Deadline: 30 June, 2020

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, now offers an LLM/MPhil degree in Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Africa.

This two-year programme is offered as a blended learning course comprising of online interaction and residential block-weeks in Pretoria. Two contact sessions will be scheduled every year (four contact sessions over a period of two years).

In the short term, the programme aims to equip the learner with knowledge and understanding of sexual and reproductive health and rights from domestic, regional and global perspectives and with research skills in sexual and reproductive health and rights. It also aims to equip the learner with advocacy skills for promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights and practical skills for securing the realisation of sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Benefits

  • Up to 15 full scholarships are available to African citizens

Eligibility

  • The LLM degree is open to individuals with an LLB degree or equivalent
  • The MPhil degree is open to non-lawyers with minimum of an honours in an academic discipline relevant to sexual and reproductive rights in Africa, or any other qualification in an academic discipline relevant to sexual and reproductive rights in Africa that allows admission to a master’s programme at the institution where the undergraduate qualification was obtained (if that qualification has a duration of fewer than four years, substantial proven practical or professional experience in sexual and reproductive rights in Africa, subject to the discretion of the Dean, is further required)

To apply and for more information, click here.

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