Bachelor of Arts (Law and Economics)

Programme overview:

Second Intake for 2024 is accepting late applications until 20th of May.
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Bachelor of Arts (Law and Economics) next start date Next start date: 13 May 2024
22 July 2024
30 September 2024
21 February 2025
15 May 2025
Next New Students Orientation Date:
7 May 2024
Bachelor of Arts (Law and Economics) study mode Study Mode:
Campus Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (Law and Economics) study mode Campuses:
Cape Town - Mowbray
Cape Town - Tyger Valley
Durban (Umhlanga)
East London
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Nelson Mandela Bay

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Bachelor of Arts (Law and Economics) duration Duration: Full-Time: Minimum: 3 Years Maximum: 5 Years

Programme details:

NQF Level 7 | Humanities and Arts | Degree | Degree: Bachelor of Arts | Saqa Id: 120745
The BA (Law and Economics) degree equips students with a solid grounding in academic theory, underpinning the main concepts of public law such as constitutional law criminal law, and international human rights in addition to various fields from Humanities including Economics and Political Science. This qualification offers a flexible structure which is spread over a minimum of three years of full-time study. 
Furthermore, the degree equips graduates with analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving and people management skills, as well as emotional intelligence and the ability to think across multiple disciplines. These skills will be at the core of every design option within this degree. It allows students the ability to understand and exhibit expertise from multiple perspectives and be more effective leaders. 

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Entry requirements
1. South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor's degree endorsement. 
2. Or a National Certificate (Vocational) level 4 issued by the Council of General and Further Education and Training with a Bachelor’s degree endorsement. 
3. Or a letter or certificate confirming an exemption from Universities South Africa (USAf) for any other school-leaving results. 
4. Or completion of a Bachelor’s degree. 
5. Or completion of a relevant Foundation Programme along with a letter or certificate of exemption from Universities South Africa (USAf). 
6. Or completion of a relevant Higher Certificate 
7. And 25 Eduvos points or more. 
8. And a minimum of 50% in English Language in Grade 12 equivalent.  
From R67 400 per year (based on full settlement payment option) - excluding hardware/software requirements. Please consult the fee structure for additional information. 

Eduvos offers flexible payment options

Programme accreditation
  •  Accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE).  
  • Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).  
Possible career options
  • Business 
  • Civil Service 
  • Compliance Officer 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Human Resources Specialist 
  • Law Enforcement 
  • Law and Policy Formulation 
  • Legal Consultants 
  • Legal Researcher 
  • Marketing 
  • Media 
  • Non-Profit Programme Management 
  • Paralegal 
This qualification is offered at the following campuses

Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Mowbray, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Durban (Umhlanga), East London, Midrand, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Vanderbijlpark

International students

International students are welcome to apply for this programme.

For international student requirements please kindly check International Students Admissions

Calling all students from Angola, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Qualification structure
This is an outline of the modules for this qualification per level.

Data for intake starting: 13 May 2024

    Bachelor of Arts (Law and Economics) - Year 1
    Admission Fee (ADMIN2-B00) - Admission
    Introduction to Law 1A (LWITA1-B22) - Core
    Computer Skills (ITSKA1-B22) - Core
    Economics 1A (COECA1-B33) - Core
    Law of Persons (LWPLA1-B33) - Core
    Political Science 1A (HUPSA1-B33) - Core
    Political Science 1B (HUPSB1-B44) - Core
    Family Law (LWFLA1-B44) - Core
    Economics 1B (COECB1-B11) - Core
    Introduction to Legal Research (LWBRA1-B11) - Core
    Introduction to Mathematics A (FPBMA0-B22) - Fundamental
    Mathematics for Degree Studies (Commerce) (FPMCA0-B22) - Fundamental
    Mathematics for Degree Studies (Commerce) (FPMCA0-B33) - Fundamental
    Critical Reasoning (HUCRA1-B44) - Fundamental
    Business English (HUBEA1-B44) - Fundamental
    Philosophy 1 (HUPHA1-B22) - Fundamental

    Bachelor of Arts (Law and Economics) - Year 2
    Admission Fee (ADMIN2-B00) - Admission
    Law for Tourism (HULTA2-B11) - Core
    Criminal Law (LWCRA2-B22) - Core
    Economics 2A (COECA2-B22) - Core
    African Customary Law (LWACA2-B33) - Core
    Constitutional Law (LWCNA2-B44) - Core
    Economics 2B (COECB2-B44) - Core
    Political Science 2A (HUPSA2-B11) - Elective Group 1
    Political Science 2B (HUPSB2-B22) - Elective Group 1
    Philosophy 2 (HUPHA2-B11) - Elective Group 2
    Cultural Studies (HUSCA2-B44) - Elective Group 2
    Introduction to Data Analysis (HUDAA2-B33) - Fundamental
    Introduction to Coding for Humanities (HUCOA2-B44) - Fundamental

    Bachelor of Arts (Law and Economics) - Year 3
    Admission Fee (ADMIN2-B00) - Admission
    Public International Law (LWPIA3-B11) - Core
    Jurisprudence (LWPJA3-B22) - Core
    International Human Rights Law (LWHRA3-B33) - Core
    Economics 3A (COECA3-B33) - Core
    Economics 3B (COECB3-B44) - Core
    Research Project (HURPA3-B14) - Fundamental
    Work Integrated Learning (BA) (HUWLA3-B14) - Fundamental