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Programme: LLM Banking Law (Coursework)

Code Faculty Duration Credits Download
04250103 Faculty of Law Duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 200
Contact:
Prof CM van Heerden
[email protected]
+27 (0)128070668
Prof CM van Heerden
[email protected]
+27 (0)128070668

Programme information

Closing date for applications: SA applicants – 30 November; non-SA applicants – 31 August.

This programme is available for international students.

Other programme-specific information

  1. AML 802 may be substituted with any other LLM coursework module as recommended by the programme coordinator and approved by the head of department.
  2. The mini-dissertation must comprise 13 000-15 000 words – including footnotes but excluding the list of contents and the bibliography.
  3. The following are the core modules for this degree but not all of them are offered every year. Please contact the faculty to find out which of these modules will be offered.

BNK 802 Banking law (30 credits)

BNK 803 Banking law – Capita Selecta (30 credits)

AML 802 Advanced consumer credit law (30 credits)

Minimum credits: 200

Fundamental modules

  • Module content:

    (a) Planning and organising a research project
    (b) Drafting a research proposal: Hypotheses and research question
    (c) Theory in research and methodological approaches to legal research
    (d) Language
    (e) Citation and ethics of citation
    (f) Drafting of chapters and presentation

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  • Module content:

    Development and presentation of a research proposal. (A research proposal must be submitted to the supervisor and accepted in the first semester of the second year of study before the student will be allowed to register for the mini-dissertation.)

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Core modules

Minimum credits: 60

Core modules

  • Module content:

    (a) The student must submit a research proposal during his/her first year of registration for the LLM degree to the supervisor prior to commencing with the writing of the mini-dissertation.
    (b) A mini-dissertation (MND 800) of 13 000 to 15 000 words inclusive of footnotes but excluding the list of contents and the bibliography, is required. The mini-dissertation must be submitted to the supervisor not later than August of the second year of registration for the LLM programme. 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 degree. Any request for an extension of the period for submission of the mini-dissertation may only be granted by the Dean on recommendation of the LLM Committee

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  • Module content:

    Development and presentation of a research proposal. (A research proposal must be submitted to the supervisor and accepted in the first semester of the second year of study before the student will be allowed to register for the mini-dissertation.)

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  • Module content:

    An advanced study in banking law and the regulation of banks.

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  • Module content:

    An advanced study in consumer credit law.

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  • Module content:

    An advanced study in selected aspects of banking law.

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