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Why Students Choose University Of Dubai?

  • Subsidiary of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • National Accreditation
  • International Accreditations Industry
  • Welcoming and friendly learning environment
  • Applied curriculum based on American system of education
  • Focus on student-centered learning
  • Internship with job placement opportunities
  • Close ties to the business community
  • Flexible schedule for working students
  • Increased success rate in professional certification programs after earning their academic degree
  • The UD LLM has been designed to prepare graduates for successful careers in both legal and non-legal organizations. The program will enhance critical thinking, increase oral and written communication skills as well as English language skills, improve decision-making in a rapidly-changing global environment, and reinforce the application of knowledge and skills in the area of problem-solving.
  • The LLM program can be completed in 12 months.
  • The instructional process will include a combination of classroom and moot court and contextualized real-world case-based learning to provide value-added hands-on experience and help students use their time effectively. The online learning portion of the curriculum will be enhanced using the MOODLE platform.
  • The LLM has two unique concentrations in order to meet the need for professionals in these areas. Moreover, the program has been designed to permit the admission of students with any undergraduate degree from an accredited university who meet the necessary criteria.
  • The UD LLM curriculum is of high quality and is integrated with an emphasis on applied learning.
  • The LLM is delivered by well-qualified, practicing faculty members
  • CAA, Ministry of Education (MOE) – UAE The Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) is the Federal Government’s Quality Assurance Agency charged with promoting educational excellence across diverse institutions of higher learning in the UAE. Through licensure of post-secondary educational institutions, and accreditation of individual programs, the Commission strives to assure high quality education, consistent with international standards. www.caa.ae
  • Our LLM Program consists of 9 courses +  1 Thesis :
    • 5 Core Courses
    • 4 Major
    • 1 Thesis
  • All classes are held three times a week from 6 PM – 9 PM
  • Student may complete the program within 12 months during 3 terms.
  • The duration of each term is 4 months. 

*The Master degree is awarded upon the successful completion of a minimum of 33 credit hours. The Master of Laws is broken down into four (4) semesters having 33 CH course a total of 9 courses + 1 Master Thesis of 6 CH

Item2021-2022
A.1 LLM Program Tuition Fee (per 3 CH Course)
 Regular Students9,744
 Visiting (Short Term)13,0004,000
 Pre-LLM5,000
A.2 Study Abroad Program (per 3 CH Course)11,6003,200
B. Miscellaneous Fees (Non refundable)(AED)(USD)
B.1Application fee 500250
B.2Admission and Registration Fees (includes Student ID card)1,100400
B.3English Placement Test300
B.4Challenge exam per course in Pre-LLM2,000See Notes
B.5Replacement of a lost ID100
B.6Each Post Dated Check (Max 3 in each Term)200
B.7Returned check (maximum 2 chances)750
B.8Postponement of post-dated cheque250
C. Miscellaneous Course Related Fees (Non refundable)(AED)(USD)
C.1Application for Incomplete Final Exam1,000See Note 1
C.2Application for Reviewing Final Exam Sheet500
C.3Issuance of Degree Certificate Fee (with MOE attestation)350220
C.4Re-issuance of Degree Certificate1,000300
C.5Attestation of True Copy Certificate100 
C.6Graduation Fee*2,500See Notes
C.7Technology Fee (once only at the time of enrollment)700
The university reserves the right to increase tuition fees up to 10% per academic year when deemed necessary.

Given fees are net of all discounts.

Notes:

  • Miscellaneous fees (in AED) are applicable to International Students as well.
  • Revised fees are applicable to all new students registered in 2020-2021 onwards.
  • VAT is not included in the above given prices.
  • VAT will be added to the fees once it is implemented in UAE.
  • * Graduation fee is subject to change.

Regular Admission Criteria

  • All students must have a valid English Proficiency Score IELTS 6, TOFEL 550 & Emsat 1400.
  • Completion of a recognized baccalaureate degree in a discipline appropriate for the LLM degree. A Higher Diploma is not equivalent to a baccalaureate degree and does not qualify an applicant for admission to the LLM program.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or its established equivalent.

 

Students who have no bachelor in law admitted to the LLM program are required to demonstrate the potential for sustainable success in their selected graduate program. In addition to the regular admission process for admission to the LLM program, candidates must:

  • Have at least 1-3 years of any relevant legal work experience in private or public sector organizations
  • Provide two satisfactory reference letters from academicians or employers.
  • State professional plans and career objective as required in the application form

Attend an interview with the LLM Program Director to evaluate his or her suitability for the LLM Program. The candidate will be advised on the outcome of his or her application within seven days of the application deadline. Once the decision for eligibility has been made, the LLM Program Director transfers the file of the admitted candidate to the UD Admissions & Registration Department, to register in the Pre-LLM (preparatory) courses.

Pre-LLM

Non-law graduates will be required now to undertake three Pre-LLM courses to meet the normal requirement for a student to have a bachelor’s degree in law before entry to an LLM program. The pre-LLM courses are completely redesigned so that they would provide non-law degree holders with the needed knowledge and law background to join the LLM program. The students are required to attended 45 contacts hours and pass the courses the courses with no less than 3 out of 4 CGPA. The Pre-LLM courses are the following:

  • Introduction to Law
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law

An applicant must provide the following documents for admission:

  • Four recent passport-size photographs (colored with white background)
  • Valid passport copy
  • Unified and Ethbara number for UAE Nationals
  • Valid visa copy for non UAE nationals
  • Valid emirates ID copy
  • Copy of Family book for UAE Nationals
  • Attested Original Bachelor’s transcript
  • Attested Original Certificate of Graduation
  • Mother’s passport copy
  • Valid original certificate of IELTS or TOFEL or EMSAT with minimum required score
  • 1,800 AED enrollment non-refundable fees (Admission/ID Card/Technology Fees)

Transfer students must also submit original transcripts from the university/college they are transferring from. In addition, transfer students must submit the course syllabus and course description for each course they seek to transfer for credit. Transfer students into a Master’s Program must have received at least a “B” or equivalent for any course they wish to transfer. Students will be informed of the course(s) eligible for transfer within 48 hours by the Graduate Programs Office.

An applicant must provide the following documents for admission:

  • Four recent passport-size photographs (colored with white background)
  • Valid passport copy
  • Unified and Ethbara number for UAE Nationals
  • Valid visa copy for non UAE nationals
  • Valid emirates ID copy
  • Copy of Family book for UAE Nationals
  • Attested Original Bachelor’s transcript
  • Attested Original Certificate of Graduation
  • Mother’s passport copy
  • Valid original certificate of IELTS or TOFEL or EMSAT with minimum required score
  • 1,800 AED enrollment non-refundable fees (Admission/ID Card/Technology Fees)

Transfer students must also submit original transcripts from the university/college they are transferring from. In addition, transfer students must submit the course syllabus and course description for each course they seek to transfer for credit. Transfer students into a Master’s Program must have received at least a “B” or equivalent for any course they wish to transfer. Students will be informed of the course(s) eligible for transfer within 48 hours by the Graduate Programs Office.

A. Visiting Students

  1. Students must have passed all prerequisites for required subjects (original transcripts from the university in which the student is currently studying are to be provided).
  2. Students must provide a copy of their passport and four recent photos (JPEG format file).
  3. Students must fully adhere to UD regulations and rules, including attendance.
  4. Visiting students are not allowed to register for more than 18 credit hours and are only allowed to register for a total of two consecutive terms.
  5. A visiting student can be accepted as a regular student, provided he/she has complied with all UD admission requirements.
  6. A visiting student may register at any time during the registration period.

B. Auditors

  1. Students must have passed all prerequisites for required subjects (original transcripts from the university in which the student is currently studying are to be provided).
  2. Students must provide a copy of their passport and four recent photos (JPEG format file).
  3. Students must fully adhere to UD regulations and rules, including attendance.
  4. Visiting students are not allowed to register for more than 18 credit hours and are only allowed to register for a total of two consecutive terms.
  5. A visiting student can be accepted as a regular student, provided he/she has complied with all UD admission requirements.
  6. A visiting student may register at any time during the registration period.
  • The applicant may apply for student visa only after getting admitted to the program and enroll as a full time student.
    Student Visa is valid only for one year.
    A student visa permits the student to work only as a part time after getting the needful approvals from the concerned authorities.
    The approval or rejection of the visa is with General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs. The visa process has no timing frame as it may take from two days to two months, so we strongly recommend to submit your documents at least 2 months before the start of the term.

The Graduate Programs Office accepts applications throughout the year for the LLM program.
Thank you for your interest in the University of Dubai. Please fill out this preliminary application form and one of our admission officers will be in contact with you shortly. If you have any problems or questions completing the form, please contact us.

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