M.Phil. On Campus

Extractive Industry Policy, Management and Regulation (Coursework)

12 months
3364 EUR/year
1682 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Extractive Industry Policy, Management and Regulation (Coursework) programme from University of Pretoria is awarded once a student has successfully completed courses in research methodology, three 30-credit modules prescribed for the particular programme, the submission of a research proposal and the submission of a mini-dissertation.


Key Features

This Extractive Industry Policy, Management and Regulation (Coursework) programme from University of Pretoria is structured to allow for one year of study; therefore, the programme may be completed within two semesters (1 year), subject to fulfilment of all the requirements for the degree and payment of the full amount prescribed for the MPhil degree.

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Rights to and regulation of natural resources
  • Sustainability aspects of extractive industries 
  • Mini-dissertation 
  • Research methodology for human rights 
  • Research proposal 
  • The South Africa Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 
  • Socio-economic development and management of non-renewable natural resources

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


200 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

LLB degree or BProc degree or relevant honours degree or relevant degree on SAQA level 8 and relevant work experience in legal aspects in South Africa or Africa

A weighted average of at least 65% at final-year level

An example of a piece of academic writing relevant to the field

Cover letter:

  • Motivate the desire to study in the field
  • Indicate previous experience in the field, if any
  • Explain how the degree will be applied to contribute to sustainable development in Africa

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3364 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3364 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    1682 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1682 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • SA and SADC countries citizens: From R28 140 to R51 075
  • International: From R56 280 to R102 150

Living costs for Pretoria

8592 - 10309 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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