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Law, LL.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #551 (QS) ,
The University of Pretoria Faculty of Law is the highest ranked law faculty in Africa and in South Africa - according to the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. This Law programme is offered by University of Pretoria.

About

Faculty Notes

The Faculty of Law has as its mission the creation and sustenance of a research and education environment that is grounded in values of social justice and excellence.

As the law is increasingly becoming multifaceted and in certain areas more global, the Faculty maintains professional relations with many international bodies, such as the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU), the World Bank and foreign universities. This Law programme is offered by University of Pretoria.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation: Law 
  • Research methodology 
  • Research proposal and oral deference of the research proposal 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    200 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

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General Requirements

  • Subject to the stipulations of General Regulations a candidate for the LLM programme should be in possession of at least an LLB or a BProc degree or an equivalent degree from a foreign university that allows entrance to the formal legal profession.
  • A candidate for the LLM programme must submit a writing portfolio consisting of recent research-based essays, assignments or the like, as well as a letter of motivation and a preliminary research statement (a 500 word description of the proposed research field indicating a research topic, the broad scope of the proposed study and a tentative research problem).
  • Where applicable a candidate must apply to SAQA for an evaluation of their foreign qualification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1011 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1011 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1011 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1011 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
R17 195 per annum

Living costs for Pretoria

  • 8592 - 10310 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

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