LLB (Hons) in Law

The LLB (Hons) Degree offered at BCAS builds effective legal knowledge and develops practical legal skills.

When you join the BCAS school of legal studies you will be exposed to academics with a range of expertise in the field of law. The faculty will support and guide you to develop knowledge and skills to prepare you for your legal career.

This degree will take you through the seven key modules specified by the Bar Standards Board of England and Wales which exempts of students from the academic stage of training, should they decide to pursue careers as Barristers in England and Wales.

The Oxford Brookes University LLB conducted by BCAS meets the Sri Lanka Law College admission requirements, which is the pathway to becoming an Attorney-at-Law in Sri Lanka.

Oxford Brookes University’s (OBU) School of Law has a strong history of successful partnerships with overseas institutions. The OBU and BCAS affiliation ensures to produce outstanding students, with a strong focus on employability.

The range of modules offered at the BCAS School of Legal Studies ensures the international relevance of the course for its Sri Lankan context by covering the law of England and Wales. The course will make reference to Sri Lankan law where relevant in order to provide Sri Lankan students with the appropriate context and basis to understand deeply effectively.

Entry Requirements

ADMISSION CRITERIA

Academic Qualification

Two credit passes (55%) and one simple pass (40%) at one and the same sitting at the Sri Lanka General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examination;

Or

A credit pass in English Language obtained at the Sri Lanka General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level ) Examination and A pass obtained on the BCAS English Proficiency Test

Or Equivalent

AND an ability to demonstrate proficiency in English language through: A simple pass in English Language obtained at the Sri Lanka General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examination

Or

IELTS Level 6 (with reading and writing at minimum Level 6) or equivalent recognised accreditation. Candidates who have completed at least one full year of study at undergraduate level at a UK Higher Education Institution in the English language will automatically meet the English language requirements.

Programme Structure

Modules
FIRST YEAR
Semester 1/2
  • Legal Method (15 Credits)
  • Communication Skills for Lawyers (15 Credits)
  • Contract Law (30 Credits)
  • Criminal Law (30 credits)
  • Public Law (30 credits)
SECOND YEAR
Semester 1/2
  • European Law (15 Credits)
  • Company Law (15 Credits)
  • Environmental Law (15 Credits)
  • International Law (15 Credits)
  • Land Law (30 Credits)
  • Tort Law (30 Credits)
THIRD YEAR
Semester 1/2
  • Computer Law and Artificial Intelligence (15 Credits)
  • Commercial Law (15 Credits)
  • Medical Law (15 Credits)
  • International Trade Law (15 Credits)
  • Human Rights Law (15 Credits)
  • Equality Law (15 Credits)
  • Equity and Trusts (30 Credits)

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