WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,225 /year
Final Award:Bachelor of Laws
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:Faculty of Law
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

The LLB is a four year Programme designed to introduce students to different legal perspectives, thus creating awareness of the different constitutional aspects which will stimulate students’ ability to translate legal theory into concrete actions within the context of their profession.

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Programme has been designed to achieve the following aims and objectives:
– To have well-grounded students in the evolution of Law, its basic principles, and operation at various levels
– To enable students to analyse the Law and its interaction with other fields
– To ensure that students are capable of using the Law as a means of solving real societal and individual problems and as a tool for socio-economic development
– To prepare students to practice Law locally and internationally as advocates, solicitors, barristers and leaders, among others, where training in Law is a prerequisite for work or an added advantage
– To train students to become committed to safeguarding the honour of the legal profession in all their undertakings and in their legal practice
– To prepare students to contribute to the development of legal knowledge and its role in the promotion of sustainable development generally.

Admission Requirements

The minimum entry requirements for admission are:
Direct entry
(a) At least five (5) passes at the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent
(b) At least two (2) principal passes at the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.
– Conditional admission will be verified after getting the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) Results print – out.
– Within the framework of the general direct entry requirements, there may be Special Faculty Requirements which a candidate must fulfill to gain admission to a programme in a specific Faculty.

Mature Age Entry
(a) A candidate must be at least 25 years of age
(b) The candidate must have passed Mature Age Entry Examinations with 50% mark or above
(c) The Mature Age Entry Examinations must have been taken at a Centre approved by the NCHE
(d)No candidate who had previously attended a programme at Cavendish University Uganda shall be readmitted to the University under this scheme to a programme of study in which he/she failed to qualify during his/her previous attendance.

A Diploma Holder`s Avenue
A candidate must have obtained at least a second class/credit diploma or the equivalent performance which is relevant to his/her desired field of study from a recognized institution.

Foundation Programme Certificate
A candidate who holds a Foundation Programme Certificate from a recognized institution is eligible for admission.

Special Entry:
Applications submitted by candidates who do not meet the traditional entry criteria can only be considered after consultations with the NCHE for guidance and with the approval of the Senate.

Admission to level Other than the First Year
Admission to the second or third or any other year requires the special consideration and permission of the relevant Faculty Board and the Senate in accordance with the University policies on Exemption and Credit Accumulation and Transfer.

A holder of a 12- year-system of education Certificate:
A holder of this Certificate such as the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or the equivalent is required to successfully complete a Foundation Year before enrolling for the Bachelor`s degree programme.

– The University may consider for admission to a degree programme a candidate who has successfully completed a 12 – year – system of education provided that such a candidate has been registered at another University, prior to applying to Cavendish University Uganda, for a degree programme and has successfully completed at least one year of University education. Such a candidate must, however, submit the University academic transcript from that other University.

International Applicants
The Candidate must have a qualification that is recognized for University entry in his/her home country or country where he/she has studied. The applicant will be offered a provisional admission for one semester pending equating of his/her qualification.

Application Process
Application Fees for Ugandan Students: $8
Application Fees for International Students: $10

Application is done Online at :

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for Bachelor of Laws include:
– Legal Advisor
– Advocate
– Public Prosecutor
– Teacher or Lecturer
– Legal Manager
– Legal Services Chief
– Reporter

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Tuition Fees for Ugandan Students: $1,225
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,149

Tuition Fees per year for Ugandan Students = 4,514,000 UGX
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = 4,233,868 UGX

** The annual tuition is an addition of the fees for each of the two semesters 2,257,000 UGX (Ugandans) and 560 USD (International Students)
**Students who pay in advance will be have a 5% discount.

Relevant Contact

Dr. Olive Sabiiti
Dean, Faculty of Law
Enrolment Office
Responsible for Enrolment Enquiries