School of Law


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


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.

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.


Domestic Violence Outreach Programme make impact at Gondeni Ha Mabilu village

August 15, 2018
On Wednesday, 25 July 2018, University of Venda (Univen) Department of Criminology in partnership with Thohoyandou SAPS Cluster Domestic Violence...
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Students and staff warned to never fake sexual harasment

April 20, 2018
On 11 April 2018, the Department of Public Law-Gender and Law in the University of Venda (Univen) School of Law...
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