Bachelor of Law (LLB)


Program Description

Under the College of Business Administration, Al Yamamah University’s Department of Law offers LLB degree program, leading to a qualifying law degree for academic and professional purposes. The program is designed to ensure that graduates acquire both the legal knowledge and skills required to apply the law in practice. it equips students with essential professional capabilities and introduction to the legal work environment. Upon their completion of the common core curriculum, students choose to follow one of two major specialties:

Public Law

The branch of law that governs the relationship between individuals, whether persons or corporate entities and the government and those relationships between individuals which are of direct concern to society. Some examples include constitutional law, administrative law, and criminal law.

Private Law

The branch of law that pertains to relationships between individuals or private relationship between individuals and companies, rather than their relationship with the government. Examples include contract law, the law of obligations, property law and family law.


First semester

  • Law 101 Introduction to Law
  • ENG 101 English Essay Writing
  • Law 103 Legal Ethics in Islam
  • Law 104 Human Rights
  • PHL 101 Critical Thinking
  • MGT 101 Introduction to management

Second semester

  • Law 102 Intro. to Islamic Jurisprudence
  • MGT 102 Organizational Behavior
  • ARB 202 Writing Skills in Arabic
  • FIN 202 Introduction to Finance
  • SOS 102 Introduction to Social Science
  • ARB 102 Communication skills in Arabic

Third semester

  • Law 111 Source of Obligations
  • Law 112 Constitutional Law
  • Law 113 Public International Law
  • Law 114 Criminal Law (1)
  • Law 115 Family Law
  • Elective Course

Fourth semester

  • Law 121 Effects of Obligations
  • Law 122 Law of International Organizations
  • Law 123 Criminal Law (2)
  • Law 124 Administrative Law (1)
  • Law 125 Islamic Regulations of Inheritance, Wills, and Endowments
  • Elective Course

Fifth semester

  • Law 211 Labor Law & Social Security
  • Law 212 Criminal Procedure Law
  • Law 213 Administrative Law (2)
  • Law 214 Commercial Law
  • Law 215 Property Law
  • Law 216 Civil and Commercial Procedures

Sixth semester

  • Law 221 Real Estate and Mortgage Law
  • Law 222 Maritime Law
  • Law 223 Administrative Judiciary
  • Law 224 Company Law
  • Law 225 Negotiable Instruments & Bankruptcy
  • Law 226 Evidence
  • Law 227 Usul Al-Fiqh

Seventh Semester

Public Law

  • Law 311 Environmental Law
  • Law 312 International Humanitarian Law
  • Law 313 Public Procurement Law
  • Law 321 Legal Implementation
  • Law 335 Private International Law
  • Elective Course

Private Law

  • Law 321 Legal Implementation
  • Law 322 Medical Law
  • Law 323 Banking Law
  • Law 324 Capital Market Law
  • Law 344 Zakat and Taxation Law
  • Elective Course

Eighth Semester

Public Law

  • Law 322 Medical Law
  • Law 341 Criminology and Penology
  • Law 342 Oil and Gas Law
  • Law 343 International Law of the Sea
  • Law 344 Zakat and Taxation Law
  • Law 345 Rights of Women and Children
  • Elective Course

Private Law

  • Law 331 Intellectual Property
  • Law 332 Charity Law
  • Law 333 Insurance Law
  • Law 334 Commercial Contracts
  • Law 335 Private International Law
  • Elective Course


  • Law 411 Training and Research

Admission Requirements

Prospective students seeking admission to YU’s undergraduate programs must have completed high school within the last five years. In addition, they must:

  • Provide a graduation certificate from a Saudi or recognized international secondary school with an average score of 75% for the BBA program and not less than 80% for all other undergraduate degree programs.
  • Score at least 65% on the General Aptitude Test administered by the National Center for Assessment in Higher Education.
  • Take the placement test on the date indicated.
  • Fulfill any other requirements by the admissions officer at the time of application.

Applicants must complete the Online Application Form and submit it to:

  • Their original secondary school certificate. (Certificates from outside Saudi Arabia must be accompanied by a letter from MOE attesting that the secondary school qualification is equivalent to the Saudi requirement.)
  • Recent score from the General Aptitude Test, taken at the National Center for Testing and Evaluation
  • Photocopy of the relevant civil identification card (national identification card for Saudis and residence permit (Iqama) for non-Saudis
  • Three recent passport-size photographs
  • Letter of consent from guardian (for female applicants)
  • Non-refundable application fee (3000 SR)
  • Non-refundable fee for English placement test (500 SR)

Applicants who provide original documentation showing a minimum TOEFL score or 513 or equivalent (CBT 183, iBT 65), or IELTS Academic Test 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in each section) will be exempted from the English placement test. In order to be accepted, test scores must be no more than three years old.

Any student with an IELTS Academic total band score of 5.5, with three of the four component skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) at 5.0 but a score of 4.5 in the other, will be required to complete the SILC module pertaining to the skill area receiving the low score. Such students will be assigned to take levels 7 and 8 (orientation 4 and 5) in that section, without a placement test, but shall be exempt from all other requirements of the English language orientation program.

High school grades and the results of the aptitude test will be weighted (60/40 respectively), so that any applicant whose performance in either requirement falls below the standard may receive consideration upon the basis of superior results in the other.

Last updated Jan 2018

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About the School

Al Yamamah University (YU) was established in May 2001 as a single college by the Al-Khudair family. This marked their second major contribution to education in Saudi Arabia, having pioneered the esta ... Read More

Al Yamamah University (YU) was established in May 2001 as a single college by the Al-Khudair family. This marked their second major contribution to education in Saudi Arabia, having pioneered the establishment of the first private schools in Riyadh in 1957. Authorized as an institution of higher learning by the Ministry of Higher Education, Al Yamamah College opened its doors to male students in September 2004 and to female students in September 2006. In 2008, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, may Allah protect him, issued a royal decree approving the elevation of Al Yamamah College to university status, the culmination of eight years of planning and hard work to establish a distinctive, modern Saudi educational institution that provides both undergraduate and postgraduate education. Since its inception, the University has established itself at the forefront of the competition among private higher education institutions in the Kingdom using English as a medium for instruction. Read less