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Bachelor of Law

The major of Law provides a programme that is globally oriented, addresses the needs of the local market, and also leads to international careers.

Bachelor of Law – 2017/2018 ENROLMENTS

For Course Descriptions, click here

Faculty Requirement Courses:  105 credit hours
Faculty Elective Courses:  15 credit hours
Liberal Art Courses (LAR):  21 credit hours
TOTAL CREDITS: 141 credit hours

Required Courses: 

Year 1

Semester 1 (18 credits)

COURSECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
LAW 111Introduction To Law I3.0
LAW 115English For Law Students3.0
LAW 114

Constitutional Law 1 (Major Political Systems) 

3.0
LAR 101Arabic Language (Compulsory LAR)3.0
LAR 121History of Bahrain (Compulsory LAR)3.0
 LIBERAL ART 1 

Semester 2 (18 credits)

COURSECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
LAW 112Introduction To Law II3.0
LAW 117General Theory of Obligations 3.0
LAW 118Legal Research and Writing Skills 3.0
 LIBERAL ART 23.0
 LIBERAL ART 33.0
 LIBERAL ART 43.0

Year 2

Semester 1 (18 credits)

COURSECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
LAW 237Civil Liability3.0
LAW 233Criminal Law I3.0
LAW 235Labour Law3.0
LAW 236Commercial Law 1 (General principles) 3.0
LAR 112Human Rights (Compulsory Lar)3.0
LAW 234

Constitutional Law 2 (Constitution of Bahrain) 

 

Semester 2 (18 credits)

COURSECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
LAW 248Commercial Law 2 (Commercial Contracts and papers) 3.0
LAW 247Alternative Dispute Resolution 3.0
LAW 243Criminal Law II3.0
LAW 245Shariaa Law3.0
LAW 210Legal Professional Ethics3.0
LAW 246Public Budget and Tax Law3.0

Year 3

Semester 1 (18 credits)

COURSECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
LAW 351Property Law 3.0
LAW 342Commercial Law 3 (Companies)3.0
LAW 353Criminal Procedure3.0
LAW 355Family Law I (Personal status)3.0
LAW 356Public International Law3.0
LAWLaw Elective 13.0

Semester 2 (18 credits)

COURSECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
LAW 361Contract Law3.0
LAW 352Commercial Law 4 (Bankruptcy) 3.0
LAW 362Banking Law  3.0
LAW 364Private International Law3.0
LAW 365Family Law 2 (Inheritance, Will, Donation)  3.0
LAW 399Internship 3.0

Year 4

Semester 1 (18 credits)

COURSECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
LAW 471Civil and Commercial Procedure 3.0
LAW 472Islamic Financial Institutions3.0
LAW 474Administrative Law I3.0
LAW 483International Organizations3.0
LAWLaw Elective 23.0
LAW 498Final Year Project 1 3.0

Semester 2 (15 credits)

COURSECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
LAW 478Practical Legal Training (Law Clinic3.0
LAW 481Execution Procedure and Evidence Law3.0
LAW 484Administrative Law II3.0
LAWElective 3 
LAW 499Final Year Project 2 6.0



3 Electives from the following

LAW 410International Environmental Law and Energy3.0
LAW 306GCC Institutions and Policies3.0
LAW 488International Commercial Arbitration (Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot)3.0
LAW 363Intellectual Property3.0
LAW 473International  Business Law 3.0
LAW 476International Criminal Law3.0
LAW 401International Humanitarian Law3.0
LAW 301Criminal Investigations3.0
LAW 310Selected Contemporary Legal Topics3.0

The programmes are subject to change as per approval of the Senate of the University).

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