Department of Law & Justice
NEUB Department of Law & Justice is comparatively young. In common law countries ,in most cases, because law as a discipline has its own distinctive features, needing separate treatment, it is taught in separate schools or faculties which have grown as distinct institutions within the broader framework of the University. The Department of Law & Justice at NEUB offers Masters and bachelors degree in Law. The principal aim of the Department is to provide high quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels relevant to the needs of a dynamic society. The academic goal of the department is not just to make the student pass the examination and get the degree but to equip them with the mean to become productive members of the community and to continue the practice of life-long learning.
The Department offers four- year LL.B Honours , three-year LL.B Pass, one-year LL.M and two-year LL.M courses. Syllabus is endorsed by the Bar Council of Bangladesh, for otherwise our students would not be allowed to sit for Bar Council examination which the law graduates are required to pass to qualify to become lawyer.
NEUB Department of Law & Justice offers some unique opportunities which in many respects are lacking in other Universities. Its curriculum has new addition; teaching methodology is more practice oriented and clinical in nature. The curriculum encourages students to sharpen their analytical, logical and practical skills, placing a balanced emphasis on qualitative and quantitative approaches. Introduction of thesis for the students of LL.M and compulsory submission of assignment by the students in every semester are some other innovation of the curriculum.
The Department of Law & Justice has well skilled, experienced and devoted faculty members. Most of the faculty members have envious higher degrees from reputed Universities at home and abroad with long experience of teaching at Universities. The Department has also been hiring renowned Judges and Lawyers from court premise to teach real-life cases to students.
The teacher are academically very sound and dedicated to their profession-teaching and research. They are contributing regularly in different national and international journals. The Department of law &Justice would continue to contribute towards the advancement of Legal education and present the nation new generation of professionals in the judiciary as well as in other sectors of national life.