Bachelor of Laws in International Law in Kenya

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International Law

After an individual’s undergraduate education has been completed, he or she will need to pursue an LLB in order to actually practice in the field of law. This program typically takes three to four years to complete.  

International law concerns distinctly separate legal disciplines involving public international law (laws of war, laws of the sea and international humanitarian law, for example); private international law (also referred to as "conflict of laws"); and supranational law.

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a sovereign state in East Africa. The capital and largest city is Nairobi.

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Bachelor of Law (LLB)

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The Kenyatta University School of Law (KUSOL) is fully accredited by the statutory body charged with regulating legal education in Kenya, that is the Council of Legal Education. In addition, its law programme is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Being a leading fountain of knowledge in Kenya and the Region we at Kenyatta University take pride in being your law school of choice. [+]

Best Bachelor of Laws Programs in International Law in Kenya 2017. The Kenyatta University School of Law (KUSOL) is fully accredited by the statutory body charged with regulating legal education in Kenya, that is the Council of Legal Education. In addition, its law programme is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Being a leading fountain of knowledge in Kenya and the Region we at Kenyatta University take pride in being your law school of choice. At KUSOL, we recognize that you are seeking to partner with an educational institution that is sensitive to your aspirations and accountable in providing you with good returns for your investment in education. This is the basis on which the courses at KUSOL are founded.We sincerely hope that your decision to join this forward-looking and dynamic University will benefit you through the diverse, holistic, development oriented programmes it offers. Entry Requirements Candidates must satisfy the minimum University entry requirements. In addition, the following are the minimum requirements for entry into our Bachelor of Laws programme: 1. A mean grade of B in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) including a minimum of a B in English. 2. Any other type of qualification including the former A-level Kenyan system, regional,or international qualifications must be equivalent to the minimum requirement outlined above. The equivalency of such grades can be obtained from the Kenya NationalExaminations Council. 3. Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions. Examinations Examinations are carried out to the highest standards at KUSOL as is expected by the University. The examination questions and results are moderated by the School at departmental level to ensure quality in the setting as well as marking of examinations. External examiners are regularly invited to assess these processes to ascertain quality. All the following Kenyatta University examination regulations with respect to examinations apply: Moderation of Examinations Examinations are moderated internally within the departments and by an external examiner as per University Examinations Regulations as follows:- Each examination paper is moderated by the department before being taken to an external examiner appointed by the University Senate.Each examination paper has a marking guide and course outline to facilitate moderation both at the department and externally.Examination marks are moderated first by the department and thereafter by the external examiner. The final mark is then approved by the School Board of Examiners and University Senate.The External Examiner is an expert in the area of law, normally a holder of a PhD in law, with at least a minimum of 5 years teaching experience as a Senior Lecturer or an Associate Professor. Certification To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Programme, a candidate must take and pass a total of at least fifty two (52) course units. This includes all the units designated as core units in the curriculum and thus mandatory; the required university Common Units and the following practical units Judicial Attachment – the equivalence of 42 hours of lectures, Clinical Externship –the equivalence of 42 hours of lectures. The degree shall be based on the average score in at least 52 units taken and passed and shall be classified as: First Class Honours for an average of 70-100% (A) ;Second Class Honours (Upper Division) for an average of 60-69% (B);Second Class Honours (Lower Division) for an average of 50 – 59%;(C) and Pass, for an average of 40-49% (D) Structure The course units comprising the law programme are undertaken mainly during the semester and involve students attending lectures on a face-to-face basis, or other form of contact time with the lecturer. School of Law Each course unit is allocated three hours per week which is broken into two sessions of two and one hour respectively undertaken on separate days of the week. Some course units however are taken ‘out’ of semester and these have a practical element to them. Duration The law programme takes a minimum of eight (8) semesters of full time attendance of lectures offered at the School. This equates to two semesters per calendar year of sixteen (16) weeks that constitute fourteen (14) weeks of class contact time and two (2) weeks of examinations. All students are expected to adhere to this time-frame except in circumstances permitted by the University Senate at any one time. In such cases, a student may defer their studies subject to the time limits applicable under the relevant Kenyatta University regulations. Where students face difficulties with paying their fees for any semester, they can take the ‘semester off’ by making a formal application to the registrar (academic) who communicates the approval in writing. [-]