GUIDANCE OF EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZING

DOCTORAL  OF LEGAL SCIENCE PROGRAM

A. Students Admission

1. New Students Registration Requirements

a. Academic requirements:

1) having an Undergraduate of Law diploma, Undergraduate of Police Science, Military Law Degree, Bachelor of Citizenship Education and Religious Law degree from an accredited institution with a minimum grade of C from BAN-PT

2) having a Master diploma from accredited postgraduate study program with a minimum grade of C from BAN-PT

3) having a minimum GPA of 3,00 (in scale of 0-4)

4) having IB TOEFL Certificate with a minimum score of 500

5) having Tes Potensi Akademik/TPA (Academic Assessment Test) OTO  –  BAPPENAS with a minimum score of 400.

6) submit 2 (two) scientific research (article in journal, book, working paper and of its kind)

7) submit proposal draft of dissertation research

b. Administrative requirements:

1)  filled and signed application form;

2)  4 (four) pieces of portrait photos within the size of 4×6 centimeters;

3)  copy of legalized undergraduate and master diplomas;

4)  copy of legalized undergraduate and master transcripts;

5)  copy of previous postgraduate program accreditation status;

6)  recommendation letters from three experts concerning capability of academic skill of the applicant;

7)  curriculum vitae;

8)  health certificate (medical check-up);

9) employer’s permission letter, in case the applicant is working and waived from its professional responsibility

10) applicant’s financial statement;

11) copy of Tes Potensi Akademik/TPA (Academic Assessment Test) OTO  –  BAPPENAS certificate;

12) copy of IB TOEFL certificate;

13) payment proof of admission fee from the appointed bank; and

14) Scientific research after graduate from master program (book, article in journal, working paper, research report, etc).

Requirements from number 3 to 13 shall be attached three copies each.

2. New Students Admission Selection

Selection of new students shall be conducted by the Selection Team formed by the Dean with consideration of  requirements completeness that must be met by the prospective students and results from the interview test. Decision of new admission are made by the Selected Team meeting led by the Dean.

Result of the new students admission selection determined by the Rector Decision and announced by Faculty’s notice board and can be accessed through the homepage of Faculty of Law University of Brawijaya.

3. Program Pengayaan Materi (PPM) / Enrichment Program Materials of New Students

The Enrichment Program Materials is the activity in the form of face-to-face before starting the lectures. The objective of this program are to control and enrich the materials as well as to refresh some of basic courses in Law. All the new students have to join this program.

4. Study Cost

Study cost consists of:

a. Program Pengayaan Materi / PPM (Enrichment Program Materials)

b. Sumbangan Penyelenggaraan Pendidikan / SPP (Contribution of Education Organization) per semester

c. Sumbangan Pengembangan Fasilitas Pendidikan / SPFP (Contribution of Education Facilities Development), paid once in the first semester.

d. Orientasi Pendidikan /Ordik (Education Orientation), Library, Information and Technology Services, and almamater jackets.

5.  Re-registration of Prospective New Students and Kartu Rencana Studi / KRS (Study Plan Card)

a. The prospective students must re-register itself

b. Fill out the re-registration form

c. Showing the payment receipt of SPP and SPFP

d. Submit 4 portrait photos within the size of 3×4 centimeters

e. Fill out the KRS (Study Plan Card)

f. Meet other requirements set by the Doctoral of Law Science Program

B. The Implementation Lectures

1.  Study Load and Study Period

a.  Study Load

The Study Load of this program is 52 credits consists of:

1)  24 credits of lectures activities, which are:

a) 8 credits of mandatory university course;

b) 10 credits of compulsory courses of study program;

c) 6 credits of elective courses.

2)  28 credits of self activities of dissertation drafting.

Lectures activities conducted within 2 (two) semesters.

After finishing the lecture, students may submit the qualification test and continued with the dissertation drafting stage.

b.  Period of Study

Period of Doctoral Program is 6 (six) semesters and no longer than 10 (ten) semesters with the stages of study as follows:

1)  Regular Lectures

2)  Qualification Test

3)  Promoters Commission Meeting for Thesis test

4)  Test of Dissertation Research Proposal

5)  Seminar of Dissertation Research Result

6)  Promoters Commission Meeting for Closed Test

7)  Closed Test

8)  Dissertation Final Test (Opened Test)

For students who have 2 (two) published scientific articles in international scientific journal, they must not have the Opened Test.

2.  Academic Postponed

Students can apply academic postponed by meeting these requirements:

a. Academic Postponed Requirements:

1)  The students have passed the first semester.

2)  The academic postponed is no longer than 2 (two) semesters and can not be done respectively.

3)  Academic postponed period is not consider as period study.

4)  The students who have not done the re-registration is exclude from academic postponed.

b. Academic Postponed Excuses

1) having health problems or sick in a long time, so it is not possible for the students to follow the lectures; or

2) Giving birth; or

3) Residence moving which is not possible for the students to follow the lectures

c. Procedures in Applying Academic Postponed

Academic postponed application is submitted written to the Rector, accompanied by the excuses mentioned above, known by the Dean and parents/guardians/students concerned institution. The academic postponed application is submitted no later than 1 (one) week since the closing of academic registration.

3.  Extension of the Study Period

Extension of the study period is proposed written to the Rector with the approval form the Promoters no longer than 2 (two) semesters.

 

C. LECTURERS

1.  Requirements for the lecturers of Doctoral Program in Faculty of Law are lecturers who have these qualifications:

a. holds the academic position of Professor, or

b. have the Doctoral degree with a minimum position of Lector.

2.  Lecturers appointed by the Dean based on the suggestions from the Chairman of the Legal Science Doctoral Program.

D. PROMOTERS COMMISSION

1.  Promoters Commission

Promoters Commission is consists of a Promoter and one or two Co-Promoters. Promoter and Co-Promoters has meet these qualifications:

a.  Promoter holds the academic position of Professor and have the Doctoral degree.

b.  Co-Promoters holds the academic position of Professor or at least have the Doctoral degree with a minimum position of Lector.

c.  Have specialties in accordance with the dissertation materials that is being drafted by the students.

d.  Promoters Team can be derived from the universities or other institutions that are qualified, with the requirement at least on of the member of Promoters Team (Promoter or any of the Co-Promoter) is taken from the Legal Science Program Faculty of Law, University of Brawijya.

2.  Formation Procedures of Promoters Commission

a.  Promoter Commission consists of 1 (one) Promoter and 2 (two) Co-Promoters, defined after the students passed the Qualification Test.

b. Determination of Promoters conducted by these following manners:

1) The students proposed 3 (three) Promoter candidates and Co-Promoters with the specialties in accordance with the dissertation plan of Chairman Program.

2)  Based on the point (1) the Chairman Program held a consultation and coordination with the Dean.

3)  The Dean of Faculty of Law make Determination Decision of Promoter and Co-Promoters.

 3. Promoter Commission Tasks

a.  Giving direction and advices to the students in the process of dissertation proposal drafting, supervising the implementation of dissertation research, assissting in writing the published scientific article, assisting in writing the dissertation script, and being responsible for the quality sufficiency of student dissertation

b.  Giving evaluation and proper statement for the dissertation research recommendation, research implementation, writing published scientific articles, writing the dissertation script, and dissertation test.

c. Being responsible for the activities processes and finishing of the students time study in accordance with the determined period.

 4. Changing of Promoter Commission

a.  Changing of Promoter Commission may be conducted with following reasons:

1)  Changing of topic/title of dissertation.

2)  Withdrawal of Promoter and/or Co-promoter.

3)  Promoter and/or Co-Promoter can not fulfill their duties.

4)  In accordance between Promovendus and Promoter and/or co-promoter or between promoter and co-promoter.

b.  Changing Promoter and/or Co-Promoter conducted after promovendus accepted by the previous Promoter and Head of Program.

c.  Promoter commission was just appointed through the Dean’s Decision Letter based on recommendation of  the Head of Study Program.

E. STUDY EVALUATION

1.  Grading

Student’s academic evaluation based on the following standards:

a.  Grading of each courses conducted by the lecturers by giving mark from 0-100 (zero to hundred).

b. Final grading of courses taught by one or more lecturers combined by related lecturers.

c. Final grade is mark combined from Middle Test and Final Test.

d. Lecturer shall handover the marks within the defined period. If in case the mark has not been handed within the defined period, Head of Study Program will takeover the mark and give grade B to the student of the related course.

e. Final mark calculation:

Middle Test + Final Test

Final Mark = ————————————

2

f.  Standard of  Final Mark Conversion:

FINAL MARK

GRADE

GRADE POINT

PREDICATE

>80 – 100

A

4

Very Good

>75 – 80

B+

3,5

Better

>69 – 75

B

3

Good

>60 – 69

C+

2,5

Very fair

>55 – 60

C

2

Fair

>50 – 55

D+

1,5

Less fair

>44 – 50

D

1

Bad

00 – 44

E

0

Failed

2.  Student Academic Evaluation

Student Academic Evaluation is determined as:

a.  Students which do not reach the GPA of 3,0 for 12 credits in the first semester will be given warned.

b.  Courses with grade D shall be retaken and grade C may be retaken and class will be conducted on the following semester. Retaken courses can only taken once and the highest grade possible will be grade B.

c.  Students who reach the GPA of 3,0 for 22 credits in the end of second semester, are able to apply for qualification test.

3.  Qualification Test

a.  For the maximum of three months after reaching 22 credits with a minimum GPA of 3,0 students apply for qualification test.

b.  Qualification test is an examination to assess ability and potential of student’s study process, with the basis as follows:

1)  Competence in the fields of philosophy of science and philosophy of law in relations with the proposal drafting;

2)  Competence in the field of law principle and theories of law:

a.  Dissertation Research Proposal Test is conducted in the maximum period of three months after the Qualification Test.

b. Prior the Dissertation Research Proposal Test, the Promoter Commission and the student will be having Promoter Commission Plenary to evaluate the research proposal.

c. Counsel of Examiners consists of Promoter Commission and three other examiners who are appointed by the Promoter Commission with the approval of Head of the Program.

d. Dissertation Research Proposal Test is headed by the Promoter or Co-Promoter.

e. Dissertation Research Proposal Test can be conducted with the presence of Promoter and Co-Promoter and two examiners.

f. Each examiners grades the student in the form of number, within 0-100.

g. Passing grade of Dissertation Research Proposal Test is 69 or grade B;

h. Student who fails to pass the research proposal test will be given another chance and the test will be conducted in the minimum period of one month after the first research proposal test.

i. Counsel of Examiners of the second research proposal test is the Counsel of Examiners of the first research proposal test.

j. Student who fails to pass on the second research proposal test will be considered incapable and fail to continue their study in the Doctoral Program.

k. Result of the research proposal test will be recorded on the Dissertation Research Proposal Test Record.

4. Research Result Seminar

After passing Dissertation Research Proposal Test, student will enter the Research Result Seminar stage. Research Result Seminar will be conducted with the following qualifications:

a. The materials of Research Result Seminar are the dissertation draft and article draft which will be eventually uploaded within the journal in accordance with the determined requirement.

b. Dissertation and article drafts which will be tested in Research Result Seminar should be approved by the Promoter and Co-Promoter.

c. Research Result Seminar will be headed by Promoter or Co-Promoter.

d. Research Result Seminar can be conducted with the presence of Promoter and Co-Promoter and two examiners.

e. Research Result Seminar must be attended by the minimum of ten students.

f.  Each examiners grades the student in the form of number, within 0-100

g.  Passing grade of Research Result Seminar is 69 or grade B;

h.  Result of the research seminar will be recorded on the Research Result Seminar Record.

5. Closed Test

Prior the Closed Dissertation Test, the Promoter Commission and the student will be having Promoter Commission Plenary to evaluate the research implementation, dissertation and dissertation draft adequacy. Closed Test will be conducted within the following qualifications:

a.  Closed Test is conducted in the maximum period of six months after the Research Result Seminar.

b.  Counsel of Examiners consists of Promoter Commission and three other examiners who are appointed by the Promoter Commission with the approval of Head of the Program.

c.  Closed Test is headed by the Promoter or Co-Promoter.

d.  Closed Test can be conducted with the presence of Promoter and Co-Promoter with the minimum of three examiners.

e.  Result of the closed test will be recorded on the Closed Test Record.

6. Dissertation Final Test

Dissertation Final Test will be conducted with the following qualifications:

a.  Dissertation Final Test is conducted in the maximum period of six months after the Closed Test.

b.  Dissertation Final Test can be conducted with the presence of Promoter and Co-Promoter and four examiners with one of the examiners being an expert in the field of dissertation topics.

c.  Dissertation Final Test can be conducted with the presence of Promoter and Co-Promoter with the minimum of three examiners with one of the examiners being an expert in the field of dissertation topics.

7. Commission Plenary

Commission Plenary held to gather Promoter and Co-Promoter  with the student in order to collaborate the perceptions and understandings, discuss and evaluate scientific adequacy of the dissertation. Commission Plenary conducted to talk about:

a.  Proposal draft to prepare Dissertation Research  Proposal Test.

b.  Dissertation draft prepared for the Closed Test.

When necessary, Promoter team can recommend the conduction Commission Plenary as a stage of result seminar and opened test, to the head of Doctoral Program.

8. Dissertation Score

a.  Dissertation Score is the average of grading components in accordance with credits of each stage:

1)  Research Proposal Test Score with the weight of 4 credits, is the average of total score given by the examiners.

2)  Result Research Seminar Score is extracted from scientific article draft and the proses result research seminar with the weight of 8 credits, which is the average of total score given by the Dissertation Assistants I and II.

3)  Closed Test Score is extracted from the research implementation, dissertation writing and closed test process, with the weight of 12 credits, which is the average of total score given by the examiners.

4)  Opened Dissertation Test Score is extracted from the Opened Dissertation Test process with the weight of 4 credits, which is the average of total score given by the dissertation examiners.

5)  In terms of the Doctoral candidates already have 2 (two) or more published scientific article in international scientific journal, the candidate does not have to join the opened test. Scientific article in international journal is a replacement of the opened test with the weight of 4 credits and grade A.

b. Final Dissertation Score Decision done with the following formulas:

Note:

A: Proposal Test Score

B: Result Research Seminar Score

C: Closed Test Score

D: Opened Test Score / Scientific Article

9. Graduation Requirements

Graduate Students are the students who already passed at least 52 credits ( 24 credits of structured-lectures activities and 28 credits of individual dissertation arrangement activities) and the students GPA reached at least 3,00 without grade C.

Journal article draft in English that has been tested should be given to the Head of PSIK of Faculty of Law, University of Brawijaya, to be uploaded into e-journal student.

10. Graduation Predicate

Doctor title is given to the doctor candidate (promovendus) which stated passed in Final Dissertation Test. The criteria of doctoral graduation as follows:

a.  Passed with the predicate “Dengan Pujian”:

1)  The minimal GPA is 3,75 without grade C.

2)  The maximal study period is 8 (eight) semesters.

3)  Grade dissertation A.

4)  Have been published the results dissertation research more than one article title in international journal (with the proof of article receiving letter to publish in international journal).

b.   Passed with the predicate “Sangat Memuaskan”:

1)   The GPA of 3,50 – 3,74

2)   The minimum GPA of 3,75 but not meet the requirement to receive the predicate of “Dengan Pujian”.

c.   Passed with the predicate “Memuaskan” if having the GPA of 3,00 – 3,49.

F. TRANSFER STUDENTS REQUIREMENTS

1. Transfer Students Requirements:

1.  The students from Doctor of Legal Science accredited with B in State Universities.

2.  Have been followed the study in consecutive time at minimum 1 (one) semester with 6 (six) credits minimum and 5 (five) credits maximum with the GPA of 3,00.

3.  Not drop out because do not meet the academic procedures by the former Universities.

4.  Never got any sanction from the former Universities.

5.  Have the Transfer approval from the study program in  former Universities.

6.  The study period of Transfer students count since registered in the former Universities.

7.  The Transfer student must pay the fee as the new students and also fulfill another requirements set out  by the Dean.

8.  The score from the former Universities that can be conversed is the course that is in accordance with the course in Postgraduate Program in Faculty of Law, University of Brawijaya, with the minimum grade B.

2. Transfer Request Procedures:

a.  Transfer request letter proposed in written to the Rector of the University of Brawijaya with the forward to the Dean of Faculty of Law.

b.  The Transfer request letter must be attached with:

1)  Score list with the final GPA by the Postgraduate Program from the former Universities.

2)  Transfer out letter from the Postgraduate Program in the former Universities.

3)  Copy of Accreditation from the former Universities.

4)  Supervisor’s or Head’s approval for those who is already working.

5)  An explanation letter about the student is never done any bad thing in the former Universities.

c.  The Transfer request letter must be accepted by the Rector of University of Brawijaya at minimum 2 (two) months before the new academic year started.

3. Transfer Students Admission Decision

Transfer students admission decision set based on the Rector Decision.

G. ACADEMIC SANCTIONS

Academic sanctions are given to the students who have breach the academic procedures, as follows:

1.  Students who does not re-registered in the beginning semester is considered resign.

2.  Students who follow the lectures less than 80% without any reasonable reasons, can not have the final test for the course concerned.

3.  Students who is cheating in test, will be given sanction which is the cancellation of all the courses programmed in the following semester.

4.  Students who is re-arranging the study card plan, will be given sanction which is the cancellation of all the courses programmed in the following semester.

5.  Students who is illegally changing one or more course score, will be given sanction which is the score cancellation of all the courses programmed in the following semester.

6.  Create fake letter and administrative or academic documents that is related to the conduction of Doctor of Legal Science Program, will be given sanction which is scorsing at maximal 2 (two) semesters and not considering as a terminal.

7.  Students committing plagiarism in the dissertation and caught before, during or after the dissertation test, will be canceled of its dissertation and degree.

8. Students committing such breaches, and begun or accompanied with threats of violence, bribery or mislead, will be dropped out of the doctoral program of Law Faculty of Brawijaya University.

H. CURRICULUM

1.  University Mandatory Courses

NO

COURSE

CREDIT

SEMESTER

1

English

2

I

2

Legal Research Method and Legal Research Writing

4

II

3

Computer Science and Application

2

III

  Total

8

 

2.  Study Program Mandatory Courses

NO

COURSE

CREDIT

SEMESTER

1

Legal Philosophy

2

I

2

Legal Theory

4

I

3

Law and Constitution

2

I

4

Law and Society

2

I

 TOTAL

10

3.   Concentration Mandatory Courses

Every student chose 2 course in accordance with the interest of concentration and future dissertation writing planning.

NO

COURSE

CREDIT

SEMESTER

1

Legal Politics

2

II

2

Agrarian Law

2

II

3

Criminal Law and Criminology

2

II

4

Law and Economics

2

II

5

Law and Natural Resources

2

II

6

Constitutional Law

2

II

7

Legal Anthropology

2

II

8

State Administrative Law

2

II

9

International Law

2

II

10

Islamic Law

2

II

11

Manpower Law

2

II

12

Civil Law

2

II

13

Mining Law

2

II

14

Space Law

2

II

15

Law of the Sea

2

II

16

Corporation Law

2

II

17

Other Courses with the Approval of the Head of Study Program

2

II

4.   Dissertation Elective Courses (2 credits)

These course is determined by and with the approval from the Promoter taken in the third semester in accordance with the process of proposal writing or dissertation research. These course can be taken in another study program.

5.   Dissertation

NO COMPONENTS OF DISSERTATION TEST CREDITS

1

Proposal Test

4

2

Seminar of Result Research

8

3

Closed Test

12

4

Opened Test

4

Total

28