Bachelor of Laws

Programme Structure for LLB
Second Year Compulsory Courses

  • LPU 2910  - Legal Process & Legal Writing   - Full course 
  • LPR 2920 - Law of Contract - Full course
  • LPR 2930  - Law of Torts   - Full course
  • LPU 2940 - Criminal Law - Full course
  • LPU 2951 - Constitutional Law - Half course – First half of the year
  • LPU 2962 - Administrative Law - Half course – Second half of the year

Third Year Compulsory Courses

  • LPU 3911 - Law of Evidence - Half course – First half of the year
  • LPR 3920 - Land Law and Property Relations - Full course 
  • LPR 3930 - Commercial Law - Full course
  • LPR 3945 - Family Law and Succession - Half course 
  • LPR 3952 - Civil and Criminal Procedure - Half course – Second half of the year
  • LPR 3964 - Moot Court - Project course
  • LPU 3975 - Human Rights - Half course 

Department of Public Law 

  • Third Year Elective Courses
  • LPU 3085 - Gender Law - Half course
  • LPU 3095 - Media Law - Half course
  • LPU 3105 - Customary Law - Half course

Department of Private Law 

Third Year Elective Courses  

  • LPR 3115 - Employment Law - Half course
  • LPR 3125 - Medical Law - Half course
  • LPR 3135 - Competition Law - Half course

Fourth Year Compulsory Courses

  • LPU 4914 - Directed Research - Project course
  • LPU 4920 - Jurisprudence - Full course
  • LPR 4930 - Business and Corporate Law - Full course

Department of Public Law 

Fourth Year Elective Courses

  • LPU 4041 - International Law - Half course – First half of the year
  • LPU 4052 - Law of International Institutions - Half course – Second half of the year
  • LPU 4061 - International Trade Law - Half course – First half of the year - 
  • LPU 4072 - Investment Law - Half course – Second half of the year
  • LPU 4085 - Environmental Law - Half course
  • LPU 4092 - International and Humanitarian Law - Half course – Second half of the year
  • LPU 4102 - Refugee Law - Half course – Second half of the year
  • LPU 4114 - Clinical Legal Education - Project course 
  • LPU 4125 - Taxation - Half course 
  • LPU 4135 - Disability Law - Half course 

Department of Private Law 

Fourth Year Elective Courses

  • LPR 4131 - Conflict of Laws - Half course–First part of the year - 
  • LPR 4155 - Alternative Dispute Resolutions - Half course 
  • LPR 4165 - Intellectual Property - Half course 
  • LPR 4175 - International Commercial Arbitration - Half course 
  • LPR 4185 - Mining Law - Half course 
     

To qualify for admission to the School of Law, a candidate must meet either criterion A or B

Criterion A – School Leavers (Grade 12) 

  • 5 ‘O’ level passes, including English, with credit or better, and, acceptance into the School of Humanities at the University of Zambia. 
  • Upon successful completion of the first year in the School of Humanities, apply for entry into the School of Law. Entry into the school is highly competitive. 

Criterion B - Direct Admission 

  • Full Grade Twelve (12) certificate with five (5) ‘O’ level passes with Credit or better AND
  • Three (3) Cambridge ‘A’ level passes, including English OR
  • A first degree in any field of study from a recognized University or institution; OR
  • A professional qualification that is academically equivalent to a first degree.

Tuition Fees

Year of Study       Amount                       Period
1st Year      K23,462.00    Per Year
2nd Year      K21,329.00    Per Year
3rd Year      K19,390.00    Per Year
4th Year      K17,627.00    Per Year

Foreign Students

Year of Study      Amount     Period
All Years    K46,694.00         Per Year       

Non Tuition Fees*

Type of Fees Amount Period
Registration K40.00         Per Year
Examination K50.00         Per Course
Recreation K150.00         Per Year
Medical K200.00         Per Year
Caution Fee K182.50         Paid by 1st Years only once at entry (non-refundable)
Internet Connectivity K194.00         Per Year
Graduation Fee K100.00         Per Year
Record Card Fee K50.00         Paid by 1st Years only once at entry
Maintenance and Rehabilitation K165.00         Per Year
Student Union Fee K45.00         Per Year
Academic Fee K10.00         Per Year
Library K100.00         Per Year

*All Students (Except Distance Education Students)

Here is how to apply for the course.