International Trade Law, LL.M. | University of Cape Town | Cape Town, South Africa
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About

Are you looking for a sharply focused Masters-level qualification in International Trade Law? The University of Cape Town has the right programme for you. 

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Overview

The International Trade Law programme from the University of Cape Town comprises two compulsory courses; two elective courses and four research tasks, each linked to one of the four courses taken for the degree and demonstrating professional expertise. 

LLM and MPhil (coursework and dissertation)

Students must select and complete four courses or their equivalent and submit a dissertation of not more than 25 000 words. Full-time students are expected to complete the requirements within an academic year (February to November or July to June), and part-time students are expected to complete the requirements within two years, save that the dissertation may be submitted by not later than the Friday before the first term starts, the year following the completion of the coursework for students who have completed their coursework in December and 15 September of the same year for students who have completed their coursework in June.

Professional Master's degree (coursework and research tasks)

Students must select and complete four courses or their equivalent and complete a research project comprising four research tasks. Full-time students are expected to complete the requirements within an academic year (February to November or July to June), and part-time students are expected to complete the requirements within two years.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Law of International Trade
  • International Commercial Transactions Law
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Competition Law
  • Law, Regional Integration and Development in Africa 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A person may be considered for admission as a candidate for the degree ofMaster of Laws if

  • he or she has a law degree of the University or an equivalent degree of another University or institution recognised by the Senate for the purpose; or
  • he or she has in any other manner attained a level of competence, which, in the opinion of Senate, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Law, is adequate for the purposes of admission as a candidate for the degree

Living costs for Cape Town

9088 - 15529 ZAR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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