OBJECTIVES OF THE LL.M. PROGRAM
The objectives of the International Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program are based on the University’s Mission and Vision, and recognition that the Rule of Law is now a universal ideal:
Academic: To pursue a continuing education in the field of law through ALS’s “intellectual rigor in the tradition of Jesuit education,”and imbued with a deep sense of Ignatian Spirituality that considersand embraces the world as the field of service.
Research: Enriching existing academic programs and thebroadening of knowledge through functional, ethical researchers thatwill contribute to national and international legal development.
International: Enhancing skills and capacities of lawyers inareas of international law and development in general, and in the fieldof ASEAN legal practice and scholarship, in particular.
The main objective of this course is to acquaint the student of law with the scientific method of
social science research. This course is expected to provide the knowledge of the technique of
selection, collection and interpretation of primary and secondary data in socio legal research.
Emphasis would be laid on practical training in conducting research in this course.
By the end of the course the students are expected to develop a scientific approach to socio legal
problems. They should be able to design and execute small scale research problems. The
practical skill in conducting research will be evaluated on their performance in field research and