AP Law University offers courses with multi-disciplinary approach

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Vice-Chancellor visits new site of the university

The degree courses to commence in June 2009 on its campuses

VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh Law University, which came into being through an Act passed recently, will offer law courses with a multi-disciplinary approach, its Chancellor A. Lakshminadh said here on Tuesday.

The university will offer five-year integrated course in B.A.,L.L.B. (honours), B.Sc.,L.L.B. (honours) and B.B.A.,L.L.B (honours) so that the students after completing the course could pursue PG programmes in law or other subjects in which they studied the degree programme, explained Prof. Lakshminadh at a press conference here.

“The degree courses will commence in June 2009 at the university headquarters here and at the Kadapa and Nizamabad campuses. We will start some Post-graduate diploma (nine months) and certificate courses (three months) from January 2008”, Vice-Chancellor Y. Satyanarayana said.

On Monday the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and Registrar A. Subrahmanyam visited the site allotted to the university at Vangali village in Sabbavaram mandal and met Collector Sanjay Kumar on Tuesday and requested him to mark the site for the university. Prof. Satyanarayana said the first floor of the building and a hostel would be ready before the degree programmes commenced.

Prof. Lakshminadh said the aim of the university was to provide quality education at the door step of the people. It would introduce PG diploma programmes in topics like disaster management and law, disability and law, intellectual property rights, etc.

Very soon it would introduce Ph.D. programmes in law with sciences, business administration, etc. “We are also planning to introduce L.L.D., a post-Ph.D. degree which is offered by just two or three institutions at present”, Mr. Lakshminadh said.

The campus would consist of a state-of-the-art building and the library would have a very good collection of books.



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