LLB Law UP

By | January 5, 2020

LLB Law UP

Important information on undergraduate study programmes for 2016
• In order to register for degree programmes, NSC/IEB/Cambridge candidates must comply with the minimum requirements for degree studies as well as the minimum requirements for the relevant study programme.
• Life Orientation is excluded when calculating the Admission Point Score (APS).
The following persons may also be considered for admission:

  • a candidate who is in possession of a certificate that is deemed by the University to be equivalent to the required Grade 12 certificate with university endorsement;
  • a candidate who is a graduate from another tertiary institution or has been granted the status of a graduate of such an institution; and
  • a candidate who is a graduate of another faculty at the University of Pretoria.

Note:
• A conditional exemption certificate is not accepted for admission to LLB studies.
• Only applicants who comply with all the above-mentioned admission requirements will be considered for admission.
• Candidates who obtained a BA (Law) or BCom (Law) degree at UP will not be subjected to a selection process and will automatically be admitted to register for the LLB degree.
• International students must obtain a full exemption certificate from Universities South Africa (USA) before they will be considered for admission.
• All students who commenced with their studies for BA (Law), BCom (Law) and LLB prior to 2013, irrespective of the institution, have to register for and complete the LLB according to the 2012 curriculum. Students who are admitted as first-year students at UP in 2015 have to register for the new curriculum.
• LLB is a full-time four-year programme. Students are not permitted to obtain full-time employment while registered for LLB.

LLB Law UP

University of Pretoria website: www.up.ac.za/law
Study programme
Duration
Closing dates
Careers

Minimum requirements for 2016

Achievement level

APS

Afrikaans or English

NSC/IEB

HIGCSE

AS-Level

A-Level

LLB
[4 years]
Closing dates:
SA – 30 September
Non-SA – 31 August

5

3

C

C

32*

Faculty selection: A limited number of students are admitted.
 
*Candidates with an APS of 32 or higher will, on receipt of their applications, be accepted on a continuous basis until 30 September or until all available places have been taken. Candidates with an APS of 38 or higher will be accepted on a continuous basis until January of the next academic year, irrespective of the number of candidates already accepted.
Careers: Advocates, attorneys, prosecutors, magistrates, legal advisors and academics

LLB Law UP

Law LLB applications and admissions +27 (0)12 420 4265 Helen.vanTonder@up.ac.za
LLB adminstration enquiries +27 (0)12 420 2290 Bianca.Jacobs@up.ac.za
Postgraduate studies +27 (0)12 420 4267 klaas.ntuli@up.ac.za
Centre for Human Rights +27 (0)12 420 3810 Carole.Viljoen@up.ac.za
Centre for Child Law +27 (0)12 420 4502 Pontso.Phahlane@up.ac.za
ICLA +27 (0)12 420 6217 Pumeza.Matwa@up.ac.za
Law Clinic +27(0)12 420 4155 Francina.Ngidi@up.ac.za
Enterprises at University of Pretoria Law School Short Course +27 (0)12 434 2500 lawschool@enterprises.up.ac.za