B Laws

By | January 5, 2020

B Laws [Bachelor of Law: Full-time]

BACHELOR OF LAWS (LLB)
This undergraduate degree provides an excellent foundation for a wide range of career options. It is also a professional qualification which is an essential requirement for those who wish to practice law in South Africa.
Duration: 4 years (full time)
Entrance Requirements for the LLB degree are:
•    A National Senior Certificate with degree admission.
•    English Home Language level 5 or English First Additional Language level 6.
•    Mathematical Literacy level 5 or Mathematics level 3.
•    Life Orientation level 4.
•    Minimum composite Academic Point Score (APS) 32 not including Life Orientation.
To be considered for study, contact:
Howard College campus:
Mr Stembiso Khanyeza
Tel: 031-260 2151
Fax: 031-260 2880
Email: DbnLaw@ukzn.ac.za
Pietermaritzburg campus:
Ms Norma Mbatha
Tel: 033-260 5739
Fax: 033-260 5909
Email: PmbLaw@ukzn.ac.za

B Laws Part Time

Bachelor of Law: Part-time
The School of Law at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) offers an exciting opportunity to study for the undergraduate Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) on a part-time basis. This provides a flexible option for individuals who are holding full-time jobs. It is also attractive to individuals who are in a position to attend evening lectures only. The part-time LLB Programme is available on the Howard College and Pietermaritzburg campuses.
The LLB degree is a gateway to a wide range of career options. Virtually every institution of any significance operating in the economy today, public or private, national or international, employs legally qualified staff at various levels and in several capacities. In addition to careers within the legal profession itself, the LLB degree is the ideal foundation for someone intent on a career in top management, whether in business, government, politics, or in a range of other areas.
UKZN’s LLB degree offers a path to a truly global career in a wide range of interesting fields, such as Maritime Law, Environmental Law, Trademark and Patent Law, Constitutional Law, Labour Law, International Trade Law, Criminal Law, Human Rights Law, Family Law, and many others.
Lectures are usually held on Mondays to Thursdays, from 17h15 to 21h00.
For more information contact the School of Law on 031 260 3301 or 033 260 5739 during office hours.

B Laws Careers

Careers in Law
Virtually every institution of significance operating in the economy today, whether it is public or private, national or international, employs legally qualified staff at various levels and in several capacities. Some of these employees may think of themselves as business people, politicians, or government officials rather than lawyers. The fact remains, however, that the LLB degree provided the broad gateway leading to their particular specialisation.
With the expansion of law in modern times, the career options open to LLB graduates have increased exponentially. An LLB degree from an internationally recognised institution such as UKZN is highly marketable in almost every part of the globe.
Law is not just for Lawyers
In addition to careers within the legal profession, the LLB degree opens doors to a wide range of global career options including:

  • Politics and Government
  • Corporate Governance
  • Public Administration
  • Trade and Industry
  • Finance and Taxation
  • Business Management

Law – Broaden your Horizons
Don’t limit your scope – opt for a career in Law and open yourself up to a limitless range of career options by specializing in:

  • Environmental Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • International Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Medical Law
  • Tax Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Business Law
  • Labour Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Internet and Cyber Law
  • Human Rights Law

B Laws Contacts

 School of Law, Pietermaritzburg  School of Law, Howard College
School Officer
School of Law, Pietermaritzburg
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Private Bag X01
Scottsville 3209
South Africa
Undergraduate
Tel : +27 (0)33 260 5014/6207
e-mail: clms@ukzn.ac.za

Postgraduate
Tel : +27 (0)31 260 6257
e-mail: lawpostgradpmb@ukzn.ac.za
Admissions Officer
School of Law, Howard College
University of KwaZulu-Natal
King George V Avenue
Durban 4041
South Africa
Undergraduate
Tel : +27 (0)31 260 2151
Fax: +27 (0)31 260 2880
e-mail: clms@ukzn.ac.za
Postgraduate
Tel : +27 (0)31 260 3046
Fax: +27 (0)31 260 3371
e-mail: lawpostgradhc@ukzn.ac.za