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The College of Law at Kingdom University has set its sights on formulating its policies and developing its programs, that its programs are derived from its vision, mission and goals, and that the latter emanates from the university’s vision, mission and goals, which in turn revolves in a larger orbit, represented in Bahrain’s Vision 2030 (from regional leadership to global competition), while adhering to the origins and constants of society, and contributing to its construction and progress.

Thus, the College of Law at Kingdom University focused on the student as the axis on which the educational process is based, so it sought to attract a distinguished quality of students, while ensuring diversity when choosing from them, so that it includes students of both genders, as well as the diversity of nationalities and cultural backgrounds, in order to prepare them to work in the legal field, enable them to communicate with others effectively, and always strive for teamwork in a team spirit, the use of modern technologies, and commitment to the principles and ethics of the profession, in a way that enhances the identity and status of the Kingdom of Bahrain in the Gulf region and the rest of the world.

Program Aims

  • Providing the local and regional community with qualified and specialized legal persons with competence who have specialized and in-depth legal knowledge in the field of specialization.
  • Developing the skills of specialized legal scientific research to serve the Gulf society in particular and the Arab community in general.
  • Creating a suitable environment for the development of scientific capabilities and employment skills and directing them towards creativity and innovation in the legal and professional fields.
  • Preparing, qualifying and developing their scientific and ethical abilities to move to the higher educational stage, which is the doctorate in law, to be qualified to work in the teaching sector in academic institutions.

Knowledge and Understanding Skills

  • Explains specialized theories, fundamental principles and concepts, and detailed provisions in the field of specialization.
  • Shows the detailed rules of methods, methods and ethics of legal scientific research.

Subject-Specific Skills

  • Practice basic and modern professional skills in the field of specialization (such as dialogue, persuasion, dealing with complex situations and problems, etc.).
  • After articles, professional reports, research and in-depth theses on problems related to specialization.

Critical Thinking Skills

  • Critically analyses and comments on various legal texts and jurisprudential opinions.
  • Innovates appropriate solutions to real legal problems in the field of specialization.
  • Causes opinions and decisions in complex professional situations by specialization.

General and Transferrable Skills

  • Communicates with peers, colleagues, and specialists
  • Uses various sources of knowledge in continuous self-development.
  • Coordinates tasks and manages time well.

Career Opportunities

The practical and scientific skills that the students acquire during their study in the College of Law will enable them to work in the various professional and administrative fields. Through its program which is based on scientific bases, the university has taken into consideration the specialization that the student should be familiar with.

  • Working in the Academics Field
  • Working as a lawyer.
  • Working in the field of jurisdiction.
  • Working in the field of public prosecution.
  • Working in arbitration and legal mediation centers.
  • Working in the international relations institutions and the Diplomatic Corps.
  • Working in the legislative institutions such as the Council of Representatives and the Shura Council.
  • Working in various governmental institutions, commercial institutions and companies, and other local and international economic institutions.
  • Working in offices and institutions that are concerned with legal affairs such as legal offices, companies, institutions, and the international and local legal consultancy offices.

Learning Path

  • PhD in Public Law Philosophy
  • PhD in public law
  • PhD in private law
  • PhD in Criminal Law
  • PhD Security Crisis Management
  • PhD in Criminal Investigation

Graduation Requirements

  • Successful completion of 33 Credit Hours plus Thesis completion.
  • Achieve Cumulative GPA of 3.0 and above


33 Hours


Min. 2 Years – Max. 4 Years



Delivery Mode

On Campus

Attendance Mode

Full Time
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