UNISA College of Law 2024

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UNISA College of Law 2024

UNISA College of Law 2024

University of South Africa (UNISA) offers several law courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The UNISA College of Law is guided by the ideals of lifelong learning, student-centeredness, innovation, and stakeholder involvement in the African and global arenas. UNISA College of Law courses includes:

Undergraduate Law Courses:

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB): This four-year undergraduate programme gives a solid foundation in law and legal ideas.
  • Diploma in Law (Paralegal Studies): This programme focuses on preparing students to work as paralegals by teaching them legal principles and processes.
  • Advanced Certificate in Law and Taxation: This course is intended for anyone who wish to learn about both law and taxation, with an emphasis on the legal elements of taxation.

Postgraduate Law Courses:

  • Master of Laws (LLM): UNISA provides a variety of LLM programmes, including Corporate Law, International Law, Human Rights Law, Intellectual Property Law, and others. The LLM is a research-based degree that allows students to broaden their legal knowledge and competence.
  • ┬áDoctor of Laws (LLD):The LLD is a research-based doctoral programme for legal scholars who want to contribute significantly to the subject of law via original research.

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UNISA College of Law Schools and Departments 2024

The College is divided into two schools: the School of Law (located on Unisa’s Muckleneuk Campus in the Cas van Vuuren Building) and the School of Criminal Justice (housed in Brooklyn House in Pretoria).

There are eight teaching departments at the college (five in the School of Law and three in the School of Criminal Justice).

UNISA School of Law:

The school of law at the University of South Africa UNISA, consist of the following five (5) departments;

  • Department of Criminal and Procedural Law
  • Department of Jurisprudence
  • Department of Mercantile Law
  • Department of Private Law
  • Department of Public, Constitutional and International Law

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UNISA School of Criminal Justice:

The University of South Africa (UNISA) school of criminal justice also consist of the following three (3) departments:

  • Department of Criminology and Security Science
  • Department of Corrections Management
  • Department of Police Practice


  • Centre for Basic Legal Education
  • Centre for Business Law
  • Centre for Criminological Sciences
  • Centre for Public Law Studies
  • Centre for Indigenous Law

Written enquiries and requests for registration forms / further information should be directed to:

  • The Registrar (Academic)
  • University of South Africa
  • PO Box 392
  • Unisa, 0003

For any further information needed use the contact details below:

  • Preller Street, Muckleneuk Ridge, Pretoria
  • Sunnyside campus (applications, registrations & learning centre):
  • Cnr Justice Mahomed & Steve Biko Streets, Sunnyside, Pretoria
  • Tel: 0800 005 311
  • Email: unisa@whistleblowing.co.za

It should be noted that the availability of certain legal courses varies from year to year, and UNISA may add new programmes or cancel current ones. I recommend checking UNISA’s official website or contacting the institution directly for the most up-to-date information on legal courses offered by UNISA.Visit Unisa’s Official Website for more information.


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