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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)

Recognised by the Council of Legal Education, Sri Lanka

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.

Recognised by the Council of Legal Education, Sri Lanka

Study method


Study mode



January / September


3 years

Entry Criteria

Minimum of 3 “S” passes in G.C.E A/L (Sri Lanka) Or Minimum of 3 “D” passes in G.C.E A/L Cambridge or Edexcel in any subject stream in one and the same sitting and a compulsory “C” pass for English at G.C.E Ordinary level (Sri Lanka/ Edexcel/ Cambridge) AND a pass at the Aptitude Test conducted by SLIIT and the interview conducted by the School of Law, SLIIT.

*“C” pass should be there for O/L Sinhala or Tamil when entering to the Sri Lankan Law College to follow Attorney’s.

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
4502LAWSL Contract Law
4504LAWSL Constitutional Law
4503LAWSL Foundations and Independent Learning
4500LAWSL Law of Tort
4501LAWSL Criminal Law
4505LAWSL Law in Society
Code Module
Core Credits
5502LAWSL Justice, Human Rights and the State
5501LAWSL Equity and Trusts
5504LAWSL Law of the Single Market of the EU
5503LAWSL Land Law
Option Credits
5510LAWSL International Human Rights
5505LAWSL International Trade Law
5507LAWSL Clinical Legal Education I
5511LAWSL Maritime Law
5506LAWSL Law of the Environment
Code Module
6517LAWSL Dissertation
6519LAWSL Clinical Legal Education II
6506LAWSL Mediation Skills and Practice
6513LAWSL Employment Law
6505LAWSL Commercial Law
6503LAWSL Company and Business Organisations Law
6501LAWSL Negotiation Skills & Practice
6508LAWSL Mooting
6509LAWSL International Law, Peace and Security
6514LAWSL Evidence
6507LAWSL Civil Dispute Resolution
6502LAWSL Jurisprudence
6512LAWSL Intellectual Property Law
6518LAWSL Clinical Legal Education I
6511LAWSL Clinical Legal Education II

Availability of an option module in a given academic year may depend on the availability of resource persons, student number etc

Year Long 40 Credit Options
*Year Long

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