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Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University (BSMRMU), Bangladesh

(The only Public Maritime University in Bangladesh)

LLB (Hons) in Maritime Law

Eligibility for admission in LLB ( Honours) in Maritime Law programme is as follows:

a. Applicants who have passed HSC or equivalent examination in the current or previous year are eligible to apply.

b. Applicants must have passed HSC/equivalent examination and SSC/equivalent examination with minimum GPA 3.5.

c. For IGCSE/O Level and IAL/GCE A Level or Equivalent Exam Applicants:

  1. Students who have passed IGCSE/O level exam in at least 5 subjects and IAL/GCE A level exam in at least 2 subjects are eligible to apply. Out of the 7 subjects in IGCSE/O Level and IAL/GCE A level candidates should get minimum 4 B grades and 3 C grades. No D grade will accepted.
  2. Candidates from O level and A level or from all other boards, outside the country have to obtain ‘Equivalence Certificate’ from appropriate authority.

LLB (Honours) in Maritime Law programme is a 4 year full time regular undergraduate programme. The programme is divided into 8 semesters of six months each (2 semesters in each year). Total credit hours of this programme are 141 including 6 credit hours for thesis/internship. Besides regular courses, workshops, seminars, guest lectures and certificate courses on contemporary issues are arranged frequently for the students. The duration of each semester is 26 weeks. Each semester is distributed as follows:

a. Classes 15 weeks
b. Mid Term Examination 02 weeks
c. Preparatory Leave 02 weeks
d. Final Examination 03 weeks
e. Recess 04 weeks

Jurisprudence, Legal History of Bangladesh, Constitutional Law of Bangladesh, Introduction to Maritime Organization, Bangladesh Studies, Law of Contract, Law of Torts & Consumer Protection, Bangla Language, Equity & Law of Trust, Public International Law, Labor Laws of Bangladesh, Mercantile Law Shipping and Admiralty Law, Law of Evidence, Law of the sea, Law of Maritime Safety & Security, Law of Marine Environment, Penal Law, Law of Criminal Procedure, Law of Civil Procedure, Land Laws of Bangladesh, Muslim Law, Hindu & Christian Personal Law, Constitutional Law of UK, USA & India, Fiscal Law, Criminology & Victimology, Law of Transfer of Property, Administrative Law, ADR and Legal Aid, Intellectual Property Law, Company Law, Interpretation of Statutes & General Clauses Act, Law of Specific Relief and Registration, Drafting and Conveyancing.

Graduates from this programme will be able to develop their career as Lawyers specially in maritime sector, Judges including admiralty and Marine Court, legal advisors, Policy analyst, Law officer of govt. organizations both civil and military, non-government organizations and international organizations like UNDP, ILO, IMO, WTO, WB and IMF, academicians etc in the relevant discipline.

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