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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$3,754 /year
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Arts with Law
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Humanities
Campus:East Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

The BA is also a route to an LLB qualification, taken over two years after completing a BA (with Law major) degree; or over three years if no law courses are completed during your BA degree.

Students interested in studying law are encouraged to take a complete BA or BCom degree first, preferably choosing Law as one of their majors. This enables students to get a feeling for the general law subjects before committing to the study of Law, whilst also developing knowledge and skills in other disciplines which will be useful to them in the context in which they will one day be practicing law.

Admission Requirements

– APS 43+
– English Home Language OR First Additional Language Level 5
– Mathematics Level 3
– Maths Literacy Level 4

Wait-listing
Applicants with an APS of 39-42 will be wait-listed, subject to place availability.

International Qualifications
– English Language (O/IGCSE Level: A-C | AS Level: A-C | A Level: A-C)
– Mathematics (O/IGCSE Level: A-C | AS Level: A-D | A Level: A-E)

Application Process
Application Fees for South Africa and SADC Students: $7
Application Fees for International Students: $46

The Student Enrolment Centre at Wits handles all student applications.
– Check the admission requirements for your degree. Check if any additional selection requirements apply.
– Submit your application, required documentation and application fee before the closing date.
– Local Students pay an application fee of R100 while International Students pay R700
– Once you have applied, an admissions consultant will be assigned to your application.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Advocate
– Arbitrator
– Attorney
– Conveyancer
– Judge
– Legal Advisor
– Mediator
– Negotiator
– Professional Counsellor
– Prosecutor

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for South Africa and SADC Students: $3,754
Tuition Fees for International Students: $7,508

Tuition Fees per year for South African Students = R56,920
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = R113840
(The tuition fees for International students includes an additional International Registration fee R6,650 to the normal fees.)

**Students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries pay also annual local tuition fees and related costs (The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe)

International Students should take note:
– 75% of the annual tuition fee is payable on or before registration, as well as 75% of the on-campus accommodation fee.
– This payment includes the annual tuition fees and other related costs.
– The balance of the fees is payable by 31 March for undergraduate students, and for postgraduate students 30 days after registration. This excludes students with Refugee status.
– Fees clearance is to be obtained from the Fees Office.
– If you are sponsored, your sponsorship letter has to be vetted by the Financial Aid and Scholarships
Office (FASO).
– All international students (those who are not South African citizens or who do not have permanent residence status in South Africa) are required by the Department of Home Affairs to provide proof of available funds for the tuition fee for the academic year prior to receiving his/her study visa.

Relevant Contact

 
Shobhna Sugam
Administrative Manager
 
Lerato Phiri
Undergraduate enquiries