Allow the student to acquire knowledge of the South African legal system, private law, constitutional law and customary law. The subject groups Private Law, Public Law and Mercantile Law exist in order to assist in the academic administration of the programme. If you hold this degree, you can enrol for the LLB degree.

Overview

Duration: 3 years

Method of Delivery: Full Time

Qualification code: 6DC H02 – H06

Curriculum code Potchefstroom Campus: R301P

Curriculum code Vanderbijlpark 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 5 (60-69%) AND language of instruction on First Additional Language level passed on performance level 5 (60-69%).

  • Selection for BA (LAW) is done on the basis of academic achievement based on Gr 11 or Gr 12 marks as well as an aptitude assessment. The aptitude assessment includes a psychometric evaluation, personality, aptitude and other questionnaires as required for this field of study. This assessment is all Law students.

     

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
  • Vanderbijlpark Campus

Career opportunities 

  • Commercial sector
  • Legal Advisor

Curriculum

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

Please refer to the yearbook for more information.