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Family Law (Coursework), 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 Family Law (Coursework) 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 Family Law (Coursework) programme is offered by University of Pretoria.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Recognised and alternative life-partnerships 
  • Research methodology 
  • Mini-dissertation 
  • 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

  • A LLB/BProc degree or an equivalent degree from a foreign university that allows entrance to the formal legal profession
  • A minimum average mark of 65% with respect to the prescribed final-year modules of the LLB/BProc degree
  • An acceptable level of proficiency in English is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1499 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1499 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1499 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1499 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.
From R25 300 to R44 000

Living costs for Pretoria

  • 8592 - 10310 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

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