Masters & Doctoral degree information

Please note that the below admission requirements are subject to change pending selection and possible faculty-specific requirements.

Study information is subject to change and is a summary of the general fields of study. This information was compiled for introduction and orientation purposes and the North-West University accepts no liability for inaccuracies that may occur in this guide. The official yearbook of the University must in all cases be consulted during the process of compiling a programme for a specific field of study. The appropriate yearbook is available on request at: studies@mynwu.info / 018 285 4320applicationsug@nwu.ac.za.

Please note that, owing to specific capacity constraints, the University reserves the right to select candidates for admission to certain fields of study. This means that prospective students who comply with the minimum requirements will not automatically be admitted to the courses in question.

Law

Qualification Description and Duration Admission Rules and Requirements  Campus and Mode of Delivery School
LLM in Criminal and Procedural Law
6CB N01 R801M/P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
 
LLM in Mercantile Law
6CB N02 R801M/P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
 
LLM in Public Law and Legal Philosophy
6CB N03 R801M/P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in Private and Customary Law
6CB N04 R801M/P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in International Aspects of Law
6CB N05 R801M/P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in Perspectives on Law
6CB N06 R801M/P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in Trade and Business Law
6CB N07 R801M/P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in Private Law
6CB N08 R801M/P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in Constitutional Law
6CB N09 R801M/P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in Formal Law
6CB N010 R801M/P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in Legal Profession
6CB N011 R801M/P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in International Trade Law
6CN P01 R801P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in Public Law and Legal Philosophy
6CH P02 R801M
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks 
Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in Mercantile Law
6CH P04 R801M/P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in International Child Law
6CK P01 R801P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM Environmental Law and Governance
6CL P01 R801P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in Estate Law
6CM P01 R801P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
LLM in Labour Law
6CP P01 R801P/M
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Master of Philosophy in Environmental Law and Governance
6CJ P01 R801P
Duration: 1 - 2 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Professional LLM in Criminal and Procedure
6CT Q01 R801P
Duration: 1 - 3 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks  Potchefstroom
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Doctor of Laws Constitutional Law
6CA R01 R901M/P
Duration: 1 - 5 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks 
Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Vanderbijlpark
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Doctor of Laws Criminal and Procedural Law
6CA R02 R901M/P
Duration: 1 - 5 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks 
Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Vanderbijlpark
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Doctor of Laws Formal Law
6CA R03 R901M/P
Duration: 1 - 5 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks 
Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Vanderbijlpark
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Doctor of Laws International Aspects of Law
6CA R04 R901M/P
Duration: 1 - 5 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks 
Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Vanderbijlpark
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Doctor of Laws Legal Profession
6CA R05 R901M/P
Duration: 1 - 5 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks 
Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Vanderbijlpark
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Doctor of Laws Mercantile Law
6CA R06 R901M/P 
Duration: 1 - 5 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks 
Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Vanderbijlpark
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Doctor of Laws Perspectives on Law
6CA R07 R901M/P
Duration: 1 - 5 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks 
Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Vanderbijlpark
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Doctor of Laws Private and Customary Law
6CA R08 R901M/P
Duration: 1 - 5 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks 
Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Vanderbijlpark
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Doctor of Laws Private Law
6CA R09 R901M/P
Duration: 1 - 5 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks 
Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Vanderbijlpark
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Doctor of Laws Public Law and Legal Philosophy
6CA R10 R901M/P
Duration: 1 - 5 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks 
Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Vanderbijlpark
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Doctor of Laws Trade and Business Law
6CA R011 R901M/P
Duration: 1 - 5 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks 
Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Vanderbijlpark
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability
Doctor of Philosophy in Laws Law and Development
6CS R01 R901M/P
Duration: 1 - 5 years https://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/yearbooks 
Mahikeng
Potchefstroom
Vanderbijlpark
Contact
Law, Justice and Sustainability