LLM International Business Law

Teaching and Learning

You will learn through lectures, tutorials and workshops. Lectures are highly interactive and incorporate group discussions, video presentations, and activity based learning. Learning activities are designed to develop soft skills as well as your ability to work independently and as part of a group. Your learning experience will be enriched by field visits and guest lectures by industry experts.

Programme Structure

Term 1

  • Legal Research Methodology (core)
  • Business Law (core)
  • One Optional module (from the list below)

Term 2

Four optional modules (from the list below)

Term 3

Final Dissertation

List of Optional Modules

  • Transnational Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • International Labour Law
  • Comparative Company Law

Admission Requirements

The minimum entry requirements for the award are normally:

  • A LLB degree OR

  • An Attorney-at-Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka OR

  • A relevant professional qualification


  • Evidence of successfully completing a postsecondary educational qualification in the English medium OR

  • An IELTS Score of 7 (If English is not your first language)

Career Opportunities

Those who have already commenced their legal careers would be able to develop a specialisation in business law, employment law or intellectual property law and advance their careers. Others may choose from a wide range of options and commence their careers as legal executives in the corporate sector, legal researchers, academics or human resource executives. Alternatively, you may pursue further postgraduate studies.

Fee Structure

  • Registration Fee(non refundable) - LKR 40,000.00 (one-time payment)
  • Library Fee (Non refundable) - LKR 25,000.00
  • Registration Fee to Staffordshire University- £ 150

Course fees

Course fees for the degree programme may be paid upfront or in instalments. The course fee includes tuition fee, cost of course materials and assessment and examination fees, but excludes fees payable for any resit or additional examinations and repeat modules. Students may choose one of the three payment options at each level.

Option 1
Full Payment Up Front
LKR 600,000/-

Option 2
Semester Payment
LKR 215,000/- x 3

  • Examination Re-sit Fee - LKR 10,000.00 - per module
  • In?course Re-sit Fee - LKR 10,000.00 - per module
  • Repeat Module Fee - LKR 62,500.00 - per module

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