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The Law Faculty offers thesis-based research at LLM and LLD level.  

Choose from an array of subjects offered at both LLM and PhD level to craft your own research topic.  This allows you to concentrate on what interests you and gives you the opportunity to conduct interdisciplinary research.  Without the constraints of structured learning, you have the freedom to design own timetable and plan your time effectively.  You can also opt to pursue postgraduate studies part time or full time.
Thesis-based research gives you the chance to interact face-to-face and build a strong working relationship with an expert in the field.  Acquire specialised knowledge and skills and become an independent and critical thinker by finding creative legal solutions to the problems around you!
Research Areas

High-quality supervision is offered in these niche areas for thesis-based research.
  • African Customary Law (LLM and PhD)
  • Banking Law (LLM)
  • Civil Procedure (LLM)
  • Company Law (LLM)
  • Competition Law (LLM)
  • Constitutional Law (LLM and PhD)
  • Constitutional Property Law (LLM and PhD)
  • Consumer Credit Law (LLM)
  • Criminal Law (LLM)
  • Environmental Law (LLM)
  • Human Rights Law (LLM and PhD)
  • Information and Communications Technology Law (LLM)
  • Intellectual Property Law (LLM)
  • International Criminal Justice (LLM and PhD)
  • International Human Rights Law (LLM and PhD)
  • International Trade Law (LLM)
  • Labour Law (LLM)
  • Law of Contract (LLM and PhD)
  • Law of Insolvency (LLM)
  • Law of Sale and Lease (LLM and PhD)
  • Law of Succession (LLM)
  • Law of Unjustified Enrichment (LLM and PhD)
  • Property Law (LLM)
  • Public Administration and Good Governance (LLM)
  • Socio-Economic Rights (LLM)





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