Bachelor of Arts in Law (BA in Law) | NWU

APS Required

points

Duration

3 year(s)

Type

Bachelor's Degree

Delivery

Full-time

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Requirements

  • NS(C) OR NC(V) for degree studies, OR with full matriculation exemption;
  • Home Language AND First Additional Language level 5
  • SELECTION: Placement process and adherence to minimum requirements of the faculty. Academic performance is important. Limited capacity.

Career Prospects

  • Paralegal: Legal support—drafting documents, doing research, helping with caseloads. Often a pathway to further legal studies.
  • Legal Advisor: Providing legal advice and guidance to companies or government departments.
  • Advocate: Specializing in representing clients in court. (Requires further study and Bar admission)
  • Attorney: General legal practitioner, can offer a wide range of legal services. (Requires further study and Law Society admission)
  • Compliance Officer: Ensuring companies follow laws and regulations.
  • Human Rights Activism/NGO Work: Fighting for justice and advocating for those within the legal system.
  • Mediator/Arbitrator: Helps resolve disputes without going to court.
  • Politics or Government: Policymaking, legislation, or government service where legal knowledge is key.
  • Journalism: Reporting on legal issues, especially if you have an interest in writing.
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