University of Johannesburg

University of Johannesburg
Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. UJ has transformed into a diverse, inclusive, transformational and collegial institution, with a student population of over 50 000, of which more than 3000 are international students from 80 countries. This makes UJ one of the largest contact universities in South Africa (SA) from the 26 public universities that make up the higher education system.
UJ Online Application 2020
UJ 2020 checklist Applications

Valid email address (Gmail or Yahoo mail account).
Have the requirements for study choices been met (see prospectus).

Certified and individually scanned documents if completed Grade 12 (see process below). Document upload requirements when applying online (not applicable to applicants currently in grade 12 or internal transfer/Senior applicants):
All documents must be certified When uploading documents, ensure that the scanned file is a maximum of 512KB, and that all documents are scanned in any of the following types – tiff, pdf, jpg or gif
Each document must be scanned and uploaded as separate attachments

Alternatively, documents can be emailed to ujappdocs@listsrv.uj.ac.za with the provisional reference/student number noted in the subject line of the email.

Valid email address (Gmail or Yahoo mail account).
Have the requirements for study choices been met (see prospectus).

Certified and individually scanned documents if completed Grade 12 (see process below). Document upload requirements when applying online (not applicable to applicants currently in grade 12 or internal transfer/Senior applicants):
All documents must be certified When uploading documents, ensure that the scanned file is a maximum of 512KB, and that all documents are scanned in any of the following types – tiff, pdf, jpg or gif
Each document must be scanned and uploaded as separate attachments

Alternatively, documents can be emailed to ujappdocs@listsrv.uj.ac.za with the provisional reference/student number noted in the subject line of the email.

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Study Law Degree at UJ

Reasons why you should study Law Degree at UJ

  • Contributing to the Faculty’s outstanding academic results is a highly qualified and motivated team of lecturers, boasting master’s and doctoral degrees in abundance.
  • The UJ Faculty of Law has strong ties with some of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the country.
  • Each first-year student is taken to visit a lower court, high court and the constitutional court – a truly unique experience.
  • The UJ Faculty of Law has effective mentor and tutor systems that are in place to help students succeed in their current and future legal studies.
  • The Faculty of Law boasts a world-class law library.
  • In the module, Applied Legal Studies, final year LLB students obtain practical training and experience through real-life situations and working with real clients. • Students participate in moot court competitions annually. UJ has always performed exceptionally well at these competitions, both nationally and internationally.
  • Students study law in the economic hub of Africa. Our sterling master’s degree programmes combine academic research with some of the specialised fields of legal and commercial practice, empowering students to participate authoritatively in their chosen fields.
  • Unique study opportunities are available to students through international exchange programmes at overseas universities.

What to apply?

Download UJ’s Faculty of Law Undergraduate Prospectus
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