Bachelor of Business Management and Bachelor of Law (BBM LLB) - Kathmandu University


Kathmandu University

Law

5 year(s)


BBM, LLB syllabus of Kathmandu University is built on the basis of learning competencies for starting career in law and management”

This BBM, LL.B program is a five year full time study program, spread over Ten Semesters with total academic load of 188 credit hours.

A law degree will provide you with access to a variety of legal careers. It will also give you an excellent springboard into a wide range of other opportunities.

Law is special because more than half of all the graduate jobs do not require any particular degree background and a good Law degree will always allow you to present plenty of important skills to future employers.

Through your analysis of case studies and other work on your course, you will become highly skilled in researching and assimilating large amounts of information and complex data. These are important skills in a vast range of professions in commerce and industry.

Course Objectives:

The BBM, LL.B. is a special integrated law course that aims at creating a band of modern

lawyers who are knowledgeable and skilled in the basics of management as well. It meets all

requirements of the professional undergraduate law degree (or Legum Baccalaureus) with

additional exposure of management that creates added advantage for them to work as lawyers in the corporate sector and public enterprises.

Study of this course will enable the law students to develop a competitive edge for them in the business sector including the practice of business law in law courts and quasi-judicial tribunals.

The recent changes in the Nepalese economy and global economic scenario have necessitated a strong demand for a breed of youngsters with the knowledge of law coupled with the core essentials of management and business to

enhance productivity.

The requirements for in-house lawyers at commercial and development banks, finance companies, investment companies, mutual funds, insurance companies, business houses, construction sector, power industry, hospitals, roads and transport entities, tourism and other industrial sectors must be met with in order to develop our private sector.

All type of infrastructural projects in Nepal need quality lawyers to protect their business interests and uphold rule of law. Therefore, the objective of this integrated course is to cater to this demand unfolding before the students, and to enable them to explore these vistas of opportunities that lie ahead.

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Admission criteria

Passed Kathmandu University Law School Admission Test (KULSAT) conducted by Kathmandu University School of Law, KUSL in the current year.


Salient features

Why to Choose BBM LLB Course

  1. The course enables student to acquire a qualifying law degree, along with management knowledge and skills.
  2. A qualifying law degree that equips students with highly sought after business awareness and management skills.
  3. Management component from curriculum of Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM)
  4. Harness the professional expertise in Business and Corporate laws.
  5. Designed with input from the legal professionals the course is highly relevant to the needs of modern legal practice.
  6. Strong moot court and clinical legal back up.
  7. Preparation of Nepali conversant English medium lawyers.


Eligibility

The candidate should have passed 10+2 intermediate degree or equivalent of at least two years duration in any discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate or CGPA of 2 from accredited Universities or Boards recognized by Kathmandu University.


Job prospectus

A law degree will provide you with access to a variety of legal careers. It will also give you an excellent springboard into a wide range of other opportunities.

Law is special because more than half of all the graduate jobs do not require any particular degree background and a good Law degree will always allow you to present plenty of important skills to future employers.

Through your analysis of case studies and other work on your course, you will become highly skilled in researching and assimilating large amounts of information and complex data. These are important skills in a vast range of professions in commerce and industry.

You will develop very strong oral and written communications skills, which are needed by all employers these days. You will learn to approach tasks in a clear, reasoned and logical way. You will become an effective problem solver and develop an understanding of the needs of your clients. A law degree can also help you improve your commercial awareness.

Furthermore, Law manages to affect everything, and studying it gives you the freedom to develop your interest in almost anything. From geo-politics & international law to medicine & tort law. From sociology & family law to economics & human rights and contract law. Is it any wonder that so many world leaders and policy makers have a background in law?

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Curricular structure

BBM, LL.B at a Glance

Total Prescribed Subjects: 61

  1. Compulsory: 58
  2. Elective: 2 (3)

(Total 60 subjects shall be taught)

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  1. Legal : 39 (including 5 clinical and 2 elective subjects)
  2. Management: 16
  3. Others: 5

Total Credit Hours: 188

Compulsory Subject Credit Hours: 184

(including 5 clinical courses of 5 credit hours each)

Elective Subject Credit Hours: 4

Legal Subject Credit Hours: 125

(Management Subject Credit Hours: 48

Other Subject Credit Hours: 15

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