The BA with Law offered at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg is also a route to an LLB qualification, taken over two years after completing a BA (with Law major) degree; or over three years if no law courses are completed during your BA degree.
Students interested in studying law are encouraged to take a complete BA or BCom degree first, preferably choosing Law as one of their majors. This enables students to get a feeling for the general law subjects before committing to the study of Law, whilst also developing knowledge and skills in other disciplines which will be useful to them in the context in which they will one day be practicing law.
You can apply until:
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Students envisaging a future in human rights, family law, constitutional law, international law, etc.amongst others are advised to begin their legal studies with a BA(with Law major), pairing this with courses like politics, sociology, economics or languages.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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