The Master of Laws Degree is a comprehensive programme combining coursework, term papers and a thesis. It is designed to meet the requirements of a Level 10 programme of the Sri Lanka Quality Assurance Framework (SLQF 10). It comprises of several compulsory courses and optional courses. Students can choose their curricula according to their personal interests. Courses must be chosen from the list of subjects offered by the Faculty, to make up a total 12 credits per semester (See Table 1).

This year’s programme will be delivered in a hybrid format, mixing onsite and online lectures. Teaching is generally done interactively, requiring advance reading in preparation for the classes. Active student participation is required and it may consist of leading a discussion, acting as a commentator, making a presentation, group work, writing a paper, or working out a solution.

The duration of the programme is up to 24 months.

The language of instruction and examination is English. A high level of competence in English language is required.