1. Diploma in Law (24 months)

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This is a two-year programme, four semester programme lasting 17 weeks each semester. The Programme requires candidates to successfully complete 47 credit points including field work which has to take place between the two years. The programme aims at equipping students with fundamentals of various fields of the law in order to prepare them for middle level positions as judicial officers, administrative officers and legal officers who are well prepared to cope with the socio-economic changes in their country.

Core Courses: Legal Method, Legal Systems and Communication, Civil procedure I & II, Probate and administration of estate, Law Evidence I & II, Management Skills and practice, Labour Law, Criminal Law, Criminal procedure, Administrative Law, Land Law, Law of contract, Civil Procedure I, Law of Torts I & II, Communication skills for lawyers, Family Law, Introduction to Development Perspective.

Elective Courses: Corporate Law, Customary and Islamic Law, Law of succession and Trust, Criminology and Penology, Commercial Law, Micro Computer Application.

 

2. Certificate in Law (12 months)

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This is a one year, two semester programme running for 17 weeks each semester. The program requires candidates to successfully complete a total of 25 credit points including field work which is to take place between the two semesters. It is a practical, job oriented programme which prepares candidates to work as Primary Court Magistrates, legal technicians or clerical person with legal background in the Judicial Department or Law firms/organizations.

Core Courses: Civil procedures, Legal principles relating to Land/Contract/Tort law, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Family Law, Criminology and penology, Law of evidence, Managing Legal Records, Introduction to Constitutional & Administrative law, Basic Human rightsLaw.