The Master of Laws in Commercial Law is one of the 10 Professional Master’s degrees offered by the Faculty of Law of UCT. These courses are grouped under a series of programmes specialising in the fields of Commercial Law, Dispute Resolution, Environmental Law, Marine and Environmental Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Trade Law, Labour Law, Private Law and Human Rights, Shipping Law, Tax Law. All the Master of Laws (LLM) degree proposed are examined by coursework and a research project.
The curriculum comprises four elective courses and an independent research component. This may consist of either a single research project or a series of smaller projects, related to one or more of the four courses and demonstrating professional expertise. The curriculum consists of 180 credits:
Elective courses [to the value of 120 credits]
- Four of the following courses (30 credits each):
Advanced Company Law; Collective Labour Law; Law of International Trade; Admiralty Jurisdiction and Practice; Maritime Law; Carriage of Goods by Sea; Commercial Arbitration; Individual Employment Law; Competition Law; Electronic Transactions Law; Law and Regional Integration in Africa: ComparativePerspective; Legal Aspects of Corporate Financing Structures; International Commercial Transactions Law; Workplace Discrimination and Equality Law; Islamic Law and Finance; Chinese Law and Investments in Africa; Company Law, Corporate Governance and Labour Law; Marine Insurance Law; International Law of the Sea; Advanced Contract Law;