• Curriculum

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    The LL.B. Program in Business Law is a full-time program. Each academic year is divided into two semesters.

    • Semester 1: August – December
    • Semester 2: January – May

    In each semester, courses normally last for 16 weeks. Some courses may be offered in summer. A summer course runs for at least 6 weeks, and the total teaching time must be equal to that of the courses offered during the normal semesters.

    Students are required to complete a minimum of 125 credits within 7 academic years, but no sooner than 7 semesters or three and a half academic years. For those who hold an undergraduate degree in subject areas other than law, the specified periods are reduced to 6 years and 6 semesters (three academic years) respectively.

    Program structure and courses

    In order to be awarded an LL.B. degree in Business Law, students are required to complete a minimum of 125 credits which shall consist of:

      • 30 credits of General Education Courses,
      • 89 credits of Specialized Courses and
      • 6 credits of Optional Courses any course offered by Thammasat University.

    General Education Courses (30 credits) of the 30 credits, students must complete a minimum of 21 credits from the following compulsory General Education Courses.

    • TU100 Civic Engagement (3 credits)
    • TU101 Thailand, ASEAN, and the World (3 credits)
    • TU102 Social Life Skills (3 credits)
    • TU103 Life and Sustainability (3 credits)
    • TU104 Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing (3 credits)
    • TU105 Communication Skills in English (3 credits)
    • TU106 Creativity and Communication (3 credits)

    Language courses, i.e., TH 160 Basic Thai (3 credits), TH 161 Thai Usage (3 credits), EL 070 English Course 1 (0 credit), EL 171 English Course 2 (3 credits) and EL 172 English Course 3 (3 credits). Exemptions are granted to those who can prove a certain level of proficiency in English or Thai.

    Another 9 credits must be collected from the following courses.

    • EE 210 Introductory Economics (3 credits)
    • LB 150 Fundamental Rights (3 credits)
    • TU 113 Fundamentals of Philosophy and Religions (3 credits)
    • TU 117 Development of the Modern World (3 credits)
    • AS 125 Introduction to ASEAN (3 credits)

    Specialized Courses (89 credits) Specialized Courses are made up of Compulsory Courses and Designated Optional Courses. For Compulsory Courses, students must complete a minimum of 41 credits from the following options.

    • LB 100 Introduction to Law and Legal Systems (3 credits)
    • LB 101 Juristic Acts and Contracts (3 credits)
    • LB 260 Skills in Legal Language : Research Writing and Presentation ( 3 credits)
    • LB 200 Obligations: General Principles (3 credits)
    • LB 201 Wrongful Acts, Management of Affairs Without Mandate and Undue Enrichment (3 credits)
    • LB 202 Property Law (3 credits)
    • LB 210 Principles of Criminal Law (3 credits)
    • LB 250 Introduction to Public Law (3 credits)
    • LB 251 Constitutional Law (3 credits)
    • LB 361 Legal Methodology (3 credits)
    • LB 380 General Principles of Procedural Law (3 credits)
    • LB 390 Public International Law (4 credits)
    • LB 460 Philosophy of Law (2 credits)
    • LB 461 Legal Profession (2 credits)

    At least 48 more credits are required through completion of Designated Optional Courses; which are categorized into Business Law Courses and Non-business Law Courses. Of the 48 credits, students must complete 36 credits of Business Law Courses and 12 credits of Non-business Law Courses from the following options.

    Business Law Courses (36 credits)

    • LB 236 Specific Contracts (4 credits)
    • LB 235 Secured Transactions (3 credits)
    • LB 253 Introduction to Public Economic Laws (3 credits)
    • LB 333 Partnerships and Company (3 credits)
    • LB 334 Consumer Protection Law (3 credits)
    • LB 335 Law on Negotiable Instruments (3 credits)
    • LB 336 Insurance Law and Practice (3 credits)
    • LB 337 Law on Securities and Exchange (3 credits)
    • LB 338 Competition Law (3 credits)
    • LB 339 Intellectual Property Law (3 credits)
    • LB 343 Taxation Law (3 credits)
    • LB 344 Business Law Seminar (3 credits)
    • LB 345 Accounting Principles and Financial Statements for Lawyers (3 credits)
    • LB 349 Law on Financial Institutions (3 credits)
    • LB 353 Labor Law (3 credits)
    • LB 354 Natural Resource and Environmental Law for Business (3 credits)
    • LB 383 Insolvency Law (3 credits)
    • LB 393 Private International Law (3 credits)
    • LB 433 Law on International Business Transactions (3 credits)
    • LB 434 Alternative Dispute Resolutions for Business (3 credits)
    • LB 435 International Commercial Arbitration (3 credits)
    • LB 496 ASEAN Law (3 credits)

    Non-Business Law Courses (12 credits)

    • LB 203 Private Law Seminar (3 credits)
    • LB 283 Judicial Systems and Procedure (3 credits)
    • LB 303 Family Law (3 credits)
    • LB 304 Law of Succession (3 credits)
    • LB 363 Law on Information Technology (3 credits)
    • LB 364 Law and Calculation (3 credits)
    • LB 365 Evolution of the Legal Systems (3 credits)
    • LB 384 Law of Evidence (3 credits)
    • LB 394 Human Rights and Citizen Rights (3 credits)
    • LB 403 Law on Real Estate Development (3 credits)
    • LB 464 Current Legal Issues (3 credits)
    • LB 488 Legal Internship (3 credits)
    • LB 493 International Trade Law (3 credits)
    • LB 494 International Investment Law (3 credits)
    • LB 495 International Monetary and Financial Law (3 credits)
    • LB 497 Comparative Economic Community Law (3 credits)
    • LB 498 International Development Law (3 credits)
    • LB 499 Moot Court for International Law (3 credits)

    Optional Courses (6 credits) students are free to choose any course which is taught in English and offered by any faculty of Thammasat University to collect a minimum of 6 credits. Language courses from the list of General Education Courses (as seen above) may also be accepted. However, the following courses are always excluded.

    • LB 169, LB 209 and LB 249
    • Any fundamental mathematics and science courses
    • Any General Education Courses with the course code TU
    • TH 162 and TH 163