HERBERT CHITEPO LAW SCHOOL

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Honours Degree

Entry Requirements

Normal Entry – In addition to the general University requirements, a candidate must have three good ‘A’ level passes and at least five ‘O’ level passes including English Language with at least a B grade to be admitted into the LLB (Hons) programme.

Mature Entry – A candidate must satisfy the General University requirements. A candidate must be at least 25 years of age and must not be eligible for normal or special entry. Not more than three places are reserved for mature entry applicants.

Special Entry – A candidate must hold a relevant qualification in the legal field or a qualification with substantial legal content at Diploma level and must have five ‘O’ level subjects including English Language. Preference shall be given to public servants such as magistrates and prosecutors in the Ministry of Justice, as well as police and army officers. Not more than five places shall be reserved for this group.

Special entry shall also be granted to a candidate who holds a good first degree from another discipline. A special programme shall be designed to enable such candidate to complete the degree in eight semesters.

 

Part One Semester One
BHS110 ONE ONE INTRODUCTION TO ZIMBABWEAN CULTURE AND HERITAGE
HAPC101 ONE ONE ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION
ICCT100 ONE ONE INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGIES
LLB101 ONE ONE INTRODUCTION TO LAW
LLB102 ONE ONE FOUNDATIONS OF ZIMBABWEAN LAW
Part One Semester Two
BAC101 ONE TWO AFRICAN PHILOSOPHY AND THOUGHT
BHS101 ONE TWO INTRODUCTION TO ZIMBABWEAN HISTORY
LLB103 ONE TWO LEGAL RESEARCH, WRITING AND REASONING
LLB104 ONE TWO INTERPRETATION OF LAW
LLB105 ONE TWO CRIMINAL LAW
LLB106 ONE TWO CUSTOMARY LAW
Part Two Semester One
LLB201 TWO ONE FAMILY LAW
LLB202 TWO ONE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
LLB203 TWO ONE LAW OF CONTRACT
LLB204 TWO ONE LAW OF DELICT
LLB205 TWO ONE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Part Two Semester Two
LLB206 TWO TWO EVIDENCE
LLB207 TWO TWO CIVIL PROCEDURE 1 (INFERIOR COURTS)
LLB208 TWO TWO GENDER, HIV/AIDS AND THE LAW
LLB209 TWO TWO PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW
LLB210 TWO TWO HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW
Part Three Semester One
LLB301 THREE ONE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
LLB302 THREE ONE PROPERTY LAW
LLB303 THREE ONE LAW OF SUCCESSION AND ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES
LLB304 THREE ONE COMMERCIAL LAW
LLB305 THREE ONE CLINICAL LEGAL EDUCATION I