Kenyatta University School Of Law – Admissions
Kenyatta University School Of Law Courses And Requirement
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School of Law
- Bachelor of Law
Candidates must satisfy the minimum University entry requirements. In addition, the following are the minimum requirements for entry into our Bachelor of Laws programme:
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 NationalExaminations Council.
iii. Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions.
Examinations are carried out to the highest standards at KUSOL as is expected by the University. The examination questions and results are moderated by the School at departmental level to ensure quality in the setting as well as marking of examinations. External examiners are regularly invited to assess these processes to ascertain quality. All the following Kenyatta University examination regulations with respect to examinations apply:
Moderation of Examinations
Examinations are moderated internally within the departments and by an external examiner as per University Examinations Regulations as follows:- Each examination paper is moderated by the department before being taken to an external examiner appointed by the University Senate.Each examination paper has a marking guide and course outline to facilitate moderation both at the department and externally.Examination marks are moderated first by the department and thereafter by the external examiner. The final mark is then approved by the School Board of Examiners and University Senate.The External Examiner is an expert in the area of law, normally a holder of a PhD in law, with at least a minimum of 5 years teaching experience as a Senior Lecturer or an Associate Professor.
To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Programme, a candidate must take and pass a total of at least fifty two (52) course units. This includes all the units designated as core units in the curriculum and thus mandatory; the required university Common Units and the following practical units Judicial Attachment – the equivalence of 42 hours of lectures, Clinical Externship –the equivalence of 42 hours of lectures. The degree shall be based on the average score in at least 52 units taken and passed and shall be classified as: First Class Honours for an average of 70-100% (A) ;Second Class Honours (Upper Division) for an average of 60-69% (B);Second Class Honours (Lower Division) for an average of 50 – 59%;(C) and Pass, for an average of 40-49% (D)
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