Bachelor of Laws

Course Overview

Course Duration: 4 Years

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Admission Requirements

An Applicant for admission to the LL.B. Degree Course must have attained one of the following qualifications:-

  1. “A”-Level Certificate of Education with at least two (2) Principal passes and a credit pass in the English language at “O” Level. Qualifications of equivalent standard from other institutions outside Uganda may be acceptable;
  2. ‘O’-Level Certificate of Education; plus a Diploma in Law from a recognized institution of higher Learning.
  3. Mature Age Examination Certificate of Nkumba University.

LL.B Pre-Entry Examination

Eligible Applicants are subjected to a Pre-Entry Examination administered by the School of Law on a fee prescribed by the University authorities before they can fully be admitted. The School sets Pre-Entry Exams for the Applicants. The exam is divided into two parts; namely: written and oral. The students do a two hours written exam supervised by experienced lecturers. The same lectures mark the scripts and award marks based on 50%. Then the applicants undergo an oral exam conducted by teams of lectures. The orals are also based on 50%. The written and oral exams add up to 100%. The Applicant must score at least 50 % of the combined marks of 100% to qualify for admission to the course.

The main reasons for the Pre-Entry exams are mainly to:

  1. test the IQ of the Applicants;
  2. test their general knowledge;
  3. asses their potentials for hardworking;
  4. test that competence in written and spoken English;
  5. weed out exam cheats and document forgers;
  6. interface with the Applicants and measure their mental and physical fitness as well as capability to do the course.

 

Year One - Semester One


LLB31103 FUNDAMENTALS OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY LLB
LLB31104 LAW OF CONTRACT I LLB


Year One - Semester Two


LLB31202 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW LLB
LLB31203 CRIMINAL LAW LLB
LLB31204 LAW OF CONTRACT II LLB
LLB31205 LEGAL RESEARCH LLB


Year Two - Semester One


LLB31206 LAW AND DEVELOPMENT LLB
LLB32102 LAND LAW I LLB
LLB32103 FAMILY LAW I LLB


Year Two - Semester Two


LLB32106 DOMESTIC & REGIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW LLB
LLB32202 TORT II LLB
LLB32203 LAND LAW II LLB


Year Three - Semester One


LLB32204 FAMILY LAW II LLB
LLB33101 LAW OF EVIDENCE I LLB


Year Three - Semester Two


LLB33103 PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW I LLB
LLB33104 CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LLB
LLB33105 EQUITY AND TRUSTS LLB
LLB33201 LAW OF EVIDENCE II LLB


Year Four - Semester One


LLB33202 LAW OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS LLB
LLB33203 COMMERCIAL LAW (LAW OF INSOLVENCY & HIRE PURCHASE) LLB
LLB33205 PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW II LLB


Year Four- Semester One


LLB33206 COMPANY LAW & CAPITAL MARKETS LLB
LLB34105 CLINICAL LEGAL EDUCATION LLB
LLB34106 LAW OF INSURANCE & MARITIME LAW LLB
LLB34204 HEALTH LAW AND POLICY LLB
LLB34205 DISSERTATION LLB
LLB34207 OIL AND GAS LLB
LLB34208 INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE LLB
LLB34210 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICAL LAW LLB