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Postgraduate Study

Enhance your skills with a postgraduate qualification from the Wits School of Law.

There are several options for students who wish to pursue a postgraduate qualification at the Wits School of Law. Interested students can pursue one of the following:

Doctor of Philosophy

LLM by Dissertation

LLM by Coursework and Research Report

Postgraduate Diploma in Law



The deadline for applications is 31 October for South African students and 30 September for international Students.

There is a mid-year intake for certain programmes.

The opening date for mid-year applications is 5 March 2018 and the closing date is 30 April 2018.


Application must be made through the Wits online application system which can be accessed here.