Cavendish Uganda

Bachelor of Laws

The rule of law keeps the world from tearing apart at its seams, and that means our legal brethren have a huge responsibility. They are the defenders of constitutions, the champions of the abused, the warriors of our modern way of life. Join the ranks of our dear learned friends at Cavendish University Uganda.

The LLB is a four year Programme designed to introduce students to different legal perspectives, thus creating awareness of the different constitutional aspects which will stimulate students’ ability to translate legal theory into concrete actions within the context of their profession.

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Course Overview

Career objective

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Programme has been designed to achieve the following aims and objectives:

  • To have well-grounded students in the evolution of Law, its basic principles, and operation at various levels;
  • To enable students to analyse the Law and its interaction with other fields;
  • To ensure that students are capable of using the Law as a means of solving real societal and individual problems and as a tool for socio-economic development;
  • To prepare students to practice Law locally and internationally as advocates, solicitors, barristers and leaders, among others, where training in Law is a prerequisite for work or an added advantage;
  • To train students to become committed to safeguarding the honour of the legal profession in all their undertakings and in their legal practice,
  • To prepare students to contribute to the development of legal knowledge and its role in the promotion of sustainable development generally.

Programme structure

COURSE CODECOURSE NAME
YEAR ISEMESTER I
LLB111 Introducing law
LLB112 Constitutional History
LLB113 Criminal Law I
LLB114 Law of Contract I
LLB115 Law and Development
YEAR ISEMESTER II
LLB121 Legal Methods
LLB122 Constitutional Law
LLB123 Criminal Law II
LLB124 Law of Contract II
LLB125 Nature and History of Torts
YEAR IISEMESTER I
LLB211 Family Law I
LLB212 Land Law I
LLB213 Evidence Law I
LLB214 Negligence and Strict Liability
LLB215 Equity and Trusts
YEAR IISEMESTER II
LLB221 Family Law II
LLB222 Land Law II
LLB223 Evidence Law II
LLB224 Administrative Law
LLB225 Social Research
YEAR IIISEMESTER I
LLB311 Criminal Procedure
LLB312 Business Associations I
LLB313 Jurisprudence I
LLB314 Sale of Goods
LLB315 Law of Banking
YEAR IIISEMESTER II
LLB322 Jurisprudence II
LLB323 Business Associations II
ELECTIVE (CHOOSE THREE)
LLB321 International Trade
LLB324 Alternative Dispute Resolution
LLB325 Computers and the Law
LLB326 Environmental Law
LLB327 Insurance Law
YEAR IVSEMESTER I
LLB411 Civil Procedure I
LIB413 International Law I
ELECTIVE (CHOOSE THREE)
LLB412 Revenue and Taxation Law I
LLB414 Labour Law
LLB415 Insolvency Law
LLB416 Intellectual Property Law I
LLB417 International and Regional Human Rights Law
LLB418 Criminology and Penology
YEAR IVSEMESTER II
LLB421 Civil Procedure II
LLB423 Research Paper
LLB424 International Law II
ELECTIVE (CHOOSE TWO)
LLB422 Revenue Law and Taxation II
LLB425 International Humanitarian Law
LLB426 Intellectual Property II
LLB427 Human Rights in Domestic Perspective
LLB428 Natural Resources Law
LLB429 Investment Law

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Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law