UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG

Programme - 4 Year

The Four-year LLB

The four-year LLB programme is aimed at matriculants or individuals who have no prior degree and who wish to study law.

Apart from two courses the four-year LLB is comprised exclusively of law subjects. Because of this, it is ideally suited to students who are certain that they wish to pursue a career in law. It also offers a more cost-effective option for students who are concerned about the cost of completing two degrees.

Programme Structure

The four-year LLB programme is structured as follows:

1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year
  • Introduction to Law
  • Family Law
  • Law of Persons
  • Two semester courses taken from any other faculty
  • Certificate of competence in computer literacy
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Delict
  • Jurisprudence
  • Business entities
  • Civil procedure
  • Constitutional Law: Bill of Rights
  • Property
  • Public International Law
  • Evidence
  • Criminal procedure
  • Administrative Law
  • Independent Research Essay
  • 5 Electives
  • Practical Legal Studies

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