Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Description

The Bachelor of Laws is an inter-disciplinary academic field devoted to the examination and analysis of the rules and institutions established by society to promote justice and order. It examines legal systems, the functions of law in society, and the formal rules of law together with how they are shaped by political, economic and sociocultural forces. Upon graduation, a student will have been adequately prepared to enroll in the professional bar certification programme at the Ghana School of Law.

The LLB Degree programme is offered in two cohorts:

  • Three (3)-Year LL.B Degree Programme for First Degree Holders
  • Four (4)-Year LL.B Degree Programme for Non- First Degree Holders

 

  • To provide a positive response to the increasing demand for opportunities to study Law in Ghana.
  • To contribute to legal education and legal manpower in Ghana.
Candidates applying to the programme must meet the following entry requirements:

 

4 YEARS LL.B PROGRAMME:

WASSCE   – Applicants must have Six (6) credit passes (A1-C6) including English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies and any three (3) relevant elective subjects.

SSCE: Six (6)  credit passes (A-D) including English Core Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies and any three (3) relevant elective subjects.

Mature Applicant:  25years and above

3 YEARS LL.B PROGRAMME: interested applicants have been awarded a good first degree at least second class lower division from a recognized university. Those with other certificates equivalent to a degree will be considered for admission, eg. ACCA, CIM etc 

Available Course Sessions:

Regular | Evening | Weekend

Ghanaian Students
ProgrammeFreshers GH¢Continuing GH¢
LLB Law 4years4,6504,500
LLB. Law 3years4,6504,500
Foreign Students
ProgrammeFreshers USD $Continuing USD $
LLB Law 4years3,0002,500
LLB Law 3years3,0002,500

THREE (3) YEARS POST-FIRST DEGREE PROGRAMME

YEAR ONE – SEMESTER ONE

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

KLW 101

Law of Contract I

3

0

3

KLW 221       

Ghana Legal System and Methods I

3

0

3

KLW 223       

Constitutional Law I  

3

0

3

KLW 225

Law of Torts I

3

0

3

KLW 103

Criminal Law I

3

0

3

KLW 231

Law of Immovable Property I

3

0

3

 

Total

15

0

18

 

YEAR ONE – SEMESTER TWO

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

KLW 102

Law of Contract II

3

0

3

KLW 222       

Ghana Legal System and Methods II

3

0

3

KLW 224

Constitutional Law II

3

0

3

KLW 226

Law of Torts II

3

0

3

KLW 104

Criminal Law II

3

0

3

KLW 232

Law of Immovable Property II

3

0

3

 

Total

15

0

18

 

YEAR TWO – SEMESTER ONE

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

KLW 331

Law of Immovable Property I

3

0

3

KLW 223

Commercial Law I

3

0

3

KLW 337

Labour Law I

3

0

3

KLW 229

Administrative Law I

3

0

3

KLW 339

Natural Resources Law I

3

0

3

 

Total

15

0

15

 

YEAR TWO – SEMESTER TWO

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

KLW 332

Law of Immovable Property II

3

0

3

KLW 228

Commercial Law II

3

0

3

KLW 338

Labour Law II

3

0

3

KLW 232

Administrative Law II

3

0

3

KLW 342

Natural Resources Law II

3

0

3

 

Total

15

0

15

 

YEAR THREE – SEMESTER ONE

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

KLW 333

Law of Equity

3

0

3

KLW 441

Jurisprudence I

3

0

3

KLW 335

Company Law I

3

0

3

KLW 443       

Human Rights

3

0

3

KLW 497

Long Essay I

3

0

3

KLW 447

Law of Taxation I

3

0

3

 

Total

18

0

18

 

YEAR THREE – SEMESTER TWO

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

KLW 334

Law of  Succession    

3

0

3

KLW 442

Jurisprudence II

3

0

3

KLW 336

Company II

3

0

3

KLW 444

Environmental Law   

3

0

3

KLW 498

Long Essay II

3

0

3

KLW 448

Law of Taxation II

3

0

3

 

Total

18

0

18

 FOUR (4) YEAR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME

YEAR ONE – SEMESTER ONE

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

   KAF 109

Communication Skills I

3

0

3

   KAF 105

Introduction to Information Technology I

3

0

3

   KAF 103

French for Beginners I

3

0

3

   KLW 132

Alternative Dispute Resolution 1

3

0

3

   KLW 101

Law of Contract I

3

0

3

   KLW 103

Criminal Law I

3

0

3

 

Total

15

0

18

 

YEAR ONE – SEMESTER TWO

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

   KAF 110

Communication Skills II

3

0

3

   KAF 106

Introduction to Information Technology II

3

0

3

   KAF 104

French for Beginners II

3

0

3

   KLW 102

Law of Contract II

3

0

3

   KLW 104

Criminal Law II

3

0

3

   KLW 132

Alternative Dispute Resolution 1I

3

0

3

 

Total

15

0

18

 

YEAR TWO – SEMESTER ONE

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

KLW 221

Ghana Legal System and Methods I

3

0

3

KLW 223

Constitutional Law I  

3

0

3

KLW 225

Law of Torts I

3

0

3

KLW 227

Commercial Law I

3

0

3

KLW 237

Labour Law I

3

0

3

 

Elective 1

3

0

3

 

Total

18

0

18

 

YEAR TWO – SEMESTER TWO

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

KLW 222       

Ghana Legal System and Methods II

3

0

3

KLW 224       

Constitutional Law II

3

0

3

KLW 226

Law of Torts II

3

0

3

KLW 228

Commercial Law II

3

0

3

KLW 238

Labour Law II

3

0

3

 

Elective II

3

0

3

 

Total

15

0

18

 

YEAR THREE – SEMESTER ONE

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

KLW 331

Law of Immovable Property I

3

0

3

KLW 333

Law of Equity

3

0

3

KLW 229

Administrative Law I

3

0

3

KLW 335

Company Law I

3

0

3

KLW 339

Natural Resources Law I

3

0

3

 

Total

15

0

15

 

YEAR THREE – SEMESTER TWO

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

KLW 332

Law of Immovable Property II

3

0

3

KLW 334

Law of Succession

3

0

3

KLW 232

Administrative Law II

3

0

3

KLW 336

Company Law II

3

0

3

KLW 342

Natural Resources Law II

3

0

3

 

Total

15

0

15

 

YEAR FOUR – SEMESTER ONE

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

KLW 441

Jurisprudence I

3

0

3

KLW 443

Human Rights Law

3

0

3

KLW 497

Long Essay I

3

0

3

KLW 447

Law of Taxation I

3

0

3

 

Elective

3

0

3

 

Elective

3

0

3

 

Total

18

0

18

 

YEAR FOUR – SEMESTER TWO

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

KLW 442

Jurisprudence II

3

0

3

KLW 444

Environmental Law

3

0

3

KLW 498

Long Essay II

3

0

3

KLW 448

Law of Taxation II

3

0

3

 

Elective

3

0

3

 

Elective

3

0

3

 

Total

18

0

18

 

 

Students in the four (4) year undergraduate programme must select any two (2) out of the following three (3) elective in the final year

 

ELECTIVES

Course Code

Course Name

T

P

C

KLW 251

Gender and Feminist Law

3

0

3

KLW 252

Internet and Cyber Law

3

0

3

KLW 447/448

Trade and Investment Law I & II

6

0

6

KLW 449/452

Public International Law I & II

6

0

6

KLW 453/454

Banking and Insurance Law I & II

6

0

6

 

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