Vision, Mission, Programme Aims and Educational Objectives

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“To become the premier law faculty with the highest standard of academic and intellectual excellence in legal education with emphasis on harmonization of Civil Law and Shari’ah”


“To provide legal education and research with the highest standard of excellence imbued with Islamic values”

“To produce balance and competent graduates in both Civil Law and Shari’ah actively contribute to society”

“To provide source for referral for legal expertise in harmonization of Civil Law and Shari’ah”

Programme Aims

The programme aim is to produce graduates who possess sufficient command of knowledge, skills and aptitude in both Law and Shari’ah to serve the profession, society, nation,ummah and humanity. At the same time, possess skills for lifelong learning and career development; and also develop a sense of awareness to uphold rule of law as well as shari’ah and social justice.

Educational Objectives

The educational objectives of the degree programme are to produce professionals in Law and Shari’ah Law who:

  i.      Organise, apply and synthesise the principles of Law and Shari’ah Law from its sources; 

ii.         Lead and engage in teams in problem solving tasks through effective communication in required languages; 

iii.       Understand and able to explain the jurisdictional dispute between Syariah Court and Civil Court; 

iv.       Utilise ICT to advance their knowledge and skills and to explore business entrepreneur opportunies in the profession, locally and globally; 

v.         Integrate ethical and professional values and moral obligations in providing services to the clients and the society as a whole; 

vi.       Understand fundamental legal principles, practice and procedures under Malaysian law; 

vii.     Integrate professional values of ethics and professionalism in graduates accordance with the Legal Profession Act 1976 and Syariah Court ethical rules; 

viii.   Meet the expectations of client, the profession and society; 

ix.       Demonstrate practical legal skills such as in drafting of pleadings, drafting of contractual documents, advocacy skills, negotiation skills and skills necessary for alternative dispute resolution; 

x.         Have competency and proficiency in the Civil and Syariah court processes in accordance with the courts practices, rules and procedures or other areas; 

xi.       Internalise sense of awareness to uphold rule of law and social justice; and 

xii.     Have motivation to practise and provide legal services to the legal related profession locally or globally.