School of Law

Programmes

The school of law has full-time, part-time and post graduate programmes

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Welcome to the School of Law

The School of Law falls within the College of Law and Management Studies and operates on both the Howard College and Pietermaritzburg Campuses. The School is currently being led by Professor Managay Reddi as the Dean and Head of School. The School is one of the largest contact Law schools in South Africa. The undergraduate LLB Degree is offered on both campuses with a common curriculum.

One of the focal points within the School is the development of sound relations with the legal profession through ongoing consultation with various roleplayers within the profession as well as the development and facilitation of graduate recruitment programmes.

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Programmes

Bachelor of Laws: Full-time (LLB)

This undergraduate degree provides an excellent foundation for a wide range of career options. It is also a professional qualification ...
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Bachelor of Laws: Part-time (LLB)

The School of Law at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) offers an exciting opportunity to study for the undergraduate Bachelor ...
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Postgraduate Studies

Each application must contain the following information: A filled out and signed application form. The applicant’s academic record. A one-page ...
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Latest News

April 5, 2019

Seventeen School of Law Candidates Graduate Cum Laude!

The School of Law celebrated the huge achievement of 17 of their LLB candidates graduating cum laude. The distinguished graduates...
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April 5, 2019

PhD Graduate Assists HIV Positive Pregnant Women in Area of Sterilisation Abuse

‘Social justice coupled with gross human rights violations suffered by HIV positive pregnant women in South Africa and globally are...
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April 5, 2019

Cum Laude Law Graduate Passionate About Life-Long Learning

The “nest” was empty after her youngest child left home to study at university so Ms Primi Chetty decided it...
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April 5, 2019

LLB for Durban Metro Policewoman

While her rank as Senior Constable at the Durban Metropolitan Police Services is rooted in law enforcement, LLB graduate Ms...
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April 5, 2019

Hard Work Pays Off for Law Summa Cum Laude Graduates

For Law graduates Mr Suhail Ebrahim, Ms Zakiyya Reheman, Ms Sumaiyah Abdulah and Ms Amy Gooden, graduating summa cum laude...
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April 5, 2019

Double Celebration for Ismail Family

A double celebration is in store at the Ismail household as twin daughters accomplished a major milestone together. Mariam and...
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April 5, 2019

Eradicating Gender Disparity in the Workplace Highlighted in Master’s Research

Barriers hindering women’s rights to development and progression in the workplace was the focus of research done by Ms Therusha...
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April 5, 2019

Substance Abuse Among SA Minors Focus of Master’s Research

Master’s in Child Care and Protection graduate, Ms Precious Ngcobo’s aspiration is to get to a position where she can...
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April 5, 2019

PhD Research on Relationship Between International Criminal Law and State Sovereignty in Africa

The rise in universal jurisdiction in Africa after 2002 when South Africa became the first African country to implement legislation...
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April 5, 2019

Multi-Level Marketing Business Models Examined by Law Graduate

The need for the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) to be used to protect consumers in South Africa is what motivated...
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March 28, 2019

A2 NRF Grading for Law Professor

Recently, while he was away in Somalia advising the Federal Ministry on Legal Aid, Professor David McQuoid-Mason of the Centre...
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March 28, 2019

Academic Speaks on Women Participation in Politics

A strong advocate of women’s human rights issues, School of Law lecturer and UKZN Gender-based Violence Committee Chairperson, Ms Janine...
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March 28, 2019

Top Legal Firms Advise Students on Employment Opportunities at Law Professions Day

Law students from the Pietermaritzburg and Howard College campuses took full advantage of the opportunity to engage with potential employers...
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March 28, 2019

UKZN and Ghanaian Legal Fraternity Discuss Possibility of Distance Learning Initiative

Professor David McQuoid-Mason of UKZN’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies conducted a follow-up Medical Law and Ethics workshop for health professionals...
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October 16, 2018

Moot Court Competition Winner Pleasantly Surprised by Victory

Ms Sanelisiwe Shangase, winner of the 47th Ellie Newman Memorial Moot Court Competition, was pleasantly surprised to be the victor...
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