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LLM (Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Africa) (Coursework)

University of Pretoria
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Pretoria
English
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LLM (Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Africa) (Coursework)

The curriculum consists of:

  • Six compulsory modules counting 15 credits each.
  • A module in research methodology (RHP 801) - (non-credit-bearing) (this module must be completed during the first year of registration).
  • A research proposal (RHP 803) - (non-credit-bearing).
  • A mini-dissertation of 18,000 to 20,000 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

  • International human rights law relevant to sexual and reproductive rights in Africa 802
  • Applying human rights principles to realise sexual and reproductive health rights claims 803
  • Applying human rights principles to selected reproductive health issues in Africa 804
  • Applying human rights principles to selected sexual rights and sexuality issues in Africa 805
  • Applying human rights principles to selected rights of sexual minorities in Africa 806
  • Research and adv to realise sexual, reprod health and sexual minority rights claims in Africa 807
  • Mini-dissertation 802
  • Research methodology for human rights 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.

Tuition

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Qualification

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
Hatfield
0002 Pretoria
South Africa

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