Students who study the BA and BCom (Law) degrees can decide after their third year to take either LLB over 2 years or to proceed with an honours in a non law field.


Duration: 3 years

Method of Delivery: Full Time

Qualification code: 6DC H01

Curriculum code Potchefstroom Campus: R301P

Curriculum code Vaal Triangle Campus: R301V

Compulsory courses in law, language and language skills PLUS
Choose one of the following majors that is taken on levels I – III:

  • English;
  • Industrial Psychology;
  • Philosophy;
  • Political Studies or
  • Psychology.

Admission requirements

  • APS of 28 and
  • Language of instruction on Home Language level passed on performance level 4 (50-59%) OR language of instruction on First Additional Language level passed on performance level 5 (60-69%).

Subject groups

The following subject groups exist in order to assist in the academic administration of the programme:

  • Private Law
  • Public Law
  • Mercantile Law
  • Criminal and Procedural Law

Sites of delivery

  • Potchefstroom Campus
  • Vaal Triangle Campus

Career opportunities 

  • Commercial sector
  • Legal Advisor


The curriculum for BA (Law) can be viewed here.

Please refer to the yearbook for more information.