Bachelors Of Law, Bachelors Degree Program.

At University Of Nairobi


Course Type: Bachelors Degree

Duration: 4 YEARS

Study Method: Fulltime

Fee: Kshs on application

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Overview:

Course Details:

Course Entry Requirements:

Entry requirements for admission to the University of Nairobi


1.      A degree or degrees of a recognized university or universities in any field(s) other than law, or at least two principal passes at the Advanced Level (or an equivalent qualification as determined by Senate).


2.      A mean grade of C+ in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) provided that those falling in category (c) must have obtained a minimum of B(plain) in English at the KCSE or an equivalent grade in another examination approved by Senate or


3.      A diploma or diplomas of an institution recognized by Senate provided such applicants must have obtained at least credit pass.

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Course Objective

Objectives of the Law  degree at the University of Nairobi


1.      To expose students to the multifaceted nature of the development process and arouse their intellectual and practical interest in the phenomena of nation building, fidelity to the law and its institutions and so develop responsibility for the national heritage.


2.      To introduce students to the social foundations and perspectives of the law.


3.      To inculcate in students sufficient technical skills for the extraction and communication of legal information to make their intellectual and professional lives exciting and fulfilling.


4.      To introduce students to the international legal order, its various manifestations and relationships with the municipal legal systems.


5.      To deepen students’ appreciation of the theory and substance of the law and its application to contemporary problems.

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Course Programme

SECTION 1


LLB I


Semester 1:


Legal Research and Writing


Torts I


Contracts I


Social Foundations of Law


Constitutional Law I


Criminal Law I


Semester 2:


HIV/AIDS


Torts II


Contracts II


Legal Systems and Legal Methods


Constitutional Law II


Criminal Law II


SECTION 2


LLB II


Semester 1:


Criminology and Penology


Evidence I


Civil Procedure I


Administrative Law I


Property Theory


Sale of Goods and Agency


Semester 2:


Criminal Procedure


Evidence II


Civil Procedure II


Administrative Law II


Property Law


Legal Practice


SECTION 3:


LLB III


Semester 1:Compulsory


Jurisprudence


Optional:


Equity


Insurance Law


Law of Business Associations I


Family Law


Banking Law


Trial Practice


Accounting for Lawyers


Customary Law


Land Use Law


Contemporary Legal Problems


Semester 2: Compulsory:


Public International Law


Optional:


Law of Trusts


Alternative Dispute Resolution


Islamic Law


Humanitarian Law


Securities Regulation


Law of Business Associations II


Bankruptcy and Commercial Securities


 Labour Law


Negotiable Instruments


Advocacy


LLB IV


Semester 1:


Research Paper I


Law Science and Technology


Conveyancing Law and Practice


Conflict of Laws


Tax Law


International Economic Law


Competition Law


Women in the Legal Process


Environmental Law


Public Interest Clinic I


Semester 2:


Research Paper II


Intellectual Property Law


International Trade Law


International Human Rights Law


Professional Ethics and Responsibility


Consumer Protection Law


Law of the Sea


Law of Succession


East African Community Law


Public Interest Clinic II


Energy Law