BCom Law

Recommended to students that have a dual interest in law and business. This degree complements the LLB, as it provides a broader perspective on, in particular, commerce. The subject groups within a BCom in Law are exactly the same as in the case of the BA in Law, the only difference being that modules relating to commerce are also included.


Duration: 3 years

Method of Delivery: Full Time

Qualification code: 6DD H01

Curriculum code Mahikeng Campus: R301M

Curriculum code Potchefstroom Campus: R301P

Curriculum code Vanderbijlpark Campus: R301V

Compulsory courses in law and language skills PLUS


Business Management and


(Students register for all three modules in in year I, two of these modules are taken in year II and one in year III.)

Students who did not have Accounting at school, may attend 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 5 (60-69%) AND language of instruction on First Additional Language level passed on performance level 5 (60-69%).
  • Selection for BComm (LAW) is made based on academic achievement based on Gr 11 or Gr 12 marks.
  • The faculty may impose any other requirements as it deems fit.

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

  • Mahikeng Campus
  • Potchefstroom Campus
  • Vanderbijlpark Campus

Career opportunities 

  • Commercial Sector
  • Legal Advisor


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

Please refer to the yearbook for more information.