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15 fully-funded programmes for African Students at University of Pretoria in South Africa, 2018

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria is offering up to 15 fully-funded positions for African students. These are available to study for the Master’s Degree (LLM/MPhil) in Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa.

Programs are awarded in Sexual and Reproductive Rights Africa at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

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Admirable opportunity to get a Master’s degree with full tuition.

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The University of Pretoria is a multi-campus public research university in Pretoria, the administrative and de facto capital of South Africa. They have support in place for our students to graduate on time as well-rounded, responsible citizens fully prepared for the world beyond university.

Why at The University of Pretoria? The University is produced socially impactful research to find solutions for the world’s most pressing issues. They have a high quality of teaching and learning in the classroom, online, or in communities.

Brief Description

University or Organization: University of Pretoria
Department: NA
Course Level: Master’s degree
Award: Full Tuition
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: NA
Nationality: African students
The program can be taken in South Africa
Application Deadline: Closed

Eligibility

  • 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).
  • The LLM degree is open to individuals with an LLB degree or equivalent.
    The MPhil degree is open to non-lawyers with at least an honors 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 program at the institution where the undergraduate qualification was obtained. If that qualification has a duration of fewer 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.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply:  The mode of applying is online. Applicants need to submit documents will be requested when during your online application.
  • Supporting Documents: Students can provide previous academic records/transcripts, previous degree certificate(s), copy of bio-data page of the passport, a good quality photograph of yourself, for applicants who did not obtain their qualifications in English: TOEFL, SAT1 or IELTS Test certificate.
  • 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.

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