Fundamentals in Ghanaian Law

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Post-LLB Top-Up Programme

Our Fundamentals in Ghanaian Law (FGL) Top-Up Programme is an extension of our existing Top-Up programme for LLB law graduates.  It is an excellent preparatory course for Ghanaian LLB graduates or holders of equivalent law degrees from universities in other common law jurisdictions (such as the U.K., U.S., Canada, and Nigeria) for entry into the Ghana School of Law.  Our FGL Top-Up Programme is an ideal route for eligibility to sit the entrance examination for the Ghana School of Law.  It equips LLB holders from universities in other common law jurisdictions with the required proficiency levels in academic skills and fundamental Ghanaian law subjects required by the General Legal Council for entry into the Ghana School of Law.   The FGL Top-Up programme covers all the core and elective subjects required by the Ghana School of Law as follows

Semester 1 – 5th October, 2020 – 29th January, 2020

  • Ghana Legal System & Method (core)
  • Ghana Constitutional Law (core)
  • Criminal Law (core)
  • Law of Contract (core)
  • Company Law (elective)
  • Commercial Law (elective)

Semester 2 – 1st March, 2021 to 25th June, 2021

  • Academic Writing Skills (compulsory)
  • Law of Tort (core)
  • Immovable Property (core)
  • Equity & Succession (core)
  • Intellectual Property (elective)
  • Law of Taxation (elective)
  • Environmental Law (elective)

Mode of delivery

The FGL Top-Up will be delivered online through the MountCrest Virtual Learning Environment, and is open to external LLB graduates students from Ghana and internationally.  It will be held on weekday evenings from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Fess

GHC10,000, Payable in 10 instalments of GHC1,000 per month.

Students are eligible for a discounted fee as follows:

GHC8,500, payable in 2 instalments of GHC4,250 per semester; or GHC7,000, payable once at the beginning of the academic year