Bachelor of Laws (LLB. Hons)
- Standard Entry Rough
- Graduate Entry Rough
To be eligible to register for the LLB(Hons.) course, students taking British GCSE/GCE O Levels and A Levels will need:
Offering expert guidance in law. Our study materials are informed by current research and scholarship and engage with contemporary legal issues. Students are offered the opportunity not only to know the law but to understand it.
Providing a wealth of resources. With our Online Library and Laws Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), you have a resource-rich learning environment in which to develop your legal research skills.
Promoting independent learning. We support you in developing your capacity to manage your own learning.
Acquire knowledge and understanding of the foundation subjects of Common Law.
Learn to analyse and critically evaluate legal and non-legal primary and secondary materials.
Develop critical awareness. You will learn how to stand back and consider the ‘bigger picture’, developing an awareness of the context of law, nationally and globally.
The LLB degree is offered under four Schemes of examination. These are as follows:
The CertHE Common Law is a qualification in its own right that also provides an entry route to degree study. The modules studied in the CertHE Common Law are the same as the Level 4 modules of the LLB. The CertHE Common Law may be studied either full-time or part-time.
London College of Legal Studies (North) is one of very few academic institutions in Bangladesh currently holding the Diploma-in-law teaching status under the University of London.
The Diploma in Law can only be studied by students at a designated institution, such as LCLS (N). Attendance at such an institution is compulsory. Once a student has successfully completed the diploma, the student may transfer to Part 1 or Year 2 of the LLB degree. Full details of arrangements for transfer are given in the Regulations for the LLB degree.
Successful Diploma students who have obtained very high marks and have taken the necessary subjects may be considered by a number of British Universities for entry as internal students into the second year of degree programme.
This is also recognized by the Bar Standard Board of UK as equal to LLB 1st Year.
To be eligible to register for the Diploma in Law course the following requirements need to be satisfied:
Four compulsory subjects:
London College of Legal Studies (North) has the highest number of students pursuing the Advanced Level (A-Level) course in Law under Edexcel International and Cambridge syllabus. LCLS (N) offers A – Level subjects –Accounting, Business Studeis, Economics, Law and Maths. LCLS (N) can proudly claim that they have the best faculties and educational material for both of these subjects. Pursuing A-Levels in Law widens up opportunities for students intending to study LLB (Hons) under UK Universities, thus paving the way for becoming successful Solicitors and Barristers. Occasionally, some new courses will also be introduced.
A student may take A-Levels if he or she has:
The Bar Transfer Test is the test for lawyers from overseas jurisdictions transferring to the Bar of England and Wales. A successful completion of the examination would lead to qualifying as a Barrister.
A qualified lawyer with the right of audience exercised for a period of 3 (three) years in country which administers law substantially similar to the common law of England and Wales may apply to the Qualification Committee of the BSB for the approval to undertake the test.
Is BTT suitable for you?
If you are among the lawyers who would like to be a Barrister without spending all your savings, BTT is for you. A suitable lawyer can remain in Bangladesh, undertake the course at LCLS (North) and with the approval of BSB may become a barrister by taking the Bar Transfer Test (BTT). One will not have to go through the hassle of residing in the UK for a period of 9 (Nine) months to complete the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) and will be exempted to undertake the British L.L.B (Hons). The route is incredibly economical and involves only a small amount of time.
London College of Legal Studies (North) is a registered centre of University of London International Programmes and thorough years of experience has gained excellence in teaching and mentoring students. LCLS (North) is offering its outstanding BTT Tuition Programme, where it is providing an exclusive 6 (six) month’s training comprising of regular lessons with individual lecture sheets, skill based recorded practice sessions, mock assessments, feedback classes, student counselling, application assistance, visa processing guidelines and many more.
This course is designed for the LLB graduate who wishes to enroll in Bangladesh Bar Councile as an advocate. You will received exclusive tuition support from former Justices, practicing Barristers, learned Advocates & top ranked university Lecturers. To be the best, you need to learn from bests.
A citizen of Bangladesh who has obtained a law degree i.e., LL.B/LL.B (Hon’s) from any recognized University situated in Bangladesh or in abroad (approved by UGC) or was called to the Bar is qualified for admission in this course.
LCLS North Team, comprising of Marzana Mahmood, Ali Nyl Rezwan and Khaled Shams, has won the Moot Court Championship 2016, organised by Legal Genesis at Parliament Members’ Club Hall, defeating teams from Eastern University and State University of Bangladesh in the finals to win the competition.
FUN DEBATE SESSION: (15th October,2016)
Fun Debate Session to promote public speaking skills of the students! A fun and relaxed debate session was held to break the ice and promote the student’s level of confidence in public speaking. There were 32 participants divided into 16 teams as per usual debating rules, however, the ambiance was created to improve the student’s public speaking skills to combat stage fright.
INTENSIVE TRIAL ADVOCACY WORKSHOP (ITAW): (11th November,2016)
The ITAW was organized as a brief crash course for students to nurture their advocacy skills which will be of paramount importance in their career building as lawyers. The workshop was open to all law students from within and beyond LCLS(N). The trainers were external experts and Barristers to conduct the daly long workshops consisting of four practice sessions. Certificates were given to the students who had successfully partaken in ITAW. The response was of the participants was great and LCLS (N) looks forward to organizing the ITAW every year!
Public Speaking Competition: (24th March, 2017 organized by UWE Bristol and LCLS (North) )
The art of public speaking must be mastered by every lawyer. LCLS(N) focuses on this as a vital skill. 13 participants out of many were shortlisted on to partake in this competition organized by UWE, Bristol, UK. Each partcipant was allotted 10 minutes and were given a surprise topic to speak on. They were judged by a foreign and two local academics. The students enjoyed the challenge. Such competitions even in the past have helped our students gain confidence, overcome stage fright through the regular public speaking workshops and competitions held by LCLS(N).
Pohela Boishakh was a hit at LCLS(N) in 2017. The frenzy of the Bengali version of a ferris wheel, Nagordola, and the aroma of the Pantha Eelish at the food stall made everyone’s day. The Cultural Programme hosted by the faculty and the contribution of the freshers by singing, dancing and making the event possible, it was a great start to the year! The colourful dresses and celebration with the LCLS(N) family was absolute madness.
SPORTS SEASON LCLS(N):
It has been home to all seasonal sport since the very beginning. The sports club at LCLS(N) makes it a point that the college is engaged in one sport or another throughout the year, whichever compliments the season in question; be it football in the heat of the summer or cricket in spring or badminton in winter. So if you are a sports nut, you know where to be!
London college of Legal Studies (North) is a place of vibrancy, energy and excitement. It is an abode to a diversity of people, perspectives and opinions provides unparallel opportunities to study law in an energetic and creative ‘legal’ environment.
The Institution was founded in 2004 by Barrister Taufiqur Rahman, principal. Since then LCLS (North) has flourished and grown and is now home to more than hundred law graduates and to be graduates. LCLS (North) endeavors to give its members a rewarding, richly resourced, and intellectually inspiring environment in which to pursue their education and research.
Deciding where to study can be difficult decision. LCLS (N) is passionate about encouraging students to choose wisely what they do with their education. We are committed to give every student their first law school experience both in and out of the class room.