LLM Extractive Industry Law in Africa (Coursework)

Programme Code


Closing Dates

  • SA – 20/05/2022
  • Non-SA – 20/05/2022

Admission Requirements

  1. LLB degree or BProc degree or relevant degree from a foreign university that allows entrance to the formal legal profession
  2. A weighted average of at least 65% at final-year level
  3. An example of a piece of academic writing relevant to the field
  4. A cover letter:
  • motivate the desire to study in the field
  • previous experience in the field, if any
  • explain how the degree will be applied to contribute to sustainable development in Africa

Selection Process

  • A limited number of students will be admitted
  • Students are selected based on their marks in the undergraduate degree, their motivation letters, pieces of academic writing and relevant work experience

Duration of study

1 year, full-time.

Faculty Notes

For the fourth year in a row, according to the THE (Times Higher Education) ranking, University of Pretoria Law ranks best in South Africa and Africa - a feat unequalled in Africa.

The Faculty of Law has as its mission the creation and sustenance of a research and education environment that is grounded in values of social justice and excellence.

As the law is increasingly becoming multifaceted and in certain areas more global, the Faculty maintains professional relations with many international bodies, such as the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU), the World Bank and foreign universities.

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