualifystudents academicallyto enable them to pursue post-graduate studies towardsgetting masterand doctorate
  9. organizeseminars, conferences, forums, andworkshopsto create channels and enhance communication betweenacademics and professionals.
  10. establish partnershipwiththe correspondingfacultiesand otheruniversities and institutions, locally, regionally and globally,for the purpose of exchanging experiencesandknowledge,to contribute effectively tothe formation ofcommunities that believe inthe rule of law, justice and equality.
  11. establish a spirit of positive competition among students by launching cultural, artistic and sports activities inside and outside the university at the local, regional and international levels.
  12. employinformation and communicationtechnologyfor use inthe development ofthe concept ofe-governanceto facilitatethe exchange of legal experiencesand academicand scientific consultancyon the localand international levels.
  13. provide the opportunity for professional development and training to the employees and technicians and recruit outstanding talented professionals to promote the faculty to the local and global high standards.

Learning Outcomes

The Faculty of Law program contributes to the creation and development of many legal and scientific skills. The following are the most important skills a student is expected to acquire after graduating from the program:

  • recognizing the requirements of legal practices in organizations of various types and specializations.
  • attaining the theoretical frameworks and getting acquainted with the experiences of developed legal sciences and benefit from them practically in the jobs.
  • acquiring the skills of scientific thinking, analysis and criticism in general, and in the field of rights in particular.
  • the ability to practice various legal tasks such as preparing decisions, regulations, contracts and agreements in the organization.
  • Familiarity with modern methods and approaches in evaluating laws, decisions, regulations, contracts and agreements.

Faculty of Law Academic Study Plan

The Faculty of Law grants students a Bachelor of Law Degree after successfully completing 130 Credit Hours of courses according to the following Program Study Plan.

Distribution of Courses in the Law Specialization Program

Percentage

Credit Hours

Requirements

No.

11%

15

Faculty General Requirements

1

81%

105

Specialization Compulsory Requirements

2

8%

10

Departmental Elective Courses

3

100%

130

Total Credit Hours

1. Faculty General Requirements

 

No

Course Number

Course Title

 

Credit Hours

Pre-requisite

1

10110

Arabic Language

3

لا يوجد

2

10130

English Language 1

3

لا يوجد

3

10131

English Language 2

3

10130

4

23110

Principles of Economy 1

3

لايوجد

5

30110

Introductions to Computers

3

لايوجد

 

Total Credit Hours

15

 

2. Specialization Compulsory Requirements

No.

Course Number

Course Title

 

Credit Hours

Pre-requisite

1

41101

Introduction to Islamic Jurisprudence

 

3

2

41102

Introduction to Law

 

4

3

41103

History of Legal Systems

 

3

4

41104

Criminology and Punishment

 

3

5

41105

Public International Law

 

4

6

41106

Constitutional Law

 

4

7

41201

Family Law

 

3

41101

8

41202

Public Criminal Law

 

4

41104

9

41203

Sources of Obligations

 

3

41102

10

41204

Administrative Law

 

3

41102

11

41205

International Relation Law

 

4

41105

12

41206

Public Finance and Tax Legislation

 

3

41204

13

41207

General Criminal Law (Research)

 

2

41202

14

41301

Inheritance and Legacy

 

3

41101

15

41302

Private Criminal Law

 

4

41202

16

41303

Provision of Obligations

 

3

41203

17

41304

Civil Procedure Law

 

4

41303

18

41305

Labor Law

 

3

41102

19

41306

Commercial Law

 

4

41303

20

41307

Administrative Judiciary

 

3

41204

21

41309

Inheritance and Legacy (Research)

 

2

41301

22

41310

Administrative Judiciary (Research)

 

2

41307

23

41311

Human Rights

 

3

41205

24

41401

Rules of Jurisprudence

 

3

41301

25

41402

Criminal Procedure 1

 

4

41302

26

41403

Sale and Insurance Contracts

 

3

41303

27

41404

Commercial Papers

 

4

41306

28

41405

Private International Law

 

3

41303

29

41407

Maritime Law

 

2

41203

30

41408

Compulsory Execution

 

2

41304

31

41410

Proprietary Rights

 

3

41403

32

41411

Criminal Procedure 2

 

4

41402

33

41412

Research Methodology

 

3

Total Credit Hours

105

 

2. Departmental Elective Courses. Students select only one course from each group. (10 Credit hours)

 

Pre-requisite

Credit Hours

Course Title

Course Number

No.

3

Islamic Studies

10120

1

41405

2

Nationality and Foreign Status

41321

2

41205

2

International Criminal Law

41322

3

41205

2

International Law of Sea

41331

4

41304

2

Evidence Law

41332

5

41402

2

Forensic Law

41333

6

41102

2

Petroleum Legislation

41441

7

41105

2

Environmental Law (Locally and Internationally)

41442

8

41105

2

Law of the Internet

41443

9

41202

2

Crimes of the Internet

41451

10

41311

2

International Humanitarian Law

41452

11

41202

2

Narcotics Act Law

41453

12

41306

2

Law of International Trade

41461

13

41302

2

Islamic Punishment Legislation (Hudoud)

41462

14

41104

2

Law of Financial Crimes

41463

15

 

 

 

 

 

1. Faculty General Requirements