Bachelor of Laws – LLB

LLB Program Overview

Law is sometimes wrongly judged as a dull discipline pursued by ethically dubious persons, whereas the truth is it’s a vivid and varied subject which affects every part of your and my life. In fact knowing the law is one of the most empowering steps a person can take.

Physics, history, languages, business, medicine, and other subjects are all vital academic disciplines but law permeates into every cell of social, personal and professional life. Law governs everything from the birth to death. Law regulates the air we breathe, the food and drink that we consume, our travel, relationships, family relationships, our property, sport, science, employment, education, and health, everything in fact from neighbor disputes to war.

A university law degree is the most adaptable of academic qualifications. While many law graduates go on to ZIALE and receive a bar exam, equally many use the qualification to become successful in companies, academic research, the media, the civil service, local government, teaching, NGOs and politics. Many world leaders have a background in law – Nelson Mandela and Gandhi to name a few. Also a staggering 25 out of 44 US presidents are/were lawyers.

LLB Program Objectives
At Northrise University Faculty of Law, you will get a unique opportunity to achieve invaluable skills such as:

1. logical and clear thinking,

2. the art of articulating and expressing complex ideas,

3. understanding of the composition and art of argument and negotiation,

4. the fair use of evidence and rules,

5. and a sound understanding of the rules and legal disciplines that govern society such as constitutional law, administrative law, public international law, human rights law, criminal law, media law and more, as well as the rules that govern our interactions as human beings such as contract law, the law of torts, property law, company and corporate law, intellectual property law and much much more.

Expect an institution that will require a lot of independent work from you. But this is your opportunity to grow, and achieve brilliance, and we are there to support you every step of the way.

Program Minors

This program has no minors

Award Eligibility

LLB Program Graduation Requirements

To be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree, students must satisfy the following requirements:

1. Completion of the three (3) Foundation courses as stipulated annually in this handbook or other University documentation:

  • Writing Skills
  • Economics
  • Computer Literacy

2. Completion of the following twenty (22) Law courses:

  • Torts
  • Criminal
  • Evidence Law
  • Land
  • Property Law
  • Contract Law
  • Legal Writing Skills
  • Commercial Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolutions
  • Immigration & Refugee Law)
  • Rights Law
  • Methodology
  • Criminal & Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Intellectual Property Rights Law
  • Employment/Labour Law
  • Family and Succession Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Company and Insolvency Law
  • Public International Law
  • Information Technology

3. Completion of one (1) Law Research Project

4. Completion of Five (5) Bridging courses:

5. Complete two (2) Electives courses:

6. Not less than seventy (70) percent Chapel Attendance

7. Attend an Introduction to University Studies Seminar

8. Attend an HIV/AIDS Seminar

9. Complete a Community Development Seminar

10. Complete a Career Development Seminar

11. Completion of four (4) Christian Thought and Practice

12. Complete (4) Service Learning participations