These fields and others will contribute to the development of the Palestinian law system.
The Criminal Law program from An-Najah National University was initiated to target those who are interested in criminal law either in governmental or non-governmental organizations and BA holders in the fields of law and Sharee'ah (Islamic Law).
The program provides an enriching academic environment in criminal law, which is based on analytical, experimental and comparative scientific research, that equips graduate students with professional legal skills to later practice as lawyers, judges, public attorneys, legal consultants, researchers or legal professionals working in legal control apparatuses.
Contribute effectively to preparation of competent cadres in the field of criminal law, thus making them capable of dealing appropriately with the legal rules and regulations. To this end, the program trains students to practice dialectical skills, critical thinking and analysis skills and follow a sound scientific methodology.
More informationVisit official programme website
Teaching and learning:
- Interactive lecturing techniques
- Open discussions
- Deductive approaches
- Using multimedia and technologies such as the Internet, PowerPoint and other audio-visual aids to present reports, assignments, research studies and discuss samples of judicial proceedings and judgments
- Inviting experts to talk about related topics to offer students the needed help
- Inviting judges and lawyers who can share their expertise with the students
- Organizing workshops and seminars to discuss various issues
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesInternational Law Criminal Law Legal Studies
In order to be admitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies:
- A student must have completed a Bachelor's degree with a minimum C “Good” average and passed the placement test and the interview.
- A minimum D average “fair” and the successful completion of a placement test are required for admission to the Family Medicine degree program.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.