This programme is offered by Boston City Campus & Business College Head Office in the
distance mode of provision, with all other Boston City Campus & Business Colleges operating
as Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus & Business College branch
Upon successful completion of the qualification, students will receive a Bachelor of Commerce in Law (SAQA ID 104712), NQF (HEQSF) Level 7 (minimum credits 384) from Boston.
Download the Fact Sheet for additional, detailed programme information.
YEAR ONE MODULES
Introduction to South African Law
Legal Writing Skills
Business Management 1
Computer Literacy Advanced
Law of Persons
Intellectual Property Law
YEAR TWO MODULES
General Principles of the Law of Contract
Business Management 2
Financial Accounting 1
General Principles of the Law of Delict
Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting
YEAR THREE MODULES
Law of Taxation
Applied Research for Law Practitioners
Business Management 3
Strategic Human Resource Management
Work Integrated Learning
Various Assessment Strategies (ASC, ASW, AS1 to AS5) are used throughout the modules in the programme. For example, AS4 is predominately applied in this programme and consists of
Formative Assessments (FA1 and FA2), also known as assignments or tests, which count
forty percent (40%) – twenty percent (20%) each – towards the overall mark.
Summative Assessments in the form of a final exam or capstone project (SA1), count fifty percent (50%), and a research or reflective essay (SA2) count ten percent (10%) towards the overall mark.
No supplementary assessment is provided for FA1 or FA2. A maximum of one (1) additional
supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for SA1 and SA2 respectively, which will
be charged for.
Please consult the Fact Sheet and Student Rulebook for additional, detailed programme information.
Based on credits and notional hours of this qualification, the minimum duration is three years and the maximum duration is nine years of study.
On completion of the programme graduates will have the necessary knowledge and practical skills required to:
Operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user Applications
Demonstrate well-rounded knowledge of the South African legal system, various fields of law, the relationship between fields of law, and the impact of legal principles and rules on commercial activity and broader society
Develop integrated knowledge of the underlying principles, legal instruments, concepts and procedures of South African Mercantile Law, as well as the ability to apply such knowledge in commercial contexts
Demonstrate integrated knowledge, an understanding of standard methods and procedures, and the ability to solve problems in the context of private law
Understand the principles and theory of business and financial management in professional commercial practice, formulate decisions and take action based on such principles
Identify, evaluate, and analyse socio-economic needs of society, display an awareness of professional ethics and ethical standards and recognise the need for life-long learning
National Senior Certificate (NSC), with English passed and with endorsement for admission to Bachelor’s study; or National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)), with English passed and with endorsement for admission to Bachelor’s studies; or prior to 2009, Senior Certificate with English as one of the modules passed.
A number of post school qualifications may be used for admission and/or advanced placement into the degree programme with due regard for the 50% credit transfer rule and guidelines of progression and articulation. For example, a Higher Certificate, NQF (HEQSF) Level 5, minimum Credits 120; or a Diploma, NQF (HEQSF/OQSF) Level 6, minimum Credits 240 or 360.
BOSTON HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMME
On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Bachelor of Commerce in Law SAQA ID 104712, NQF L7, minimum 384 credits from Boston City Campus & Business College