(Formerly Bachelor of Laws) Juris Doctor

(Formerly Bachelor of Laws)

Juris Doctor

The Juris Doctor (JD) program involves a comprehensive exploration of the fundamental principles and foundational theories of law as an academic field. It also includes a thorough and critical analysis of the current legal codes, statutory regulations in effect in the Philippines, along with interpretive court rulings and other relevant resources.

Program Educational Objectives

The graduates of the Juris Doctor program shall:

1 Secure a position in a reputable legal practice, judiciary, public service, or corporate legal department.Competent and equipped with research-based knowledge
2 Show proficiency in legal analysis, research, and application of legal principles in various contexts, demonstrating adeptness in providing legal solutions and arguments.Ethical, critical thinker, problem solver, and innovative
3 Pursue continual professional development, engaging in ongoing legal education and staying abreast of evolving laws and precedents.Life-long learner
4 Display effective leadership skills, collaboration, and commitment to the legal profession, whether in public service, private practice, or community engagement.Collaborative and with leadership skills
  • Program Outcomes
    • The basic law program through the revised model curriculum shall produce graduates who are professionally competent, practice-ready, active, self-directed and lifelong learners, responsible, highly ethical, honorable, socially mindful and gender sensitive; willing leaders and servants; and, thinkers and innovators in law. This goal is without prejudice to the academic freedom of LEIs to enhance their program design
  • Curriculum

    1st Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Philosophy of Law2
    Statutory Construction2
    Basic Legal and Judicial Ethics3
    Constitutional Law I4
    Criminal Law I3
    Criminal Procedure3

    1st Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Legal Research and Writing2
    Constitutional Law II3
    Criminal Law II4
    Obligations and Contracts5
    Civil Procedure I3

    2nd Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Public International Law3
    Persons and Family Law3
    Civil Procedure II3
    Agency, Trust and Partnership Law2
    Corporation and Basic Securities Law3
    Labor Law and Social Legislation4
    Clinical Legal Education - Level 12

    2nd Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Administrative Law and Law on Public Officers2
    Property and Land Law4
    Basic Succession Law2
    Commercial Laws I3
    Basic Taxation Law3

    3rd Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Laws on Local Government2
    Environmental and Natural Resources Law2
    Torts and Damages2
    Private International Law2
    Special Rules and Proceedings3
    Commercial Law II4
    Legal Form2

    3rd Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Election Laws1
    Medical Jurisprudence1
    Gender Sensitivity and Laws on Women and Children's Rights2
    Real Estate Transactions2
    Collective Bargaining and Alternative Dispute Resolutions2
    Information Technology Laws2
    Humanitarian Law in Armed Conflicts2
    Arbitration Laws2
    Clinical Legal Education Level 22

    4th Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Political and International Law Review and Integration5
    Civil Law Review and Integration6
    Criminal Law Review and Integration3
    Labor Law Review and Integration3

    4th Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Legal and Judicial Ethics and Practical Exercises Review and Integration2
    Remedial Law Review and Intergration6
    Commercial Law Review and Integration5
    Taxation Law Review and Integration3
    The curriculum is subject to modification without prior notice. For precise and current listings, kindly coordinate with our registrar department.
  • Estimated Fees
    Particular Amount
    Estimated Total Fees per semester (including tuition and other fees)₱31,584.00
    The particulars and corresponding amounts are subject to modification without prior notice. For precise and current listings, kindly coordinate with our treasury and assessment department.
  • Career Opportunities

    Entry Level:

    • Legal Assistant/Paralegal: Assist attorneys with legal research, document preparation, and case management. Conduct initial client interviews and maintain case files.
    • Court Clerk: Work in a courthouse, assisting judges, lawyers, and the public. Manage court dockets, records, and assist in courtroom proceedings.
    • Legal Analyst: Analyze legal issues, conduct research, and prepare legal documents. Assist in case strategy development and contribute to legal opinions.
    • Legal Research Assistant: Support legal research initiatives for law firms or legal departments. Compile information on case law, statutes, and legal precedents.
    • Government Affairs Specialist: Work in government offices or agencies, monitoring legislative developments. Assist in drafting and analyzing proposed legislation.


    • Corporate Legal Counsel: Provide legal advice to a corporation on various matters. Draft and review contracts, handle regulatory compliance, and manage legal risks.
    • Assistant District Attorney or Public Defender: Prosecute or defend criminal cases on behalf of the government. Work in collaboration with law enforcement and represent clients in court.
    • Senior Legal Consultant: Provide specialized legal advice to clients on complex matters. Contribute to legal strategy, risk management, and compliance.
    • Legal Compliance Officer: Ensure a company's adherence to laws and regulations. Develop and implement compliance programs.
    • Associate Attorney (Law Firm): Work in a law firm under the supervision of experienced attorneys. Handle client cases, conduct legal research, and participate in courtroom proceedings.

    Senior Level:

    • Partner (Law Firm): Attain partnership status in a law firm. Manage client relationships, lead legal teams, and contribute to firm management.
    • General Counsel (Corporate): Serve as the chief legal officer for a corporation. Oversee all legal aspects, provide strategic advice, and manage legal teams.
    • Judge (Judicial): Attain a judicial position at the trial or appellate level. Adjudicate legal disputes, interpret laws, and ensure fair proceedings.
    • Senior Legal Director (Government Agency): Oversee legal operations in a government agency. Provide legal advice to agency leadership and represent the agency in legal matters.
    • Legal Professor or Lecturer: Teach law at a university or law school. Conduct legal research, publish scholarly articles, and contribute to legal education.

    Managerial/Executive Level:

    • Chief Legal Officer (CLO): Serve as the top legal executive in a corporation. Set legal strategy, manage legal risk, and advise the executive team.
    • Managing Partner (Law Firm): Lead and manage a law firm's operations. Oversee client relations, business development, and strategic planning.
    • Attorney General (Government): Head the legal department in a government jurisdiction. Provide legal advice to government officials and oversee legal initiatives.
    • Chief Justice (Judicial): Serve as the head of a judicial system or court. Provide leadership to other judges and oversee the administration of justice.
    • Legal Affairs Executive (Corporate): Lead the legal affairs department in a corporate setting. Manage legal teams, handle complex legal matters, and contribute to corporate strategy.


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