Postgraduate Legal Studies at UCT - information session
Watch this useful video on the different degrees, programmes, specialisations and courses offered by UCT Law. Also find out about funding your postgraduate studies, how to find a supervisor, and more.
The home of postgraduate Law programmes
UCT Law offers a wide variety of postgraduate qualifications, with a great range of specialisations to choose from.
Law Higher Degrees Colloquium 2021
The Faculty held its 2021 Law Higher Degrees Colloquium on 28 September as part of our efforts to encourage rigorous research and energetic intellectual exchange, providing a platform for our postgraduate research students to present their work to...
Why UCT Law?
While UCT offers strong academic programmes with expertise across a wide range of specialisations, the Faculty is focused on the whole student - and is home to a range of facilities and activities not found elsewhere.
Postgraduate facilities
The Faculty offers a postgraduate study lounge in the Law Library for research students, a Moot Court for development of professional skills, a postgraduate Law Students Council, and much more.


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Welcome to the School for Advanced Legal Studies

The School for Advanced Legal Studies is the home of postgraduate Law programmes at the University of Cape Town.

Registering with us for your postgraduate Law studies means joining a strong community of legal expertise in a range of areas including - amongst many others - Commercial Law, Taxation, Human Rights, Environmental Law, Refugee Law, and Shipping Law. 

With three Departments in the Faculty, postgraduate students can choose to focus their work in Private Law, Public Law and Commercial Law.