1st SEMESTER 2020

The provisional Unisa LLB exam schedule for the 1st semester is as follows:

1ST YEAR SUBJECTS

Code Description Exam date
HFL 1501 The History of the Foundations of South African Law Portfolio
FAC 1503 Financial Accounting for Law Students 28 May 
ILW 1501 Introduction to Law 15 May 
PVL 1501 Law of Persons 26 May 
SCL 1501 Skill Course for Law students 19 May
SJD 1501 Social Dimensions of Justice Portfolio
PLS 1502 Introduction to African Philosophy 8 June
AFL 1501 Language through an African lens Portfolio
IRM 1501 Introduction to Research Methodology for law and criminal justice. Portfolio
  Select one of the below non-law modules  
LIN 1502 The role of language in the South African Context 6 May 
CMY 1501 Introduction to criminology: crime criminals and criminal behaviour 13 May 
CMY 1502 Introduction to criminology: victims and the reduction of crime and the reaction to crime 13 May

2ND YEAR SUBJECTS

Code Description Exam date
ADL2601 Administrative Law 11 May 
CRW2601 General Principles of Criminal Law 18 May 
CRW2602 Criminal Law Specific Crimes 16 June 
CSL2601 Constitutional Law 25 May 
FUR2601 Fundamental Rights 12 June 
IND2601 African Customary Law 22 May 
IOS2601 Interpretation of Statutes 3 June
MRL2601 Entrepreneurial Law 21 May 
PVL2601 Family Law 10 June 
PVL2602 Law of Succession 5 June

3RD YEAR SUBJECTS

Code Description Exam date
MRL 3701 Insolvency Law 11 June 
MRL 3702 Labour Law 2 June
PVL 3701 Law of Property 9 June 
PVL 3702 Law of Contract 15 June 
PVL 3703 Law of Delict 19 June 
PVL 3704 Enrichment, Liability and Estoppel 1 June
CIV 3701 Civil Procedure 17 June 
LEV 3701 Law of Evidence 29 May 
CPR 3701 Criminal Procedure 20 May 
LME 3701 Legal Research Methodology Portfolio

4TH YEAR SUBJECTS

Code Description Exam date
LCP4801 International Law 14 May 
LJU4801 Legal Philosophy Portfolio
LJU4802 Professional Ethics 26 May 
LML 4806 Company Law 27 May 
LCP 4804 Advanced Indigenous Law 12 May 
LPL 4802 Law of Damages Portfolio
RRLLB81 LLB Research Report Portfolio
TLI4801 Techniques in Trial and Litigation Portfolio

ELECTIVES

Code Description Exam date
LCP 4805 Environmental law 8 June 
LCP 4807 International Human Rights law 22 May 
LCP 4809 Education Law 12 May 
LCR 4802 Medical Law 18 June 
LCR 4803 Media Law 14 May 
LCR 4805 Selected Private and Criminal law principles of the internet 18 May 
LJU 4804 Private International law Portfolio
LML 4801 Patent and Copyright law 10 June 
LML 4802 Law of competition and trademarks 19 May 
LML 4804 Tax Law 29 May 
LML 4805 Insurance law 16 June 
LML 4807 Banking Law and usage 12 June 
LML 4810 Legal Aspects of Electronic Commerce Portfolio
LPL 4801 Law of Sale and Lease 11 May 
LPL 4804 Conveyancing 28 May 
LPL 4805 Notarial Practice 15 May 

New LLB requirements and exemptions explained:

  1. If a student has passed Research Literacy (SCL1502) – don’t have to register for Introduction to Research Meth for law and Criminal Justice (IRM 1501).
  2. Students who have passed BOTH Origins (FLS 1501) and Foundations (FLS1502) – Don’t have to register for The History of the Foundations of South African Law (HFL 1501) AND Introduction to African Philosophy (PLS 1502).
  3. Students who have passed EITHER Origins (FLS 1501) OR Foundations (FLS 1502) – MUST register for The History of Foundations of South African Law (HFL 1501).
  4. Students who have passed BOTH Civil Procedure 1 (CIP 2601) and Civil Procedure 2 (CIP 3701) – Don’t have to register for The New Civil Procedure Module (CIV 3701) AND Technique in Trial and Litigation (TLI 4801).
  5. Students who have passed EITHER Civil Procedure 1 (CIP 2601) OR Civil Procedure 2 (CIP 3701) – MUST register for the new Civil Procedure Module (CIV 3701).
  6. Students who have passed BOTH Criminal Procedure 1 (CMP 2601) and Criminal Procedure 2 (CMP 3701) – Don’t have to register for the new Criminal Procedure module (CPR 3701) AND Technique in Trial and Litigation(TLI 4801).
  7. Students who have passed EITHER Criminal Procedure 1 (CMP 2601) OR Criminal Procedure 2 (CMP 3701) – MUST register for the new Criminal Procedure Module (CPR 3701).
  8. Students who have passed BOTH Evidence 1 (EVI 3701) and Evidence 2 (EVI 3702) – Don’t have to register for the new Evidence module (LEV 3701) and Techniques in Trial and Litigation(TLI 4801).
  9. Students who have passed EITHER Evidence 1 (EVI 3701) OR Evidence 2 (EVI 3702) – MUST register for the new Evidence Module.
  10. Students who have passed Research Meth (HMLLM80) – Don’t have to register for the new 3rd year Research Meth Module (LME3701)
  11. Students who have passed Research Meth (HMLLB80) CANNOT AND ARE NOT ALLOWED TO REGISTER for LLB RESEARCH REPORT (RRLLB81) but must choose another elective in its place If they need to meet the required credits.
  12. Students who have passed Law of Negotiable Instruments (MRL 4801) – Don’t have to register for Company Law (LML 4806)
  13. A Student will be required to select TWO Electives.