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Short Courses at the Mandela Institute

The Mandela Institute offers continuing professional development in the form of stand-alone short courses. These courses are aimed at practitioners and law graduates who wish to gain new knowledge or update their skills, or to graduates who want to learn about various aspects of the law.



The application period for 2018 1st semester courses is from 1 August 2017 to 30 November 2017.

1st Semester: 05 February to 17 May 2018

  • Advanced Company Law I   
  • Collective Labour Law Practice and Jurisdiction (LDRP)  
  • Competition Law 
  • Cyber Law 
  • Economics for Law
  • Environmental and Sustainability Law  
  • Individual Labour Law  
  • Individual Labour Law Practice (LDRP)
  • International Business Transactions Law  
  • Introduction to Law for Non-Lawyers  
  • Labour Arbitration (LDRP)
  • Labour Dispute Resolution Practice
  • Law and Sustainability I   
  • Law of Banking and Financial Markets  
  • Local Government Law
  • Media Law 
  • Mediation & Conciliation (LDRP)  
  • Mining Tax Law 
  • Private Security Services Law 
  • Research Methodology 
  • Risk, Compliance and Governance 

Note: Mandela Institute of the School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, reserves the right to change timetables, course commencement dates, postpone or cancel a course in its programme initially advertised and offered, on the basis of insufficient demand or on any other reasonable ground. In such a case a full refund will be made.


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