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Private Law, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #276 (QS) Doha, Qatar
The mission of the Master in Private Law program at Qatar University is to provide a high level of legal understanding of the key pillars of the law and a fundamental understanding of specialty areas by offering a wide range of courses in Private law.
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Overview

The Private Law program at Qatar University is committed to graduate students who are entrusted with the highest academic standards and the necessary values to meet society’s needs in legal practice and research in a most professional and ethical conduct. It aims at enhancing the level of competency of private law practitioners whether that be judges or civil servants.

The objectives of the program are as follows:

  • To provide in-depth and focused program to students looking to specialize in particular fields of law.
  • To enable students to have more advanced knowledge and critical thinking abilities of Private law related subjects.
  • To prepare excellent students towards possible academic career.
  • To enable students with the professional skills needed for senior governmental and business or professional roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modernized Contracts 
  • International Private Law 
  • International Commercial Arbitration 
  • International Banking Operations 
  • Comparative Civil Law 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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    68

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed a Bachelor Degree in Law from Qatar University or from a university or college accredited by an international accrediting association or by the Ministry of Higher Education or equivalent in that country, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.80 out of 4.00 or equivalent.
  • Applicants graduating from other universities will need to pass an equivalency evaluation by an ad hoc committee that stands for this purpose.
  • A satisfactory performance in the personal interview with the Admission Committee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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  • National and International Students: 2000 QR

Living costs for Doha

  • 4700 - 8800 QAR/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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