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Master of Laws (LL.M)


 

The LLM is an advanced academic degree pursued by those holding a professional law degree. This program aspires to illuminate the law graduates with cogent sophisticated legal insight and to enhance their legal dexterity. LLM program is designed to make the students apt for engaging in law practice and different types of law related jobs in international organizations, governmental agencies as well as in national and internationally operating law firms and enterprises.


 

This program mainly focuses on developing necessary knowledge and a range of highly valued professional skills and the relevant legal and regulatory concepts and principles as well as addresses the practical aspects of legal knowledge. The program provides the students with a general legal perspective and a comprehensive exposure and introduces to the latest concepts and practices related to different functional areas of national and international law. Thus this program incorporates all the important courses and disciplines pertinent to legal activities throughout the country, region, and even the rest. This program also places equal emphasis on the quantitative as well as analytical approach to the study of law.

 

Objectives of LLM Program

(a) To make law graduates capable of undertaking any MPhil and PhD courses in any recognized

     university of the world.

(b) To help students widening the knowledge of domestic law relating to civil litigation, public interest litigation, intellectual property, environmental protection, sea law, application of equity in different forums of adjudications and arbitration.

(c) To enable students to promote their expertise in international law, international and comparative aspects of human rights law, humanitarian law, refugee law, air and space law, maritime law, environmental law, comparative constitutional law as well as corporate law.

(d) To enhance their legal acumen and legal drafting capabilities by teaching special course of legal drafting with modern nuances.

(e) To offer a unique opportunity to study advanced legal theories and their application.

(f) To develop knowledgeable legal expert to move quickly to key positions in legal and other service sectors.

(g) To introduce students to the basic principles and theories those underlie a better preparation of judicial mind.

 

Graduates Getting Special Interests in LLM

(a)   Graduates contemplating a career in the legal sector.

(b)   Graduates willing to develop their legal skills.

(c)   Law professionals both at the bench and the bar.

(d)   Graduates wishing to carry on higher studies in more intricate legal fields.

(e)   Graduates wishing to prepare themselves for better jobs in different law related national and

       international sectors.

(f)   Graduates wishing to improve their cache in the competitive market of the corporate and

       commercial world.

 

Special Features of LLM Program

(a)   Highly qualified and experienced faculty members from renowned academic and legal sectors.

(b)   Classes held mostly on Fridays and Saturdays.

(c)   The state-of-the-art academic curricula engendering cutting edge skills for the legal sectors 

       and other corporate jobs.

(d)   Regularly updating academic curricula to keep pace with ever changing economic environment

       and growing regional and global needs.

(e)   Small class size to ensure personal care with professional touch.

 

Structure of LLM Program

A student can receive LLM degree by completing credits in 3 trimesters within a year. The credits required for a particular student to receive LLM degree will be determined by the Dean of the faculty or Advisor or Coordinator of the program based on the academic credentials and legal experience of the student in legal arena. Students will select any 10 major courses (30 credits) and a mini pupilage/pupilage/internship (6 credits).


Curriculum (LLM)


Semester 1-1


Course Code

Course Title

Credit

LAW 501

Law of  Real Estates

03

LAW 503

Law of International Organisations

03

LAW 505

Comparative Constitutional Law               

03

LAW 507

Private International Law

03

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12

Semester 1-2

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

LAW 509

Law of the Sea

03

LAW 511

International Humanitarian Law

03

LAW 513

Environmental Law

03

LAW 515

Law of Natural Resources

03

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          12

Semester 1-3

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

LAW 517

Air and Space Law

03

LAW 519

International Law on Refugee, Migrants and Stateless Persons

03

           LAW 600                                     

Research Monograph

6  

                                                                                                                                                                12


Special Study and Internship LAW 299 Mini-Pupilage, Pupilage and Internship