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Tuition Fees:$3,454 /year
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Start Date:March 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Law
Campus:Middle Campus
Application Deadline: 31 July 2021
Programme Overview

Students who wish to become legal practitioners require an LLB (Bachelor of Laws) degree. An LLB is the universal general qualification for the practice of law, although the content of the LLB programme naturally differs from country to country.

During the course of the LLB, degree students are taught the fundamentals of South African law and the South African legal system, while at the same time they are equipped with the skills necessary to be successful legal practitioners.

Curriculum

First Year YEAR 1 (PRELIMINARY LEVEL)

PVL1003W Foundations of South African Law

PVL1004F South African Private Law: Systems and Context

PVL1008S Law of Persons and Family

One English (ELL) course OR SLL1002S Word Power

MAM1013F Law That Counts

or

MAM1013S Law That Counts

AND two semester courses in another faculty

Second Year YEAR 2 (PRELIMINARY LEVEL)

PBL2000W Constitutional Law

PVL2002H Law of Property

PVL2003H Law of Succession

Two semester courses in a single language, or

a whole course in a language

Two 2000-level semester courses in one discipline (e.g. English)

offered in another faculty

Third Year YEAR 3 (INTERMEDIATE LEVEL)

CML3001W Corporation Law

PBL3001F International Law

PBL3801W Criminal Law

PVL3003S African Customary Law

PVL3003F Law of Delict

PVL3005W Law of Contract

PVL3006S Jurisprudence

DOL3001X Community Service

DOL3002X Intermediate Year Skills Component

Fourth Year YEAR 4 (FINAL LEVEL)

CML4004S Labour Law

CML4006W Commercial Transactions Law

PBL4001W Administrative Law

PBL4801F Evidence

PBL4802F Criminal Procedure

PVL4008H Civil Procedure

DOL4000H Integrative Assessment Project

Research Component (elective courses and research paper)

Admission Requirements

NSC Examinations

510 FPS or above

NBT scores of proficient for AL and intermediate for QL

For applicants in possession of, or writing, other than South African qualifications, offers of places may only be made subject to the equivalent bachelor’s exemption being obtained from the Matriculation Board.

In addition, candidates writing A-level, AS-level, HIGCSE/IGCSE or IB Diploma examinations must meet the following minimum requirements.

46+ APS Points

Application Process
Application Fees for South African & SADC Students: $6
Application Fees for International Students: $18

Apply online

You will need a working email address and your South African identity number. If you are an international applicant, you need your passport number.

Applications close

31 July of the year prior to study for South African and international applicants.

Application status

Check your application status online or follow the directions on your letter from the admissions office in order to log in and determine your application status. Should you not have received your login and password, you may also use your names and birth date.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Academic
– Advocate
– Attorneys
– Business
– Government
– NGOs and Public Benefit Organisations

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Tuition Fees for South African & SADC Students: $3,454
Tuition Fees for International Students: $5,729

Please note that fees and payment requirements differ for local and international students. A further distinction is made between international students from the SADC region, international students from elsewhere in Africa, and international students from outside Africa. The following information does not apply to students registering at the Graduate School of Business (GSB).

South African citizens and South African permanent residents

An initial payment of fees (for tuition and residence) is due by January. If payment is not received on or before the due date, a one-off late payment fee of 8% of the unpaid amount will be charged. You will be allowed to register if the initial payment has not been received by the due date.

The amounts due are:
Tuition cost initial payment R27,000 (or the full fee where this is lower than the initial payment),

plus if applicable;
Residence (catering) initial payment R33,000, or
Residence (self-catering) initial payment R21,500

This is not the full cost. Final payment is due 30 June 2020.

International students from the SADC region

An initial payment of fees (tuition and residence and the administrative service fee) is due before registration. If payment is not received on or before the due date, a one-off late payment fee of 8% of the unpaid amount will be charged. Allow a minimum of 14 working days for the payment to reflect in UCT’s bank account.

The amounts due are:

Tuition cost initial payment R27,000 (or the full fee where this is lower than the initial payment), plus

Non-refundable administrative service fee R4,000

plus if applicable

Residence (catering) initial payment R33,000, or

Residence (self-catering) initial payment R21,500

This is not the full cost. Final payment is due in June.

International Students

International students must make a minimum initial payment towards the tuition fees, international term fees and residence fees (where applicable), prior to registration. If payment is not received on or before the due date, a one-off late payment fee of 8% of the unpaid amount will be charged. Allow a minimum of 14 working days for the payment to reflect in UCT’s bank account.

Payment due prior to registration for:

UCT full-time international fee-paying students (except Master’s & PhD students): R95,000

This is not the full cost. Final payment is due in June.

plus if applicable:

Residence (catering) initial payment R33,000, or

Residence (self-catering) initial payment R21,500

This is not the full residence cost. Final payment is due in June.

Relevant Contact

 
Kelly Van der Vent
Undergraduate Manager
 
Danwood Chirwa
Dean, Law Faculty