Welcome to the School for Advanced Legal Studies
Welcome to UCT Law’s School for Advanced Legal Studies, where we offer postgraduate legal education programmes designed to help you excel in your legal career. Our Faculty is home to highly respected legal experts with vast practical, research and teaching experience in various fields of law. Enroling in one of our postgraduate law programmes gives you access to cutting-edge research and a vibrant community of legal professionals.
We offer a wide range of programme and specialisation options through Master of Laws (LLM) and Professional Masters; Masters by research only; PhD and Postgraduate Diplomas. With three Departments in the Faculty, postgraduate students can choose to focus their work in Private Law, Public Law and Commercial Law. Our programmes cover diverse areas of law, such as commercial law, criminology, human rights law, environmental law, intellectual property law, labour law, and more.
Our Faculty members are highly respected legal experts with a wealth of experience in various fields of law. They bring a unique perspective to the classroom and help you develop critical thinking, analytical, and research skills.
We welcome international students from all over the world and provide a vibrant and diverse learning environment. Our international partnerships and collaborations offer our students opportunities to study abroad and gain a global perspective on legal issues.
By joining the School for Advanced Legal Studies, you become part of a global network of alumni and professionals in the legal field. Our alumni are leaders in their respective fields, and our programmes provide you with the skills and knowledge to join their ranks.
Our programmes provide you with the skills, knowledge, and practical experience you need to succeed in today's competitive legal landscape. Take your legal career to the next level with one of our postgraduate law programmes.