Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Laws(Laws) in Kenya

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Laws(Laws)
  • Major Subject: Laws
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Laws(Laws)

  • Kisii University, Kisii.  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. Candidates must obtain at least the minimum cut off point for the year as determined from any one of the following four cluster subjects from revised K.C.S.E. structure. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.
    .History and Government
    ·Christian Religion Education
    ·Social Education and Ethics
    ·Hindu Religious Education
    ·Islamic Religious Education
    2. Candidates must have attained a minimum grade of B plain in English language.(lower grades in English not less than C plain may be admitted as long as the student undertakes to be responsible for bridging the English grades by taking the relevant Council for Legal Education (CLE) examinations upon completion of the Bachelor of Law degree without relying on Kisii University to get admission to the Kenya School of Law.
    3. Admission may be offered to candidates who have successfully undertaken a two-year diploma course and passed with a credit and above from a recognized institution subject to the fulfillment of contract of Legal Education requirements
    4. A holder of Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education with at least two Principal passes and above.
  • Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi  
    Duration: 4 Academic years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Overall Grade of C+ in KCSE, B in English or Kiswahili, Or
    -Division II (O’ level), 2 principals & a Subsidiary (A’level), Or
    -5 credits in IGCSE or equivalent

    -Systems and Legal Method
    -Administrative Law I
    -Constitutional Law I
    -Criminal Procedure
    -Law of Control I
    -Evidence I
    -Legal Research and Writing
    -Clinical Legal Education
    -Constitutional Law II
    -Property Law I
    -Law of Contract II
    -Evidence II
    -Law of Torts I
    -Property Law II
    -Criminal Law I
    -Criminology and Penology
    -Social Foundations of Law
    -Family Law
    -Laws of Torts II
    -Business Law I
    -Criminal Law II
    -Public International Law
    -Basic Lawyering Skills
    -Business Law II
    -Civil Procedure I
    -Professional Ethics and Responsibility
    -Administrative Law I
    -Guided Research Paper
    -Civil Procedures II
  • Riara University, Nairobi  
    Duration: 4 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Mean grade of C+ and above in KCSE or its equivalent with a B plain in English;
    -KACE with a minimum of two principal passes and one subsidiary pass;
    -Be holders of a degree from a recognized university;
    -Be an all-rounded person with exceptional leadership skills and abilities;
    -Participate in an oral interview to establish their suitability for the Riara Law School programme.

    Course Units:
    -Constitutional Law I
    -Law of Torts I
    -Legal Systems & Methods
    -Criminal Procedure
    -Labour Law
    -Insolvency Law
    -Equity & Trusts
    -Regional Integration Law
    -Legislative Drafting
    -International Trade Law
    -Public Procurement Law
  • The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi  
    Areas of Specialization
    1. Private Law
    2. Public Law

    Minimum entry requirements:
    a) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with the minimum mean grade of C+ (Plus) or the equivalent OR
    b) Kenya Advanced Certificate of education with a minimum of 2 principal passes and a subsidiary in general paper with a total of 10 points or the equivalent OR
    c) Diploma or professional certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the senate OR
    d) A Bachelors Degree from a recognized university; AND
    e) A minimum grade of B plain in English at the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or the equivalent OR
    f) Any other qualification accepted by the University Senate as equivalent to any of the above.
  • Kenyatta University , Nairobi  
    Admission requirements

    (i) A mean grade of B in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) including a minimum of a B in English.

    (ii) Any other type of qualification including the former A-level Kenyan system, regional,or international qualifications must be equivalent to the minimum requirement outlined
    above. The equivalency of such grades can be obtained from the Kenya National Examinations Council.

    (iii) Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions.

    Course duration: 8 semesters

    Tuition Fees : 150,000.00

    Statutory Fees: 21,500.00

    Fee per Annum : 171,500.00
  • Mount Kenya University, Thika  
    Duration: 4 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Mean grade of C plus in KCSE with at least B plain in either English or Kiswahili;
    -At least three principal passes in the Kenya Advanced Certificate for Education Examination;
    -A degree from recognised university;
    -A credit pass in a diploma in law examination from an accredited institution.
  • Strathmore University, Nairobi  
    Duration: Four(4) Years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    • KCSE minimum mean aggregate of B with a minimum grade of B in English.
    • 6 credits at O-level, A level 3 principal passes
    • IB Diploma 34 points out of 45

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