Studying law requires intelligent and motivated students, abled lecturers and enabling learning environment. To become a lawyer requires learning that focuses on practical skills embedded with theories. We at the FOL Mzumbe University concentrate on practical capabilities. With cool weather and climate courtesy of Uluguru Mountain, Mzumbe University offers the best learning environment of who would be lawyers. Our graduates are among the best perfomers at the Law School of Tanzania. With incredible lecturers with their ample law practising experience our students are guaranteed to be installed with current knowledge and practical legal skills.
We welcome all prospective law students to join our programmes at the Faculty. It is our responsibility to nurture students' innovative legal solutions to solve emerging legal problems facing our society. We encourage students to test their innovations. No wonder some of students graduate when already they have created their own jobs. That is because critical thinking and problem solving is at the heart of our legal education.
And so we say if one wants to become a practical lawyer Mzumbe University is the answer. It should further be added that our students are actively involved in provision of legal aid under MULASA and the legal aid clinic at FOL. The legal aid clinic enables them to acquire not only hands on skills but also community engagement skills.
This is a two-year programme with four semesters. The programme requires candidates to successfully complete 47 credit points including field work. 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 countries.
The LL.D degree Programme is intended to train law graduates in specific areas of specialization and provide them with a deeper understanding of the law, research skills and other relevant legal skills that will enable students to become experts in a particular field of law and be able to pursue the course of justice in respect of persons (natural and legal) who need legal assistance on various matters
The LL.M degree Programme is intended to train law graduates in specific areas of specialization and provide them with a deeper understanding of the law and other relevant legal skills that will enable students to pursue the course of justice in respect of persons (natural and legal) who need legal assistance on various matters.
The Faculty offers Bachelor of Laws degree based on a combination of taught courses and research report. The programme involves full-time study for three years, each year being divided into two semesters. In total, there are six semesters to be covered before one graduate, and each semester carries the weight of twelve (12) credit points. The long vacation after completing second year studies is devoted to students’ field attachment, and the purpose is to enable students to merge the theoretical knowledge gathered in the classroom with the practical life beyond the classrooms. At the end of the field work, each student is required to produce LL.B research report which carries six (6) credit points. At the end of the programme, graduates will be able to serve in the legal system; provide legal services both in the public and private sectors of their countries and analyse legal documents for legal opinion, both to individuals and the public.