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Programme Type : Full Time

Fees : Fees

Faculty : Law and Para-Legal studies

Entry requirements : 3 credits

Department : Business management

Programme Duration : 1 Years

Description

Objectives 

The objective of the CCA programme is to enhance the performance of supporting staff and learners, in the performance of their duties in the administration of justice by:

  1. Equipping candidates with the required knowledge and skills to enable them to provide quality service in underpinning the legal system.
  2. Enhancing the appreciation basic of knowledge and skills in office management, customer care, and financial transaction procedures.


Enhancing Career Opportunities 

CCA is designed for Deputy Sheriffs; Court Bailiffs; Court Clerks; Dikgosi; Customary Court Presidents; Debt Collectors; and Executive Secretaries in private law firms, and others in related profession. 

Successful completion of the requirements for CCA programme will allow articulation to diploma level programmes. 

Entry Requirements

  1. Candidates must have obtained three credits at BGCSE (or equivalent)including English language.
  2. Higher qualification will be an added advantage.
  3. Special Entry: Candidates who do not have minimum academic qualifications stated above but have a minimum of two years uninterrupted work experience in a relevant or related field will be considered, or upon satisfying the requirements of the Academic Board.


Programme Structure 
The programme is taught over a period of one year divided into two semesters.

Semester One

  1. CCAIL101Introduction to Law
  2. CCALS101Legal Systems in Botswana
  3. CCACA101Court Administration
  4. CCACP101Criminal Procedure in Botswana
  5. CCAOP 101Office Practice
  6. CCAPL102Pleadings
  7. CCAJR101Jurisdiction
  8. CCACS101Customer Service

Semester Two

  1. CCAHRM 102Human Resource Management
  2. CCA EX102Execution
  3. CCAAD 102Administrative Law
  4. CCA CS 102Costs
  5. CCA TX 102Taxation
  6. CCACM 101Communication Skills
  7. CCAIT101Computer Skills
  8. CCAWP 101An Integrated Work Placement

Assessment
Learners will be assessed on the basis of the following:

  1. Coursework
  2. Mid-term examinations
  3. Final examinations
  4. Industrial attachment report

Programme Type : Full Time

Fees : Fees

Faculty : Law and Para-Legal studies

Entry requirements : 5 Credits and at least a pass in English

Department : Law

Programme Duration : 5 Years(48 months) Years

Description

Programme Type : Full Time

Fees : Fees

Faculty : Law and Para-Legal studies

Entry requirements : 4 passes

Department : Entrepreneurship

Programme Duration : 2 Years

Description

Objectives 

The Diploma in Court Administration builds up on the foundation laid in the Certificate in Court Administration Programme offered by BA ISAGO. The specific objectives of the programme are to enhance the capacity of supporting staff in the performance and administration of justice by equipping learners with: 

  • The required knowledge and skills in court administration to enable them to provide quality service.
  • Appropriate legal skills and knowledge to broaden their understanding of the environment in which they work.
  • Basic understanding of financial transaction procedures within their work environment.


Target Group 

The programme is designed for those intending to work in the legal or para-legal related fields which require an understanding of the justice system and its implementation.

The qualification is suitable for those who wish to pursue a career, for example, in the Department of Administration of Justice, non- Governmental organisations, Tribal Administration, and other law enforcement agencies either in Government or the business world. 

The focus of the diploma is to provide learners with the requisite knowledge, skills and competencies in areas related to Court Administration.

Entry Requirements 

  • At least four passes at BGCSE level or equivalent, including English language OR
  • Have successfully completed the Certificate in Court Administration OR
  • Certificate in Law or its equivalent from any recognised institution.
  • Special Entry: Candidates who do not have minimum academic qualifications stated above but have a minimum of three years relevant work experience will be considered. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) may be used as an instrument for further assessment of mature-age entry candidates.


Programme Structure

This is a 2-year program consisting of>>>>>>modules:- <<<<< compulsory and <<<< optional plus 6 months compulsory work related attachment, which is done in the first semester of level 2 or second year and assessed in terms of BA ISAGO University Workplace/Internship policy. 

Assessment

Learners will be assessed on the basis of the following:

  • Coursework
  • Mid-term examinations
  • Workplace Attachment
  • Final examinations



Lectures

Lectures are held as follows:

  • Part-time: 17.30-20.00 Monday to Friday
  • Full-time: 8.00- 17.00 Monday to Friday

Programme Type : Full Time

Fees : Fees

Faculty : Law and Para-Legal studies

Entry requirements : 3 credits

Department : Business management

Programme Duration : 1 Years

Description

Objectives 

The CCL is designed to enhance the performamnce of support staff in Tribal Administration by:

  1. Equipping learners with required knowledge and skills of Customary Law Court Procedures to enable them to provide quality service and understanding of the legal environement.
  2. Enhancing the appreciation of office management by offering basic computer and other skills..
  3. Enhancing customer care principles.


Enhancing Career Opportunities 

The CCL is ideal for the Dikgosi; Customary Court Presidents; Court Clerks; Court Bailiffs; Headmen, and others in related fields. 

Successful completion of the requirements of the programme will enable candidates to articulate into higher diploma level programmes. 


Entry Requirements

  1. Candidates must have obtained three credits at BGCSE (or equivalent) including English language.
  2. Higher qualification will be an added advantage.
  3. Special Entry: Candidates who do not have minimum academic qualifications stated above but have a minimum of two years uninterrupted work experience in a relevant or related field will be considered, upon satisfying the requirements of the Academic Affairs Board.



Programme Structure

Semester One

  1. CCA IL 101 Introduction to Law
  2. CCALS 101 Legal systems in Botswana
  3. CCAJR 101 Jurisdiction
  4. CCLPS 102 Basic Protocol Skills
  5. CCACM 101 Communication Skills
  6. CCAIT 101 Basic Computer Skills

Semester Two

  1. CCACL 101 Customary Law
  2. CCLCP 101 Court procedure in Botswana
  3. CCAPL 102 Pleadings
  4. CCACS 101 Customer Service Relations
  5. CCAWP 101 Integrated Work Placement

Assessment
Learners will be assessed on the basis of the following:

  1. Coursework
  2. Mid-term examinations
  3. Final examinations
  4. Industrial attachment report

Programme Type : Full Time

Fees : Fees

Faculty : Law and Para-Legal studies

Entry requirements : 3 credits

Department : Law

Programme Duration : 1 Years

Description

Objectives 

The objective of the course is to enhance the performance of supporting staff and learners in the administration of justice by:

  1. Equipping individuals with the knowledge of the Legal System and Court Procedures
  2. Enhancing their skills required in managing an office
  3. Focusing on customer care principles


Enhancing Career Opportunities 

The CIL is ideal for the Dikgosi; Customary Court Presidents; Deputy Sheriffs; Court Clerks; Debt Collectors; Executive Secretaries in Private Law firms; Police Officers; Correctional Services Officers; Immigration Officers; select BDF Personnel; select BURS Officers, and other law enforcement personnel. 

Successful completion of the requirements for CIL programme will enable candidates to enroll in diploma level programmes. 

Entry Requirements

  1. Candidates must have obtained three credits at BGCSE (or equivalent)including English language.
  2. Higher qualification will be an added advantage.
  3. Special Entry: Candidates who do not have minimum academic qualifications stated above but have a minimum of two years uninterrupted work experience in a relevant or related field will be considered, or upon satisfying the requirements of the Academic Board.



Programme Structure

The taught programme will consist of two semesters spread over one calendar year. 
Semester One

  1. CCAIL101Introduction to Law
  2. CCACM101Communication Skills
  3. CCAPL102Pleadings
  4. CCAIT101Computer Skills

Semester Two

  1. CCAJR101Jurisdiction
  2. CCACS101Customer Service
  3. CCACP101Criminal Procedure
  4. CCALS101Legal Systems
  5. CCAWP 101An Integrated Work Placement

Assessment
Learners will be assessed on the basis of the following:

  1. Coursework
  2. Mid-term examinations
  3. Final examinations
  4. Industrial attachment report

Programme Type : Full Time

Fees : Fees

Faculty : Law and Para-Legal studies

Entry requirements : 4 credits

Department : Law

Programme Duration : 2 Years

Description

Objectives 

The Diploma in Law programme will equip groups like the police with the necessary legal skills to enable them to more effectively carry out their duties. It will also provide critical training and impart relevant legal skills to court clerks in magistrate and customary courts, court interpreters, court reporters, court bailiffs and legal secretaries. Students who study for and successfully complete the programme would have enhanced opportunities to work in various capacities in the courts as well as pursue successful careers in law firms and the police service.

Programme Objectives

  • To introduce students to basic concepts of law
  • To provide students with a thorough understanding of Botswana’s legal system
  • To provide students with relevant knowledge of the various court procedures
  • To equip students with important skills to enable them to read and understand court decisions
  • To provide students with adequate grounding to enable them to pursue more advanced legal studies


Career Opportunities

  • Law Clerk
  • Legal Executive
  • Politician
  • Consultant
  • Counsel


Entry Requirements

  • Candidates must have obtained at least four (4) passes at BGCSE (or equivalent) including English language. OR
  • Candidates who have successfully completed a relevant 12 months Botswana Training Authority (BOTA) recognised and accredited Certificate Programme in Law or its equivalent. OR
  • Special Entry : Candidates who do not have minimum academic qualifications stated above but have a minimum of three years relevant work experience will be considered. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) may be used as an instrument for further assessment of mature-age entry candidates



Programme Structure

  • The Diploma programme will run over duration of twenty-four months for full- time learners and thirty months for part-time learners (four semesters in twenty four- months, consisting of six months each
  • Learners will be required to undertake work learning attachment/research project within the first semester of second year before completion of the programme.


Assessment

Learners will be assessed on the basis of the following:

  • Coursework
  • Mid-term examinations
  • Final examinations
  • Industrial attachment report


Lectures

Learners will be assessed on the basis of the following:

  • Full-time: 8.00- 17.00 Monday to Friday
  • Part-time: 17.30-20.00 Monday to Friday

Programme Type : Full Time

Fees : Fees

Faculty : Law and Para-Legal studies

Entry requirements : 5 credits

Department : Law

Programme Duration : 4 Years

Description

OBJECTIVE

The programme provides rigorous, integrated training for students preparing for a professional career that combines law and public administration affairs. It combines both a comprehensive academic curriculum and practical education in the role of the paralegal; in a legal environment that is designed for people who have already been working professionally in the fields of law and justice to help extend their knowledge, skills and expertise to develop their career.  
The programme will provide a more marketable professional career path than is usually acquired through single- degree programme for the pre-service student. It will provide students with a broadened knowledge base and a cross disciplinary approach to solving problems involving the intersection of law, policy and management.  
Career Opportunities
The course is aimed principally at providing graduates who can operate as independent consultants or be employed in the public and private sectors. The several possible career options include:

  • Community Service Manager
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Government Legal Departments
  • Public Prosecutor
  • Legal Aid Officers
  • District Administrator
  • Compliance Officer

Entry Requirements 

1. Applicants must have obtained at least five credits at Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent including a pass in English language. OR
2. Candidates must have successfully completed a Diploma in Law or Court Administration or its equivalent from BA ISAGO University
3. Special Entry: Candidates who do not have the minimum academic qualifications stated above, but have five years relevant work experience in a related field will be considered. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) may be used as an instrument for further assessment of mature-entry candidates.

Programme Duration

The Degree programme will run over duration of 48 months (4 years) for full-time learners and sixty months (5 years) for part-time learners. 

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