Master of Private Law

Private Law is the branch of law that deals with the relations between individuals or institutions, rather than relations between these and the state. This specialty attracts the law graduates who are looking to get recruited in trading companies, law firms, economic establishments, and the judiciary. The program aims at providing graduates with adequate research and professional skills through focusing on financial transactions between individuals whether it be civil or commercial transactions.

Program Objectives

  • Build and develop in depth a solid and advanced scientific base of knowledge in private law among the students.
  • Enable students to conduct in depth researches and specialized legal studies in different areas of private law.
  • Develop creativity and an advanced continuous knowledge in the field of Private Law.
  • Provide students with the highest values and ethics necessary for the exercise of the legal profession.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Analyzes cases and legal texts soundly and scientifically.
  • Examines jurisprudence, various judicial and legislative trends, especially in the UAE legal system.
  • Performs in-depth scientific research in a field of the Private Law utilizing curriculum-based legal research methods and drawing from scientific sources.
  • Drafts legal papers (suits, memos, contracts and draft laws) in a sound and proper language.
  • Performs tasks assigned to him/her in a professional and ethical manner.

Degree Requirements

Required Credit Hours : minimum 31 hours

Private Law

Required Courses (15.00 hours)

Credit Hours
PRVT6124Advanced Studies in Civil Law3.000
PRVT6125Modern Finance Transactions in Islamic Law3.000
PRVT6126Advanced Studies in Commercial Law3.000
PRVT6127International Trade Contracts (E)3.000
PRVT6128Alternative Dispute Resolution (E)3.000

Elective Courses (6.00 hours)

Credit Hours
PRVT6129Advanced Studies in Civil Procedure3.000
PRVT6130Advanced Studies in Islamic Personal Status3.000
PRVT6131Advanced Studies in Insurance3.000
PRVT6132Advanced Studies in Intellectual Property3.000
PRVT6133Advanced Studies in Usul Fiqh3.000
PRVT6134World Trade Agreements (E)3.000
PRVT6135E-Commerce ( E )3.000
PRVT6136Advanced St.In Prvt.Int. Law3.000
PRVT6137Project Finance3.000
PRVT6138Economic Activity in Free Zones E3.000
PRVT6139L.S For Financial Activities E3.000

Legal Research and Writing (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
PRVT6144Legal Research & Writing 3.000


Seminar and Thesis

Required Courses (7.00 hours)

Credit Hours
PRVT6143Thesis0.000 - 6.000