UONBI School Of Law Graduate Admission 2021/2022

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UONBI School Of Law Graduate Admission 2021/2022

UONBI School Of Law Graduate Admission | See details of University o Nairobi UONBI School Of Law Graduate Admission for 2021/2022 academic year. 
GRADUATE PROGRAMMES
MASTERS
G62 – LL.M.
DEGREE REGULATIONS (Click on links to view details)
Assessment
Coursework during the first year shall be assessed on the basis of seminar papers.
Course Structure and Duration
Introduction
The Master of Laws course is designed for students who are interested in gaining further skills and specializing in specific areas of law. The programme will enable students with a Bachelor’s Degree in law to delve into emerging areas of law at the national, regional and international levels. UONBI School Of Law Graduate Admission
Structure and duration
The LL.M programme consists of coursework, end of semester examinations and a project report. Teaching methods include lectures and seminars and group presentations. The programme is mounted for a minimum of three and a maximum of ten semesters of fifteen weeks each. Candidates are required to take a total of nine course units, carry out research and write a project report. These course units include three compulsory core units and at least four units in the candidates’ thematic area. The project is equivalent to four course units. UONBI School Of Law Graduate Admission
The Objectives of the Course:
i) To enlarge and secure the future of the Faculty as a centre of excellence in legal training.
ii) To respond to market demands by addressing emerging legal problems in light of changed legal and geopolitical terrains.
iii) To provide a rigorous and critical grounding in key areas of law.
iv) To provide specialised and focused training in law at the post-graduate level.
2.0 Entry Requirements
2.1 The Common Regulations for the Master’s Degree in all Faculties, Institutes and Schools shall apply.
The following shall be eligible for admission:
2.2 Holders of a Bachelor of Laws degree with a minimum of an Upper Second Class Honours from the University of Nairobi.
2.3 Graduates of any other University whose degrees have been accepted by Senate to be equivalent to the Bachelor of Laws degree with qualifications specified in Regulation 2.2. UONBI School Of Law Graduate Admission
2.4 Holders of a Bachelor of Laws Degree of the University of Nairobi or its accepted equivalent who have achieved a Lower Second Class Honours and have satisfied Senate that they possess academic qualifications equivalent to Upper Second Class Honours through:
a) At least two years of work or relevant experience; or
b) Relevant research and publications; or
c) Attainment of a post-graduate diploma from a recognized academic institution.
3.0 Credits Transfer
A candidate may be exempted from some course units and credits transferred from institutions recognised by Senate subject to the following conditions:
3.1 They shall have passed examinations in similar course units at post-graduate master’s degree level or equivalent level.
3.2 A candidate can only transfer upto a maximum of one-third of the course units. UONBI School Of Law Graduate Admission
3.3 The candidate shall apply for exemption in writing through the Dean, School of Law to the Director of the Board of Post-graduate Studies.
3.4 The application shall be accompanied by officially endorsed, supporting academic documents.
3.5 The candidate shall pay the appropriate exemption fees to the University.
4.0 Course Structure and Duration
4.1 The programme will consist of course work, examination and a project. It will run for a minimum of three and a maximum of ten semesters of fifteen weeks each. UONBI School Of Law Graduate Admission
4.2 Candidates shall be required to take a minimum of two course units per semester and upto a maximum of five course units per semester.
4.3 Each course unit shall be taught for 60 contact hours in each semester.
4.4 Candidates shall be required to take a total of nine course units and write a research project report. These shall include three compulsory core course units and at least four course units in the area of specialization chosen. Students may take upto a maximum of two course units from an area other than the area of specialization chosen. UONBI School Of Law Graduate Admission
4.5 The research project report must be in the area of specialization and undertaken upon successful completion of the nine taught course units. It shall be equivalent to four course units.
4.6 The Senate reserves the right to require candidates to choose subjects that have a common thematic link, or which together constitute a distinct area of specialization, and to attend such other remedial courses as may be necessary for satisfactory completion of the LL.M programme.
4.7 The School reserves the right to decide which courses to offer in any academic year.
4.8 A student wishing to defer his/her admission shall write a letter to that effect to the Dean of the School stating the reasons for deferral and when he/she wishes to take up admission.
4.9 Deferrals shall not be granted beyond a period of three semesters. In case of requests for deferrals for more than three semesters, an applicant shall be required to make a fresh application.
4.10 Candidates may withdraw from the School by notifying the Director, Board of Post graduate Studies and the Dean in writing.
Entry Requirements
The following shall be eligible for registration for the degree of Master of Laws:
A holder of a Bachelor of Laws degree with upper second-class honors of the University of Nairobi.
A graduate of any recognized University whose degree has been accepted by Senate to be equivalent of a Bachelor of Laws with upper second-class honors of the University of Nairobi.
A holder of a Bachelor of Laws degree of the University of Nairobi or its accepted equivalent who, although not having achieved upper second class honors, has satisfied Senate, on the basis of research and publications, that he/she possesses equivalent academic qualifications.
Entry Requirements
The following shall be eligible for registration for the degree of Master of Laws:
A holder of a Bachelor of Laws degree with upper second-class honors of the University of Nairobi.
A graduate of any recognized University whose degree has been accepted by Senate to be equivalent of a Bachelor of Laws with upper second-class honors of the University of Nairobi.
A holder of a Bachelor of Laws degree of the University of Nairobi or its accepted equivalent who, although not having achieved upper second class honors, has satisfied Senate, on the basis of research and publications, that he/she possesses equivalent academic qualifications.
Examinations Regulations
Full-time candidates shall be examined on the four subjects opted for by them at the end of the first year. They will be required to score an overall pass mark of 50 per cent in each of the four subjects.
Written examinations shall constitute 70 per cent of the marks in each subject while coursework assessment shall contribute the other 30 per cent.
A candidate who fails in the ordinary University Examinations in any one only of the four subjects but scores no less than 40 per cent in that paper may be authorized by Senate, upon recommendation of the Faculty Board, to sit a supplementary examination, provided that the mark obtained at that supplementary examination shall be made up of the results of that examination without taking into account coursework assessment.
A candidate who fails in more than one paper at the ordinary University Examinations, or obtain less than a 40 per-cent mark in any one subject at that examination, or fails to obtain a pass mark of 50 per cent at a supplementary examination shall be discontinued.
Examinations Regulations
Full-time candidates shall be examined on the four subjects opted for by them at the end of the first year. They will be required to score an overall pass mark of 50 per cent in each of the four subjects.
Written examinations shall constitute 70 per cent of the marks in each subject while coursework assessment shall contribute the other 30 per cent.
A candidate who fails in the ordinary University Examinations in any one only of the four subjects but scores no less than 40 per cent in that paper may be authorized by Senate, upon recommendation of the Faculty Board, to sit a supplementary examination, provided that the mark obtained at that supplementary examination shall be made up of the results of that examination without taking into account coursework assessment.
A candidate who fails in more than one paper at the ordinary University Examinations, or obtain less than a 40 per-cent mark in any one subject at that examination, or fails to obtain a pass mark of 50 per cent at a supplementary examination shall be discontinued.
Fees
FEES SCHEDULE FOR LL.M (MODULE II) PROGRAMME LAW DEGREE
TUITION FEE PER COURSE UNIT KSH. 35,000/=
Other charges
Examination Fees
KShs. 6,000/= for 3 course units
Registration Fees
KShs. 1,000/= per semester
Student Identity Card
KShs. 500/= per year
Caution Fees (Refundable)
KShs. 5,000/= once
Computer Fees
KShs. 5,000/= per semester
Medical Fees
KShs. 5,000/= per year
Activity Fees
KShs. 2,000/= per year
Total:
KShs. 24,500/=
Note : Foreign students are expected to pay an additional 15% of the total fee.
The project is equivalent to four (4) Course Units.
TOTAL COST PER SEMESTER
SEMESTER
TUITION FEES
OTHER CHARGES
TOTAL
1 st
105,000/=
24,500/=
129,500/=
2 nd
105,000/=
12,500/=
117,500/=
3 rd
105,000/=
12,500/=
117,500/=
4 th Project
140,000/=
14,000/=
154,000/=
Total
518,500/=
* Note: 105,000/= is for 3 course units. Each additional course taken in a semester will attract an extra 35,000/=.
TOTAL COST PER COMPLETE PROGRAMME 9 COURSE UNITS, PROJECT AND OTHER CHARGES = KSh. 518,500
Note : Fees is only payable in Bankers/Draft payable to UNES/UNIVERSITY OF
NAIROBI
Module II Fees
Masters in Law-G62(foreign students to add 15% on all items)-LLM
Bachelor of Law-Year 1-G62-(Foreign students to add 15% on all items)-12 units
Tuition/unit 35,000.00
Examination/unit 2,000.00 2,000.00
Medical/year 5,000.00 5,000.00
Computer/year 5,000.00 5,000.00
Caution-Once 5,000.00 5,000.00
Activity/year 2,000.00 2,000.00
Registration/sem 1,000.00 1,000.00
ID Card/year 500.00 500.00
Total-Extra charges 24,500.00
Semester totals
Sem1 3 units 129,500.00
Sem2 3 units 117,000.00
Sem3 3 units 117,000.00
Sem4(Project) 4 units 154,000.00
Grand total-LLM 517,500.00
Each course unit is Ksh. 35,000-additional course unit to cost an extra 35,000+2000 Exam fees
Module II Fees
Masters in Law-G62(foreign students to add 15% on all items)-LLM
Bachelor of Law-Year 1-G62-(Foreign students to add 15% on all items)-12 units
Tuition/unit 35,000.00
Examination/unit 2,000.00 2,000.00
Medical/year 5,000.00 5,000.00
Computer/year 5,000.00 5,000.00
Caution-Once 5,000.00 5,000.00
Activity/year 2,000.00 2,000.00
Registration/sem 1,000.00 1,000.00
ID Card/year 500.00 500.00
Total-Extra charges 24,500.00
Semester totals
Sem1 3 units 129,500.00
Sem2 3 units 117,000.00
Sem3 3 units 117,000.00
Sem4(Project) 4 units 154,000.00
Grand total-LLM 517,500.00
Each course unit is Ksh. 35,000-additional course unit to cost an extra 35,000+2000 Exam fees
Thesis
Candidates studying by coursework, examination and thesis shall remain in residence during the fourth term of the first year and submit a thesis proposal to a panel of no more than three members appointed by the Faculty Postgraduate Studies Committee. If the proposal is found acceptable, the Faculty Board shall confirm the panel as supervisors and forward their names and the approved thesis proposal to Senate through the latters Postgraduate Studies Committee. The thesis shall have a length of approximately 30,000 words.
Candidates studying by thesis alone shall submit their proposal together with their application for registration. The examination of the proposal and the appointment of supervisors shall be done in the manner described under (a) above. The thesis shall have a length of approximately 60,000 words.
Where the Faculty lacks staff members with specialized knowledge in any given area, the Faculty Board, upon recommendation of its Postgraduate Studies Committee, may appoint an outside expert to sit on the panel of supervisors, subject to confirmation by Senate.
GRADUATE PROGRAMMES
MASTERS
G62 – LL.M.
DEGREE REGULATIONS (Click on links to view details)
Assessment
Coursework during the first year shall be assessed on the basis of seminar papers.
Course Structure and Duration
Introduction
The Master of Laws course is designed for students who are interested in gaining further skills and specializing in specific areas of law. The programme will enable students with a Bachelor’s Degree in law to delve into emerging areas of law at the national, regional and international levels.
Structure and duration
The LL.M programme consists of coursework, end of semester examinations and a project report. Teaching methods include lectures and seminars and group presentations. The programme is mounted for a minimum of three and a maximum of ten semesters of fifteen weeks each. Candidates are required to take a total of nine course units, carry out research and write a project report. These course units include three compulsory core units and at least four units in the candidates’ thematic area. The project is equivalent to four course units.
The Objectives of the Course:
i) To enlarge and secure the future of the Faculty as a centre of excellence in legal training.
ii) To respond to market demands by addressing emerging legal problems in light of changed legal and geopolitical terrains.
iii) To provide a rigorous and critical grounding in key areas of law.
iv) To provide specialised and focused training in law at the post-graduate level.
2.0 Entry Requirements
2.1 The Common Regulations for the Master’s Degree in all Faculties, Institutes and Schools shall apply.
The following shall be eligible for admission:
2.2 Holders of a Bachelor of Laws degree with a minimum of an Upper Second Class Honours from the University of Nairobi.
2.3 Graduates of any other University whose degrees have been accepted by Senate to be equivalent to the Bachelor of Laws degree with qualifications specified in Regulation 2.2.
2.4 Holders of a Bachelor of Laws Degree of the University of Nairobi or its accepted equivalent who have achieved a Lower Second Class Honours and have satisfied Senate that they possess academic qualifications equivalent to Upper Second Class Honours through:
a) At least two years of work or relevant experience; or
b) Relevant research and publications; or
c) Attainment of a post-graduate diploma from a recognized academic institution.
3.0 Credits Transfer
A candidate may be exempted from some course units and credits transferred from institutions recognised by Senate subject to the following conditions:
3.1 They shall have passed examinations in similar course units at post-graduate master’s degree level or equivalent level.
3.2 A candidate can only transfer upto a maximum of one-third of the course units.
3.3 The candidate shall apply for exemption in writing through the Dean, School of Law to the Director of the Board of Post-graduate Studies.
3.4 The application shall be accompanied by officially endorsed, supporting academic documents.
3.5 The candidate shall pay the appropriate exemption fees to the University.
4.0 Course Structure and Duration
4.1 The programme will consist of course work, examination and a project. It will run for a minimum of three and a maximum of ten semesters of fifteen weeks each.
4.2 Candidates shall be required to take a minimum of two course units per semester and upto a maximum of five course units per semester.
4.3 Each course unit shall be taught for 60 contact hours in each semester.
4.4 Candidates shall be required to take a total of nine course units and write a research project report. These shall include three compulsory core course units and at least four course units in the area of specialization chosen. Students may take upto a maximum of two course units from an area other than the area of specialization chosen.
4.5 The research project report must be in the area of specialization and undertaken upon successful completion of the nine taught course units. It shall be equivalent to four course units.
4.6 The Senate reserves the right to require candidates to choose subjects that have a common thematic link, or which together constitute a distinct area of specialization, and to attend such other remedial courses as may be necessary for satisfactory completion of the LL.M programme.
4.7 The School reserves the right to decide which courses to offer in any academic year.
4.8 A student wishing to defer his/her admission shall write a letter to that effect to the Dean of the School stating the reasons for deferral and when he/she wishes to take up admission.
4.9 Deferrals shall not be granted beyond a period of three semesters. In case of requests for deferrals for more than three semesters, an applicant shall be required to make a fresh application.
4.10 Candidates may withdraw from the School by notifying the Director, Board of Post graduate Studies and the Dean in writing.
Entry Requirements
The following shall be eligible for registration for the degree of Master of Laws:
A holder of a Bachelor of Laws degree with upper second-class honors of the University of Nairobi.
A graduate of any recognized University whose degree has been accepted by Senate to be equivalent of a Bachelor of Laws with upper second-class honors of the University of Nairobi.
A holder of a Bachelor of Laws degree of the University of Nairobi or its accepted equivalent who, although not having achieved upper second class honors, has satisfied Senate, on the basis of research and publications, that he/she possesses equivalent academic qualifications.
Entry Requirements
The following shall be eligible for registration for the degree of Master of Laws:
A holder of a Bachelor of Laws degree with upper second-class honors of the University of Nairobi.
A graduate of any recognized University whose degree has been accepted by Senate to be equivalent of a Bachelor of Laws with upper second-class honors of the University of Nairobi.
A holder of a Bachelor of Laws degree of the University of Nairobi or its accepted equivalent who, although not having achieved upper second class honors, has satisfied Senate, on the basis of research and publications, that he/she possesses equivalent academic qualifications.
Examinations Regulations
Full-time candidates shall be examined on the four subjects opted for by them at the end of the first year. They will be required to score an overall pass mark of 50 per cent in each of the four subjects.
Written examinations shall constitute 70 per cent of the marks in each subject while coursework assessment shall contribute the other 30 per cent.
A candidate who fails in the ordinary University Examinations in any one only of the four subjects but scores no less than 40 per cent in that paper may be authorized by Senate, upon recommendation of the Faculty Board, to sit a supplementary examination, provided that the mark obtained at that supplementary examination shall be made up of the results of that examination without taking into account coursework assessment.
A candidate who fails in more than one paper at the ordinary University Examinations, or obtain less than a 40 per-cent mark in any one subject at that examination, or fails to obtain a pass mark of 50 per cent at a supplementary examination shall be discontinued.
Examinations Regulations
Full-time candidates shall be examined on the four subjects opted for by them at the end of the first year. They will be required to score an overall pass mark of 50 per cent in each of the four subjects.
Written examinations shall constitute 70 per cent of the marks in each subject while coursework assessment shall contribute the other 30 per cent.
A candidate who fails in the ordinary University Examinations in any one only of the four subjects but scores no less than 40 per cent in that paper may be authorized by Senate, upon recommendation of the Faculty Board, to sit a supplementary examination, provided that the mark obtained at that supplementary examination shall be made up of the results of that examination without taking into account coursework assessment.
A candidate who fails in more than one paper at the ordinary University Examinations, or obtain less than a 40 per-cent mark in any one subject at that examination, or fails to obtain a pass mark of 50 per cent at a supplementary examination shall be discontinued.
Fees
FEES SCHEDULE FOR LL.M (MODULE II) PROGRAMME LAW DEGREE
TUITION FEE PER COURSE UNIT KSH. 35,000/=
Other charges
Examination Fees
KShs. 6,000/= for 3 course units
Registration Fees
KShs. 1,000/= per semester
Student Identity Card
KShs. 500/= per year
Caution Fees (Refundable)
KShs. 5,000/= once
Computer Fees
KShs. 5,000/= per semester
Medical Fees
KShs. 5,000/= per year
Activity Fees
KShs. 2,000/= per year
Total:
KShs. 24,500/=
Note : Foreign students are expected to pay an additional 15% of the total fee.
The project is equivalent to four (4) Course Units.
TOTAL COST PER SEMESTER
SEMESTER
TUITION FEES
OTHER CHARGES
TOTAL
1 st
105,000/=
24,500/=
129,500/=
2 nd
105,000/=
12,500/=
117,500/=
3 rd
105,000/=
12,500/=
117,500/=
4 th Project
140,000/=
14,000/=
154,000/=
Total
518,500/=
* Note: 105,000/= is for 3 course units. Each additional course taken in a semester will attract an extra 35,000/=.
TOTAL COST PER COMPLETE PROGRAMME 9 COURSE UNITS, PROJECT AND OTHER CHARGES = KSh. 518,500
Note : Fees is only payable in Bankers/Draft payable to UNES/UNIVERSITY OF
NAIROBI
Module II Fees
Masters in Law-G62(foreign students to add 15% on all items)-LLM
Bachelor of Law-Year 1-G62-(Foreign students to add 15% on all items)-12 units
Tuition/unit 35,000.00
Examination/unit 2,000.00 2,000.00
Medical/year 5,000.00 5,000.00
Computer/year 5,000.00 5,000.00
Caution-Once 5,000.00 5,000.00
Activity/year 2,000.00 2,000.00
Registration/sem 1,000.00 1,000.00
ID Card/year 500.00 500.00
Total-Extra charges 24,500.00
Semester totals
Sem1 3 units 129,500.00
Sem2 3 units 117,000.00
Sem3 3 units 117,000.00
Sem4(Project) 4 units 154,000.00
Grand total-LLM 517,500.00
Each course unit is Ksh. 35,000-additional course unit to cost an extra 35,000+2000 Exam fees
Module II Fees
Masters in Law-G62(foreign students to add 15% on all items)-LLM
Bachelor of Law-Year 1-G62-(Foreign students to add 15% on all items)-12 units
Tuition/unit 35,000.00
Examination/unit 2,000.00 2,000.00
Medical/year 5,000.00 5,000.00
Computer/year 5,000.00 5,000.00
Caution-Once 5,000.00 5,000.00
Activity/year 2,000.00 2,000.00
Registration/sem 1,000.00 1,000.00
ID Card/year 500.00 500.00
Total-Extra charges 24,500.00
Semester totals
Sem1 3 units 129,500.00
Sem2 3 units 117,000.00
Sem3 3 units 117,000.00
Sem4(Project) 4 units 154,000.00
Grand total-LLM 517,500.00
Each course unit is Ksh. 35,000-additional course unit to cost an extra 35,000+2000 Exam fees
Thesis
Candidates studying by coursework, examination and thesis shall remain in residence during the fourth term of the first year and submit a thesis proposal to a panel of no more than three members appointed by the Faculty Postgraduate Studies Committee. If the proposal is found acceptable, the Faculty Board shall confirm the panel as supervisors and forward their names and the approved thesis proposal to Senate through the latters Postgraduate Studies Committee. The thesis shall have a length of approximately 30,000 words.
Candidates studying by thesis alone shall submit their proposal together with their application for registration. The examination of the proposal and the appointment of supervisors shall be done in the manner described under (a) above. The thesis shall have a length of approximately 60,000 words.
Where the Faculty lacks staff members with specialized knowledge in any given area, the Faculty Board, upon recommendation of its Postgraduate Studies Committee, may appoint an outside expert to sit on the panel of supervisors, subject to confirmation by Senate.
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