Under this program, it is the aspiration of the LL.B curriculum to produce students who will serve the society with the highest adherence to the ethical values by maintaining the fundamental rules of law and justice. The students will be able to serve the society as judges, prosecutors, consultants, public defenders, teachers, researchers, arbitrators, legal analysts, and other similar professionals after the completion of a total of 182 credit hours or 298 ECTS study works. The students will be awarded The Degree of Bachelor of Laws’ (LL.B) /‘የህግ ባችለር ዲግሪ’ (ኤል.ኤል.ቢ) after meeting the minimal graduation requirements.
- Admission Requirements
Before the enrollment, the students shall fulfill all the admission requirements set hereunder for both Regular and CDE Programs. Thus, Students who have completed the national preparatory/High School Education and freshman first semester courses; and wish to join law schools will be selected on a competitive basis. To this end the following minimum admission criteria are set:
- Eligibility Criteria
- Freshman first semester GPA: 2.75 and above for Female, Persons with Disability, and underprivileged students from emerging regions, and 3.0 and above for Male Students.
- National Higher education entrance exam result Score 50% and above
- Weight (Admission point score)
|1||First Semester GPA||50%|
|2||Comprehensive Law School entrance exam||30%|
|3||National Higher education entrance exam result||20%|
|4||Affirmative Action||5% (from the total score)|
- Objectives of the Program
The general objective of the program is to produce competent, entrepreneur and responsible legal professionals. Upon completion of the program, students will be equipped with basic legal knowledge, skill and professional ethics to serve the society. More specifically, the program seeks to:
- equip students with basic knowledge of major national legislation and procedures, along with the skills of legal interpretation required to solve legal problems;
- produce qualified and competent legal professionals who will be able to prepare memorandums and legislative drafts; and
- enhance the critical thinking abilities of students so that they can understand and implement laws as judges, practicing lawyers, prosecutors, public defenders or academicians.