BACHELOR DEGREE IN LAW
Law is the very foundation of every human endeavor. This simple fact underscores the significance of law in relation to the existence of mankind and explains the imperative of acquisition of the knowledge of law. With this content, the Faculty aims at providing quality, first-class University education in law with in-depth and comprehensiveness as students are prepared to be legal practitioners of first reckoning who will be instrumental to using law as object of positive social transformation and of purposeful and unparalleled leadership and influence.
However,’ the Faculty believes that law cannot be meaningfully taught in isolation of higher education in disciplines in humanities, social and management sciences and even pure and applied sciences and technology. The Faculty, therefore, aims at exposing its students to sound knowledge of certain basic aspects of these other aspects of learning. In this connection also, and in-line with
REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE AWARD OF THE BACHELOR OF LAW (LL.B.) DEGREE
Students are admitted to a Program which leads to the award of the Bachelor of Law (Honours) Degree denoted as “LL.B. (Hons.) “.
(i) (a) Students admitted under preliminary admission will normally spend ten (10) Semesters (i.e. 5 years) in the Faculty; and
(b) Students admitted under direct admission will normally spend eight (8) Semesters (i.e. 4 years) in the Faculty.
(ii) The maximum permissible period of study for the LL.B. (Hons.) Degree is as follows:
Ten (10) Semesters (i.e. 5 years) for students admitted under preliminary admission and eight (8) Semesters (i.e. 4 years) for students admitted under direct entry
(iii) A law undergraduate of an approved University who is allowed to transfer to Davids University Togo may be permitted to complete the LL.B. (Hons.) Degree Program in not less than six (6) Semesters (i.e. 3 years).
(iv) The Senate of the University may, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board, permit a student to extend the period of study prescribed as aforesaid on the grounds of absence from the University or inability to sit for the examination or complete the Program owing to ill health or for any other approved reason.
Preliminary Entry Requirements
i Candidates should have five ‘O’ Level credits its equivalent in Arts or Social Sciences or Commercial Subject including English Languages, Literature in English and Mathematics.
i Candidates should posses Two ‘A’ Level Passes or equivalent in Arts or Social Sciences subject; or equivalent in Art or Social Sciences subjects; together with credit in English Language and Literature in English and Mathematics in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (S.S.C.E.) or (G.C.E.) Ordinary Level Examination or their equivalent. or
ii A first degree from any recognition University with a minimum Grade Point of not lower than Second Class Lower Division, provided such graduates possess credit in literature in English in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (S.S.C.E.) or General Certificate of Education (G.C.E.). Any equivalent qualification that the Senate of the University may deem
Candidates may be required to attend interviews in order to assess their suitability or otherwise for admission.
Right to Accept or Reject Application for Admission:
The University reserves the right to accept or reject an application for admission to the LL.B. Degree Program