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LL. M IN LAW, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY program

University of Nairobi

Masters Program 4 YEARS

Course Details

Course Overview

The Master of Laws course is designed for students who are interested in gaining further skills and specializing in specific areas of law. The programme will enable students with a Bachelor’s Degree in law to delve into emerging areas of law at the national, regional and international levels.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for admission to the University of Nairobi


1.      Holders of a Bachelor of Laws degree with a minimum of an Upper Second Class Honours from the University of Nairobi.


2.      Graduates of any other University whose degrees have been accepted by Senate to be equivalent to the Bachelor of Laws degree with upper second class honours.


3.      Holders of a Bachelor of Laws Degree of the University of Nairobi or its accepted equivalent who have achieved a Lower Second Class Honours and have satisfied Senate that they possess academic qualifications equivalent to Upper Second Class Honours through:


a)      At least two years of work or relevant experience; or


b)     Relevant research and publications; or


c)      Attainment of a post-graduate diploma from a recognized academic institution.

Course Objectives

The objectives of the course are:


1.      To enlarge and secure the future of the Faculty as a centre of excellence in legal training.


2.      To respond to market demands by addressing emerging legal problems in light of changed legal and geopolitical terrains.


3.      To provide a rigorous and critical grounding in key areas of law.


4.      To provide specialized and focused training in law at the post-graduate level.

Course Program

Course outline


Jurisprudence and Legal Theory


Research Methodology


Law and Development


Electives


Telecommunications and the Law


Cyberspace and the Law


Biotechnology and the Law


Electronic Commerce and the Law


Legal Aspects of Intern’l Technology Transfer


Medical Law

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