Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)


Duration: 4 years (8 semesters)

Proposed Intake: Term 1 / Term 2

Admission Requirements:
Language Requirements
A candidate must present a score of 550 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or 6.0 points in the test administered by the International English Language Testing Services (IELTS), or GCE “O” level English C pass. As an exception, a candidate without any of such language qualifications may sit for the FSL-administered English Placement Test and must satisfactorily pass the same, before they could be admitted to the course.
A candidate must have obtained a pass in Dhivehi language at SSC level or equivalent.

Academic requirements
2 GCE A’ level/HSC passes or its equivalent and 3 GCE O’ level/SSC passes or its equivalent and passes in SSC Dhivehi and Islam, and a TOEFL score of 550 or an IELTS score of 6.0 or a GCE O’level pass in English or its equivalent or a pass in the College administered English test; OR
3 GCE A’ level/HSC passes or its equivalent and 2 GCE O’ level/SSC passes or its equivalent and passes in SSC Dhivehi and Islam, and a TOEFL score of 550 or an IELTS score of 6.0 or a GCE O’level pass in English or its equivalent or a pass in the College administered English test; OR
3 GCE O’level passes and 3 years work experience in the field and passes in SSC Dhivehi and Islam, and a TOEFL score of 550 or an IELTS score of 6.0 or a GCE O’level pass in English or its equivalent or a pass in the College administered English test; OR
A diploma from an institution approved by the MQA and passes in SSC Dhivehi and Islam, and a TOEFL score of 550 or an IELTS score of 6.0 or a GCE O’level pass in English or its equivalent or a pass in the College administered English test; OR
Shahaadhaa Saanaviyya and passes in SSC Dhivehi and Islam, and a TOEFL score of 550 or an IELTS score of 6.0 or a GCE O’level pass in English or its equivalent or a pass in the College administered English test; OR
Advanced Certificate in Shari’ah and Law; OR
Diploma in Shari’ah and Law; OR
Foundation Level II: LLB; OR
An undergraduate degree from an institution approved by the MQA. If the medium of instruction of the degree was not English, a TOEFL score of 550 or an IELTS score of 6.0 or a GCE O’level pass in English or its equivalent or a pass in the College administered English test is required. If the medium of instruction of the degree was not Dhivehi, a pass in SSC Dhivehi or its equivalent or a pass in the College administered Dhivehi test is required.

COURSE STRUCTURE – LLB

First year:

Subject Code Subject Title Pre-requistes Contact Hrs Credit Points Nominal learnig Hrs
                                Semester 1
ARA101 Arabic Language I 40 12 120
 LAW101  Maldivian Legal System  40  12  120
LAW115 Law of Tort I 40 12 120
LAW111 Law of Contract I 40 12 120
SHA101 Islamic Legal System 40 12 120
Total   200 60 600

 

Subject Code Subject Title Pre-requistes Contact Hrs Credit Points Nominal learnig Hrs
                                Semester 2
ARA103 Arabic Language II  ARA101 40 12 120
LAW1XX Legal Reasoning 40  12  120
LAW117 Law of Tort II  LAW115 40 12 120
LAW113 Law of Contract II  LAW111 40 12 120
SHA1XX Comparative Fiqh 40 12 120
Total   200 60 600

 

Second year:

Subject Code Subject Title Pre-requistes Contact Hrs Credit Points Nominal learnig Hrs
                                Semester 3
ARA201 Arabic Language III ARA103 40 12 120
LAW2XX Constitutional Law  40  12  120
LAW205 Criminal Law I 40 12 120
LAW2XX Jurisprudence 40 12 120
SHA213 Family Law I 40 12 120
Total   200 60 600

 

Subject Code Subject Title Pre-requistes Contact Hrs Credit Points Nominal learnig Hrs
                                Semester 4
ARA203 Arabic Language IV ARA201 40 12 120
LAW1XX Administrative Law  Constit 40  12  120
LAW207 Criminal Law II LAW205 40 12 120
SHA109 Principles Islamic Jurisprudence I 40 12 120
SHA1XX Family Law II 40 12 120
Total   200 60 600

 

Third year:

Subject Code Subject Title Pre-requistes Contact Hrs Credit Points Nominal learnig Hrs
                                Semester 5
ARA301 Arabic Language V  ARA203 40 12 120
LAW201 Company Law I  LAW111  40  12  120
SHA111 Principles Islamic Jurisprudence II 40 12 120
SHA309 Islamic Criminal Law I 40 12 120
LAW209 Land Law I 40 12 120
Total   200 60 600

 

Subject Code Subject Title Pre-requistes Contact Hrs Credit Points Nominal learnig Hrs
                                Semester 6
ARA303 Arabic Language VI  ARA301 40 12 120
LAW203 Company Law II  LAW201 40  12  120
SHA219 Islamic Constitutional Law 40 12 120
SHA311 Islamic Criminal Law II 40 12 120
LAW211 Land Law II 40 12 120
Total   200 60 600

 

Fourth year:

Subject Code Subject Title Pre-requistes Contact Hrs Credit Points Nominal learnig Hrs
                                Semester 7
SHA215 Islamic Legal System II 40 12 120
SHA413 Islamic Commercial Law I  40  12  120
LAW115 Law of Evidence I 40 12 120
LAW111 Islamic Law of Succession 40 12 120
One subject from Elective A 40 12 120
Total   200 60 600

 

Subject Code Subject Title Pre-requistes Contact Hrs Credit Points Nominal learnig Hrs
                                Semester 8
ARA101 Equity & Trust  ARA101 40 12 120
 LAW1XX Islamic Commercial Law II 40  12  120
LAW117 Law of Evidence II  LAW115 40 12 120
LAW113 Shari’ah Evidence & Procedure  LAW111 40 12 120
One subject from Elective B 40 12 120
Total   200 60 600

 

Elective A
Subject Code Subject Title Pre-requistes Contact Hrs Credit Points Nominal learnig Hrs
LAW4XX Alternative Dispute Resolution 40 12 120
LAW4XX Intellectual Property Law 40  12  120
LAW4XX Business Law 40 12 120

 

Elective B
Subject Code Subject Title Pre-requistes Contact Hrs Credit Points Nominal learnig Hrs
LAW4XX International Trade & Shipping Law 40 12 120
LAW4XX Public International Law 40  12  120
LAW4XX Human Rights Law 40 12 120