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LLM (International Trade and Investment Law in Africa) (Coursework)

University of Pretoria
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
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LLM (International Trade and Investment Law in Africa) (Coursework)

The curriculum consists of:

  • Two modules counting 30 credits each.
  • A module in research methodology (RHP 801) (this module must be completed during the first year of registration).
  • A research proposal (RHP 803).
  • A mini-dissertation of 23,000 to 25,000 words.

Admission requirements

  • LLB degree or BProc degree or relevant degree from a foreign university that allows entrance to the formal legal profession.
  • A weighted average of at least 65% at final-year level.

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Program content

Final year

Core modules

  • Advanced international trade law 802
  • Advanced international investment and business law 802
  • Mini-dissertation 803
  • Research methodology 801
  • Research proposal 803

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

The minimum duration of a Program is 1 year (2 semesters) and the maximum duration is 2 years (4 semesters). The study period may only be extended in an individual case with the approval of the Faculty Postgraduate Committee on recommendation of the relevant head of department, based on good reason shown and if the student has a reasonable prospect of completing the Program in a further year of study.


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Credits: 200

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University of Pretoria

The University of Pretoria (UP) is one of Africa’s top universities and the largest contact university in South Africa. We produce socially impactful research to find solutions for the world’s most pressing issues. Being one of the largest research universities...

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University of Pretoria

Cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street
0002 Pretoria
South Africa

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