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BACHELOR OF LAWS (LLB)

Applications for this programme are currently closed

Why study Bachelor of Laws (LLB)?

This newly designed Bachelor of Law (LLB) offered at IIE MSA and 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.

The IIE Bachelor of Laws offered at IIE MSA 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.

This LLB Law 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. The qualification provides a critical understanding of theories, concepts, principles, ethics, perspectives, methodologies and procedures of the discipline 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.

Graduates of this LLB degree will attain a coherent understanding of, and ability to, critically analyse fundamental legal concepts, principles, theories and their relationship to values. They will furthermore attain the requisite methods, techniques and strategies pertaining to legal research and problem solving in both theoretical and practical scenarios.

Successful completion of this programme leads to an IIE qualification.

For more information about studying Law at IIE MSA, get in touch with us today.

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Career Opportunities

This LLB degree will open up an attractive range of career options; this degree is a perfect steppingstone to a diverse and exciting range of career opportunities. In order to register as an attorney or advocate, additional professional requirements exist – please discuss these with us.

A law degree does not limit graduates to pursuing careers as attorneys or advocates. There are many and varied career options available to law graduates. Examples are as follows:

  • Advocate
  • Attorney
  • Prosecutor
  • Legal Advisor at one of the Chapter 9 Institutions
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Community law advising / Advice office advisor
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate legal advising
  • Divorce and family-law mediation
  • General commercial mediation
  • Legal advisor in the public sector
  • Legal education / Academia
  • Legal researcher
  • Legal writer or editor
  • Non-governmental organisation legal advising
  • Registrar 
  • Maintenance Officer 
  • Judge’s Clerk 
  • Office of the Chief State Law Advisor 
  • State Law Advisor 
  • Legal Administration Officer 
  • Forensic Investigator 
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LLB Degree Duration

2 years full-time

LLB Degree Accreditation

Accredited by the CHE. Registration: NQF Level 8, SAQA ID 97933

LLB Degree Attendances

On-campus, full-time

Programme code: BLAW216

Contact us

011 950 4009 enquiries@iiemsa.co.za

From outside South Africa

+27 11 950 4009

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Entry requirements

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Minimum Admission Requirements

An appropriate HEQSF Level 7 Bachelor’s degree and completed all 7 relevant prerequisite Law subjects. Introduction to law, Constitutional law, Contract law, Criminal law, Bill of rights, Law of persons and Law of family

Please note, requirements for entry to this qualification are correct at the time of publication, however, these may change.

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Entry requirements

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) International entry requirements

International Students

A SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NQF L7 equivalence in an appropriate field AND have completed all 7 relevant prerequisite Law subjects.

A student with an HEQSF Level 7 or equivalent qualification that does not have all 7 of the Law subjects listed above may be admitted, subject to the completion of additional modules. (Introduction to law, Constitutional law, Contract law, Criminal law, Bill of rights, Law of persons and Law of family)

Please note, requirements for entry to this qualification are correct at the time of publication, however, these may change.

What are the subjects offered as Bachelor of Laws (LLB) modules?

First year

Law of Delict
Law of property
Civil procedure
Legal ethics
Public international law
Corporations law
Interpretation of statutes
Criminal procedure

Second year

Law of evidence
Administrative law
African customary law
Research methodology and project
Jurisprudence
3 Electives

A choice of 3 electives can be chosen from the list below:

Alternative dispute resolution
Corporate governance
Advanced corporations law
Labour law
Law of financial institutions
Law of payment instruments

What is Bachelor of Laws (LLB)?

The Bachelor of Law (LLB) offered at IIE MSA is a Law degree that provides students with a deeper understanding of the legal system and applying that understanding in practical scenarios. This degree will also provide learners with the ability to tackle diverse and complex legal problems.

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. The LLB should be completed after the BCom Law should you wish to qualify as an attorney or advocate.