Gimpa Law Faculty

by Israel Boafo Bansah

The Faculty of Law at GIMPA presents an ideal setting for the pursuit of legal scholarship and training of would-be lawyers, legal academics and policymakers.

Gimpa Law Faculty Courses Offered

Core Courses

  •  Ghana Legal System
  •  Legal Method
  •  Constitutional Law I & II
  •  Law of Contract I & II
  •  Criminal Law I & II
  •  Law of Torts I & II
  •  Law of immovable property I & II
  •  Equity and succession I & II
  •  Jurisprudence I & II
  •  Long Essay I & II

Elective Courses

  •  Commercial Law I & II
  •  Conflict of Law I & II
  •  Public International Law I & II
  •  Company Law I & II
  •  International Trade and Investment Law
  •  Administrative Law
  •  ECOWAS Law
  •  Human Rights Law
  •  Policymaking and The Law
  •  Alternative Dispute Resolution
  •  Media Law
  •  Environmental Law
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Law of Devolution and Decentralisation
  •  Security Transactions Law
  •  Law of Banking
  •  Law of Trust
  •  Insurance Law
  •  Family and Domestic Relations Law
  •  Taxation and Revenue Law
  •  Intellectual Property Law
  •  Criminology and Forensics

Gimpa Law Faculty Admission Requirements

LL.B REGULAR & MODULAR PROGRAMME:
Interested applicants must have been awarded a first degree in any relevant discipline and must have obtained a minimum of a lower division.

The minimum requirements for admission are:

  • A bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an approved/recognized university with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); OR
  • A professional chartered qualification such as ACCA, ICA, ICSA, CIPS and CIMA; and

An interview will be conducted on the basis of performance in the entrance exam. Only applicants who are shortlisted will be notified.

DURATION:
The programme is for a duration of three (3) academic years.

LL.B DAY PROGRAMME:
1. Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) and West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Candidates.

The general requirements for admission of WASSCE and SSSCE candidates to first degree programmes are three (3) credit passes in three core subjects and three (3) credit passes in three elective subjects.

i. SSSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English Language and Mathematics plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
ii. WASSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.

2. General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level Candidates
Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject for (for non-science) and an Arts subject (for Science students).

DURATION:
The programme is for a duration of four (4) academic years.

LL.B PROGRAMME (EVENING STREAM)
The LL.B programme (evening stream) is the most popular of the three streams operated by GIMPA Law. The programme is designed for students with a first degree in any discipline, who wish to enroll on the LL.B programme with the intention of possibly becoming lawyers in the future. It is a rigorous one and prepares students for admission to the professional training. This is an evening programme and therefore allows adequate time for day time preparation.

The minimum requirements for admission are as follows:

  • A bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an approved/recognized university with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); OR
  • A professional chartered qualification such as ACCA, ICA, ICSA, CIPS and CIMA; and
  • Successfully passing and being shortlisted in an entrance examination and a qualifying interview

Prospective students wishing to apply for the evening stream must have obtained a minimum credit Pass of three core and three electives including English and Mathematics. Due to the limited spaces, admission standards are high and admission is unfortunately given to only a limited number of qualified applicants.
Select any of the links below to download application forms. Kindly note that you will be required to pay fees for the forms on the day of submission.

Gimpa Law Faculty Fees & Funding

New Application Fees Structure for the Academic Year for Prospective Students.

Ghanaian Students
Masters ProgrammesGH¢ 210.00
Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma ProgrammesGH¢ 210.00
Undergraduate Programmes/Mature Entrance CourseGH¢ 160.00

International Students
Masters ProgrammesUS$ 150.00
Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma ProgrammesUS$ 150.00
Undergraduate ProgrammesUS$ 100.00

New Fees Structure for the 2020/2021 Academic Year for Continuing Students.

Undergraduate – Continuing Ghanaian Students

CategoryDay1st Semester’s
Level 200LLB-DayGH¢ 5,790
Level 300LLB-DayGH¢ 5,290
Level 400LLB-DayGH¢ 5,290
CategoryEvening1st Semester’s
Level 200LLB-EveningGH¢ 7,165
Level 300LLB-EveningGH¢ 6,540

Undergraduate – Continuing Foreign Students

CategoryDay1st Semester’s
Level 200LLB-DayUS$ 2,510
Level 300LLB-DayUS$ 2,285
Level 400LLB-DayUS$ 2,285

Gimpa Law Faculty Contact Details

GPS Digital Address: GA 3413353
    P. O. Box AH50, Achimota, Accra, Ghana
 +233-(0) 501620138
 +233-(0) 332095432
 +233-(0) 302908076
 +233-(0) 302-404664
    info@gimpa.edu.gh

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