Unicaf University (ZM)

Master of Laws (LLM)

Programme Aims and Objectives

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.

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.


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 20.00
UU-LAW-701-ZM Corporate Law and Governance 20.00
UU-LAW-702-1-ZM Dissertation Project Part 1 30.00
UU-LAW-703-ZM Frameworks of International and European Law 20.00
UU-LAW-704-ZM International Human Rights Law 20.00
UU-LAW-705-ZM Law of Obligations 20.00
UU-LAW-702-2-ZM Dissertation Project Part 2 30.00
UU-LAW-706-ZM Legal Research 20.00

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