Programme Information

Required Credits/Units: 240

Programme Aims and Objectives

During this course, students will be able to study in depth the principles of legal processes and concepts. They will gain profound knowledge of legal management and administration procedures in order to successfully function in executive positions in the legal sector.

The course will enable students to become efficiently equipped with all the necessary skills and knowledge in order to advance in international organizations and achieve positive results when operating in executive positions.

Aims of the Programme
The aims of the programme are the following:
1) Develop the knowledge and skills necessary for successful strategic leadership performance, within the context of dynamic local and global challenges
2) Enhance the ability to source, analyze and critically appraise alltypes oflegal data and practice
3) Develop flexible strategies for satisfying diverse stakeholder and partner demands across the whole legal sector system.

Objectives of the Programme
1. Integrate cutting-edge strategic research and practice to achieve a legal organization’s transformation
2. Engender a spirit of critical enquiry and environment that fosters life long learning and continuous personal and professional development
3. Develop skills of leadership such as creativity,innovation, collaboration, risktaking,etc.

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

The general admission requirements for entry to Unicaf University in Zambia Master degree programmes are as outlined below.  Students are advised to contact the Office of Admissions to find out more about the range of equivalent international academic qualifications accepted.

  • Admission to a Master’s degree programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree or international equivalent.  Related professional qualifications at the appropriate level will also be considered for entry.
  • Students with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry.
  • Recognized proof of English proficiency if the Bachelor degree was not taught in the English language
  • Copy of valid passport or national ID

In addition to a strong academic record, extra-curricular activities, leadership skills and other relevant background information are taken into account.

Programme Outline

Foundation Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-Msc-IND100-ZM Induction Module 0.00
UU-FNT-203-ZM Introduction to Master Degree 0.00

Core requirements (required modules)

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-LAW-705-ZM Law of Obligations 25.00
UU-LAW-704-ZM International Human Rights Law 25.00
UU-LAW-701-ZM Corporate Law and Governance 25.00
UU-LAW-700-ZM Commercial and Consumer Law 25.00
UU-LAW-703-ZM Frameworks of International and European Law 25.00
UU-LAW-706-ZM Legal Research 25.00
UU-LAW-702-1-ZM Dissertation Project Part 1 45.00
UU-LAW-702-2-ZM Dissertation Project Part 2 45.00
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