LLB Commercial Law Degree

Application & Registration Closing Date: 9th February 2018

START:
12th February 2018
DURATION:
4 Years on FT and 5.5 Years on PT/DE
ID:
LLB-CL

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Academic Programmes , Law

The University of Zambia (UNZA) in conjunction with ZCAS offers the Bachelor of laws (LLB) Commercial Law Degree whose aim is to equip candidates with knowledge and skills in the fields of business and commercial law and the broad context in which they operate.

The programme provides a well-rounded approach to commercial law which is taught by a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, and case studies. Students are assessed through assignments and examinations.

The curriculum contains the following courses:


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PRE-UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION

Semester ONE                                                                                     Semester TWO

PL101 Introduction to Sociology                                     PL102 Introduction to development Studies

PL111 Introduction to English Language                       PL112 Introduction to economics

PL121 Introduction to law                                                                PL122 Fundamentals of Accounting principles

PL131 Introduction to Constitutional law                      PL132 Introduction to professional Ethics

and Basic Human Rights

YEAR ONE

Semester ONE                                                                                     Semester TWO

L111      Legal Process                                                                        L112      Jurisprudence

L121      Contract I                                                                             L122      Contract II

L131      Law of Torts                                                                         L132      Family Law

L141      Criminal Law                                                                       L142      Land Law

L151      Constitutional and Administrative Law                          L152      Employment and Labour Relations

YEAR TWO

Semester ONE                                                                                     Semester TWO

L211      Commercial Law I                                                              L212      Commercial Law II

L221      Business Law                                                                       L222      Company Law

L231      Banking Law I                                                                     L232      Banking Law II

L241      Law of Taxation                                                                 L242      Investment Law

L251      Professional Conduct and Ethics                                     L252      Pension Law

YEAR THREE

Semester ONE                                                                                     Semester TWO  

L310      Directed Rresearch                                                              L310      Directed Research

L321      Evidence                                                                               L322      Civil and Criminal Procedure

L331      Moot Court                                                                           L332      Alternative Dispute Resolution

Electives

 

In addition, students must take any TWO courses each semester from the following:

 

L341      Intellectual Property Law                                                  L342      Competition Law

L351      Agency and Partnership                                                     L352      Corporate Governance

L361      International Trade Law                                                    L362      Law and the Internet

L371      Trademarks, Patents and Policy                                       L372      Sale of goods and Hire Purchase

L381      Rules of Interpretation and Construction                                       Agreements

of Statutes and Documents

L391      Negotiable Instruments                                                      L382      Negotiating investment contracts

 

Optional courses

A student can select one non-legal course in the second semester for knowledge purposes only and this course will not be part of the assessment of the LLB (Commercial law) degree programme. The courses are:

 

F382       Financial Accounting

E392      Economics for Business


 

ADMISSION, GRADING AND AWARD CRITERIA

 

FULL-TIME PROGRAMME

 

To qualify for admission to the LLB (Commercial Law) Programme an applicant must:

Satisfy the Entrance Requirements of the LLB (Commercial Law) Programme which are:

 

  1. Successful completion of the one-year pre-university foundation programme offered by ZCAS

Or Include the entry qualification to the pre-university programme.

  1. Successful completion of the first year of study in the University of Zambia School of Humanities and Social Sciences BA Non quota programme

Or

  1. A first degree or equivalent professional qualification

Or

  1. At least three ‘A’ level passes including English

 


 

EVENING PROGRAMME

 

To qualify for admission, an applicant must:

  1. Hold a first degree in any field of study

Or

  1. Hold at least three A levels including ‘English’

Or

Hold a professional qualification that is academically equivalent to a degree

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