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Judicial Studies

Zayed University

24 months
687 USD/credit 13053 USD/year
687 USD/credit 13053 USD/year
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We offer a master degree in Judicial Studies at Zayed University. There is a growing need for highly trained legal professionals as lawyers, judges, assistant judges, and court-room prosecutors etc. in the United Arab Emirates and other Gulf States. 


Increasing socio-economic and cultural complexities require skilled legal practitioners with an integrated and sophisticated understanding of the theories, concepts and practices of justice that determine the rule of law.

Key Features 

  • The Master of Legal and Judicial Studies program from Zayed University that is offered in Arabic aims to enable students to study in-depth the theoretical and practical legal and judicial issues of law that have not been covered at the undergraduate level, and to provide students with a set of basic skills to practice legal and judicial work across various disciplines within the social and cultural context of UAE society. 
  • The program represents the vital field in which legal practitioners, judges, prosecutors, and lawyers carry out their work and perform their mission.


  • The program is approved by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
  • Zayed University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Studies in Civil Law
  • Studies in Penal Law
  • Studies in Criminal Procedural Law
  • Studies in Civil Procedures Law
  • Evidence and Expert Role in Judicial Actions
  • Studies in Commercial Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


38 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for graduate program admission;
  • Relevant supporting documents; and,
  • A receipt of payment of the non-refundable application fee of AED 420.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13053 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 687 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    13053 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 687 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • AED 2,526 - per credit 

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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