Bachelor of Laws Degree Programme


The Department of Legal Studies offers the Degree of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with the intention of teaching core courses in law.

Programme content
Constitutional Law, Principles of Equity, Introduction to the Laws of Sri Lanka, Legal Method, Law of Contracts, Criminal Law, Family Law, Administrative Law, Land Law, Environmental Law, Public International Law, Jurisprudence, Labour Law, Commercial Law, Human Rights Law, Law of Delict


Programme Code :


Programme Category :

Undergraduate Programme

Conducted by:

Dept. of Legal Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Programme duration :

Minimum 04 Years

Discipline(s) / Course(s) :



A person aged 18 years or above who has acquired any of the following educational/professional qualifications is eligible to apply for this programme

  1. Successful completion of Levels 1 and 2 of any Foundation Programmes conducted by the Open University of Sri Lanka;
  2. Four passes, at the General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examination under the old syllabus which had 4 subjects of which at least three passes should have been obtained at one sitting and the other subject should have been completed at a subsequent sitting
  3. Three passes in core subjects at one sitting at the General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examination (under the new syllabus which has 3 subjects)
  4. An equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the Senate of the Open University of Sri Lanka
  5. Be an Attorney-at-Law.


Application Fee: Rs.600/=

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