School of Law

Vision

To be at the centre for legal education, training and research that promotes rural and regional development in Southern Africa.

Mission

Inspired by the University of Venda vision and mission, the School of Law employs appropriate learning methodologies and research in offering a range of qualifications in law and criminal justice that is responsive to the development needs of the Southern African region.

Programmes
Undergraduate Programmes Code Duration
Baccalaureus Artium (Juris Criminalis) BA (CRM) 3 Years
Baccalureus Legum Undergraduate LLB (NU) 4 Years
Postgraduate Degrees Code Duration
Magister Legum (Master of Laws) LLM
Baccalaureus Artium Honoribus (Juris Criminalis) BA (Hons) CRM
Magister Artium (Juris Criminalis) MA (CRM)
Career opportunities
Advocate, Attorney, Prosecutor, Legal Adviser, Magistrate, Judge, Lawyer
in the public and corporative sector, international relations, international organisations, national or
international nongovernmental organisations and academic fields.
Career opportunities in Criminal Justice – Police and Traffic Officer, Lecturer, Self-employment eg
private practice, Criminologist, Administrative Officer in the fields of criminology and policing in
the private or public sector, Researcher.

Documents

Legal Aid South Africa on the recruitment drive to Univen LLB students

July 25, 2019
The University of Venda final year LLB students had an opportunity to interact with representatives from Legal Aid South Africa...
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SCHOOL OF LAW SENATE REPORT ON THE SUPERVISION AND RESEARCH MENTORSHIP RETREAT HELD AT MAGOEBASKLOOF HOTEL, TZANEEN FROM 24-26 APRIL 2019

July 25, 2019
The School of Law held a successful research, writing and mentorship retreat at Magoebaskloof hotel in Tzaneen from 24 to...
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UNIVEN graduate is appointed Minister of Justice and Correctional Services

June 3, 2019
Mr Ronald Ozzy Lamola, University of Venda alumnus and the Chairperson of Gauteng Alumni Chapter is South Africa’s new Minister...
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