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Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) for 2019

Why study the IIE Bachelor of Laws (LLB)?

This newly designed IIE Bachelor of Law (LLB) offered at IIE MSA and recently added to our programme offering, is aligned to industry, with well-defined priorities to guarantee relevance while addressing the needs of society. There is a growing need for multi-dimensional graduates with the ability to participate in an increasingly complex and dynamic local and global economy. The qualification follows on a first undergraduate degree with sufficient law-related credits and its aim is to produce competent, skilled and dynamic legal graduates, equipped with a firm knowledge and understanding of the relevant legal principles.

This advanced IIE LLB Level 8 qualification aims to provide learners with a deeper understanding of the nature and function of, and an ability to apply the law, in the regulation of commercial activity. The IIE LLB is led by the latest industry discoveries and trends, which prepare you for the world of work. Graduates of this programme are to be lifelong learners, capable of completing tasks and address problems that, while well defined, have a measure of complexity.

After completing the IIE LLB, graduates will be capable of applying the skills, knowledge and values acquired too practical scenarios and research in a legal environment, with the desire to uphold the values of the Constitution and to protect South Africa’s constitutional democracy by playing an active part in society and legal governance thereof.

This qualification aims to equip graduates with a well-rounded, broad education to produce graduates equipped with the knowledge base, theory and general rules of law. Graduates of this qualification will also hold in high regard their duty to contribute meaningfully to the development of the local and global society and economy. This qualification furthermore may enable graduates to articulate to a Master’s Degree, such as the LLM qualification and any appropriate postgraduate diplomas.

Successful completion of this programme leads to an IIE qualification.

For more information about studying the IIE Bachelor of Law at IIE MSA, get in touch with us today.

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of the IIE Bachelor of Laws will be able to follow a career in law. In terms of employment, this qualification aims to equip the LLB graduate for: legal practice, either in the public or private sector; employment as legal advisors in the commercial or public sector or in non-governmental organisations; employment in a wide range of other careers which require the application of law; employment in an academic career; or postgraduate studies in law.

Duration

2 years full-time or 4 years part-time

Accreditation

Accredited by the CHE. Registration: NQF Level 7, SAQA ID 97933

Fees for 2019

Fees are subject to change annually.

R68,694 (4,775.49 USD) per annum

Domestic/South African students are advised to pay 30% of their semester fee before enrolment and the balance by the published payment due date. Alternative payment arrangement can be applied for to pay each module in full before the commencement date of the module.

Payment dates are earlier if you are a commencing international student. This is to allow 6-8 weeks for your study visa applications to be processed prior to enrolment. To avoid delays obtaining a study visa, commencing international students must pay a 30% deposit before enrolling to allow 6-8 weeks for study visa applications and 50% balance on or before enrolment.

For more information regarding fees please visit the Fee structure

Intakes

First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)

Attendances

On-campus, full-time

Programme code: 3676

South Africa Student Inquiries
Telephone: +27 11 950 4009
Email: enquiries@iiemsa.co.za

Entry requirements

A Level 7 qualification, and students must have successfully completed the following law subjects in their undergraduate degree:

  • Introduction to law;
  • Constitutional law;
  • Contract law;
  • Criminal law;
  • Bill of Rights
  • Law of persons; and
  • Law of family.

* Students not meeting the above minimum requirements in terms of law subjects can enrol for these subjects at IIE MSA for non-degree purposes, prior to commencement of the IIE LLB qualification.

Entry requirements

A Level 7 qualification, and students must have successfully completed the following law subjects in their undergraduate degree:

  • Introduction to law;
  • Constitutional law;
  • Contract law;
  • Criminal law;
  • Bill of Rights
  • Law of persons; and
  • Law of family.

* Students not meeting the above minimum requirements in terms of law subjects can enrol for these subjects at IIE MSA for non-degree purposes, prior to commencement of the IIE LLB qualification.

What are the subjects offered as IIE Bachelor of Laws (LLB) modules?

First year

Law of Delict
Law of property
Civil procedure
Legal ethics
Community service
Public international law
Corporations law
Interpretation of statutes
Criminal procedure
Practical legal training

Second year

Law of evidence
Administrative law
African customary law
Research methodology
Group integrated assessment project
Jurisprudence
3 Electives

A choice of 3 electives can be chosen from the list below:

Alternative dispute resolution
Corporate governance
Advanced corporations law
Labour law
Law of financial institutions
Law of payment instruments

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011 950 4009 enquiries@iiemsa.co.za
From outside South Africa
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What is the IIE Bachelor of Laws (LLB)?

The IIE Bachelor of Law (LLB) offered at IIE MSA is an undergraduate Law degree that provides students with a deeper understanding of the legal system and applying that understanding in practical scenarios. This degree will also provide learners with the ability to tackle diverse and complex legal problems.

Graduates of this qualification will also hold in high regard their duty to contribute meaningfully to the development of the local and global society and economy. The IIE LLB should be completed after the IIE BCom Law should you wish to qualify as an attorney or advocate.

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