Faculty of Law
The Faculty of Law of the UB College of Law offers the law undergraduate programme. Two undergraduate degree programmes are expected to be offered by this faculty which are the LLB and BA Law.
Institute of Human Rights & Governance
The Institute of Human Rights & Governance (IHRG) of the UB College of Law offers inter alia, non degree programmes such as Para-legal training, certificate in law, diploma in law and tailored training programmes in legal, human rights and governance fields in tandem with university standards. Later it will offer undergraduate degree programmes on human rights law and governance.
Certificate in Law
The certificate is designed for a maximum duration of one year with two semesters. Students undertaking this certificate programme will need to cover fourteen core courses in total of 21 units in each semester.
Details of the courses
Core courses will include: Constitutional Law, Legal Method, Law of Contract, Criminal Law, Administrative Law, Criminal Procedure, Civil Procedure, Law of Evidence, Human Rights, Legal Records Management, Leadership & Governance, Computer Skills and Communication Skills.
Diploma in Law
The Diploma course is designed for a maximum duration of two years with four semesters. Students undertaking the Diploma course will need to complete all courses listed below and pass examinations at the end of each semester which will count for the award of the Diploma at the end of the two years.
Details of the courses
Core courses will include eleven courses; Administrative Law, Constitutional and Legal systems in Tanzania, Legal Method, Labour Law, Civil Procedure, Law of Contract, Criminal Law Procedure, Law of Evidence, Leadership and Governance, Human Rights Law, Communication skills and English Language
Graduate School of Law
The Graduate School of Law offers graduate programmes that include Graduate Diploma in Law, master in Law and PhD of Law.
- Post Graduate Diploma in Law (PGDL)
In order for a candidate to be considered for admission to this programme, the candidate must be a holder of a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B) or has satisfied the requirement of an award of such a degree from an accredited university.
A candidate admitted to pursue the PGDL programme shall do the following compulsory courses:
- LW 300 Jurisprudence (if not taken at undergraduate level);
- LG 407 Leadership and Governance;
- EL 205 English Language;
The Candidate shall be required to select two courses from the list of courses for the LL.M degree programme or one course from that list and such number of courses from the undergraduate courses whose total units is not less than six (6);
Specialized postgraduate Diploma in Law (SPGDL) is a programme which is designed to provide specialized training in specific fields of law to holders of degrees other than LL.B. The aim of this programme is to provide to a candidate an opportunity to study and thus enhance his legal knowledge and competence in his field of work.