LLB Degree Unisa 2022-2023

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LLB Degree Unisa 2022/2023

University of South Africa (Unisa) Application 2021-2022

LLB Degree Unisa 2022-2023

Bachelor of Laws (Latin: Legum Baccalaureus; LL.B.) is an undergraduate law degree in the University of South Africa (UNISA) and most common law jurisdictions—except the… which allows a person to become a lawyer.

LLB degree comprises of 40 modules: 37 compulsory modules and 3 optional modules.7. Students must take Introduction to Law (ILW1501) and Skills Course for Law Students (SCL1501) in their first year of registration. 8. The rules from 2018 onwards are presented per NQF level below.

Undergraduate & honours qualifications

Bachelor of Laws

Qualification stream: New 2018
Qualification code: 98680 – NEW
NQF level: 8
Total credits: 480
SAQA ID: 22993
APS/AS: 20
1. Students who, between 2002 and 2006, passed accepted language modules in Afrikaans and English at NQF Level 5 for this qualification will retain credit towards the completion of the LLB and need not register for the Skills Course for Law Students (SCL1501). This does not mean the modules are equivalent. 2. Students who have passed ENN106J may not register for SCL1502. This does not mean the modules are equivalent. 3. Students who have passed CRW101U or EUP1501 do not need to register for SJD1501. This does not mean the modules are equivalent. 4. Students who have passed only one language module must register for the Skills Course for Law Students (SCL1501).
This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

Who can register?

  • Applicants may only register once they have received confirmation from Unisa that their application for admission has been accepted. Unisa reserves the right to not process and / or to cancel your registration if it is found that you were incorrectly admitted to a qualification.
  • Re-registering students may register for the 2021 academic year once the registration period opens.

Please note:

  • Should you wish to start a new qualification, please apply for the alternative qualification during the next application period.
  • All communication sent to you after the initial study package (with the exception of study guides) will be sent electronically to your myLife e-mail account (eg follow-up tutorial letters, examination timetables and results, financial statements). You will no longer receive such communication in printed format.

How to choose your modules

Each Unisa qualification is structured in such a way that you need to pass a certain number of modules and NQF level credits within a certain amount of time in order to graduate. You must pass a minimum number of credits / modules annually so that you are able to re-register and continue with your qualification:

  • At least 36 NQF credits (3 modules of 12 credits each) in your first year of study.
  • At least 48 NQF credits (4 modules of 12 credits each) in your second or further years of study.

You may not register for more than the allowed maximum number of credits / modules per semester:

  • At least 60 NQF credits (5 modules of 12 credits each) in a semester.
  • At least 120 NQF credits (10 modules of 12 credits each) per year for year modules.

The maximum number of credits do not include supplementary and / or aegrotat examinations from a previous semester. Modules taken for non-degree / non-diploma purposes also count towards the maximum number of credits allowed.

You must take your available time into consideration when choosing your modules, as this will impact your academic performance. You need approximately

  • 6 to 8 hours per week for semester modules.
  • 4 to 6 hours per week for year modules.

Click here for more information on managing your studies.

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