Wisconsin’s Faculty of Law offers a three-year and a four-year Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) programme aimed at preparing students for careers in the legal sector.

This could be as legal practitioners (solicitors, barristers, magistrates or other court officials) or as legal advisors in corporate organisations, public or private sector or NGOs.

Graduates may go on to acquire their professional/ bar qualification to practice as legal practitioners. They may also decide to specialise in a particular area of the law.

Teaching methods:  A variety of teaching methods are used, including lectures and discussion, small group work, moot court competitions, projects, and outreach pro bono work through the Law Clinic.

 

Study options: Regular and evening classes are available.

Courses include:

Company Law

Criminal Law

Public International Law

Administrative Law

Land Law

Property Law

Energy (Petroleum) & Natural Resource Law

Career options in Law:

Lawyer/Barrister

Court officials e.g. Magistrate/ Judge

Legal Officer (Public and Corporate Organisations)

Company Secretary

Conveyancer

Legislative Drafter

Legal Researcher

Legal Specialist/Expert in Human Rights, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Taxation etc.

Accreditation: The Bachelor of Laws programme is affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). The programme is accredited by Ghana’s National Accreditation Board (NAB).

Entry requirements:

1) WASSCE/SSSCE: 

Candidates must have six credits (A1-C6) in English, Mathematics and Integrated Science and three elective subjects, making an aggregate of no more than 36. 

Candidates must have six credits (A-D) in English, Mathematics and Integrated Science and three elective subjects, making an aggregate of no more than 24.

2) First-degree holders:

Degree holders in any discipline may be admitted into level 200 for a three-year LL.B programme.

All LL.B applicants will be required to undergo an entrance examination and an interview.

For more information, call +233 (0) 302 504 391/399 + 233 (0) 544 853 383 or email info@wiuc-ghana.edu.gh

How to apply:

Apply online: You can purchase an e-voucher from one of the following banks or vendors to enable you to complete an application form online: adb, hfc, Fidelity. Ecobank, Ghana Commercial Bank, uniBank, Zenith. You can also purchase a form online using Visa or MTN Mobile Money.

On campus: Application forms are available at our campuses. 

Main Campus: Agbogba Road, North Legon, off the Atomic Junction-Haatso Road (near the University of Ghana Botanical Gardens), Accra.

City Campus: St. Paul’s Lutheran School Complex (near GBC) Kanda, Accra.