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Professional Masters

PROFESSIONAL MASTER'S STUDY PROGRAMMES

Admission to the LLM Degree is generally limited to persons holding a 4-year law degree. Students typically commence their degree in February of each year. In order to graduate with a Professional Masters degree students must select and complete four courses and four research tasks. Full-time students are expected to complete the requirements within one academic year and part-time students are expected to complete the requirements within two years   To see the requirements in each of these specialist areas please refer to the Law Faculty Handbook

The Faculty offers a Professional Master of Laws (LLM) degree which is examined by coursework and research tasks  The guidelines for the Professional Masters Programme Research Tasks can be downloaded here

The named Professional Master’s degrees are:

  • Master of Laws in Commercial Law
  • Master of Laws in Dispute Resolution
  • Master of Laws in Environmental Law
  • Master of Laws in Intellectual Property Law
  • Master of Laws in International Trade Law
  • Master of Laws in Labour Law
  • Master of Laws in Marine and Environmental Law (not offered in 2017)
  • Master of Laws in Private Law and Human Rights
  • Master of Laws in Shipping Law
  • Master of Laws in Tax Law

Students who registered prior to 2017 are required to follow the curriculum as published in the Law Faculty Handbook

Students registering for the first time in 2017 are required to follow the attached curriculum and rules as outlined here