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 Economic Science.



Duration: 3 years

Qualification code: 500 183

Curriculum code Mafikeng Campus: R302M

Curriculum code Potchefstroom Campus: R302P

Curriculum code Vaal Triangle Campus: R302V

Compulsory courses in law and language skills PLUS Economics, Business Management and Accounting in year I, only two of those in year II and one in year III. Students who did not have Accounting at school, may complete the short learning programme in Basic Accounting during the reception period.

Admission requirements

  • APS of 30;
  • Mathematics passed on performance level 4 (50-59%) 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

  • Mafikeng Campus
  • Potchefstroom Campus
  • Vaal Triangle Campus

Career opportunities 

  • Commercial Sector
  • Legal Advisor


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

Please refer to the yearbook for more information.