Undergraduate

Eligibility

Candidates seeking to join the LL.B programme must sit and pass the Bachelor of Law Pre-entry Exam administered by the University. The following categories of candidates are eligible to sit the exam, which they have to pass with 50% as the pass mark.

Undergraduate admission

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Assessment :

Each course is assessed in two parts on the basis of 100 total marks (except Field Attachment) with a proportion of coursework (progressive Assessment) which contributes 30% of the Total marks and written final examination which contributes 70%. The pass-mark for each course is 50% and there is no provision for compensation.

Tuition Fees :

The management of the Makerere University released the School Undergraduate Fee Structure to be paid by each undergraduate.

Online Application Instruction :

We welcome and thank you for choosing Makerere University for your next degree programme. Below you will find step by step instructions on how to successfully apply for our various programmes online.

Fieldwork Attachment

All students in their third year are required to engage in field attachment to get practical experience. The attachment is with Government departments, Local Governments, Public institutions, Private sector enterprises, law firms or Non-government organizations. The attachment lasts 8 weeks. The students are expected to submit a Field Attachment Report at the end of the fieldwork attachment. 

Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) Programme content

YEAR I:  SEMESTER ONE [All Courses are core]

 

Course Title and Code

 

LH

 

TH

 

P

 

CH

 

CU

 

LAW 1106 Introducing Law

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 1107 Development Studies

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 1108 Fundamentals of Criminal Law

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 1109 Law of Contracts I

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 1110 Principles of Constitutional Law I

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

YEAR I:  SEMESTER TWO   [All Courses are core]

 

LAW 1206 Legal Methods

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 1207 Administrative Law I

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 1208 Criminal Liability

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 1209 Law of Contracts II

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 1210 Principles of Constitutional Law II

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

YEAR II: SEMESTER ONE   [All Courses are core]

 

LAW 2106 Nature & History of Torts

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 2107 Administrative Law II

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 2108 Equity & Trusts

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 2109 Law of Evidence I

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 2110 Foundations of Land Law

 

 

 

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

YEAR II: SEMESTER TWO   [All Courses are core]

 

LAW 2207 Negligence, Strict Liability & Procedure in Torts

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 2208 Social Research Methods

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 2209 Family Law I

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 2210 Law of Evidence II

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 2211 Land Transactions

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

YEAR III:  SEMESTER ONE     [Three Cores, Two Electives]

 

LAW 3109 Family Law II (core)

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 3110 Law of Sale of Goods & Hire Purchase  (core)

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 3111 Conflict of Laws

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 3112 Principles of International Law I*

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 3113 Banking and Negotiable Instruments

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 3114 International  & Regional Human Rights

 

45

15

Nil

60

4

LAW 3115 Civil Procedure I

45

15

Nil

60

4

YEAR III: SEMESTER TWO    [Three Cores, Two Electives]

 

LAW 3210 Criminal Procedure (core)

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 3211 Law of Business Associations I (core)

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 3212 Environmental Law & Policy

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 3213 Principles of International Law II

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 3214 Human Rights in the Domestic Perspective

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 3215 Consumer Law

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 3217 Clinical Legal Education

45

15

Nil

60

4

LAW 3218 Civil Procedure

45

15

Nil

60

4

YEAR IV:  SEMESTER ONE    [One Core, Four Electives]

 

LAW 4112 Law of Business Associations II

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4113 Revenue Law & Taxation I

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4114 International Trade & Business

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4115 Health & the Law I

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4116 Intellectual Property Law I

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4118 Insurance Law

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4119 Labour Law I

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

YEAR IV: SEMETER TWO  [One Core, Four Electives]

 

LAW 4202 Research Paper

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4214 Estate Planning

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4215 Revenue Law & Taxation II

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4216 Gender and the Law

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4217 Criminology and Penology

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4218 Insolvency

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4219 Computers and the Law

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4220 Intellectual Property Law II

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4221 Labour Law II

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4

 

LAW 4226 Health & the Law II

 

45

 

15

 

Nil

 

60

 

4