Unicaf University (ZM)

Master of Laws (LLM)

Programme Aims and Objectives

Introduction
During this course, students will be able to study in depth the principles of legal processes and concepts. They will gain profound knowledge of legal management and administration procedures in order to successfully function in executive positions in the legal sector.
 

Rationale
The course will enable students to become efficiently equipped with all the necessary skills and knowledge in order to advance in international organizations and achieve positive results when operating in executive positions.

Aims of the Programme
The aims of the programme are the following:
1) Develop the knowledge and skills necessary for successful strategic leadership performance, within the context of dynamic local and global challenges
2) Enhance the ability to source, analyze and critically appraise alltypes oflegal data and practice
3) Develop flexible strategies for satisfying diverse stakeholder and partner demands across the whole legal sector system.

Objectives of the Programme
1. Integrate cutting-edge strategic research and practice to achieve a legal organization’s transformation
2. Engender a spirit of critical enquiry and environment that fosters life long learning and continuous personal and professional development
3. Develop skills of leadership such as creativity,innovation, collaboration, risktaking,etc.

Pathway

Course Code Course Title Credits
Foundation Courses
UU-Msc-IND100-ZM Induction Module 0.00
UU-FNT-203-ZM Introduction to Master Degree 0.00
Core requirements (required modules)
UU-LAW-700-ZM Commercial and Consumer Law 25.00
UU-LAW-701-ZM Corporate Law and Governance 25.00
UU-LAW-702-1-ZM Dissertation Project Part 1 45.00
UU-LAW-703-ZM Frameworks of International and European Law 25.00
UU-LAW-704-ZM International Human Rights Law 25.00
UU-LAW-705-ZM Law of Obligations 25.00
UU-LAW-702-2-ZM Dissertation Project Part 2 45.00
UU-LAW-706-ZM Legal Research 25.00

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

The general admission requirements for entry to Unicaf University Zambia Master degree programmes are as outlined below.  Students are advised to contact the Office of Admissions to find out more about the range of equivalent international academic qualifications accepted.

·         Admission to a Master’s degree programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree or international equivalent.  Related professional qualifications at the appropriate level will also be considered for entry.

·         Students with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry.

·         Recognized proof of English proficiency if the Bachelor degree was not taught in the English language

·         A Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose (minimum 500 words)

·         Current CV

·         One official letter of recommendation (either academic or professional)

·         Copy of valid passport of national ID

In addition to a strong academic record, extra-curricular activities, leadership skills and other relevant background information are taken into account.

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