Certificate of Higher Education in Common Law (CertHE Common Law)

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Overview of the Certification Programme

Duration : 1 Years
Credits : 120
Mode of Study : Full Time
Type of award : Certificate (Formally Diploma)

The CertHE Common Law is a qualification in its own right that also provides an entry route to degree study. The modules studied in the CertHE Common Law are the same as the Level 4 modules of the LLB. The CertHE Common Law may be studied either full time or part-time. Students must have registered through, and be studying at, a teaching institution recognised by the University for these purposes.

This Qualification for You if :

You have the ability, motivation and selfdiscipline to study at degree level but do not have the qualifications usually required to enter a degree programme.

You have the necessary qualifications to embark on a degree programme, but would prefer a programme with more teaching support.

You intend to undertake a degree programme but would like to gain a recognised qualification after one year.

How Can You Pursue the Degree

Minimum entry requirements for the above program are as follows,

  • Local or London GCE O/L with 4C passes Inclusive of English
  • Minimum age requirement is 18 +
* decisions taken at the discretion of the University of London

Program Features

You can achieve a law qualification in some of the core legal subjects without committing to the full LLB programme, but with the option to go on to the full LLB programme.

You can complete the CertHE Common Law in a minimum of one year and a maximum of five years.

The CertHE Common Law is rigorously examined by University of London approved academics.

You can transfer to the LLB programme after successful completion of three modules, including Legal system and method.

You must register with a recognised teaching institution so that you can benefit from the extra tuition support.

Lecture Panel

Dr. K. Ruwan Perera


LLB, LLM, Ph.D., (Hull, UK)

Ms. Hasini Michelle Cooray


LLM ( Colombo), LLB ( Hons) ( London), Diploma in Forensic Medicine and Science, Attorney-at-Law, Notary Public, Commissioner for Oaths, Company Secretary

Ms. Waruni Batugaha


PhD in Law (Reading) at Kothalawala Defence University, LL.M (Colombo), LL.B (Hons.) (University of London), Dip. in Law (University of London), CCIR (Colombo), Attorney-at-Law

Ms. Vindhya Gunawardena


LL.M (Colombo), LLB (Hons) (London), Attorney-at-Law and Notary Public, Commissioner for Oaths and Company Secretary

Ms. Anita Perera


Masters in Business Administration, University of Wales, Merit, 2011-2012, Attorney-at-Law, Final Examination, Sri Lanka Law College, 2007 (2nd Class Honours), 2001-2004: Bachelor of Laws, University of London, Awarded a 2nd Class Honours (Upper Division)

Ms. Sandamalee Wijamunige


LL.B (Hons) U.k, LL.M Colombo

Ms. Samadhi Cooray


LLB (Hons.) (University of London), Sri Lanka's highest mark for Public Law 2014/15, Sri Lanka's highest mark for Property Law 2015/16, Reading for Attorneys-at-Law at the Sri Lanka Law College.

Ms. Fadhila Fairoze


LLB (Hons)(London), Pursuing Attorney-at-law & Reading for LLM