Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Unicaf University (ZM)
During this course, students will be able to study the basic principles of law, legal processes and legal concepts. They will gain profound knowledge of litigation and law application and procedures in order to operate, with adequate proficiency, in positions of Law enforcement and practice.
Students will acquire a first degree in law, which would allow them to be admitted to the legal profession or to work as a legal consultant by developing skills and abilities pertinent to a lawyer, such as problem-solving, critical thinking, self-motivation and specialised knowledge of the law.
Aims of the Programme
The aims of the programme are the following:
- To provide sufficient knowledge and skills to the students in the field of Law.
- To enable graduates of the programme to be employed in fields relevant to the legal profession such as advocates, judges, notaries, legal consultants, private and public organizations, non-governmental organizations, private companies etc.
Objectives of the Programme
On completion of the programme the students should:
- Develop a sound understanding of the foundations and socio-legal environment of law as well as analytical and research skills.
- Develop a critical understanding and specialised knowledge of a wide range of courses in law covering the entire range of legal knowledge.
- Be exposed to a wide range of disciplinary approaches to legal study, encouraging them to reflect on the complexity of legal practice and on the variety of ways of understanding law’s role in contemporary society.
Scholarships and Funding
Unicaf considers candidates for a scholarship based on:
- Academic qualifications:
Candidates should meet the entry requirements of the respective programme of study.
- Financial ability:
Candidates should be in a position to pay a portion of the fees after the application for the Scholarship.
- Country of residence:
Different scholarships apply depending on the country of residence of the student.
How it Works
First Complete the Application Form
This is part of the registration process and is not a commitment from your side.
After you submit the application form, a Student Adviser will contact you and discuss:
- Your qualifications for the course.
- The details about the degree.
- The eligibility criteria.
- If you want to study only online or at one of the Unicaf University campuses.
- The documentation that you will need to provide for your administration.
- The level of scholarship you are eligible for.
- Possible payment plan that suits your budget.
Your Papers get Reviewed
Once you have agreed with the Student Adviser that you would like to proceed and submitted all the paperwork, your application will be reviewed by the Admissions Officer to determine if your academic qualifications meet the minimum criteria and the Scholarship Committee.
Receive Final Approval & Start Studying
Finally, you will be contacted with the decision of the Admissions Officer and the Scholarship Committee. Students that study online, can also take advantage of our Learning Centres that are located at several locations worldwide.
For the ones that commence their studies, the Unicaf team will continue to be at your side every step of the way.
- UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM Induction Module
- UU-FNT-103-ZM Introduction to Bachelor Degree
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The key learning outcomes of this programme are:
- To familiarise students with the principal features of the legal system including general familiarity with its institutions and procedures.
- To demonstrate knowledge of legal principles and values in a wide range of topics.
- To demonstrate some in-depth knowledge of specialist areas.
- To demonstrate critical awareness in the analysis of the legal order.
- To demonstrate the ability to identify and comprehend legal issues.
- To demonstrate the ability to decide whether factual circumstances are sufficiently elucidated for a legal decision.
- To demonstrate the ability to identify debates and engage with these while accurately reporting the applicable law.
- To demonstrate the ability to act independently in planning and undertaking complex legal tasks.
- To demonstrate the ability to read a range of complex works within and about law and to summarize their arguments accurately.
- To demonstrate the ability to conduct legal research in order to provide legal advice.
- To demonstrate the ability to reflect on own learning.