Academic Programs

 

The Department offers the following programs:

- PhD in Security Sciences Specializing in Sharia and Law
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Master’s Program in Comparative Criminal Law
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Master’s Program in Judicial Studies
- Diploma in Systems of Criminal Justice


Details of Modules and Study Duration:


PhD in Security Sciences Specializing in Sharia and Law

The duration of the doctoral program is three years with the final year reserved for writing an original academic thesis.

The following courses are taught within the program: Advanced research methodologies, Procedures in the penal system, Research in Islamic jurisprudence, The penal system, Advanced statistics and data processing, Criminal sociology, The political, economic and sociological system in Islam, Discretionary punishments and their applications, Theories of emergency situations and their contemporary applications, Human rights and criminal legislation, Rules of legislation in Islamic jurisprudence, Free choice subjects in modern day Islamic criminal jurisprudence, International criminal law, Islamic politics, Ijtihad in Islamic law.


Master’s Program in Comparative Criminal Law

The duration of the master's program is three years with the final year reserved for writing an original academic thesis.

The following courses are taught within the program: Theories of criminology and punishment, Research methodologies, The foundations of law, Legal terms in English,  Constitutional law, The foundations of Arab criminal Laws, Comparative administrative law, Constitutional Law, Statistics and research implementation, The principles of Islamic criminal legislation, International human law,  Penal procedures, Economic criminal law,  A specialist applied research symposium in Sharia and law, Changing Circumstances and Islamic Jurisprudence, Human rights and Criminal justice, Discretionary punishments, Criminal responsibility, Comparative judicial proceedings, Modern proof of criminal guilt, International criminal law.



Master’s Program in Judicial Studies

The duration of the master's program is three years with the final year reserved for writing an original academic thesis.

The following subjects are taught within the program: The Foundations of judicial systems, Academic research methodologies, Foundations of law, Legal terminologies in English, The intended benefits of sharia, The comparative judicial system, Comparative administrative law,The foundations of Islamic criminal legislation, Statistics and research implementation, Court officers, Criminal policy, Penal procedures, Human rights and criminal justice, Estimated punishments, A specialist applied research symposium in Sharia and law, Principles of Islamic jurisprudence and their modern applications,  Discretionary punishments, Conciliation and arbitration, Comparative judicial proceedings, Modern proof of criminal guilt, Judicial applications.


Diploma in Systems of Criminal Justice

 The duration of the diploma is one academic year.

The following modules are taught within the program: Preventive policy and crime prevention in Islam, Criminal responsibility, The general theory of punishment, Penal proceedings, Human rights and criminal law, The foundations of academic research, Systems of discretionary punishment, International criminal Law, Introduction to criminology, The law of economic punishments, Practical training.