WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$559 /year
Applications Begin:June 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Laws
Start Date:October 2020
Academic Unit:Faculty of Law
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2020
Programme Overview

Objective and Description
The Faculty of Law offers a Bachelor of Laws degree based on a combination of taught courses and a dissertation. The programme involves full-time study for three years, each year being divided into two semesters. In total, there are six semesters to be covered before one graduates, and each semester carries the weight of twelve (12) credit points.
The long vacation after completing second year studies is devoted to students’ field attachment, and the purpose is to enable students to merge the theoretical knowledge gathered in the classroom with the practical life beyond the classrooms.
At the end of the field work, each student is required to produce LL.B dissertation/research report. At the end of the programme, graduantswill be able to serve in the legal system; provide legal services both in the public and private sectors of their countries and analyze legal documents for legal opinion, both to individuals and the public.


First Semester:
– Legal Method I
– Criminal Law
– Law of contract I
– Legal Systems of EA
– Communication Skills for Lawyers
– Introduction to information technology

Second Semester:
– Legal Method II
– Criminal Procedure
– Law contract I
– Constitutional Law
– Law of Torts I
– Development perspectives

First Semester:
– Land Law I
– Law Evidence I
– Administrative Law I
– Law of Torts II
– Legal Research
– Tax law

Second Semester:
– Land Law II
– Law Evidence II
– Administrative Law II
– Law of Succession and Trust
– Public International Law
– Elective

Field Practical Training and LLB Dissertation

First Semester:
– Jurisprudence & Legal Theory I
– Law of Business Association
– Civil Procedure I
– Family Law
– Legal Skill
– Elective

Second Semester:
– Jurisprudence& Legal Theory II
– Labour Law
– Civil Procedure II
– Alternative D. Resolution
– Private International Law
– Elective

Admission Requirements

Direct Entry
At least two principal level passes of which one must be in English Language and one subsidiary level pass in A level. Where the applicant did not sit for English Examination in A level, the applicant must have obtained a credit pass in English Language at O level. Minimum admission points: 4.5

Equivalent entry qualification
Diploma in Law or Law Enforcement with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0.

Application Process
Application Fees for Tanzanian and EAC Students: $4
Application Fees for International Students: $4

How to Apply
All applications are made through the University Online Application and Admission Portal (MUAAAP) available at Please follow carefully the steps in the online application system. Before you go to online application system, make sure you have an email address and a mobile phone number.

Before proceeding with the application take note of following:

(a) An application with Foreign Secondary Certificates must be accompanied by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) Equivalence translations.
(b) Applications with Foreign Certificates (Equivalent Qualifications) must be accompanied by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) Equivalence translations.
(c) Make payment of an application Fee, a Non-refundable TZS 10,000/=by following payment procedures after completing the Online Application and Admission System at

(d) Successful applicants will be notified through Mzumbe University Website, their system user accounts, email addresses and SMS through mobile phone number used during the application process.

(e) In case of any further inquiry please call the following numbers +255767-086469/+255710 805711/+255786-570859/+255623-579621 (Main Campus-Morogoro), +255755036281/+255677561453/+255738701452 (Mbeya Campus College) or email through or
Career Opportunities

Holders of a Bachelor of Laws can work in the domains of:
– Private Practice
– Government
– Judicial Clerkship
– Public Interest
– In-House
– Law Firm Administration
– Politics
– Legal Publishing and Journalism

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian and EAC Students: $559
Tuition Fees for International Students: $2,488

Tuition Fee per year for Tanzanian Students = 1,300,000 TZS
Tuition Fee per year for International Students = 5,785,500 TZS

**Students from Countries in the East African Community (EAC), pay the same amount as Tanzanian Students. EAC Countries include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.


– In the Tuition Fee per year is included; Registration, tuition, examination, and library services
– Fees may be paid in two equal instalments, an instalment being due at the beginning of each semester prior to registration
– Fees once paid are not refundable
– The University reserves the right to change fees at any time
– Direct student fees have been bench-marked against Government rates, but sponsors may vary them according to their policies

Relevant Contact

Dr. John Ubena
Dean, Faculty of Law
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries