Entry requirements for Master of Laws(LL.M):
General Entry Requirements
The Work Experience Consideration
- Holders of the degree of Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from any institution of higher learning recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).
- A GPA of at least 3.5
The Make-up Programme
- This applies to holders of the degree of Bachelor of Laws with a GPA between 3.4 and 3.0.
- Candidates will need to provide proof to the Faculty of Law about work experience or practice in any aspect of law for at least one year after graduation. Proof of any academic works in the form of short training, research, outreach programmes, etc… undertaken after graduation, will provide additional weight.
- Candidates who show proof of doing additional training, writing, or research during the period of practice will be given additional consideration.
- Candidates in this category will be advised to select the LL.M programme which corresponds to their area of work or practice.
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
- This applies to holders of the degree of Bachelor of Laws with a GPA between 2.9 and 2.7.
- Candidates will need to provide proof to the Faculty of Law about a work experience or practice in any aspect of law for at least one year after graduation, as well as any academic works in the form of short training, research, outreach programmes, etc… undertaken after graduating.
- Candidates in this category shall be compelled to attend and pass a one-year special make-up programme of undergraduate courses. This programme will be comprised of 4 undergraduate courses which are in line with the candidate’s chosen area of specialization, if they were passed bellow B grade in the LL.B programme. Upon satisfactory passing of the make-up courses (at a minimum GPA of 3.5), candidates shall be allowed to proceed to the Master of Laws programme.
Candidates will pursue the LL.M degree in any of the following 9 areas of specialization.
Legal Theory, Public Law, International Law, Economic Law, Welfare Law , Procedural Law, Human Rights Law, Comparative Law, General.