Master of Laws (LL.M)

The Master of Laws at SIMAD University is 2 years programme designed for experienced lawyers and legal practitioners who wish to expand their knowledge and expertise without interrupting their careers. The LL.M offers the students first-rate increased understanding of local, regional and international legal principles. Students may enroll for a general LL.M or may choose to major in any of the field related to the courses offered at the Law School.

 Through lectures taught by predominantly international faculty members, case studies depicting actual problem cases in the industry, research and through group work amongst academic peers

The Aim and Objective

 The Programme aims to provide students with the theoretical and practical building blocks and conceptual tools necessary for the more advanced tasks they will be called upon throughout the course.

General Entry Requirement

Academic- Applicants for the LLM programme at the SIMAD University is generally open only to:

  •  Holders of Bachelor Degree in Law with CGPA of 3.0 and above from a recognized University;
    •  Holders of Bachelor Degree in sharea and law with CGPA of 3.0 and above from a recognized University.
    •  Holders of Bachelor Degree in sharea with CGPA of 3.0 and above from a recognized University.

Admission process 

  1. Processing fee of USD $ 70                    
  2. Two (2) copies of photos with white background
  3. Original of Secondary School certificate,
  4. And, original Bachelor degree(s) and transcript.

Program Structure

1MLAW 7101Comparative Constitutional Law3
2MLAW 7102International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law3
3MLAW 7103Alternative Dispute Resolution3
4MLAW 7105Corporate governance law3
5MLAW 7106Law of Treaties3
6MLAW 7107Islamic Criminal Law3
7MLAW 7109Law of the sea3
8MLAW 71010Islamic jurisprudence3
9MLAW 71011Legal research3
10MLAW 71013Law of evidence3
1MLAW 71014Master Project I6
2MLAW 71014Master Project II6


Per SemesterFee
Sem 1$413
Sem 2$413
Sem 3$413
Sem 4$413
Sem 5$413
Sem 6$415

Assessment Format

Format AFormat B
Course Work60%100%
Final Exam40%0%
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