Bachelor of Laws (4 Years)

This program aims at providing theoretical knowledge, analytical and practical skills necessary to produce a society-conscious lawyer. The program strives to provide demand –driven and diverse legal training, responsive to the needs of the national and international community.

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • Direct entry
    1. Two passes in Arts subjects.If on of the pass is not English,Credit pass in English at O-level is Required.Certificate at credit level or Diploma at a minimum of second class level from TCU/NACTE recognized institutions with NTA Level 6 qualifications.
    2. Candidates with equivalent qualifications
    3. Diploma in Laws or the Legal profession with a “Second Class” OR “Credit” OR “Average” OR a “B“.Recognition of Prior Learning in the appropriate field.
    4. Diploma in law from an accredited/ recognized institution with a pass of not lower than ‘second class’ or ‘credit’ and an O level credit pass of at least C grade in English.
    5. Minimum Institutional Admission Points for form 6 is 2.0

    Fees Strucure

    All foreiners rates are in United State Dollar ($) while Tanzanian are in Tanzania Shilings (Tsh)

    DescriptionYear IYear IIYear III
    Tuition Fee1,260,000 2,3601,260,0002,3601,260,0002,360
    Examination Fee145,000100.00145,000100.00145,000100.00
    Student Union 5,000 5.005,0005.005,0005.00
    Identity Card10,0005.00----

    Meals and Accommodation allowances are arranged personally between the student and his/her sponsor as per companies/government scales

    Application Procedures

    Acording to TCU all undergraduete direct entry applicants are required to apply directly through Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) by either online application or SMS applications.
    If your direct entry applicant finished form six before 1988 or your points are less than those stipulated by TCU you can apply direcly by following the steps below;

    1. Understand the requirements for admission.

      Before you apply for Bachelor of Laws make sure you are eligible for this programme. You can get more information on this from Here or request information from Admission Officer throug this Email:

    2. Donít miss application deadlines.

      Check for application deadline in the bottom of this page.

    3. Fill out an application and Referee Forms

      Download application forms for Bachelor of Laws from the download links at bottom of this page or get it from Admissions Office. You may also request application form by mail from Admission Oficer(

    4. Provide the following supporting documents for your application

      All applicants for Bachelor of Laws are required to submit the following information together with their application

      • A certified copy of your birth certificate for Tanzanian applicants. (Foreign students may provide a copy of their pasport)
      • Certified copies of your education certificates (Ordinary Level, Advanced Level, Degree,or Advanced diploma) or any other Certificate related to this programme. (Minimun Entry Requirements above)
      • Names of two referees, who know the applicantís ability for this programme
      • An endorsement or a letter from the sponsor or employer or guardian confirming his or her readiness to sponsor the applicant.

        If applying for financial aid, fill out the Free Application form Higher Educaation Students Loan Board (HESLB). Questions can be directed to the Office of Student Financial Aid (Loan officer).

      • Two latest passport-size photographs
      • A text of 500-700 words written by the applicant to tell about her or his life experience, goals, and reasons for seeking this programme of study.
    5. Pay for your Application

      A non-refundable application fee of Tsh. 20,000/= or USD $25 should accompany the application and should be paid to Archbishop James university college of Songea Account Number 015.......... CRDB BANK SONGEA BRANCH. All payments should be done in the bank as indicated above and submit a valid bank pay-in slip together with your application. Any Financial fraud shall lead to discontinuation from studies and shall be reported to the police for further legal action

    6. Submit your Application Forms

      Duly filled-in forms, supporting documents and original bank pay-in slip should be submitted to this address;

      Admissions Officer
      Archbishop James University College of Songea
      P.O. BOX 466

    7. Any application that did not follow the above procedure or late application will not be processed

    Download Application Forms

    These Forms Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader (PDF Reader) Which can be obtained from Here

    Application Deadline

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