Program Information

The Master of Business Law (LLM) program at Al Yamamah University is designed to prepare a new generation of highly qualified experts and jurists needed by the labor market to assume leadership roles in the dynamic field of business law in various organizations and sectors.

This flexible evening program allows full-time employees to pursue their academic studies at a master’s degree in a manner that does not conflict with their work or family commitments.

The program follows a learner-centered approach, balancing theory and practice, and is an exceptional opportunity for enrolled students to enhance their understanding of the laws governing trade and finance both locally and globally, navigating vital areas such as corporate law, international business transactions, competition law, and current legal challenges in business. It also helps students delve deeper into the topics of intellectual property and the legal challenges of foreign investment and business operations.

The LLM program is a transformative journey that enhances students’ understanding of business law and positions them for leadership and success in the complex world of international business.

Program Duration & Class Times

  • Program period: 18-24 months.
  • Classes Time:  Evening Classes.
  • Program credits hours: 36 hours

Admission Requirements

All applicants for admission to the LLM program at the College of Law are required to have the followings:

  1. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Law, Business, or Sharia from an accredited institution recognized by the Ministry of Education (MOE) with a minimum cumulative grade average of “Good” in law, business administration or jurisprudence (Fiqh).
  2. Applicants who earned their Bachelor’s degrees from a country where English is not the official language must satisfy, at least, one of the following English proficiency tests (not older than three years from the admission date):
    • TOEFL iBT = 65 or above
    • IELTS = 5.5 or above with a minimum score of 5.0 in all parts
    • Al Yamamah University’s English Placement Test (EPS) = L7 or above
  3. Two letters of recommendations from professors who taught you in the past. Alternatively, two letters from managers/supervisors to whom you reported at the workplace in the last five years.
  4. Updated curriculum vitae (CV)
  5. Applicants with non- law or non-shariah backgrounds may be required to complete one or two of the Pre-Grad courses (foundation courses).


Tuition fees (4 semesters) SR 144,000


The above fees do not include:

  • Admission fees
  • English placement test fees
  • Foundation courses fees (if applicable)

Details of Fees & Academic Hours

Admission fees SR 3,000 (non-refundable)
English Placement Test (if applicable) SR 500


Fees Hours Total hours fees
Foundation courses (if applicable) SR 2,000/hour 6 SR 2,000 x 6 = SR 12,000
Academic courses SR 4,000/hour 36 SR 4,000 x 36 = SR 144,000

Application Process

STEP 1:  Fill-in the application form; (Click Here)

STEP 2: Submit (scan) the following documents:

  • A copy of the original bachelor certificate
  • A copy of the student academic records
  • English Proficiency Scores: TOEFL, IELTS
  • A copy of the national ID or Iqama
  • Updated CV
  • Two recommendation letters

STEP 3: The Graduate Admission Office will review all applications. You will be notified by email with the result.

STEP 4: Accepted students will be provided with a payment link to pay the admission fees, reserve the seat, and issue the university number.

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