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LL.M. – Master of Laws

LL.M. – Master of Laws

Introduction

The Department of Law was established in 2009 with a view to addressing the need of producing high-quality legal professionals for making a significant contribution towards establishing the rule of law in Bangladesh. The department has secured scholastic service of a large pool of regular and adjunct faculties from the University of Dhaka, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh Judicial Service and reputed Law Chambers. Renowned Law professor Dr. Asif Nazrul of the University of Dhaka guides the Department as its advisor. The Department arranges need-based special training courses for its students in order to prepare the graduates for various competitive examinations including those conducted by the Bangladesh Bar Council and Bangladesh Judicial Service Commission. Graduates from the department are now pursuing careers as Judges of the Bangladesh Judicial Service, advocates, civil servant, teachers, corporate legal officers and development workers. The Department has excelled in international moot court competitions, debates and other co-curricular activities including securing the runner-up position among all the Universities of Bangladesh in the 12th Henry Dunant Moot Court Competition held in 2016.

 

Achievements:

1.   100% success at the last Bar Council Examination
2.   Finalist at the 12th Henry Dunant Moot Court Competition
3.   Finalist at the NILS National Legal Debate Championship
4.   Semi-finalist in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 2023
5.   Access to Digital Library and Internet Archive 


Seminar Library

Department of Law at SUB, has its own seminar library enriched with top class national and international academic books and journals. One of its greatest priorities is to enhance the academic excellence of students, to improve their research skills and to foster their information based critical thinking. These facilities are available in addition to the Central Library of the University.


Financial aids and Awards

Merit and need based scholarships are awarded among the students according to the rules of the university. Up to 100% tuition Fee waiver are available. Waiver includes Merit based Waiver, Group Waiver, Reference Waiver, Female Waiver, Freedom Fighters Waiver, Sibling Waiver etc. In addition, the Department of Law awards three merit scholarships for each batch. Dean awards and Presidential awards are also given to the outstanding graduates.

 

Academic Programs

1.Information of Master of Laws, LL.M. program

State University of Bangladesh (SUB) offers a general LL.M. degree, giving students an opportunity to gain legal acumen and expertise in important legal subjects and freedom to select their courses from rich curriculum of such subjects.

We believe that after completing this 1(one) year LL.M. Program, students will be able to contextualize complex legal issues, make in-depth analysis, undertake independent research and contribute to the legal profession and service with a much-developed intellectual ability. Department reviews its modules on a regular basis, in order to continue to offer innovative, up to date and exciting program.

 

Special Features

1. Highly qualified and experienced faculty members from the University of       Dhaka and legal sectors. The state-of-the-art academic curricula       engendering cutting edge skills for the legal sectors and other corporate     jobs.

2. Regularly updating academic curricula to keep pace with ever-changing          economic environment and growing regional and global needs.

3. Small class size to ensure personal care with a professional touch.

4. Classes held mostly on Friday and Saturday.

 

Program Objectives

(a) To make law graduates capable of undertaking independent research including for MPhil and PhD courses in any recognized university of the world.

(b) To enable students to deepen their knowledge in domestic, international and comparative laws in particular on contemporary and emerging issues.

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

(d) To enhance legal expertise of the professionals in order to equip them better for their career advancement.

 

Admission Process

The university operates a round the year admission system divided into three semesters i.e. Spring (January-June) and Fall (July-December). The students are required to fulfill the university admission requirement in addition to the UGC guidelines. The admission forms and relevant information can be collected from the Admissions Office in the main building. Competed applications together with required documents should be submitted to the Admission Office as per deadlines. For convenience of the graduate students seeking admission in the master programs, the admission office is also open on Fridays and Saturdays besides the normal university working hours.

 

Credits Transfer 

Transfer of credits from institutions having equivalent curriculum, grading system and grading standard may be allowed for a maximum of 65 credits. The application for transfer of credits is considered by the University on a case-by-case basis.  


Admission Eligibility

Educational Qualifications: Applicants are generally required to have completed a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from a recognized university. The LL.B. degree should be at least a 4-year program. 

Minimum GPA: Many universities may have a minimum GPA requirement for LL.B. (Hon's) graduates. The exact GPA requirement can vary, but it is often around 2.50 on a scale of 4.0.

 

Contact

Name: Md. Abu Sayed Mian

Designation: Senior Executive

E-mail: sayed@sub.edu.bd

Contact no. +8801766663565 +8801917179030, +880-2-58151781-5, 9128329, Ext: 121 

Curriculum

Courses & Credit hours

Areas No. of Course Credit
Core Courses 10 36

Semester wise course details

Title & Description of Course Credits Hours/week
First Semester
LLM-1105 Law of International Organizations
4
LL.M. - 1110 Comparative Constitutional law
4
LL.M. - 1115 Comparative Human Rights
4
LL.M. - 1120 Media and Informational Technology law
4
LL.M. – 1130 Research Monograph Part 1
2
TOTAL
18 (Credits)
Second Semester
LLM- 2105 International Environmental law
4
LL.M. - 2110 International Humanitarian Law
4
LL.M. - 2115 Law on Refugees , Migrants and Statelessness
4
LL.M. - 2120 Gender and Family Law
4
LL.M. – 2130 Research Monograph Part 2
2
TOTAL
18 (Credits)
GRAND TOTAL
36 (Credits)

Tuition Fees

Particulars Amount
LLM 134,000 TK

News

*** Admission going on for Spring 2024 *** Admission test will be held on December 01, 2023 (Except Pharmacy & LLB); Last date of Form Submission on November 29, 2023 *** LLB Admission Test Result has been Published for Spring-2024 Semester *** Congratulations! to all the newly enrolled advocates from State University of Bangladesh ***
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