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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|
|Application Deadline:||30 September 2021|
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.
Introduction to Legal Studies
Law of Persons and the Family
English (for Law)
Interpretation of Statutes
Law of Delict
Law of Succession
Law of Civil Procedure
Law of Contract
Law of Criminal Procedure
Law of Evidence and Litigation Techniques
Law of Property
Applied Legal Studies
Business Enterprises Law
Capita Selecta: Private Law
Law of Insolvency
Private International Law
Course in Research Methodology
Intellectual Property and Competition Law/International Trade Law/Social Security Law/Cyber Law
• 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%)
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.
Attorney in the private sector
Advocate in the private sector
Prosecutor (Magistrates’ Courts), State Advocate (High Courts)
Corporate legal advisor
State legal advisor
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
Positions at the Human Rights Commission
Positions at international organisations eg. the UN/ILO etc
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*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.