Bachelor of Laws (LLB) | 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
  • Mathematics is highly recommended
  • SELECTION: Placement process and adherence to minimum requirements of the faculty. Academic performance is important. Limited capacity.

Career Prospects

  • Attorney: The go-to legal pro, providing advice, representing clients, handling legal matters from contracts to court cases. (Requires articles and Law Society admission).
  • Advocate: Specializing in courtroom work and arguing cases, often the ones fighting those big, high-profile cases. (Requires pupillage and Bar admission).
  • Magistrate/Judge: Working within the court system to preside over cases, interpret the law, and ensure justice is served.
  • State Attorney/Prosecutor: Representing the government in legal matters or prosecuting criminal cases.
  • In-House Legal Counsel: Working as a lawyer within a big company, handling their legal affairs.
  • Legal Researcher/Academic: Deep diving into legal analysis or even teaching the next generation of law grads.
  • Policy and Legislation: Helping to shape laws and policies at a government level.
  • NGOs and Human Rights: Using your legal knowledge to fight for social justice and equality.
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