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.
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- Law of International Trade
- International Commercial Transactions Law
- Carriage of Goods by Sea
- Commercial Arbitration
- Competition Law
- Law, Regional Integration and Development in Africa
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesInternational Law International Development International Business View 36 other Masters in International Law in South Africa
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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
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Living costs for Cape Town
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.