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Admission Criteria for Pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Law at the Nairobi University

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Nairobi is a public university in Kenya. It attained university status in the early 1970 and chartered in 2013 by the commission of higher education to offer degree programs. Nairobi university offers a bachelor degree program in law. The students are trained in various departments that include;

  • Commercial law
  • Private law
  • Public law

The students are trained in various disciplines that adequately train them in proficiency in law and the legal procedures of court. They include;


  • Torts and Contacts,
  • Legal research and writing
  • Criminal law,
  • Social foundations of law,
  • Constitutional law,
  • Criminology and penology,
  • Criminal procedures
  • Property law,
  • Legal practice, civil law,
  • Jurisprudence,
  • Public international law,
  • Family law,
  • Banking
  • Accounting for lawyers


Admission criteria

In order to qualify and practice law as a chosen career, individuals should satisfy certain minimum admission requirements that are required for enrolment. They include;

  • KCSE (Mean C+) and C+ passes in each of the four cluster subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
  • Or any Group III, IV and V; or Advanced Level Certificate: Two principal passes in Mathematics and Physics with subsidiary pass in Chemistry.
  • Or an ordinary Diploma from a recognized institution with Credit Passes in the relevant subjects; or
  • Higher National Diploma of law from a recognized institution with passes in relevant subjects; or
  • Technical/Science Diploma in law from a recognized institution with Credit Passes in Mathematics and English; or Degree or degrees from a recognized university in any fields
  • Individuals with professional certificates like ACCA, CPA, and CPS are also eligible for application

The duration of the course takes at least 4 years. Ordinary students’ statutory fee stands at 31,700 per annum while privately sponsored students pay 400,000 shillings per annum.

Contact information

The school of law Nairobi university campus is located at parklands. For more enquiries write them at their postal address, PO box 30197-00100 Parklands campus, Nairobi. You can also call them Tel 020-2314371/ 72/ 74/ 75 or at their Mobile number 0724-922608 or 0734- 273568. An official email address is also availed by the school of law as a form of contact that is [email protected]

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