The Postgraduate Diploma in Law is offered in two categories, namely:
• The Postgraduate Diploma in Law (PGDL) for holders of the LL.B. degree and
• The Specialized Postgraduate Diploma in law (SPGDL) for holders of degrees other than the Bachelor of laws (LL.B). The Specialized Postgraduate Diploma in Law is designed to provide specialized training in specific fields of law to holders of degrees other that LL.B. The objective is to enhance the candidate’s competence by inculcating specialized legal knowledge to the candidate.
The Diploma shall be on a pass or fail basis.
(a) To be considered for admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Law (PGDL), a candidate must be a holder of the LL.B. Degree of Ruaha University College or a recognised University or have satisfied the requirement of the award of such a degree.
(b) To be considered for admission to the Specialised Postgraduate Diploma in Law (SPGDL), a candidate must be a holder of a First Degree of Ruaha University College or a recognised University or have satisfied the requirements for the award of the Degree.
The postgraduate diploma programme is scheduled to run under a semester system in which there are fifteen teaching weeks plus two examinations weeks per semester. The postgraduate diploma is designed to run for one (1) year.
The postgraduate diploma in law is divided into two streams, namely Postgraduate diploma in Law and Specialized Postgraduate Diploma in Law. Candidates must choose the stream they like according to their academic needs.