Programme leader:  Dr Neels Kilian

  Compilation of curriculum – LLM in Mercantile Law

  CODE: 6CH P04, R801M

  CAMPUS: MAFIKENG, (ENGLISH)

  DELIVERY MODE:  CONTACT

  The faculty offers a professional Master's (LLM) degree in mercantile law. This Master's degree is exclusively offered on the Mafikeng Campus. The Master's degree programme  
  consists of four modules and a mini dissertation. This advanced programme covers principles, rules and international laws that regulate mercantile law, for example law of securities
  and financial markets law, company law and corporate governance, international trade and investment law and contemporary intellectual property law; in support of lawyers, legal
  advisors, policymakers and negotiators. The programme seeks to provide students with in-depth knowledge, critical understanding of the law and encourages academic independence
  to solve complex mercantile law problems.

  Seminars will be held on Fridays and Saturdays. Applications for 2021 close on 31 October 2020. Minimum admission requirements apply for LLB (or similar recognised four year
  degree) graduates – an average of 60% for the final year of the LLB degree. Please email the programme coordinator, Dr N Kilian to read more about the programme.
  For any enquiries or bursary enquiries or to receive an application form, please email us.

The programme comprises of the following compulsory modules:

Module Code

Name

Credits

Year module

MCLM 873

Mini-dissertation

100

Semester 1

MCLM 811

International Trade and Investment Law

20

MCLM 812

Corporate Law and Corporate Governance

20

Semester 2

MCLM 821

Securities and Financial Markets Law

20

MCLM 822

Contemporary Intellectual Property Law

20

Credit total for modules

80

Credit total for the curriculum

180