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LLB (Hons) Law

Liverpool John Moores University’s LLB(Hons) Program offered at SLIIT is a fully franchised UK degree which seeks to transform undergraduates into legal professionals who can compete not only locally but also globally.
The 3 year degree program consists of core modules which give students a firm grasp of the fundamentals of English law, and optional modules which give students an opportunity to acquire knowledge about specialized areas of law such as human rights, animal rights, financial crimes, banking,International law etc.

Recognized by the University Grants Commission under the Universities Act

Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

Member International Association of Universities (IAU)

The degree with its strong industry focus also allows students to acquire and hone knowledge and skills needed for traditional jobs as well as non-traditional career pathways as professional mediators or negotiators through modules such as mooting, mediation and negotiation.

Study method

Full-time

Study mode

On-campus

Intake

October 2018

Duration

3 years

Career Prospects

An LLB (Hons) Law degree can open a variety of career pathways both locally and globally. The traditional pathway for LLB graduates include working as Attorney-at-law of the private bar, officers of the Attorney-General’s department starting out as state counsels, joining the judiciary and working as judges, working in governments department and ministries including the Legal Draftsman’s department, working in law firms, working as legal officers of private companies, politicians or as academics. Non-traditional career pathways include working in NGO’s International Organizations such as the UN, or Legal Process Outsourcing Companies (LPOs) working as researches, professional arbitrators, mediators and negotiators.

Entry Criteria

Eligibility for the program is as follows:

  • GCE Advance Level (Local) - 3 Passes in any Stream
  • GCE Advance Level (Edexcel/Cambridge) – 3 Passes in any stream
  • Compulsory “C”pass in English at the GCE Ordinary Level (Local / London)
  • Aptitude Test + An Interview
Independent Learning and Legal Skills
Foundations of Law
Principals of Contract Law
Tort Law
Criminal Law
Public Law
*Level 4- required to obtain 120 credits from all core modules
Law of the European Law
Equity and Trust
Remedies in Contract and Tort
Land Law
*Level 5-80 Credits from core modules and 40 credits from optional modules
Optional Modules
Politics and International Human Rights
Introduction to Business Law
Criminal Justice Process
Law of Succession
Law of the Vulnerable Person
Property Offences
Public International Law
Company Law
Intellectual Property Law
Mediation
Mooting
Bank and Financial Services Regulation
Family Law
Commercial Law
Gender, Sexuality and the Law Evidence
The United Nations and International Security
Animal Welfare and the Law
Law Relating Financial Crime Negotiation
*Level 6-all 120 credits to be obtained from the following optional modules

Year Long 40 Credit Options
Dissertation
*Year Long

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Email: ljmu@sliit.lk

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