Law is a discipline that deals with understanding and interpreting the system of rules, statutes, decrees, and regulations that apply at the national or international level. Law or Legal Education is a combination of multiple theoretical subjects and case studies which help students to develop their skills through practical assignments. The Law program was established in BIHE in 1988.
Bachelor of Laws requires passing 145 credit hours, which takes almost nine semesters, around four and half years, to complete. To graduate, students must pass all the courses as well as passing the Law Apprenticeship training (LAW4116) and writing a legal research project paper.
The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree is a stimulating degree that educates the agents who can work collaboratively with others, at least from the legal perspective, for advancement of cultural status and civilization of contemporary society of Iran.
The program endeavors to provide students with a comprehensive education in the law which enables them to enter the labor market. Additionally, the program intends for students to acquire a deep insight essential for service to society such as the resolution of disputes and the establishment of peace and public welfare. The program hopes that students are able to promote justice and contribute to the global goals in their societies by empowering them to write texts and articles and to participate actively in cultural seminars and conferences.
Goals and Objectives
The Law Program endeavors to reach following goals:
- improve knowledge of the law through systematic teaching and the application of a modern and reliable system of assessment
- develop the ability to analyze the facts of a case to recognize the relevant rule
- form attitudes suitable for social and economic services and development
- develop a thirst and capacity for research and inquiry
The following summarizes the course requirements of the Law program which are divided into three groups:
- Legal courses: 52 courses of two or three credit hours each, for a total 115 credit hours of legal compulsory courses
- Core courses: seven core courses of three credit hours each or a total 21 credit hours of core courses
- EFL courses: four EFL courses, for a total 9 credit hours
To graduate, one needs to pass 145 credit hours explained as above including taking the Law Apprenticeship Training and Law Research Work courses.