Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa
The LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa is a unique programme, admitting 30 individuals from African countries with good law degrees and preferably experience in the human rights field. During an intensive one-year course, they are taught by eminent lecturers in human rights law and gain invaluable practical experience. It is the only course of its kind in Africa.
Students come to the Community Law Centre for the second semester of their programme for two electives, as well as French or English. The electives offered are:
- European Union Law
- Children's Rights and the Law
- Gender Equality and Women's Rights
- Constitutional Rights and Criminal Justice
- Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
- International Humanitarian Law
- International Environmental Law
- Law of Unfair Dismissal
The students also complete their dissertations with the Community Law Centre. Their research is by excellent resource support from the Centre's Library and neighbouring universities.
Individuals from all African countries are invited to apply for admission to study for the Master’s Degree (LLM) in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
For more information, visit the programme's home page.