Bachelor of Commerce in Law

Programme overview:

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

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Bachelor of Commerce in Law duration Duration:
Full-time
Minimum: 3 years
Maximum: 5 years
Bachelor of Commerce in Law support Support: Fully supported


Programme details:

NQF Level 7 | Commerce and Law | Degree | Degree: Bachelor of Commerce in Law | Saqa Id: 120724

Looking to establish law and order? The multidisciplinary nature of this qualification prepares you for work in many areas of business and is an excellent foundation for careers in commerce and human resources. It is also a pathway to a Bachelor of Law (LLB) for those of you that want to practise law.

Our degree is broad and intensive. You will cover the general principles and techniques of commerce and law within the context of specialist commerce groups. The core commerce majors are Business Management and Human Resource Management. You also gain invaluable understanding and skills in Business English, Computer Skills, Industrial Relations and Economics. You will also study a range of law modules in the field of Private and Mercantile Law. Because of our qualification’s unique emphasis on application, you will select, conduct and present a research project and complete an internship in your third year of study.

The multidisciplinary nature of this qualification prepares you for work in many areas of business and is an excellent foundation for careers in commerce, marketing and human resources. It is also a pathway to a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) for those of you that want to practise law. 

Our degree is broad and intensive. You will cover the general principles and techniques of commerce and law within the context of specialist commerce groups. In addition to Law as a major, you will have a choice to select one major from the core commerce majors which are Business Management and Human Resource Management.
 
You also gain invaluable understanding and skills in Business English, Computer Skills, Industrial Relations and Economics. You will also study a range of law modules in the field of Private and Mercantile Law. Because of our qualification’s unique emphasis on application, you will select, conduct and present a research project and complete an internship in your third year of study.

We believe the success of our BCom (Law) degree lies in a flexibility of subject choice, a curriculum that is relevant and highly qualified teaching staff. Our Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) environment, and your exposure to real legal cases, further prepares you for the world of work.
 
By introducing you to research, we are also preparing you for honours studies, a unique offering in undergraduate degrees.
 
This blended approach ensures that you graduate with essential work skills such as critical thinking, effective problem solving, collaborating in teams and communicating effectively as well as legal abilities like logical reasoning and making ethical judgments


More information:

Entry requirements
You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor degree entry or an equivalent foreign secondary qualification on an NSC level with Bachelor degree entry approved by Universities South Africa (USAf). Or If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAf).
Or
• You should have successfully completed the relevant Eduvos foundation programme. On successful completion of the foundation programme, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa
(USAf) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.
Or
• You should have successfully completed a higher certificate qualification in a cognate field.
And
• You need 25 or more Eduvos points.
Pricing
Price:
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
Fascinated by business, politics or banking?
The careers for you, as a Bachelor of Commerce in Law graduate, are varied and include:
• Banking
• Business administration
• Entrepreneurship
• Insurance
• Management
• Payrol Administration
• Human Resource Management
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: 22 July 2024

    Bachelor of Commerce in Law - Year 1
    Admission Fee (ADMIN3-B00) - Admission
    Family Law (LWFLA1-B22) - Core
    Accounting for Law Students (COALA1-B22) - Core
    Economics 1A (COECA1-B33) - Core
    Business Management 1A (COBMA1-B33) - Core
    Introduction to Law 1A (LWITA1-B33) - Core
    Law of Persons (LWPLA1-B44) - Core
    Business Management 1B (COBMB1-B11) - Core
    Economics 1B (COECB1-B11) - Fundamental
    Human Resource Management 1 (COHRA1-B11) - Fundamental
    Quantitative Techniques (COQTA1-B22) - Fundamental
    Computer Skills (ITSKA1-B44) - Fundamental
    Business English (HUBEA1-B44) - Fundamental


    Bachelor of Commerce in Law - Year 2
    Admission Fee (ADMIN3-B00) - Admission
    Entrepreneurial Law (LWELA2-B33) - Core
    Entrepreneurial Law (LWELA2-B33) - Core
    Law of Succession (LWSNA2-B33) - Core
    Individual Labour Law (LWLLA2-B44) - Core
    Law of Banking and Instruments of Payment (LWPYA2-B22) - Core
    Insolvency Law (LWILA2-B22) - Core
    Business Management 2A (COBMA2-B33) - Elective Group 1
    Business Management 2B (COBMB2-B11) - Elective Group 1
    Human Resource Management 2A (COHRA2-B33) - Elective Group 2
    Human Resource Management 2B (COHRB2-B11) - Elective Group 2
    Human Resource Information Systems (Sage: Payroll Certificate) (COHIA2-EXT) - External Certification
    Research Methodology (CORMA2-B11) - Fundamental
    Human Resource Information Systems (COHIA2-B44) - Fundamental


    Bachelor of Commerce in Law - Year 3
    Admission Fee (ADMIN3-B00) - Admission
    Law of Sale and Lease (LWSLA3-B22) - Core
    Law of Contract (LWCTA3-B33) - Core
    Law of Property (LWPRA3-B44) - Core
    Collective Labour Law (LWLCA3-B11) - Core
    Law of Delict (LWDLA3-B22) - Core
    Business Management 3A (COBMA3-B33) - Elective Group 1
    Business Management 3B (COBMB3-B11) - Elective Group 1
    Human Resource Management 3A (COHRA3-B44) - Elective Group 2
    Human Resource Management 3B (COHRB3-B22) - Elective Group 2
    Research Final Project (CORFA3-B22) - Fundamental
    Work Integrated Learning (Commerce) (COISA3-B32) - Fundamental
    Research Data Collection and Analysis (CORCA3-B11) - Fundamental
    Research Design (CORDA3-B44) - Fundamental
    Research Literature Review (CORLA3-B33) - Fundamental