Course: Bachelor of Law (LLB)

Bachelor of Law is a standard national qualification for entrance to all branches of the legal profession. The programme is designed to ensure that graduates acquire both the legal knowledge and the skills to apply the law in practice. Upon the completion of the LLB a further study of the area of your specialisation is required then before one can be registered as a professional Legal Practitioner a BAR(for advocates) test or Law Society( for attorneys) test must be completed and pass, a bachelors of NSC is required.

Requirements: • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met. • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least a level 5 (60–69%). • Mathematics 4 (50-59%) or Mathematical Literacy 7 (80-89%)
Job Opportunities: The LLB degree offers entry to all branches of the legal profession. Those planning to practice as attorneys or advocates must after obtaining the LLB degree follow it up with specialised practical training and a professional examination. There are also career opportunities in the civil service for public prosecutors and public defenders, while legal advisers are employed in business and government. Experienced legal practitioners may be appointed as magistrates or as judges of the High Court. Persons with a law degree and some practical experience are also much in demand in a wide variety of positions outside normal legal practice.

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