BM (Hons.) in Law and International Trade


Duration - 4 Years (Full time)

International trade is the lifeblood of the global economy, and this course examines the legal frameworks that govern it. Students gain insights into international trade agreements, dispute resolution mechanisms, and regulatory compliance. Through case studies and simulations, they explore the practical implications of trade law in the context of multinational corporations, import-export businesses, and emerging markets. 


  • Integration of Legal and Trade Courses The programme seamlessly integrates courses in law and international trade. This ensures that students understand how legal principles and regulations intersect with international trade practices
  • Core Legal Courses: Students typically study core legal subjects such as international trade law, advanced commercial law, contract law, alternate dispute resolution and international trade law. These courses provide a foundation in legal principles relevant to international trade.
  • International Trade Curriculum: Courses in international trade cover topics such as trade theory, international finance, FDI, and Global Value Chain Analysis, trade policy etc. These courses help students grasp the intricacies of global trade.
  • Cross-Cultural Competence: Given the international nature of trade, programmes often include coursework on cross-cultural communication and negotiation. This equips students with the skills to navigate diverse business environments.
  • Trade Policy Analysis: Students may have the opportunity to study and analyse international trade policies, including their economic, political, and social implications. This can be valuable for careers in trade policy analysis and advocacy.
  • Legal Research and Writing: Courses focused on legal research and writing are crucial to help students analyse complex trade-related issues, draft legal documents, and make persuasive arguments.
  • Practical Experience: This programme offer internships with commercial entities or government agencies, international organisations, or multinational corporations involved in trade. This practical experience allows students to apply their knowledge in real-world settings.
  • Trade Compliance and Regulations: Students should gain an understanding of trade compliance, export controls, sanctions, and customs regulations, which are critical for businesses engaged in global trade.
  • Global Business Strategy: Modules in global business strategy can help students understand how legal considerations impact business decisions in an international context.
  • Networking Opportunities: Programmes may facilitate networking with professionals in the field, including trade lawyers, government officials, trade association representatives, and international business executives.
  • Career Services Career development services, such as job placement assistance, mentorship programmes, opportunities to participate in career fair will be valuable for students seeking employment in this field.


Year 1

  • Introduction to Law and Legal Systems
  • Soft Skills Development
  • Management Process
  • Financial Accounting
  • Sustainability (non-credit Compulsory)
  • Law of Obligations
  • Law of Contracts
  • Marketing Communication
  • Professional Communication
  • Business Mathematics and Statistics
  • Academic Writing

Year 2

  • Employment Law
  • Criminal Law
  • International Organisations and Legal Regime
  • Human Resources Management
  • Macroeconomics
  • Law of Corporations
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Logistics Management

Year 3

  • Public International Law
  • Foreign Trade Theory
  • FDI and MNCs
  • International Trade Law
  • Industrial Training/ Internship
  • Maritime Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Global Value Chain Analysis
  • Research Methodology

Year 4

  • International Investment Law
  • Advanced Commercial Law
  • Geopolitics and Globalization
  • Leadership for Organisational Change
  • Dissertation
  • Contemporary Issues in International Trade
  • Global Strategy
  • International Branding and Destination Marketing


Students should have either of the following qualifications

  • A Candidate should have three passes (3 “S”) from any Arts, Commerce, Biological Science, Physical Science or Technology streams in a single sitting at one of the following examinations or equivalent foreign qualifications is the minimum entry requirement.
  • G.C.E. Advanced Level examination conducted by the Department of Examinations, Sri Lanka.
  • G.C.E Advanced Level examination conducted by Pearson Edexel, UK (London A/L).
  • International Advanced Level examination conducted by Pearson Edexel, UK.
  • G.S.E Advanced Level examination conducted by Cambridge International Examination, UK

Candidates with impressive results at a foreign examination held outside Sri Lanka, deemed equivalent to G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Examination of Sri Lanka are eligible to apply for admission.

  • Year 1 - 700,000 LKR
  • Year 2 - 700,000 LKR
  • Year 3 - 700,000 LKR
  • Year 4 - 700,000 LKR
  • Registration Fee - 10,000 LKR
  • Library Fee - 5,000 LKR
Four Year (Full Time)
2,800,000 LKR
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The fee for each semester is 350,000 LKR

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Academic and Research Positions:

Those interested in academia or research can pursue careers as professors, researchers, or policy analysts in areas related to e-commerce law, technology law, or internet policy. 


This interdisciplinary programme in law and international trade is designed to prepare students for careers both the public and private sectors or in the Chamber of Commerce. 

The jobs in relation to international trade law, global business, trade policy analysis, trade compliance, and related fields where a deep understanding of both legal and trade principles is essential, will be opened for the graduates.