Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law

Dr. BIGIRIMANA Fructuose

Dean of Law

Phone: +250 788 585 092

Email: bigirimana1@yahoo.fr

 

Entry profile

To be admitted in the Faculty of Law, the applicant should have a secondary school diploma in social sciences and arts.

Exit profile

A student who successfully accomplish is studies at the Faculty of Law of INES-Ruhengeri, shall be able to exercise as:

  •  Lawyers/Attorneys
  • Judges/ Arbitrators
  • Public Prosecutors
  • Legal drafters
  •  Notaries
  •  Court clerks/Court Bailiffs
  • Consultants
  • Private Legal Advisors
  • Legal representatives
  •  Lecturers
  • Legal researchers
  • Public market officers
  • Human rights observers
  • Property managers
  • Contract drafters
  • Insurance agents
  • International trading officers
  • Prison manager or counselors
  • Tax controllers

Programs overviews

Level I

Module title Unit title Hours/unit Face to face hrs Student hours Total hours Nr of credits
GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO LAW General introduction to law 140 91 49 140 14
HISTORY AND SOCIOLOGY OF LAW History of law
sociology of Law
150 97.5 52.5 150 15
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY Intro to Philo. and Ethics
Formal Logic
150 97.5 52.5 150 15
LANGUAGES Skills of Oral and Writing Expression/ French and English 100 65 35 100 10
RESEARCH SKILLS Introduction to scientific research
Computer and ICT research
140 91 49 140 14
INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS AND ACCOUNTING Introduction to economics
Principles of Public and Private Accounting
140 91 49 140 14
PRIVATE LAW I Family Law 140 91 49 140 14
PUBLIC LAW I Constitutional law 140 91 49 140 14
GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW General Principles of Criminal Law 140 91 49 140 14

Level II

Module title Unit title Hours/unit Face to face hrs Student hours Total hours Nr of credits
PRIVATE LAW II Law of Contracts
Law of Tort Liability
200 130 70 200 20
PROPERTY AND LAND LAW Property and Land law 150 97.5 52.5 150 15
LEGAL TERMINOLOGIES Kinyarwanda Legal Terminologies
Comparative Law
English II
150 97.5 52.5 150 15
PSYCHOLOGY OF LAW, CRIMINOLOGY Psychology of Law
Criminology
150 97.5 52.5 150 15
JUDICIAL ORGANIZATION, FUNCTIONING AND JURISDICTION Judicial organization 150 97.5 52.5 150 15
SPECIFIC CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Specific Crimes
Criminal Procedure
200 130 70 120 20
CIVIL, COMMERCIAL, ADMINISTRATIVE AND SOCIAL PROCEDURE Civil, commercial, administrative and social procedure 100 65 35 100 10
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND ADMINISTRATIVE CONTENTION Administrative Law and Administrative contention 100 65 35 100 10

Level III

Module title Unit title Hours/unit Face to face hrs Student hours Total hours Nr of credits
SOCIAL AND INSURANCE LAW Labour and Social Security Law
Insurance law
150 97.7 52.5 150 15
FISCAL LAW AND PUBLIC FINANCE Fiscal law
Public finance
150 97.5 52.5 150 15
LEGAL RESEARCH Methodology of scientific research in law
Seminar of private/public law
150 97.5 52.5 150 15
LEGAL PRACTICE I Pleading Techniques (Moot Court)
English III
150 97.5 52.5 150 15
PRIVATE LAW III Commercial law (compulsory)
Company law (optional)
Law of competition (optional)
Law of consumption (optional)
200 130 70 200 20
PUBLIC LAW Public international law and International Organisations(compulsory)
International humanitarian law (optional)
African Union Law (optional)
Comparative criminal law (optional)
200 130 70 120 20
PRIVATE LAW IV Law on matrimonial regime, liberalities and succession
Specific contracts
200 130 70 200 20

Level IV

Module title Unit title Hours/unit Face to face hrs Student hours Total hours Nr of credits
ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL LAW Economic and Financial law 100 65 35 100 10
FISCAL PUBLIC LAW III International law of development (compulsory)
Human Rights Law (optional)
International Criminal Law(optional)
Regional Systems of Human Rights Protection(optional)
150 97.5 52.5 150 15
PRIVATE LAW V Law of securities (compulsory)
Transport law (optional)
Law of enterprise (optional)
Intellectual property rights (optional)
Arbitration (optional)
150 97.5 52.5 150 15
PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW Private International Law 100 65 35 100 10
PHILOSOPHY OF LAW Philosophy of law 100 65 35 100 10
LEGAL PRACTICE II Legal clinic
Techniques of legal drafting
Legal professional ethics
200 130 70 120 20
ENGLISH ET JUDGEMENT DRAFTING English IV
Judgment drafting
100 65 35 100 10
INTERNSHIP AND ENTREPRENARIASHIP Internship
Entreprenariaship
150 39 111 150 15
MEMOIR Memoir 150 150 150 15