LL.B. (Hons.) – In Collaboration with University of Northampton,UK

Key Facts:

Level: Undergraduate
Duration: Full-time: 3 years
Semester Starting from: September 2022
Location: Clifton

Ziauddin Faculty of Law, Politics & Governance offers a three-year  under-graduate degree programme leading to Bachelor of Laws LL.B.(Hons.) Following are the details:

 

Sr. Categories Courses Credit Hours
1. UK Courses (No Choice) 9 48
2. UK Additional Courses 9 48
3. Internship (Summer I) 1 30
4. Pakistan Supreme Court legislated Courses (Summer II) 5 30
TOTAL 24 156
Total Number of Credit Hours 156
Duration 3 Years
Semester Duration  26-28 weeks
Course Load Per Semester 12 Cr Hrs
Number of Courses Per Semester 6

 

LL.B.(Hons.) programme is divided into three academic years; each year comprises a number of modules related to subject-specific information, in accordance with Solicitor’s Regulatory Authority (SRA) UK and with the Supreme Court direction for legal education. This programme is in compliance with the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) and Higher Education Commission (HEC).

 

Eligibility Criteria

 

Eligibility/ Pre-requisite for admission: FA/ FSc: 70% / A-levels: 2 Bs and 1 C (minimum)

Admission to Ziauddin Faculty of Law, for a three-year LL.B.(Hons.) degree programme in collaboration with the University of Northampton is open to all individuals who meet the selection criteria. All candidates are selected for their academic achievements and potential. Students are admitted to the first year of LL.B.(Hons.) on previous high school and/ or college academic record, and interview conducted by the Ziauddin University along with an English admission test.

To satisfy the English language requirement for the LL.B.(Hons.), students must have one of the following:

  • IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
  • TOEFL (iBT) 80
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English grade C or above
  • English O Level (GCSE) with grade C or above
  • Grade C or above in the following A-Level subjects:
    English, History, Business Studies, Sociology, Law, or Psychology
  • International Baccalaureate English with 5 points or above

The selection of students is on the basis of an admission policy approved by the Governing Body of Ziauddin University, which is in line with the regulations of the Pakistan Bar Council and HEC.

 

Learning Objectives

 

To inculcate in students a broad understanding of the social, political and economic contexts within which the UK, Pakistani, and global legal system operates.

To Equip students with knowledge and understanding of the fundamental doctrines of Law and provide them with an internationally recognized Degree.

Scheme of Study – LL.B.(Hons.) Pakistan curriculum updates for 2021

 

Level 4 2021 Credit Hours*
**LAW1020 Learning the Law 20
**LAW1021 UK and EU Constitutional Law 20
**LAW1022 Law of Contract 20
**LAW1023 Criminal Law 20
LAW1024 Ethics, Discrimination, and Human Rights 20
LAW1025 Current Legal Issues and Jurisprudence 20

* Credit Hours are over 1 year
** LAW1020, LAW1021, LAW1022 and LAW1023 are requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree

Level 5 2021 Credit Hours
***LAW2032 Judicial Protection under UK and EU Law 20
LAW2033 Criminal Litigation 20
***LAW 2009 Law of Tort 20
LAW2036 Organised Transnational Crime 20
LAW2037 Intellectual Property Law in Commerce 20
LAW2031 Law in Action 20

*** LAW2032, LAW2009 are required for a Qualifying Law Degree

Level 6 2021 Credits Hours
LAW 4006 Law Dissertation 40
LAW3031 Land Law 20
LAW3030 Law of Equity Wills, Probate and Trusts 20
LAW3007 Family Law 20ment required 20
LAW3038 Contemporary Issues in Human Rights 20
LAW3036 Legal Skills in Practice 20

**** LAW4006, LAW3030 and LAW3031 are requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree

 

 

Subject Knowledge and Understanding and Application
By the end of this Programme, with limited guidance, students will be able to:
1.      Demonstrate an awareness of the principles and values of law and justice including the role of law in maintaining a stable and civilised society
2.      Demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of the substantive law
3.      Competently conduct self-directed research to identify and select accurate, current and relevant sources including primary legal sources.
4.      Critically analyse and evaluate relevant doctrinal and policy issues to reach a reasoned conclusion between alternative solutions and critical judgement of the merits of particular arguments
5.      Apply knowledge and understanding to offer evidenced conclusions, addressing complex actual or hypothetical problems.
6.      Demonstrate competence in working with a range of data, including textual, numerical and statistical.
7.      Recognise ambiguity and deal with uncertainty in the law.
8.      Act ethically and recognise ethical issues including referencing.
9.      Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the applied nature of law in relation to real-world contexts.
Changemaker and Employability Skills
Change: Demonstrate an informed awareness of theories, concepts, values, principles and rules of public and private laws within institutional, social, political, ethical contexts at a national and global level
Self-Direction: Engage with their own personal and professional development, identify gaps in their knowledge, reflect on their own learning, making effective use of feedback
Collaboration:  Communicate clearly and concisely to a professional standard in good quality English using relevant terminology to a range of audiences

 

Fee Structure
Processing Fee (Once at the Time of Registration) PKR 5,000
Admission Fee (Once at the Time of Admission) PKR 30,000
Security Deposit (Once at the Time of Admission) PKR 25,000
 Tuition Fee (Per Annum) (6 Courses) PKR 225,000
 Student Fund (Per Annum) PKR 3,000
 Examination Fee (Per Annum) PKR 20,000
Total (1st Year) PKR 308,000

 

In addition, UoN Fees will be as follows:

 

 

Franchise Fee (Per Annum) GBP 1,150

 

***The Student may also have other expenses that may include books, trip to the UK (approximately GBP 1,000), visa and travel costs. Note: Any additional taxes imposed by the government will be the liability of the students/parents/guardians. The University reserves the right to increase the fees if required according to the recommendation of the Governing Body. Advance fees to be paid per annum. All dues need to be cleared within two weeks of commencement of the academic year. 2% surcharge per month will be levied on outstanding fees after the due date.