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Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
This newly designed qualification, recently added to the 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 Bachelor of Laws 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 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 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.
The entry requirements for this program are:
- 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 enroll for these subjects at Monash South Africa for non-degree purposes, prior to commencement of the LLB qualification.
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.
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Earn an internationally relevant degree in South Africa
The impressive, state of the art Monash South Africa (MSA) campus in Johannesburg is dedicated to supporting South Africa and the continent to meet its diverse economic and educational needs by producing graduates that are internationally relevant. MSA is located...
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