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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.



Applications for 2020 2nd Semester Postgraduate Certificate Courses are open until 12 July 2020 for semester courses and for block release courses until 20 August 2020.

The following postgraduate certificate courses will be on offer through online lecturing in the 2nd semester: 

Semester Courses

Access to Information and Privacy Law 2020 2

Advanced Administrative Law 2020 2

Climate Change and Energy Law 2020 2

Collective Labour Law 2020 2

Company Law II 2020 2

Collective Labour Law 2020 2

International Trade Law 2020 2

Law and Sustainability II 2020 2

Prospecting and Mining Law 2020 2

Registrations will close on 12 July 2020

Block Release Courses

AntiMoney Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism 2020 2

Labour Dispute Resolution Practice 2020 2 

Risk Compliance and Governance 2020 2

Registrations will close on 20 August 2020

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.