Master in Law




Major Requirement


Total Credit Hours

Major Requirement - 24 Credit Hours:

Compulsory Courses - 18 Credit Hours

Course Code Course Name Credit hours Description
A0417301 Commercial Law and Intellectual Property 3 Studying the provisions of the commercial law: business, merchant, its obligations, commercial contracts, bankruptcy, commercial papers, and banking operations; in-depth study of companies in terms of: formation, management, expiry, liquidation, merger and types; National and international levels, patents, protection of designs and trademarks, industrial and intellectual property theft, and means to reduce this phenomenon; With the latest judicial decisions
A0417901 Research Methods 3 This module is aiming at Introducing the student to the basics, importance and role of legal scientific research and covering the various stage of scientific research preparation by addressing research ethics and methods of protecting intellectual property. Also, explains the structural framework of legal research, methodologies, citations and referencing in order to comply with requirements of model legal research. It further teaches the student how to prepare master?s dissertation in accordance with the regulations of High studies Deanship at Al-Ahliyya Amman University.
A0417101 The Jordanian Civil Law 3 The study of the general theory of compliance (sources and provisions of the obligation); the theory of proof; the study of some important named contracts such as: sale, rent, agency and contracting; an in-depth and comparative study of a recent topic such as: Civilian medical professionals, and other topical topics.
A0417501 Administrative Law 3 The study of general theories in administrative law, administrative activity, and administrative organization: central and decentralized; means of management in achieving its objectives; Public service, administrative decisions, Administrative control and An applied study of a subject.
A0417601 Public Internaional Law 3 Study of the general theory of public international law: sources, persons, international responsibility, diplomatic protection, collective intervention (amicable (peaceful) or unfriendly (repressive) international dispute resolution; law of the sea; diplomatic law; international organizations; With a detailed study of a recent topic.
A0417201 The Jordanian Criminal Law 3

Elective Courses - 6 Credit Hours

Course Code Course Name Credit hours Description
A0417202 Advanced Studies in Criminology and Penology 3 Studying and analyzing methods of punitive treatment in penal institutions (correctional and rehabilitation centers, such as: education, religious and moral education, health and social care, work; Control of the criminal phenomenon in society with the best and most recent punitive methods.
A0417502 The Administrative Judicial System in Jordan 3 The concept of administrative judiciary, the difference between it and the ordinary judiciary, the justifications of each, the emergence of the administrative judiciary, the principle of legality: its meaning, sources, restrictions, control; cancellation lawsuit: its definition, characteristics, competent court to consider in Jordan, conditions to be accepted for acceptance, and conditions Claim for compensation for illegal decisions and procedures, applying it in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
A0417401 Constitutional Law 3
A0417111 The Jordanian Law of Civil Procedures 3
A0417102 Alternative Dispute Resolution 3 The definition of alternative means of settling disputes instead of the ordinary judiciary, and exposure to historical development, and identify the various types of such means such as: mediation, reconciliation, conciliation and arbitration and the effectiveness of this article, this article focuses on the study of international rules in this area: especially the system of reconciliation and arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, and rules of conciliation The UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law), as well as the distinction between these means, focus on the arbitration system as a means of resolving disputes and its relationship with the Jordanian arbitration law.
A0417302 International Trade Law 3 Definition of commercial contracts: international trade contracts, location of contract divisions, examples of some modern international contracts, definition of international trade law; United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods; .
A0417303 The Jordanian Company Law 3 principles of Jordanian Companies Law. It examines the key principles of companies, which includes its definition, types and resource of its rules, as well as the way of administrating and establishing the companies. It also discusses termination and restructuring of these companies, and also highlights characteristics and requirements of establishing each company, as well as discussing implications of acquiring its legal personality and rules of termination, merger and liquidation. It also addresses the legal provisions of partnerships: Unlimited Partnership Co., Limited Partnership Co., Joint Venture Co. as well as address the legal provisions of investment companies: Joint stock Company, Limited Liability Company, Partnership Limited by Shares, Holding and Foreign Companies.
A0417104 Construction Contracts Under the Jordanian Civil Code: Comparative Studies 3 This module addresses in depth- the main provisions related to all stakeholders in construction under the Jordanian Civil Code and other laws. Particular reference shall be paid to the role of the Architect, Engineer, Contractors and subcontractors comparing with other legal jurisdictions. This module focuses on the essence and formalities of construction contracts and also pointed out the distinction between this type of contracts and other contracts. Further, it illuminates implications, obligations of its parties and discussing possibility of amending these obligations to cope with requirements of scientific and technical technologies observed during the execution of the contract. It also highlights the legal rules that can guarantee the recovery in case of total or partial destruction or in case of observing defect exposing the durability or safety of the construction to a risk. Particular reference shall be paid to Decennial Liability.
A0417701 Advance Studies in Islamic Law 3 The concept of Islamic jurisprudence: distinguish it from (Islamic Sharia), and clarify the common terms in this field: such as religion, Sharia and legislation; Its importance in legislation; an in-depth study of some contemporary personal status issues: due will, artificial insemination between law and jurisprudence; codification of Islamic jurisprudence;
A0417108 Advanced Comparative Studies in the Jordanian Law of Evidence 3 This module discusses -in depth- evidence rules applied in the context of arbitration in construction contracts. This embraces law-based rules like that which are derived from Jordanian Civil Code, Evidence Law, Code of Civil Procedure, also includes that which are derived from international resources such as the institutional arbitration rules or that which are prepared though international professional institutions such as IBA Rules of Evidence. Through this module, analysis will be applied in order to clarify concepts of proof, norms of burden of proof, objective and formal rules of proof. This incorporates the key common evidences used within engineering disputes, which can be achieved by studying the special legal rules related to the evidence like Contemporaneous Documents and Fact Witnesses and the extent of its evidential weight. Further, it studies way of proofs under Evidence Law, aspects of challenging such evidences and illuminating arbitrators? authorities to weighing evidences in this regard.
A0417107 Advanced Studies in Arbitration in Construction Contracts 3 Addresses relationship between stat?s courts and arbitration. This involves illustration of the role of these courts as an assistant and supporter to the arbitration before the issuance of arbitration award, which is performed through assigning arbitrators in case that the formation of arbitration board was incomplete due to some obstacles. This module also discusses the role of national courts to extending the duration of arbitration, challenging arbitrators and terminating their task. Further, it explains the role of courts as to the interim and temporary measures, also in terms of determining the amount of contested arbitral fees as well as regarding interpretation and amendment of arbitral award. In addition, it illuminates the supervisory role of state?s court on arbitration awards whether through direct control embodied in Action Annulment that might be based on nature, reasons, national and international implications, or it might be carried out through indirect control that can be performed in the context of executing national or international arbitral award. The module also focuses on New York Convention 1958 and Law of Executing Foreign Awards 1952.

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