The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria is offering up to 15 fully-funded positions for African students. The studentships are available to study for the Master’s Degree (LLM/MPhil) in Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa.
The University of Pretoria is a multi-campus public research university in Pretoria, the administrative and de facto capital of South Africa.
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If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.
- Application Deadline: July 31, 2018
- Course Level: The studentships are available to study for the master’s degree (LLM/MPhil).
- Study Subject:The studentships are awarded in Sexual and Reproductive Rights Africa at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
- Award: Up to 15 full opportunities are available.
- Nationalities: The studentships are open to African students.
- Number of Awards: There are 15 scholarships available.
- The award can be taken in South Africa
- Eligible Countries: The studentships are open to African students (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe).
- Entrance Requirements:
The LLM degree is open to individuals with a LLB degree or equivalent.
The MPhil degree is open to non-lawyers with at least an honours degree 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 qualificatio has duration of less than 4 years, substantial proven practical or professional experience in sexual and reproductive rights in Africa, subject to the discretion of the Dean, is further required.
Applicants must have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate human rights experience or interest. A maximum of fifteen students will be accepted for the 2018 academic year.
- English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.
The following documents will be requested when during your application:
- Previous academic records/transcripts
- Previous degree certificate(s)
- Copy of bio-data page of passport
- A good quality photograph of yourself
- For applicants who did not obtain their qualifications in English: TOEFL, SAT1 or IELTS Test certificate.
How to Apply:
The mode of applying is online.