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LLB Transfer Programme

NCHS 2+1 LLB Transfer programme provides entry to the final year of Ulster University, UK LLB degree.

Modules

  • 1st Year
  • Exploring Law
  • Public Law
  • Law, Politics and Governance
  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Tort
  • Administrative Law
  • 2nd Year
  • Contract Law
  • Introduction to Property Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Public Interest Litigation
  • Land Law
  • European Law
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • 3rd Year
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Legal Technology: Innovation & Informatics
  • Company Law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Housing Law
  • Social Justice
  • Law of Evidence
  • Law of Armed Conflict
  • Medical Law
  • Media Law
  • Law and the Family
  • Employment Law
  • Dissertation

Pathway

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Ulster is consistently regarded as one of the most outward-looking institutions in the world, ranked in the top 25% of UK universities for world-leading research based on research power in REF 2014 with 72% of its research activity regarded as ‘world-leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’.

Research emerging from the School of Law is both pioneering and world-leading, with results from the UK National Exercise (REF) assessing its research as 4th overall in the UK, eclipsing the results of larger and more established law schools.

The School of Law in the National Student Survey results 2017 had an overall satisfaction of 96%, way above the national average, and in the Guardian University League Tables for 2018 Law at Ulster ranks in the top 20 UK Law Schools.

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FACILITIES AND STUDENT LIFE AT ULSTER

All Ulster University students are members of the Students' Union (UUSU)- a hub for social events, entertainment, trips and activities.

The Sports Union is part of UUSU and coordinates over 65 sports clubs across the campuses offering a range of activities from archery to volleyball etc. UUSU represents the student population on all University committees, ensuring the student voice is heard; giving feedback on teaching and facilities.

Clubs and societies are an integral part of the Students' Union and university life. Students can get involved in meeting new people, having fun and trying something new while gaining valuable experience, skills to enhance the CV.

A Warm Welcome awaits you at Ulster University

A Warm Welcome awaits you at Ulster University. We are delighted to be part of this exciting new collaboration with one of Sri Lanka's premier higher education providers, the Nawaloka College of Higher Studies.

At Ulster, we are committed to providing an educational experience that helps develop skills and raises ambitions. Our teaching is underpinned by world-leading research that has global significance and meaningful impact. Your learning will be influenced by experts who are making pioneering breakthroughs in shaping your area of study.

Ulster has been ranked number 1 in the UK in the International Student Barometer and is one of the top 200 most outward-looking institutions in the world by Times Higher Education.

Whatever your aspirations, Ulster University can help you achieve them.

Professor Paul Carmichael Associate Dean (Global Engagement) Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Ulster University, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Ulster University a leading higher education institution in the United Kingdom, renowned in numerous fields. The Law School is well known for innovative curriculum and research.

The Nawaloka College of Higher Studies (NCHS) partnered LL.B. programme mirrors the curriculum of Ulster in the first two years in Sri Lanka. Thereafter, students will transfer to UK. This is unique to Sri Lankan students who aspire to acquire a high-quality UK law degree which is cost-saving and economical. During the first two years, students will get exposure to local statutory and case law developments. The course design enables students to gain the best of local and international education, from the safety of Sri Lanka.

Lectures at NCHS will be delivered by local experts, complemented occasionally by lectures from visiting staff of Ulster.

The partnership will open new horizons for the study of law in Sri Lanka.

Dr. Dayanath Jayasuriya Senior Academic Advisor (Law)

The partnership between Ulster University and NCHS is a great opportunity for Sri Lankan students. Students can start their LLB at NCHS, and then have the opportunity to either transfer to UK or complete their studies in Sri Lanka. Given the changes in the world, opportunities such as this are essential as students need options and opportunities to have flexible modes of education. The partnership ensures that students have access and will benefit from the best local and international leaders in education, gaining a world renowned degree from a location of their choice.

Panel of Lecturers

Dr. Dayanath Jayasuriya,

Ph.D; President’s Counsel

Dr. Dayanath Jayasuriya, President's Counsel, is Senior Academic Adviser (Law) at NCHS. He teaches Public International Law, UK Criminal Law, Public Interest Litigation and Law and Governance. He has been a Visiting Professor of Law in Financial Services and Commerical Law at the University of the Free State in South Africa and a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University.

He has delivered guest lectures at Cambridge University, Oxford University, Ulster University, City University, Georgetown Law School, Delaware University, University of New South Wales, University of Tasmania, National University of Singapore etc. A former Senior State Counsel in Sri Lanka, he has served as head of a UN agency and as a regional adviser to several UN agencies. He is a former Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Insurance Board, Swarnavahini TV, EAP Broadcasting, and Rating Committee Lanka Rating Ltd. he is the author over 25 books, 20 monographs and 250 articles.


  • Senior Academic Adviser (Law)

Mrs.Galusha Wirithamulla - Attorney-at-Law

LL.B (Hons.) (Colombo), M.A. in International Relations (Colombo)

Galusha Wirithamulla obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) with Honours from the University of Colombo in 2012 and subsequently took oaths as an Attorney-at-Law. She is also the recipient of the Walter & Judith Pinto Memorial Gold Medal and Scholarship in Public International Law for the year 2011. She holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from University of Colombo. During her time as an undergraduate she represented the University in many international debating and moot competitions, including the advanced rounds of the prestigious Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Competition. She has also been awarded the best researcher prize at the 5th Henry Dunant Memorial Regional Moot Court Competition.

Galusha has research interests in public law and public policy including in the areas of Constitutional Law, Public International Law and International Relations. She has previously worked at United Nations Development Programme in the projects supporting democratic governance and parliamentary development in Sri Lanka.


  • Visiting - Lecturer

Mrs.Charindri Jayarathna

LL.M (Distinction) Staffordshire, LL.B (Hons) Staffordshire, Attorney-at-Law & Notary Public Commissioner of Oaths, Company Secretary

Charindri Jayarathna is an Attorney-at-Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka and is a corporate lawyer, specializing in commercial contracts. She has a diversified background acting as a litigator, an in-house counsel, a compliance officer and a company secretary. Charindri is a British LL.B (Hons) holder, a batch topper at Sri Lanka Law College and has a LL.M with Distinction from Staffordshire University, UK.

Her current research interests vary from Company Law, Contract Law, Information Technology Law and Corporate Governance. Charindri is, at present, a visiting lecturer and an examiner at NCHS for Contract Law and the Law of Tort.


  • Visiting - Lecturer

Frequently Asked Questions

We aim high at being focused on building relationships with our clients and community.

Students after ALs can join the first year of the LLB. Students after OLs can commence the foundation program, which is a pathway to the LLB
Merit based scholarships are available to students on completion of OLs and ALs. Furthermore, all students are entitled to a scholarship of 2000 pounds for the final year
It is a world renowned program with international acceptance. Students can commence the program at NCHS, Sri Lanka and thereafter transfer to Ireland. While in Ireland, students are eligible to work part time for 20 hours per week.
If in Sri Lanka, students must complete the attorney –at –law examination, after which they can practise as lawyers. Other career options include working in law firms, legal counsels and even been legal advisors at companies including banks.

NCHSStudentLife

In preparation for the exciting tenure at Ulster, students are groomed at NCHS to gain the skill set needed for international success. Students are given individual attention in the classroom, and encouraged and supported to reach their full potential.

Student union activities, clubs and societies, give students the opportunity to develop their soft skills and leadership skills, which is an integral part of education at NCHS.

NCHS Colombo
No 546/3, Galle Road, Colombo 03 Hotline: +94 115 899 998
Email: info@nchs.edu.lk

Hotline: 0778 889 655

NCHS Kandy
465-A, Willam Gopallawa Mawatha, Kandy Hotline: +94 771 488 488
Email: info.kandy@nchs.edu.lk