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Apply for Doctoral and Research Master’s Programmes

Invitation to apply for Doctoral and Research Master’s programmes

The Faculty of Law invites applications for admission to PhD and Master’s by dissertation programmes in the departments of Public, Commercial and Private Law.

More details on specific focus areas will be made available on this site at the end of May 2017.

Online applications supported the following documents will be accepted here:
•    A brief CV
•    Transcripts and degree certificates (unless they are UCT graduates)
•    Contact details of two academic referees; and 
•    A 3-4 page statement of the research topic (the statement of interest form is available on here

Opportunities for scholarships and funding are available. 

The final date for applications is 31 August 2017.

For further information contact Patricia Phillips at

UCT is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress in achieving its equity targets. For these programmes we seek particularly to attract a black South African candidates.