List Of Accredited Law Schools In Ghana

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Accreditation is the act of granting credit or recognition to educational institutions that maintain suitable standards.

Below is the List Of Accredited Law Schools In Ghana

Ghana School of Law

Rated as one of the best law schools in Ghana. Learners are prepared for interviews, trial and advocacy presentations, and law journal write-on competitions. They have a highly skilled and experienced staff who prepare the learners for their future careers. Learners are also made to sit for bar exams to test their grasp. They are the only law school in the country that offers professional law courses.

GIMPA Faculty of Law

Learners are taught to improve their oral skills as it plays a huge role in their presentation. The institution holds continual assessment tests to counter-check the progress of the learners. They have a committed staff aimed at imparting the learners with relevant skills that will help them make good decisions in their careers.

Wisconsin International University College Faculty of Law

The institution is an affiliate of the University of Cape Coast. It ranks among the best private schools in Ghana. The institution strives to create meaningful relationships between learners through collaboration, especially in a law journal. Also, the instructors play a huge role by using their vast knowledge to help the learners in different areas. This prepares them for their future work with groups of attorneys.

Mountcrest University College Faculty of Law

The institution is well equipped with modern-day law teaching equipment. They strive to provide the learners with real-life situations where they get to apply the skills learned in class. The instructors in the institution are of impeccable quality and experience. They encourage brainstorming of the learners to unleash their potential.

UCC Faculty of Law

The institution helps the learners develop communication skills through regular assignments and projects. They are also taught negotiation skills to apply when arguing a point or even challenging a decision. The learners are expected to fill law journals occasionally and sit for their bar exams.

KNUST Faculty of Law

Most of the alumni of the school praise the institution for developing their analytical skills. Learners are taught how to gather data concerning their cases and how to make deductions and conclusions based on facts and figures. They are then taught how to process the data through a complex analysis circle to form conclusions and recommendations.

Kings University College Faculty of Law

The institution takes the learner through a journey where they are given real-life circumstances related to their careers, they are then expected to apply the knowledge gained to form sound judgments. They are tuned to develop different means of arguing points and communicating ideas.

Central University College Faculty of Law

The school has a well-organized and experienced staff who have created a name for themselves in the law industry in Ghana. Learners have the chance to witness practicals of what their careers entail to motivate them to put in their effort. They are taught how to view emerging problems from a different perspective before reaching a decision.

Lancaster University Ghana University

The institution prepares the students to how to work well under high pressure. This is done through regular assignments and law journals. This is in preparation for the high-pressure work that the law career prescribes. They are skilled in ways to improve efficiency even when under a lot of stress with a large workload.

The entry requirement for Law schools in Ghana

To qualify for admission to the Ghana School of Law for the Professional Law Course, applicants must be successful at the Entrance Examination. The categories of applicants listed below are eligible to write the Entrance Examination:

ALL LLB graduates from the Faculties of Law of Public Universities in Ghana, including KNUST, Kumasi; University of Ghana(Legon), and GIMPA approved by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) and the General Legal Council (GLC)

ALL LLB graduates from the Faculties of Law of Private University Colleges in Ghana approved by the NAB and GLC.

ALL Ghanaian LLB graduates or holders of equivalent law degrees from Universities in the United Kingdom, Canada, United States of America, and other common law jurisdictions who have obtained passes in all the prescribed subjects/courses for admission to the Professional Law Course.

For the avoidance of doubt, applicants from overseas/foreign Universities who possess LLB certificates or certificates for equivalent law degrees shall be eligible to write the Entrance Examination if such applicants have passed the subjects below at the LLB or equivalent level:

Ghana Constitutional Law

Ghana Legal System and Methods

Criminal Law

Law of Equity and Succession

Law of Torts

Law of Contract

Law of Immovable Property

Company Law

Commercial Law

In addition to the nine (9) subjects listed above, applicants must have studied and passed any one of the following subjects:

Law of Natural Resources

Environmental Law

Intellectual Property Law

Law of Taxation

Applicants who are admitted to undertake the Professional Law Course are enrolled as Barristers at Law and Solicitors of the Supreme Court upon their successful completion of the Course.

What happens during the accreditation process?

Accreditation is awarded after successful documentation of compliance with the current Standards.

Compliance is determined by the evaluation of written documents provided by the organization and by on-site inspection.

On-site inspections are carried out by a team of inspectors who are qualified by training and experience.