LLM Mercantile Law (Coursework)

University of Pretoria

Program overview

  • 2 years
  • Full time
  • Master's degree
  • University of Pretoria

Start dates

Pretoria
January 2021 (English)
January 2022 (English)
January 2023 (English)

Program description

The LLM in Mercantile Law is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The faculty and staff pursue this idea by focusing on the law and on excellence in all divisions of jurisprudence. It is also pursued by focusing on jurists and by preparing our students to become leaders of their communities where they can promote the law and its principles effectively. Law scholars are encouraged in the pursuit of knowledge through research, teaching and learning, on the basis of intellectual merit, ability and the potential for excellence. Coming from diverse background, students of the LLM Program in Mercantile Law will deepen their scholarly inquiry and enrich academic debate. The University of Pretoria inspires in their LLM students academic freedom, creative and innovative thought, ethical standards and integrity, accountability and social justice. The LLM in Mercantile Law utilizes an inquiry‐led and evidence‐based approach to creating knowledge.

Community engagement

Most of the extra-curricular community engagement activities are undertaken by the Center for Child Law, the Center for Human Rights and the Law Clinic. The Faculty’s student bodies also participate in community engagement activities.

Partnerships and Collaborations

The Faculty of Law has a strong network of international partners with organizations and universities across the world. This network includes partners such as:
  • Asser Institute, The Netherlands
  • Birbeck College, London, UK
  • Catholic University of Central Africa, Cameroon
  • Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York, USA
  • Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Makerere University, Uganda
  • Pan African Parliament, Africa
  • The American University (Cairo and Washington)
  • Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique
  • Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Benin
  • Université Gaston Berger – Saint-Louis du Sénégal
  • University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • University of Ghana, Ghana
  • University of Lagos, Nigeria
  • University of Mauritius, Mauritius
  • University of the Western Cape, South Africa
  • University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • University of Venda, South Africa
  • University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
  • Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • World Bank, Washington, USA, etc.
  • Law Schools Global League – Worldwide Association of Leading Law Schools
The Faculty is involved in exciting international competitions and cooperations with overseas counterparts.

Qualification

LLM Mercantile Law  

Admission requirements

LLB, BProc or equivalent qualification

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About this institute

The University of Pretoria is the leading research university in South Africa and also one of the largest in the country. There are six different campuses and a number of other sites of operation such as the Pretoria Academic Hospital. The central administration offices are located at the Hatfield campus.

The University of Pretoria offers over 1800 academic programs in two of the official languages, namely Afrikaans and English.

In 1996, the UP became the university with the highest research output in South Africa and since then it has maintained this status. UP celebrated its Centenary in 2008.

The academic programs of the University of Pretoria are offered in the following nine faculties and a business school. The faculties comprise a total of 140 departments and 85 centers, institutes and bureaus. UP is at the forefront of tertiary education in the country and we collaborate with world-class partners to ensure continued excellence in learning and teaching.

Contact info

cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street 0002 Pretoria South Africa
+27124203111
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Want to know more about this program, Masters in General Management? Fill out the following form and include any questions you have. This information will be sent directly to the school, and a representative will respond to your enquiry.