Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of
Laws with Honours (LLB(Hons))
||Candidates for the degree
of Bachelor of Laws with Honours must enrol and follow an approved
programme of study in the School of Law for at least four years.
||Candidates who hold the degree of Bachelor of Laws shall
not be admitted to this degree.
||The Bachelor of Laws with Honours may be taken with
a single major in Law, or with majors in Law and a second approved
subject from another Faculty or School of Studies. All candidates
must gain at least 540 points.
||Candidates who have passed the papers comprising Law
1 and Law 2, as listed in sections 3.1 and 3.2 of the Regulations
for the Degree of Bachelor of Laws, are eligible to be considered
for admission to the degree of Bachelor of Laws with Honours.
||In order to complete the requirements of the award of
a Bachelor of Laws with Honours, candidates must comply with regulations
3 to 5 or 6 to 9 of the Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of
Laws, and complete the equivalent of 60 points at Level 5 in Law
within two years from the commencement of Law 4.
||Except with the approval of the Academic Board, a candidate
may not present a thesis or dissertation for the degree.
|Level of award of degree|
||The degree may be awarded with First Class Honours,
Second Class Honours (first division), or Second Class Honours (second
division). If awarded, the class of honours will be determined on
the basis of candidates’ grades in Law 3 and Law 4, including the
Law 5 papers. In cases of doubt, account of students’ performance
in Law 1 and Law 2 may be taken.
||Candidates who fail to obtain
honours may, on the recommendation of the Law Board of Examiners,
be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Laws.
||If candidates for the degree with honours fail to display
a sufficient aptitude in any of the papers prescribed by regulation
5 the Law Board of Examiners may terminate eligibility for honours
or determine that he or she be awarded a Bachelor of Laws.
||The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations Governing
Bachelors Degrees apply in these regulations and include provisions
for the variation or waiver of these regulations in individual cases
by the Academic Board or delegated authority.