LLB (HONS) LAW (Part Time)

The LLB (Hons) Law (Part Time) delivered at APIIT is a British Law Degree awarded by Staffordshire University, UK. It is a four-year degree programme that accommodates the needs of the students who wish to study during the weekends.

The degree is designed to prepare students for the legal profession. A problem based approach to teaching and learning ensures a strong focus on real-world legal skills, independent study and legal research. The overall aim is to produce law graduates who will make a significant contribution to the society while pursuing rewarding careers.

Programme Overview

The Staffordshire University LLB (Hons) Law degree will give you not only an in-depth knowledge of law, but also the skills and competence needed for the legal profession. The programme encourages you to think critically about law and develop skills in research, analytical thinking, dispute resolution, negotiation, public speaking, presentation, communication, and team work.

In Year 1, you will learn the principles of law and acquire basic legal skills. In Year 2, while furthering the knowledge on core legal principles, you will have the opportunity to study Business Law and Public Law. In the 3rd Year you will learn core modules including The Law of Trust & Equitable Remedies and the European Union Law. In the final year, you may choose from a wide range of optional modules based on your interests and career aspirations.

Teaching and learning is through lectures, tutorials and workshops. Whilst lectures are very important, there is great emphasis on tutorials and workshops that promote peer learning as well as independent learning. Workshops take a variety of forms such as debates, discussions, individual and group presentations, and interviewing and advocating

Duration

  • Legal Skills
  • English Legal System
  • Constitutional Law
  • Law in Practice

  • Tort Law
  • Contract Law
  • Property Law & Application
  • Business Law & Commercial Awareness – Optional
  • Work Experience – Optional

  • Administrative Law
  • Criminal Law
  • European Union Law
  • Introduction to Law of Evidence – Optional
  • Law of Trust and Equitable Remedies

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution – Optional
  • Company & Commercial Law – Optional
  • Family Law – Optional
  • Sri Lankan Labour Law – Optional
  • Dissertation – Optional
  • Intellectual Property Law – Optional

Admission Requirements

  1. GCE Advanced Level
    1. Sri Lankan: 3 passes or
    2. London, Cambridge or Edexcel : 3 D passes or
    3. Any combination totalling to 12 points from the following tariff scheme:
GCE Advanced Level Grade

(Sri Lankan/London/Cambridge/Edexcel)

A B C D /S E
Points 10 8 6 4 2

 

 

 

Or

Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology Law Degree Foundation

And

  1. GCE/GCSE Ordinary Level – Credit Passes (Grade 4) for English

Or

  1. Equivalent qualifications

You may apply pending A/L results.

 

Career Opportunities

The Staffordshire University LLB (Hons) Law degree is recognized by the Council of Legal Education, the governing body of the legal profession in Sri Lanka. As a Staffordshire Law Graduate, you will gain entry to the Sri Lanka Law College after successful completion of the special entrance examination. APIIT will prepare you with the necessary knowledge and skills to withstand the demands and challenges of the profession.

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