Bachelor of Commerce in Law

This three year programme will provide knowledge and skills in a number of areas traditionally associated with Law that will prepare students to be employable as managers, entrepreneurs and contributors to society and the legal sector.

3 years
NQF Level 7
360 credits

Key features

  • Empower aspirant students to develop the skills to execute their duties effectively and contribute to improving service delivery.
  • Develop competent leaders in the law and management field with advanced applied fundamental and generic cross-functional technical knowledge and skills
  • Provide students with graduate-level knowledge, specific skills and applied competence.

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Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a well-rounded and systematic knowledge of the structure of the South African legal system and the relationship between the various sub disciplines of law that comprise our legal system.
  • Engage with legal texts pertaining to legislation, court precedent and academic articles to source, identify and select appropriate and relevant information to support and inform statements, recommendations and decisions related to legal and corporate financial position.
  • Interpret questions of law of an advanced nature, including legal problems encountered in financial planning.
  • Articulate, contextualise and communicate a legal conundrum and its likely solution in a professional and academically appropriate manner.

Programme structure

Duration: 3 years

Year 1

 Semester Modules

  • Fundamentals of the South African Legal System
  • Business Communication

Annual modules

  • Business Management 1
  • Economics 1
  • Accounting 1

Year 2


Semester 1

  • Information Systems
  • Business Law
  • Business Management 201

Semester 2

  • Financial Law
  • Public Law
  • E-Commerce Law

Year 3


Semester 1

  • Business Ethics
  • Labour Law
  • International Business Law

Semester 2

  • Taxation
  • Property Law
  • Consumer Law

Admission requirements

A National Senior Certificate with a Bachelor’s Degree endorsement admission or a relevant NQF 4 qualification or equivalent.

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