Higher Certificate in Law

1 years duration

This qualification prepares students who don't meet admission requirements for law studies. It provides foundational legal knowledge and skills, improving English and computer proficiency. It enables further study in law or other colleges. Offered online and through distance learning.

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare students, who do not comply with the minimum institutional admission requirements for access to diploma or degree studies in the College of Law. The qualification is intended to introduce students to some of the foundational legal principles and legal practice by imparting systematic knowledge, skills, and theoretical competence within the field to prepare them for more specialised training at an advanced level. It is furthermore the intention of the higher certificate programme to deliver graduates who have sound knowledge and the confidence to apply their skills in contemporary society and to enable further study in the College of Law, or even in other colleges who do not set specific subject requirements, like Mathematics. In this respect, the specific purpose is to: - prepare candidates for studies in the world of law; - improve candidates basic proficiency in the English language in order to study in the fields of law; - improve candidates general computer skills, especially for business purposes; and - prepare candidates for higher education in an open and distance learning environment. 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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