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Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) for 2018

Why study Bachelor of Laws (LLB)?

This newly designed qualification, recently added to our programme offering, is aligned to industry, with well-defined priorities to guarantee relevance while addressing the needs of society. There is a growing need for multi-dimensional graduates with the ability to participate in an increasingly complex and dynamic local and global economy. The qualification follows on a first undergraduate degree with sufficient law-related credits and its aim is to produce competent, skilled and dynamic legal graduates, equipped with a firm knowledge and understanding of the relevant legal principles.

This advanced Bachelor of Laws Level 8 qualification aims to provide learners with a deeper understanding of the nature and function of, and an ability to apply the law, in the regulation of commercial activity. The LLB is led by the latest industry discoveries and trends, which prepare you for the world of work. Graduates of this programme are to be lifelong learners, capable of completing tasks and address problems that, while well defined, have a measure of complexity.

After completing the LLB, graduates will be capable of applying the skills, knowledge and values acquired too practical scenarios and research in a legal environment, with the desire to uphold the values of the Constitution and to protect South Africa’s constitutional democracy by playing an active part in society and legal governance thereof.

This qualification aims to equip graduates with a well-rounded, broad education to produce graduates equipped with the knowledge base, theory and general rules of law. Graduates of this qualification will also hold in high regard their duty to contribute meaningfully to the development of the local and global society and economy. This qualification furthermore may enable graduates to articulate to a Master’s Degree, such as the LLM qualification and any appropriate postgraduate diplomas.

This programme is offered and certified by Monash South Africa. Successful completion of this programme leads to a Monash South Africa qualification.

For more information about studying a Bachelor of Laws at Monash South Africa, get in touch with us today.

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Duration

2 years full-time or 4 years part-time

Fees for 2019

Fees are subject to change annually.

R68,694 (4,852.63 USD) per annum

Intakes

First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)

Attendances

On-campus at South Africa: full-time

Course code: 3676

South Africa Student Inquiries
Telephone: +27 11 950 4009
Email: inquiries@monash.ac.za

Career opportunity

Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to follow a career in law. In terms of employment, this qualification aims to equip the LLB graduate for: legal practice, either in the public or private sector; employment as legal advisors in the commercial or public sector or in non-governmental organisations; employment in a wide range of other careers which require the application of law; employment in an academic career; or postgraduate studies in law.

Entry requirements

A Level 7 qualification, and students must have successfully completed the following law subjects in their undergraduate degree:

  • Introduction to law;
  • Constitutional law;
  • Contract law;
  • Criminal law;
  • Bill of Rights
  • Law of persons; and
  • Law of family.

* Students not meeting the above minimum requirements in terms of law subjects can enrol for these subjects at Monash South Africa for non-degree purposes, prior to commencement of the LLB qualification.

Entry requirements

A Level 7 qualification, and students must have successfully completed the following law subjects in their undergraduate degree:

  • Introduction to law;
  • Constitutional law;
  • Contract law;
  • Criminal law;
  • Bill of Rights
  • Law of persons; and
  • Law of family.

* Students not meeting the above minimum requirements in terms of law subjects can enrol for these subjects at Monash South Africa for non-degree purposes, prior to commencement of the LLB qualification.

What are the subjects offered as Bachelor of Laws (LLB) unit?

First year Law of Delict Law of property Civil procedure Legal ethics Community service Public international law Corporations law Interpretation of statutes Criminal procedure Practical legal training Second year Law of evidence Administrative law African customary law Research methodology Group integrated assessment project Jurisprudence 3 Electives A choice of 3 electives can be chosen from the list below: Alternative dispute resolution Corporate governance Advanced corporations law Labour law Law of financial institutions Law of payment instruments

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What is a Bachelor of Laws (LLB)?

A Bachelor of Law (LLB) is an undergraduate Law degree that provides students with a deeper understanding of the legal system and applying that understanding in practical scenarios. This degree will also provide learners with the ability to tackle diverse and complex legal problems. Graduates of this qualification will also hold in high regard their duty to contribute meaningfully to the development of the local and global society and economy. An LLB should be completed after the BCom Law should you wish to qualify as an attorney or advocate.

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