Monash South Africa Advanced Bachelor Degree
Bachelor of Laws (LLB) for 2018
Why study Bachelor of Laws (LLB)?
This newly designed qualification, 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 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.
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.
This programme is offered and certified by Monash South Africa. Successful completion of this programme leads to a Monash South Africa qualification.
2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
Fees for 2018
Fees are subject to change annually.
R64,200 per annum
First Semester (February)
On-campus at South Africa: full-time
Course code: 3676
South Africa Student Inquiries
Telephone: +27 11 950 4009
Graduates of the 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.
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 Monash South Africa for non-degree purposes, prior to commencement of the LLB qualification.