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Credits and Exemptions for transferring students
Undergraduate and graduate LLB degree students who are transferring to UCT's Law Faculty, from another university or from another UCT Faculty, are able to apply for credits and exemptions. DEADLINE: 15 December 2021
To all our Law students
Know your dates and deadlines | Exams are done and it's time to rest a bit. BUT remember to keep an eye on your UCT email for critical communications about results, supps, deferreds, appeals and REGISTRATION for 2022.
Why study Law at UCT?
There are so many good reasons to study Law at UCT. An LLB degree provides an excellent entry to a range of career options - and our graduates have a first-class range of soft skills and hard knowledge useful for the law profession and multiple...
Postgraduate Studies in Law
UCT Law is the home of postgraduate legal studies in South Africa. Offering seven specialist one-year PG Diplomas, and a range of LLM programmes with a wide choice of courses, UCT Law also offers Masters programmes by research only.


Monday, 24 January 2022
UCT Book Award 2021 to Law Professor

Philippe-Joseph Salazar, Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric in the Faculty of Law at the University of Cape Town (UCT), has won the 2021 UCT Book Award for his work, Words are Weapons: Inside ISIS’s Rhetoric of Terror.

Publication Date:
Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 12:15
PhD on the rise of lawfare

UCT Law graduand Kate Dent’s PhD thesis explores the phenomenon of the rise of ‘lawfare’ in South Africa and its implications for the judiciary and for our democracy.

Publication Date:
Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 13:00
Challenges to poor SOE governance

Julieth Gudo becomes a PhD graduate on Tuesday 14 December 2021, at UCT's annual December graduation event for the Law Faculty. Her thesis is focused on improving the legal framework through which civil society organisations can challenge poor SOE governance

Publication Date:
Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 14:15
UCT Law Dean chairs UN Voluntary Trust Fund

According to figures released by UNICEF and ILO in June, almost 80 million children aged 5 to 17 years are subjected to hazardous work which is a contemporary form of slavery, says the UN.

Publication Date:
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 - 07:45