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LLM (International Law) (Coursework)

University of Pretoria - Faculty of Law
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Pretoria
English
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About this program

LLM (International Law) (Coursework)

The curriculum will generally consist of:

  • Three modules counting 30 credits each (If a student completes his/her studies over the maximum time of 2 years, at least one of these modules must be completed during the first year of registration).
  • A module in research methodology (RHP 801 - 5 credits) (If a student completes his/her studies over the maximum time of 2 years, this module must be completed during the first year of registration).
  • A research proposal (RHP 803 - 5 credits). The student must submit the research proposal to the supervisor prior to commencing with the writing of the mini-dissertation. If a student completes his/her studies over the maximum time of 2 years, this submission should take place no later than the end of the first semester of the second year of registration for the degree. This period may be extended with the approval of the relevant head of department.
  • A mini-dissertation. The mini-dissertation must deal with the subject content of one of the modules or a combination of the modules registered for by the student for his/her LLM/MPhil degree. Any request for an extension of the period for submission of the mini-dissertation may only be granted by the Postgraduate Committee on recommendation of the relevant head of department.

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
  • An average of at least 65% for Public International Law at bachelor's level

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Program content

Final year

Core modules

  • Advanced international law 802
  • Applied international law 801
  • Mini-dissertation 800
  • Research methodology 801
  • Research proposal 803

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition

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Qualification

Credits:200

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University of Pretoria - Faculty of Law

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University of Pretoria - Faculty of Law

cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street
Hatfield
South Africa

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