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Postgraduate Prospectus 2019 h tt p : / / ww w .up. ac . za/ po st gr a du ate- s t ud e n ts
A GLOBAL LAW FACULTY IN AFRICA POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES The Faculty of Law is widely recognized as a leader in the field of postgraduate programmes. The LLM and LLD programmes presented by the Faculty enable students to specialize in their chosen fields by engaging with experts at an advanced level. A postgraduate qualification in law offers appointments for personal and professional growth, and provides a competitive edge in respect of employment and promotion. Students from South Africa, other parts of Africa and the rest of the world are invited to apply for admission to the postgraduate programmes at the Faculty in Law of the University of Pretoria. The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria offers the following postgraduate programmes: Master of Laws (LLM) through coursework A vast variety of specialized Masters programmes are offered. These programmes require students to complete at least three taught modules, attend a module in Research Methodology, submit a research proposal and submit a mini- dissertation. Class attendance is compulsory. Class meetings are usually on weekdays from 17:30 - 19:30 and most of the class meetings take place once a week. The duration of the programme is one or two years. Master of Laws (LLM) through research Students registered for the Master of Laws through research programme are required to (under the auspices of a supervisor): 1. Attend the compulsory 3-day block session in Research Methodology; 2. Write and discuss with an examination panel and submit a final research proposal (before the end of the first year of registration); 3. Write a dissertation based on the final research proposal; and 4. Submit at least one approved (by the supervisor) article to a journal. Master of Philosophy (MPhil) through coursework Students who do not have a prior qualification in law, but who have at least an honours degree, may apply for any of the MPhil programmes offered by the Faculty of Law. These programmes require students to complete at least three taught modules, attend a module in Research Methodology, submit a research proposal and submit a mini- dissertation. Class attendance is compulsory. Class meetings are usually on weekdays from 17:30 - 19:30 and most of the class meetings take place once a week. The duration of the programme is one or two years. Master of Philosophy (MPhil) through research Students who do not have a prior qualification in law, but who have at least an honours degree, may apply for the Master of Philosophy through research programme. Students registered for the Master of Philosophy through research programme are required to (under the auspices of a supervisor): 1. Attend the compulsory 3-day block session in Research Methodology; 2. Write and discuss with an examination panel and submit a final research proposal (before the end of the first year of registration); 3. Write a dissertation based on the final research proposal; and 4.

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