The Master’s degree (LLM/MPhil) in Multidisciplinary Human Rights is a two-year programme, which consists of interactive lectures, and clinical work in the first year of study and the writing of a mini-dissertation in the second year.
For the LLM degree
- An LLB or equivalent qualification required for entrance into the legal profession.
For the MPhil degree
- At least an honours degree in any discipline is required, but, exceptionally, a Bachelor's degree with significant experience in the field of human rights may be considered.
Foreign qualifications are subject to South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) requirements.
The SAQA website can be accessed at http://www.saqa.org.za/
Applicants must have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate human rights experience or interest.
Applications for admission can be made on www.up.ac.za/apply