3 years duration

Gain knowledge, skills & experience in law to provide legal services & support. Apply legal knowledge, conduct research, communicate, advise clients, draft documents, solve problems, manage admin. Presented online & via distance learning.

The purpose of this qualification is for students to gain knowledge, skills and experience in general areas of the law and the application and social context of the law so as to enable the student to provide primary legal services to the public and support to legal professionals. A student acquiring this qualification will have skills, knowledge and experience to: Apply advanced paralegal knowledge and understanding of law to a specific problem within the South African legal context; Conduct and evaluate legal research and make recommendations based on the findings of the research; Communicate, in writing or orally with internal and external clients in a paralegal or legal workplace; Advise, counsel and represent clients in a variety of settings; Draft legal documents in a paralegal context; Solve problems in a paralegal context by working in a team and individually; Manage administration, including financial administration, and provide organisational support in an office environment; Exercise ethical conduct, values and professionalism when dealing with clients. This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

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UNISA, short for the University of South Africa, is a distance education institution based in South Africa. It is the largest university on the African continent and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields of study. UNISA provides flexible learning options, allowing students to study at their own pace and from anywhere in the world. The university is known for its commitment to providing accessible and affordable education to a diverse student population. UNISA also conducts research and collaborates with other institutions to contribute to the development of knowledge and skills in South Africa and beyond.
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