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BA-LL.B (Honours)

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS
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  • 162
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  • Bachelor
  • 5 years


BA-LL.B (Honours) is a 5 years Bachelor program taught at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain BA-LL.B (Honours) from Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS you are required to complete 162 credit hours. After completion of BA-LL.B (Honours) you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Lawyer.

The LUMS BA-LL.B (Honours) degree is a five-year degree that combines the richness of a liberal arts education with a solid professional training in law. Ideal for curious and driven individuals, the programme empowers students to thrive socially and intellectually.

Whilst the focal point of the programme is the Pakistani Legal System, the teaching methodology encompasses a critical, comparative approach in order to promote a deeper understanding of the law. The ambit of study and analysis is not just laws as they exist and operate, but also how policy impacts laws, and how law, policy and society interact.

Offered by the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL), the programme has a well-rounded curriculum and is recognised by the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) as a qualifying law degree.

Graduates of this programme are in high demand in the legal profession and in other fields in which professional analytical skills are required. They go on to have successful, interesting and varied careers in a range of job sectors, including private practice, academia, NGOs, financial institutions, the Civil Service, and regulatory, research and policymaking bodies, both in Pakistan and overseas.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in BA-LL.B (Honours) at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS as pre-requiste for admission in BA-LL.B (Honours).

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

Local and International Applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum eligibility criteria in order to be considered for admission to the Undergraduate Programme. Meeting this criteria does not guarantee admission to the Undergraduate Programme. Students are selected for admission to LUMS Undergraduate Programmes based on the following factors:

  1. Academic Background
  2. Performance in the Admission Test
  3. Completed and submitted application form and supporting documents by the stipulated deadline
  4. Application Review
  5. Interview (if called)

Courses Units

You need to complete 162 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://lums.edu.pk/programmes/ba-llb-honours

The BA-LL.B programme is split into two parts: the first two years consist of the BA phase, followed by the three-year LL.B phase.

This two-year BA phase aims to assist you in developing the knowledge and skills – verbal, written and analytical – necessary to succeed in the LL.B, where you will be expected to absorb and process large amounts of complex material. During this time, you will select and study, a range of relevant subjects from different disciplines, such as Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology and Science.

The three-year LL.B phase consists of 22 core law courses as prescribed by the Pakistan Bar Council, supplemented by a wide-range of exciting and relevant topical elective courses on the specialist areas of Law. Although elective courses vary from year to year, the School of Law now offers a wider range of electives than ever before, including Tax Law, Law and Economics, Intellectual Property Law, Competition Law and Antitrust, Law and Literature, International Finance Law and Law and Practice of International Commercial Arbitration. A number of legal practice courses, such as Advocacy, Drafting and Opinion Writing, will prepare you on the fundamentals of working as a lawyer in Pakistan and abroad.BA-LL.B students also have the opportunity to augment their LL.B with a minor in one of the following disciplines:

  • Anthropology and Sociology
  • Public Management
  • Psychology
  • Political Science
  • Physics
  • Philosophy
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • History
  • Literature in English
  • Study of Religion
  • Urdu

More Information

LUMS is committed to admitting the best academic students who have the potential to contribute to the learning environment at the University and bring change to their communities. Consequently, LUMS considers academic achievements alongside other aspects of a candidate’s application.

Each successful applicant is made an offer for entry into a particular School at LUMS. Applicants for each School are selected on the basis of Programme requirements of that particular School. Applicants should carefully choose the School(s) they apply to, and take into consideration their interests, motivations, academic strengths, and future career paths.

Admission in a specific school is based on merit and the availability of seats. Decisions on the admission of applicants are final.

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