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Tuition Fees:$2,643 /year
Applications Begin:1 April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Law
Campus:Kingsway Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2021
Programme Overview

The LLB degree is the minimum academic qualification for practising law in South Africa. To become an attorney or advocate you need an LLB degree.

The LLB degree will equip students with both practical and theoretical skills to enter the legal profession. This is a focused degree, with emphasis on legal subjects and lays a solid foundation for a career and future in law.

The purposes of the LLB degree are to equip the student with a reflective understanding of the law so as to enable the student to apply the law in the competent and effective provision of legal services to the community.

Curriculum

First Year

Legal Skills

Introduction to Legal Studies

Law of Persons and the Family

English (for Law)

Second Year

Constitutional Law
Criminal Law

Human Rights

Indigenous Law

International Law

Interpretation of Statutes

Law of Delict

Law of Succession


Third Year

Administrative Law

Law of Civil Procedure

Law of Contract

Law of Criminal Procedure

Law of Evidence and Litigation Techniques

Law of Property

Fourth Year

Applied Legal Studies

Banking Law

Business Enterprises Law

Capita Selecta: Private Law

Jurisprudence

Labour Law

Law of Insolvency

Private International Law

Tax Law

Course in Research Methodology

Intellectual Property and Competition Law/International Trade Law/Social Security Law/Cyber Law

Admission Requirements

• 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 – 3 (40%)

Mathematics literacy – 4 (50%)

International

An Admission Point Score of at least 3

Application Process
Application Fees for South African Students: $12
Application Fees for SADC and African Students: $12

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 APPLICATIONS

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

Attorney in the private sector

Advocate in the private sector

Prosecutor (Magistrates’ Courts), State Advocate (High Courts)

State Attorney

Corporate legal advisor

State legal advisor

Court personnel

Master of the High Court

Registrar of various institutions (Companies and Intellectual Property Commission, Deeds Office, Patents and Trademarks office)

Office of the Family Advocate

Positions at the South African Law Commission

Public Defender/Protector

Positions at the Human Rights Commission

Legal academic

Positions at international organisations eg. the UN/ILO etc

Conveyancer

Notary Public.

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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $2,643
Tuition Fees for SADC and African Students: $2,827

*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R43,836

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 (R43,836) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R46,876
-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.

Relevant Contact

 
Miss. Monica Brits
Senior Faculty Officer
 
Miss. Merle Banks
Faculty Officer
 
Miss. Thokozi Moeletsi
General Enquiries