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Bachelor of Laws degree Curriculum structure

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The Egerton University Bachelor of Laws degree

Curriculum structure

The Egerton University Bachelor of Laws degree curriculum consists of three (3) University Common Courses, forty six (46) Core Courses and four (4) Elective Courses.

All the courses are allocated four (4) lecture hours per week.

Table 1:  Undergraduate Curriculum Structure – First Year

FIRST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER

FIRST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER

1

LLBE 111

Law of Contract

1

LLBE 121

Criminal Law

2

LLBE 112

Constitutional Law

2

LLBE 122

Tort Law

3

COMS 101

Communication Skills (University Common course)

3

COMP 101

Introduction to Computer Applications (University Common course)

4

LLBE 114

Legal Research and Writing I

4

LLBE 124

Legal research and Writing II

5

LLBE 115

History and Theory of Human Rights

5

LLBE 125

Kenyan and Comparative Human Rights Law and practice

6

ZOOL 143

Biology of HIV/AIDS

and Society (University Common Course)

6

LLBE 126

Legal Systems and Methods


Table 2:  Undergraduate Curriculum Structure – Second Year

SECOND YEAR 1ST SEMESTER

SECOND YEAR: 2ND SEMESTER

1

LLBE 211

Public International Law

1

LLBE 221

Equity and Law of Trusts

 

2

LLBE 212

Family Law

2

LLBE 222

Law of succession

 

3

LLBE 213

Commercial Law

3

LLBE 223

Labour Law

4

LLBE 214

Legal Research and Writing III

4

LLBE 224

Legal Research and Writing IV

5

LLBE 215

Regional Protection of Human Rights

5

LLBE 225

The United Nations Human Rights System

6

LLBE 216

Property Law I

6

LLBE 226

Property Law II

7

LLBE 217

Entrepreneurship for Lawyers

7

LLBE 227

Accounting for Lawyers

 

 

Table 3: Undergraduate Curriculum Structure – Third Year

 

THIRD YEAR 1ST SEMESTER

THIRD YEAR 2ND SEMESTER

1

LLBE 311

Jurisprudence

1

LLBE 321

Law of Business Associations

2

LLBE 312

Administrative Law

2

LLBE 322

Company Law

3

LLBE 313

Law of Evidence

3

LLBE 323

Intellectual Property Law

4

LLBE 314

Legal research and Writing V

4

LLBE 324

Legal research and Writing VI

5

LLBE 315

Human Rights Law Seminar I

5

LLBE 325

Human Rights Law Seminar II

6

LLBE 316

Child Law

6

LLBE 326

Law and Gender Relations

7

LLBE 317

Civil Procedure

7

LLBE 327

Criminal Procedure

 

8

LLBE 328

*Judicial and Clinical Attachment

* (taken immediately after the end of Second Semester Examinations)

 

Table 4: The Undergraduate Curriculum Structure - Fourth Year

FOURTH YEAR   1ST SEMESTER

FOURTH YEAR :  2ND SEMESTER

1

LLBE 411

Trial and Appellate Advocacy

1

LLBE 421

Professional Ethics and Responsibility

2

LLBE 412

Environmental and Natural Resources  Law

2

LLBE 422

International Humanitarian and Refugee Law

3

LLBE 413

Alternative Dispute Resolution

3

LLBE 423

East African Community Law

4

LLBE 414

Legal research and Writing VII

4

LLBE 424

Research Paper

ELECTIVES

Candidates shall take one (1) elective

ELECTIVES

Candidates shall take one (1) elective

5

LLBE 415

Insurance Law  (Elective course)

5

LLBE 425

Revenue Law  (Elective course)

6

LLBE 416

Consumer Protection Law (Elective course)

6

LLBE 426

Banking Law  (Elective course)

 

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