Cox's Bazar International University

Department of Law

Introduction to Program

Department of Law is a proven institution catering legal education since 2014. It is the regional hub for legal education. Since its inception, the Law Department has been a leader creating legal scholar, advocates, political leaders, policy makers and trend setter in all walks of life. The passionate legal experts as faculty members, multicultural environment and its location in one of the most important place, just beside the bay of Bengal attracts the brilliant students from entire Southeastern part of Bangladesh. The Department however is not only just learning the letter of the law. Its focus is on increasing the students ability to analyze laws, develop argument, strong communication skills, work as a team, and learn independently. Currently it offers LL.B (Honours) 4 year program and two diplomas ; Diploma in International Human Rights and Justice (DIHRJ) and International Refugee Protection (DIRP). The Department welcomes all the prospective law students and legal scholars in its future endeavors.

Brief History

The LL.B (Honors), four Years program, is a regular program of Cox's Bazar InternationalUniversity. This program has been carrying out its academic actions since 2014. As a Government and UGC recognized private university, this institution is free to set itsown curriculum, methods of procedure and syllabus for the different program of the Faculty of Law. The LL.B (Honors) program curriculum is designed according to the direction of the UGC, Bangladesh which maintain international standards. This program has beenstructured in eight (8) semesters, in which each academic year consists of two (2) semesters. The duration of each semester is 24 weeks, whereas 126 credit hours are reserved for the whole program.All the academic semesters begin in January and July of each year. Apart from LL.B (Honors) Program, since 2019, the department has been also offering two diploma programs; Diploma in International Human Rights and Justice (DIHRJ) and Diploma in International Refugee Protection (DIRP). This two diplomas engage experts from different universities and INGO�s.

Vision Statement

The Department of Law envisioned a complete development of each law students including in them a commitment of justice and sense of responsibility to the mankind.

Mission of The Program

The mission of the LL.B (Honor's) program at Cox's Bazar International University is to provide quality theoretical and practical education for future social engineers with a solid foundation in national and International Law. The program also aims to build strong capability of legal research and writing skills among students , allowing their own professional desires and interest for making them skilled and knowledgeable professionals to serve the people and nature.

Program Learning Outcomes

a) To make students eligible to practice in Courts, Industries, Companies as Legal Practioner.
b) To develop Leadership qualities amongst students.
c) To enable students to see how the law operates in its social context.
d) To understand and apply principles of professional ethics of Legal Profession.
e) To possess professional skills required for legal practice such as Argument, Pleading, Drafting, Conveyancing etc.
f) To promote community welfare.
g) To interpret and analyze the legal and social problems.
h) To provide a sound knowledge and detailed understanding about procedures of Legal System of Bangladesh.
I) Every Graduate will become skilled in written and oral communication, advocacy and problem solving.

Admission Requirements

Candidates having a total of minimum 4 points (3 points for 1st Division, 2 points for 2nd Division and 1 point for 3rd Division) in SSC and HSC or other equivalent examinations or an average GPA 2.5 in SSC and HSC or other equivalent examinations are eligible to apply for the LL.B (Honours) 4-Year Program. But in case of GPA 2.0 in any of the above mentioned examinations, the aggregate GPA must be a minimum of 6.0. For the children of the Freedom Fighters a minimum score of GPA 5.0 must be secured aggregately in SSC and HSC or any other public examinations.

Grading System and Performance Evaluation

The total performance of a student in a given course is based on a scheme of continuous assessment. For theory courses this continuous assessment is made through Attendance, Class Tests and Assignments. This assessment is also made through Mid-term Examination and Semester Final Examination. The total marks distribution is as follows:

Mid-term Examination 20%
Assignment 10%
Class Tests 10%
Attendance & Behavior 10%
Viva 10%
Final Examination 40%

Grading System

Numerical Grade Letter Grade Grade Point
80% and above A+ (A Plus) 4.00
75% to less than 80% A (A Regular) 3.75
70% to less than 75% A- ( A Minus) 3.50
65% to less than 70% B+ (B Plus) 3.25
60% to less than 65% B (B Regular) 3.00
55% to less than 60% B- (B Minus) 2.75
50% to less than 55% C+ (C Plus) 2.50
45% to less than 50% C (C Regular) 2.25
40% to less than 45% D 2.00
less than 40% F 0.00

Department of Law Course List

1st Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Class Load/Week
ENG 1101 English Foundation 3 3
LAW 1101 Legal System Of Bangladesh & Legal Aid 3 3
LAW 1102 Legal History Of Bangladesh 3 3
BNG 1101 Bangli language & Literature 3 3
BNG 1201 History Of The Emergence Of Bangladesh 3 3
Total 15

2nd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Class Load/Week
CSE 1205 Computer Fundamentals 3 3
LAW 1201 Jurisprudence 3 3
LAW 1202 Constitutional Law Of Bangladesh 3 3
LAW 1203 Hindu Law & Christian Law 3 3
LAW 1204 Muslim Family Law 3 3
LAW 1205 Constitutional Law Of The UK And The USA 3 3
Total 18

3rd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Class Load/Week
LAW 2301 Law Of Contract 3 3
LAW 2302 Land Laws Of Bangladesh 3 3
LAW 2303 Law Of Taxation 3 3
LAW 2304 Law Of Equity And Trust 3 3
LAW 2305 Law Of Torts 3 3
LAW 2306 Company Law 3 3
Total 18

4th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Class Load/Week
LAW 2401 Law Of Crimes- I 3 3
LAW 2402 Code Of Criminal Procedure- I 3 3
LAW 2403 Registration Act, Public Demands Recovery Act And Interpretation Of Statute 3 3
LAW 2404 Law Of Transfer Of Property 3 3
LAW 2405 Alternative Dispute Resolution And Professional Ethics 3 3
Total 15

5th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Class Load/Week
LAW 3501 Law Of Crimes - II 3 3
LAW 3502 Code Of Criminal Procedure � II 3 3
LAW 3503 Labour And Industrial Law 3 3
LAW 3504 Criminology 3 3
LAW 3505 Administrative Law & Local Governance 3 3
Total 15

6th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Class Load/Week
LAW 3601 Code Of Civil Procedure I 3 3
LAW 3602 Law Of Evidence 3 3
LAW 3603 Mercantile Law And Others Business Laws 3 3
LAW 3604 Law Of Limitation And The Specific Relief Act 3 3
LAW 3605 Legal Research Methodology 3 3
Total 15

7th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Class Load/Week
LAW 4701 Code Of Civil Procedure II 3 3
LAW 4702 Public International Law 3 3
LAW 4703 Environmental Law Of Bangladesh 3 3
LAW 4704 Cyber Law 3 3
LAW 4705 Intellectual Property Law 3 3
Total 15

8th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Class Load/Week
LAW 4801 Fundamentals Of Human Rights 3 3
LAW 4802 Banking Security And Insurance Law
3 3
LAW 4803 3 3
LAW 4804 Comparative Law 3 3
LAW 4805 Law Of Conveyancing And Drafting 3 3
LAW 4806 Moot Court & Mock Trial 3 3
Total 18