Department of Law

      Law program​ was established by the College of Science and Theoretical Studies to provide a unique study plan​ that follows the legislative developments and creates interactions between the legitimate rules and regulation rules. Also, to ensure the development of students’ skills by educational and technological means, in order to build specialized and qualified graduates to participate in various development sectors.

​​Program o​u​​​t​comes

      The students in the Department of Law should be knowledgeable about the Saudi legal environment in all legislative, regulative and judicial fields. This will promote competence in the field for students to achieve high qualifications. Also, develop the ability to take independent action in order to deal scientifically and professionally with legal cases. Moreover, meet the labor market needs for legal cadres who are scientifically and practically qualified. In addition, be capable of understanding the specificities of the Saudi legal system, which is based on Sharia regulations. Also, to be capable of involvement across a range of commercial, financial, administrative and social fields. Contribute to spreading legal awareness in the society that reflects on the country in a positive manner and also prepare qualified graduates who are able to deal with the regulations of international laws and reconcile these laws with the Saudi law that is governed by Islamic Sharia as well as applying the laws to local and international sectors. And, prepare national cadres who are able to give legal consultations and plead in courts within and outside of Saudi Arabia. Finally, become familiar with the rules, mechanisms and requirements of international trade, which corresponds with the important role that Saudi Arabia holds in international trading.

Employment opportunities for graduates

The specializations in demand in the job market include:

  • Legal consultant at legal departments of all Government sectors, both civil and military.

  • Legal consultant at the Bureau of Investigation and Prosecution.

  • Legal positions in the Ministry of Justice.

  • As part of the bureau of experts at the Council of Ministers and the S​hura Council.

  • Within legal departments in large companies.

  • Working as an attorney. ​

  • Legal adviser to a private sector enterprise.

  • ​Supporting positions within the judiciary.

  • As secretariats of committees with jurisdiction.

  • Government bureaus and national associations concerned with human rights.

  • Occupying diplomatic and administrative positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • Within those international and regional organizations that have been joined by the Kingdom.​