The Diploma in Law Program

Objectives of the Program

  •                                                            Introduces participants, with a desire for a career in Law, to the legal system and its frameworks.
  •                                      Ideal for those already in the legal system as it provides a thorough grounding on the foundations of legal knowledge.
  •                                                            Provides employees with basic legal knowledge required in the course of their official assignment.

Structure

The program is divided into two semesters.  There are six (6) modules per semester making a total of twelve (12) modules for the entire course.  Students are required to take a class Continuous Assessment test during each semester in all the subjects to account for 30% while the remaining 70% is achievable during the final examinations at the end of each semester.

1st SEMESTER

2nd SEMESTER

S/NSUBJECT CODESUBJECT
1DIL 01Elements of the Law of Contract
2DIL 02Use of English
3DIL 03Law of Tort
4DIL 04Commercial Law
5DIL 05Criminal Law
6DIL 06The Gambia Legal System
S/NSUBJECT CODESUBJECT
1DIL 07Criminal Procedure
2DIL 08Public & Administrative Law
3DIL 09Insurance Law
4DIL 10Company Law
5DIL 11Law of Evidence
6DIL 12Family Law