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International Law and Foreign Affairs

12 months
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15037 USD/year
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About

The International Law and Foreign Affairs program of the Hamad Bin Khalifa University is a one-year program that offers world-class academic and professional training in international law and foreign policy decision-making on pressing global challenges facing today’s world.

Overview

Owing to its position at a crossroads in terms of culture, business, and geopolitics, Qatar is at the heart of a region that requires leaders who can manage multi-faceted relationships that span different legal systems and who have a command of a wide range of skills.

The International Law and Foreign Affairs program of the Hamad Bin Khalifa University is ideal for lawyers and certain non-lawyers who wish to immerse themselves in the intricacies of international regulation in the fields of sustainable development, energy and environment, infrastructure development, health care, new technologies, anti-corruption, and the global economy.

Program Focus

The program provides an ideal learning opportunity for lawyers, academics, members of the judiciary, and non-lawyers in international relations, political science, economics, and other fields related to global affairs and governance.

Courses combine legal studies with public policy analysis relevant to all aspects of international relations. The program aims to educate students and equip them with the skills to:

  • Engage with themes and ideas that cut across disciplines.
  • Demonstrate methodological skills and competency in using various methods to undertake and produce interdisciplinary research in the frontier of the law and social sciences.
  • Acquire superior knowledge of professional responsibility issues in the practice of transnational and international law.
  • Demonstrate expertise in multiple fields within the law and social sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Legal Systems
  • International Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Academic Legal Writing and Research Methods
  • Legal Ethics 
  • Professional Responsibility in a Global Context

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

31 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a (minimum 3.0 GPA out of 4) in any of the following areas: Law, International Relations, Political Science, History, Economics, Business and Finance, Sociology or Anthropology
  • A strong preference is given to candidates with at least a minimum 3.3 GPA (out of 4) in Law, International Relations, Political Science, or Economics
  • Submit a valid IELTS score of 6.5 or TOEFL score of 79
  • Applicants should submit two letters of recommendation
  • Applicants should submit a personal statement as part of the online application
  • Applicants should submit a copy of their current resume or curriculum vitae
  • All applicants should submit an electronic copy of their passport as part of the online application
  • LL.M. applicants are required to submit a research proposal (1,000 words) that illustrates their readiness to explore a particular research question, along with their application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15037 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15037 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    15037 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15037 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • QAR 54,750 per full

Living costs for Ar Rayyan

4230 - 7920 QAR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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