FOUNDATION IN LAW

Objectives of the programme

The programme aims to enable students to:

  • demonstrate generalized theoretical and factual knowledge of the main areas of English Law, Islamic Law and the Maldivian Legal System;
  • use applied knowledge and understanding, together with routine techniques, to apply relevant law to factual situations;
  • obtain and organize information to make generalisations and articulate various perspectives on legal issues to proffer solutions;
  • apply the language and mathematical skills required to undertake further studies;
  • use computer skills and applications competently for workplace and educational purposes; and
  • acquire critical thinking skills and research skills that are appropriate for carrying out a range of activities independently for study purposes and for workplace application.

 

Entry Requirement:

  • Three O'Level passes C and above, OR
  • Certificate 3 in a relevant field

Alternative Entry
  • 18 years of age and work experience of one year in a job that required reading, writing and comprehension in the language of instruction

Course Fee: 2,500 per Month
Duration: 1 academic year
Level: MNQF Level 4
Intakes: January, May, September

 

Programme Structure

CORE MODULES CREDITS
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY 1 15
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY 2 15
FOUNDATIONAL MATHEMATICS 1 15
FOUNDATIONAL MATHEMATICS 2 15
ACADEMIC WRITING AND RESEARCH SKILLS 15
SPECIALISATION MODULES  
INTRODUCTION TO THE LEGAL SYSTEMS AND METHODS 15
INTRODUCTION TO LAW 15
INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC LAW 15
Total Credits 120

Admission Open