Diploma in Shari’ah & Law


Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

Admission Requirements:

Proposed Intake: Term 1 / Term 2
(a)General Entry Requirements:
(i) pass in 3 subjects at GCE “O” level or equivalent, Or
(ii) Successful completion of first year of Shahadha Thanawiyyah, Or
(iii) MQA level 3 qualification in a relevant field.
And
(ii) An ‘E’ pass in GCE “O” level or equivalent English exam or to have achieved the same level at the MNU English entrance exam, and
(iii) an ‘E’ pass in SSC level or equivalent Dhivehi exam or to have achieved the same level at the MNU entrance exam.

(b) Alternate Entry Requirement:
21 years old and completion of basic education and 2 year work experience in relevant field.

 

COURSE STRUCTURE – DSL

First year:

Subject Code Subject Title Pre-requistes Contact Hrs Credit Points Nominal learnig Hrs
                                Semester 1
DHI013 Dhivehi Language I 3 12 120
ENG013 English for Further Studies 6 12 120
SHA005 General Principles of Shari’ah I 3 12 120
LAW017 General Principles of Law I 3 12 120
SHA023 Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh) 3 12 120
TOTAL 18 60 600

 

Subject Code Subject Title Pre-requistes Contact Hrs Credit Points Nominal learnig Hrs
                                Semester 2
DHI015 Dhivehi Language II DHI013 3 12 120
ENG015 English For Academic Purpose ENG013 6 12 120
LAW005 Maldivian Business Law 3 12 120
SHA007 General Principles of Shari’ah II 3 12 120
LAW019 General Principles of Law II LAW017 3 12 120
TOTAL 18 60 600

 

Second year:

Subject Code Subject Title Pre-requistes Contact Hrs Credit Points Nominal learnig Hrs
                                Semester 3
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 4
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