Bachelor of Laws in International Law in South Africa

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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.

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. It is divided into nine provinces. South Africa is not only a jumping off point, it is itself a fantastic destination rich in culture, fauna & flora and history.

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UNISA Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 4 years February 2017 South Africa Midrand

The LLB degree is conferred by UNISA, Africa’s leading distance-learning institution and South Africa’s oldest university. Studying law is extremely demanding, so we offer lecture-led learning in smaller classes to ensure you get the best out of your law degree. You will focus on a broad range of legal modules and in your forth year, you choose elective modules that are of special interest to you. [+]

Best Bachelors of Laws in International Law in South Africa 2017. The LLB degree is conferred by UNISA, Africa’s leading distance-learning institution and South Africa’s oldest university. Studying law is extremely demanding, so we offer lecture-led learning in smaller classes to ensure you get the best out of your law degree. You will focus on a broad range of legal modules and in your forth year, you choose elective modules that are of special interest to you. We believe that offering lecture-led teaching and support for such a rigorous qualification will greatly enhance your chances of completing the degree successfully. Instead of studying the programme alone, we give you the opportunity to learn in a vibrant campus environment with the support of academic and industry professionals. With this approach, you are able to study 35 compulsory modules and selected elective modules, very intensively in four years. We also maintain strong links with the legal world so that our support efforts are relevant and application led. By studying law through Pearson Institute and UNISA, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills of logical reasoning, making ethical judgements, and analysing and interpreting legal issues. As an official licensee of UNISA, we ensure that you are ready to navigate the legal and business world with real world skills. Teaching methods and assessment We offer lecture-led support for the UNISA LLB modules. Our smaller class sizes allow for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industry inputs. You have access to campus resource centres, computer labs and WiFi. You attend lectures and small group sessions. You may volunteer at the Pearson Institute Legal Advice and Training Centre. You may participate in moot court competitions. Throughout the programme, you have to demonstrate theoretical and practical understanding via application-based assessments such as examinations, assignments, essays, case studies, research projects and analysis of legal issues. An LLB degree alone is not a qualification for practise. Those of you who choose to become attorneys must complete an additional two years of articles and pass the Attorneys Admission Examination, while those of you who choose to become advocates must complete a one year pupillage and pass the National Bar Examination Board exam. YEAR 1 Family Law Financial Accounting Principles for Law Practitioners Foundations of South African Law General Principles of Criminal Law Introduction to Law Law of Persons Research Literacy for Law Skills Course for Law Students Social Dimensions of Justice The Origins of South African Law YEAR 2 Administrative Law African Customary Law Constitutional aw Criminal Law: Specific Crimes Entrepreneurial Law Fundamental Rights General Principles of Civil Procedure Insolvency Law Interpretation of Statutes Law of Succession YEAR 3 Civil Procedure: Court Proceedings Enrichment, Liability and Estoppel Evidence: Admissibility of Evidence Evidence: The Presentation and Assessment of Evidence Labour Law Law of Contract Law of Criminal Procedure: Pre-trial Law of Criminal Procedure: Trial and Post-Trial Law of Delict Law of Property YEAR 4 Compulsory modules: International Law Law of Negotiable Instruments, Intellectual Property and Competition Legal Philosophy Professional Ethics Research Methodology Qualification Accreditation Accredited by the South African Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE). Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Career Options The career choices for you, as a UNISA Bachelor of Laws graduate, are varied and employment options include: Advocate Attorney Legal advisor Magistrate Working in legal departments in government or business Start Date February (Two Semesters per academic year) [-]