Take the first step in your South African law career
Bachelor of Laws
is the foundational degree in South African law. It is based partly on common law and partly on civil law. The Bachelor of Laws
degree is generally entered directly after completion of Matric and it is offered over a minimum of 4 years. It is also possible to study law as a profession following completion of a previous undergraduate degree unrelated to law.
offers tuition support for the Bachelor of Laws degree conferred by University of the Free State (UFS). This degree from UFS is highly sought after in the legal profession. This degree has a curriculum of forty eight (48) modules: forty two (42) compulsory modules and six (6) electives. The curriculum for this degree at Varsity College is structured according to the rules as specified by UFS.
Upon completion of a Bachelor of Laws
degree or its equivalent, graduates are generally qualified to apply for membership of the bar or law society.
Bachelor of Laws
degrees provides an excellent foundation for a wide range of career options. It is a professional qualification that is a fundamental requirement for those who want to practice law in South Africa. Varsity College will enhance, assist and support law students in pursuing a career within the legal profession, or improve your legal understanding in your current career.
On completion, a Bachelor of Laws
degree would have trained and provided each law student with the knowledge and professionalism needed to implement and enforce the law – and provide services to the public. Varsity College provides our law students with a rich source of intellectual inquiry into the legal history, philosophy, economic analysis and sociology pertaining to Criminal, Civil, Family, or Property Law.