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KNUST Law Requirements, Fees, Courses and cut off points

KNUST Law Requirements, Fees, Courses and cut off points

KNUST Faculty of Law is a prestigious institution that offers comprehensive legal education in Ghana. If you’re considering joining this esteemed institution, it’s crucial to understand the various aspects of the program, including the requirements, fees, courses, and cut-off points. Let’s dive in!

KNUST Law Requirements, Fees, Courses and cut off points

Courses Offered

The KNUST Faculty of Law offers a diverse range of courses designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of legal principles and practice. Some of the key courses include:

  • Commercial Law
  • Private Law
  • Public Law

Cut-off Points

The cut-off points for admission into the KNUST Faculty of Law is 06 but may vary from year to year depending on factors such as the number of applicants and the overall performance of the applicant pool. It’s advisable to check with the admissions office for the specific cut-off points for the year you intend to apply.

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Admission Requirements

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS (Category I)Entry Requirements

Core Subjects: Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects: Credit passes in THREE (3) from the following programmes: General Arts; Business; Visual Art or General Science.

‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

‘O’ Level: Credit passes in FIVE (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
‘A’ Level or equivalent: Credit passes in relevant subjects in General Science, Business, Visual Art or General Arts.

MATURE APPLICANTS

An applicant should be at least 25 years at the time of the application.

An applicant must satisfy the requirements for either WASSCE/SSSCE or ‘A’ Level
Short-listed Applicants shall take an entrance examination and pass an interview. Applicants in this category will be required to pursue the Programme for Four (4) Years.
Mature applicants must be non-degree holders.

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OTHER APPLICANTS

Degree and/or Higher Degree Holders in Any Discipline
Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree Programmes.
Applicants with the above qualification in any discipline may apply. Short-listed applicants shall take an entrance examination and pass an interview.


Some applicants will be required to pursue the Programme, in Parallel mode, for Three (3) years. Mature applicants with a Diploma with more than Ten (10) years working experience may apply under this category.

KNUST Law Requirements, Fees, Courses and cut off points
KNUST Law school

Additionally, applicants are required to pass the KNUST Law School entrance examination. This test evaluates candidates on various aspects of legal knowledge and aptitude.
Interview:

Successful candidates from the entrance examination will be invited for an interview, which further assesses their suitability for the program.

Tuition Fees

Attaining a legal education at KNUST is a substantial investment, and it’s important to be aware of the associated fees. The exact figures may vary from year to year, so it’s advisable to consult the official university website or contact the admissions office for the most up-to-date information.

Undergraduates

The figures below are the total academic fees for both undergraduate and post-graduate programmes.

International student (fresher)

Law(LL.B ) $ 5,594.78

International students(Continuing)

Law(LL.B ) $ 5,594.78

Ghanaian Fee Paying Students (Freshers)

Law( LLB. ) 9,152.75 Cedis
Law( LLB. Degree holders only ) 9,702.75 Cedis

Ghanaian Fee Paying Students (Continuing)

Law( LLB. Degree holders only ) 9,027.17 Cedis

Law(LL.B) 9,577.17 Cedis

Ghanaian Fee Paying Students (Continuing Year 6 only)

Law( LLB. Degree holders only ) 9,718.19Cedis

Law(LL.B) 9,168.19 Cedis

Ghanaian Regular Students (Freshers)

LAW 1,772.60 Cedis

Ghanaian Regular Students (Continuing)

LAW 1,647.02 Cedis

Part Time Students (Parallel Years 2-4)

Law 4,894.00 Cedis

Postgraduates

International Students (Freshers)

Law $7,063.00 (PHD) $6,713.00 (MSC/MPHIL)

International Students (Continuing)

Law $7,063.00 (PHD) $6,713.00 (MSC/MPHIL)

Ghanaian Students (Freshers)

LLM. LAW 15,645.06 Cedis

Ghanaian Students (Continuing)

LLM. LAW 15,645.06 Cedis

Conclusion

By meeting the academic requirements, being prepared for the entrance examination, and excelling in the interview process, you can embark on a fulfilling journey towards becoming a legal professional. Remember to stay updated on the tuition fees and cut-off points to ensure a smooth application process.

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