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University of KwaZulu-Natal Health Law and Ethics Research Group in South Africa, 2019-2020

University of KwaZulu-Natal is inviting applications for LLM and PhD Scholarship to study in South Africa 2019.

We aim to engage in topical health law and ethics research and teaching from a uniquely South African perspective, and to impact on the South African, African, and global health law and ethics landscape.

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On an undergraduate level, we present bioethics as an elective to LLB students. On a postgraduate level, we offer a research LLM, and coursework LLM in Medical Law, and a research PhD. Our undergraduate course in bioethics is typically taken by about 100 students every year.

The University of KwaZulu-Natal or UKZN is a university with five campuses in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. It was formed on 1 January 2004 after the merger between the University of Natal and the University of Durban-Westville.

Scholarship Description:

Application Deadline: December 14, 2018
Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue Research LLM and PhD Degree program.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in Reproductive law & ethics, Children’s rights – research, reproduction, New technologies & health care, Global Health Research Collaborations, End-of-life.
Scholarship Award:
• LLM (full-time only): R90 000 per year for two years
• PhD (full-time only): R120 000 per year for three years
Number of Scholarships: Number not given.
Nationality: The scholarship is available for South African and African citizens.
Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: The scholarship is available for South African citizens.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an LLB or a BProc degree (or any other degree which is, in the discretion of the Board of the School, relevant to this program) with the basic entrance requirement being a minimum overall average of 55%, subject to the availability of places in the module as class sizes are limited.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: The mode of applying this scholarship is online.

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