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|Tuition Fees:||$2,302 /year|
|Applications Begin:||1 April 2021|
|Final Award:||Bachelor of Arts in Law (BA Law)|
|Start Date:||February 2022|
|Academic Unit:||Faculty of Law|
|Application Deadline:||30 September 2021|
The BA (Law) degree is ideal for students with a keen interest in languages and social sciences. Studying BA (Law) enriches your understanding of human behaviour and social issues, while it lays an excellent foundation for a more advanced study of the law.
The BA (Law) degree is compiled in such a way that you take law modules and a number of non-law modules in each year of study.
The purpose of a BA (Law) degree is to allow the student to acquire knowledge of the South African legal system, private law, constitutional law and customary law.
In addition to this, the student will be able to take courses in aspects of the Arts and Social Sciences. Furthermore, the student will be exposed to languages and language structure.
Legal Skills Introduction to Legal Studies
Law of Persons and the Family
English (for Law)
Law of Delict
Law of Succession
Law of Contract
Law of Property
• All programmes are presented in English only.
• All the programmes require English as a grade 12 subject.
• There are some programmes that accept Mathematics as a grade 12 subject.
• There are some programmes were either Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy are accepted as a grade 12 subject;
• Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS);
• Compliance with the minimum requirements does not guarantee a place as the University has a specific number of places, as approved by the Department of Higher Education and Training, for new undergraduate first years;
NSC Suitable for Degree Studies
Minimum APS – 29 (with Maths Literacy)
English – 5 (60%)
Mathematics – 4 (50%)
Mathematics literacy – 4 (50%)
An Admission Point Score of at least 3
ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS
Please note the following:
— No application fee will be charged for online applications.
— If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on our student database. This will ensure you receive a PIN number to complete the online application process.
An applicant must go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply and select online web application.
Paper application forms are available on request at a fee of R200. Please note, there is no payment required for online applications.
NB: If you receive a conditional acceptance letter, your matric results will determine final admission into the programme you have applied for. Only then will you be allowed to register.
Career opportunities for this programme include:
Corporate legal advisor
State legal advisor
Office personnel in a law firm
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*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R38,176
35% of the tuition fees need to be paid by April, and 100% by July.
All students must pay at least R3,870 before they begin their studies while students residing on campus will need to pay at least R6,470 before the begin.
*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries and other African Countries pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, and a non-refundable international levy of R2,000.
*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the rest of the world (outside Africa) pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, plus a non-refundable international levy of R17,000
International Levy Amount:
-SADC & Africa – R2,000
-Rest of the World – R17,000
ICT Levy – R430
Registration Fee – R610
The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
For International Students:
**International Student Tuition Fees = Normal Tuition Fee (R38,176) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R41,216
-an upfront payment of 30% of tuition fees should be paid at registration.
-then 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by next 30 April.
-and the final 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by 31 July.
The University will offer a 5% discount should all fees be paid at registration.
Fees generally increase between 5 and 15 percent per year. Please contact the University in December to obtain the approved fees for the 2021 academic year.