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Master of Laws (LLM)

The Department of Laws is offering a 1-year Master degree program from 2014. This program is spread over three trimesters per academic year. The admission is thrice a year).

Master of Laws (LLM)

About the program

The aim of this Department is to impart to the students up-to-date knowledge of different branches of law. Consequently, the graduate courses offered to the students have been designed considering the courses offered in various reputed universities, keeping in view the ever-increasing horizon of laws.

Tahsin Khan
Asst. Professor, Chairman, Department of Law

Message from the department chairperson

Message of the chair

The Department of Law started its journey in 2014 with the mission of providing students with a well-rounded legal education so that they can demonstrate their full legal potential and serve the community wherever they live and work. We also emphasize on instilling moral and ethical values through the knowledge of law.

About the program

Faculty Members

The LL.M courses are taught by specialists who are dedicated to evolving your subject-specific knowledge as well as your broader skills and job prospects.

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Faculty Office Hours

Program details

The Master Degree curriculum of the University is based on the Course Credit System. In the curriculum for the 1-year Master Degree Program, strong emphasis is given on acquiring thorough knowledge in the relevant basic courses, which helps the students to interact more positively with the society in which they live.

There are three trimesters in a year—spring, summer and fall—in an academic year. The duration of each trimester is 16 weeks, which is used as follows:

Classes 13 weeks
Preparatory leave before Trimester Final Exam 01 week
Duration of Examination 01 week
Trimester break 01 week
Total 16 weeks

Program Structure

The Master’s Program consists of a set of Textual, Theoretical and Viva-voce courses.

Allotment of Credit Hours
Two lectures of 1.5 hours (total 3 hours) a week is equivalent to three credit hours.

7 courses (4 credits each) are Core courses; 1 course (3 credits) is Research Monograph course; 1 course (2 credits) is Viva-Voce and 1 Course (3 credits) consists of Internship /Thesis.


Course Offering and Instruction

The courses to be offered in a particular Trimester is announced and published in the Course Curriculum along with a tentative Trimester schedule before the end of the previous Trimester. Whether a course is to be offered in any Trimester is decided by the Department.

Each course is usually conducted by one teacher. The Course Teacher is responsible for maintaining the expected standard of teaching of the course and for the assessment of the students’ performance.

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction in the LL.M program is English. Therefore, proficiency in English is a prerequisite for the candidates to get admission in the degree program.

Admission Eligibility

A candidate for admission into the 1-year Graduate program must have the minimum following qualifications:

The rules and conditions for admission into this department are constructed by the Academic Council on the recommendation of the Admission Committee each year.

Necessary info on double major, internship/thesis, teaching assistance​


Waiver Structure & Eligibility

Waiver Based On Merit:

Tuition Fees & Cost

Programs Credit Hours Trimesters per year Admission Fees* Course Fees* (per credit hour)
Master of Laws (LLM) 36 3 10,000 4,000
*Trimester Fees: 4,000/=
*Bangladeshi Taka (BDT)