LLB (Hons)

LLB (Hons)

Our law degree program provides a broad range of legal knowledge, including contract law, criminal law, public law, and human rights law, as well as the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace. You will learn fundamental legal concepts such as public law, land law, equity and trusts, contract law, criminal law, and tort law. You can choose from a variety of specialist modules in your final year, including commercial law, intellectual property law, financial services law, and international law. With connections to a variety of legal and related employers in London, you'll have access to a variety of employability events, including talks and networking opportunities, as a law student. This Project the Incorporated Council of Legal Education Sri Lanka and the University Grant Commission of Sri Lanka have both recognized it.

This LLB is a three-year degree programme designed for those who want to study law as their first undergraduate degree and offers the academic legal knowledge in every area necessary to pursue a career in law or related field. Our LLB student will study essential areas of legal knowledge such as public law, land law, equity and trusts, contract law, criminal law and tort law and also in the final year, they will choose from a range of specialist modules, including commercial law, intellectual property law, financial services law, and international law.

Why choose law?

A law degree can prepare you to be a successful lawyer, but it can also prepare you to be a successful producer, politician, manager, journalist, diplomat, or police officer; a law degree prepares you for almost any profession that requires intellectual strength combined with a practical approach to the world.


3 Years

Awarded By

University of Greenwich


Jan / Sep 

Course Content

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Public Law (30 credits)
  • Law of Contract (Level 4) (30 credits)
  • Problem Solving and the Law (15 credits)
  • Advocacy and Professional Ethics (15 credits)
  • Civil and Criminal Procedure (Level 4) (15 credits)


Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

  • Academic Writing for Legal Studies (15 credits)
  • Human Rights Law (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Land Law (30 credits)
  • Law of Torts (30 credits)
  • Criminal Law (30 credits)
  • Jurisprudence (15 credits)
  • European Union Law (15 credits)


Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Equity and Trusts (30 credits).


Students are required to choose 90 credits from this list of options.

  • Company and Partnership Law (30 credits)
  • Law of Evidence (30 credits)
  • Family Law (30 credits)
  • Intellectual Property Law (30 credits)
  • Dissertation in Law (30 credits)
  • Financial Services: Law, Regulation and Practice (30 credits)
  • Competition Law (30 credits)
  • Legal Work Placement (30 credits)
  • Commercial Law (30 credits)
  • International Law (30 credits)
  • Advanced Criminal Law (30 credits)
  • Transnational Organised Illegal Networks (30 credits)
  • Information Technology Law (30 credits)
  • International Human Rights Law (30 credits)

Entry Requirements

For entry to our three-year degree programmes, the students will need to have successfully obtained the following qualifications:

  • General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) – Local/UK

Why study law at PIBT Law School

The PIBT is the only Sri Lankan partner institute of the University of Greenwich. Therefore, the law degrees offered at PIBT are top-ranked, internationally renowned and recognised by the University Grant Commission of Sri Lanka. The PIBT is conveniently located in Colombo 07. The law programmes are closely monitored and strictly follow the UOG standards. The qualified, competent and friendly staff is always ready to help and assist you improve and get through.

Methods of teaching in PIBT are student-friendly and convenient. They may be delivered on-campus or by means of online teaching, making use of the University’s online learning platform and applications. The PIBT Law School programmes will open you many career opportunities which include but not limited to law practitioners, legal officers in both government and private sectors, legal consultants in Sri Lankan and international organisations.  Also, law graduates enter into academia as lecturers. Qualifications in law are often an added advantage in many fields such as business management, tax, real estate, notary practice, labour relations, audits and ombudsmen, policy and legislative analysts, research and patents and copyright associated industries.

Government services, foreign services and the administrative services are often benefitted with law knowledge and qualification where many different positions as magistrates and judges, in the Department of Attorney General, legal draftsmen and similar institutes are reserved for lawyers and law graduates. Further, taw graduates are in high-demand in International Organisations, NGOs and Public Interest Organisations. These opportunities are not only limited to Sri Lanka, with a recognised UK law degree you can be barristers and solicitors in England and Wales and also pursue careers in anywhere in the world.

Why choose UOG international Law programmes

The University of Greenwich is driven by a founding ethos of ‘no limits’. The fundamental vision is to empower everyone to explore new possibilities, unbound by conventional wisdom and artificial boundaries. Through this approach, the UOG aims to inspire new ways of communicating, connecting and expressing our personal and collective identities. The UOG courses are designed in conjunction with business and industry and use the latest research-informed curricula. Technology plays a big role in their teaching. An example of this is lecture capture, which allows students to revisit most of the lectures online and on-demand. The UOG has the resources to make multimedia a key part of the learning experience. The UOG specialises in subjects that prepare students for the next stage of the career. The law programmes offered by PIBT Law School as a partner institute closely follow the UOG standards at all times and the University is always ready and willing to assist their students in international programmes.


“PIBT's collaboration with the University of Greenwich meant that I had access to some of the best law faculty and resources. The blend of theory and practical application allowed me to develop my law Skills and flourish as an Lawyer."

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