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LLB (Hons) Law

Liverpool John Moores University’s LLB(Hons) Law Programme 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 programme 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)

Access to Law data bases from Liverpool John Moores University. Expert Lecture panel who is on campus full time.

LJMU LLB offered at SLIIT is a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) listed at the Solicitors Regulatory Authority UK.

Cost to complete the degree in Sri Lanka is 1/5th of the cost if to complete the degree in UK

Study method


Study mode



January / September


3 years

Entry Criteria

Eligibility for the programme is as follows:

  • GCE Advance Level (Local) - 3 Passes in any Stream
  • GCE Advance Level (Edexcel/Cambridge) – 3 D Passes in any stream
  • Compulsory “C”pass in English at the GCE Ordinary Level (Local / London)
  • Aptitude Test + An Interview

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.

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 government departments 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.

Code Module Credit
Semester 1
4102LAWSL Independent Learning and Legal Skills 20
4103LAWSL Foundations of Law 20
4104LAWSL Principles of Contract Law 20
Semester 2
4100LAWSL Tort Law 20
4101LAWSL Public Law 20
4105LAWSL Criminal Law 20
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
5101LAWSL Equity & Trusts 20
5102LAWSL Law of the European Union 20
Optional – 2 Modules
5107LAWSL Politics and International Human Rights 20
5105LAWSL Introduction to Business Law 20
5023LAWSL Criminal Justice Process 20
Semester 2
5103LAWSL Remedies in Contract and Tort 20
5104LAWSL Land Law 20
Optional – 2 Modules
5111LAWSL Law of Succession 20
5109LAWSL Law and the Vulnerable Person 20
5106LAWSL Property Offences 20
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
6101LAWSL Public International Law 20
6117LAWSL Company Law 20
6105LAWSL Intellectual Property Law 20
6104LAWSL Mediation 20
6113LAWSL Mooting 20
6109LAWSL Bank and Financial Services Regulation 20
6102LAWSL Family Law 20
Semester 2
6103LAWSL Commercial Law 20
6107LAWSL Gender, Sexuality and the Law 20
6114LAWSL Evidence 20
6108LAWSL The United Nations and International Security 20
6110LAWSL Animal Welfare and the Law 20
6112LAWSL Law Relating to Financial Crime 20
6116LAWSL Negotiation 20

Year Long 40 Credit Options
*Year Long

LJMU Programs Hotline: 011 754 4801

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