School of Postgraduate Studies

Masters Programmes

PostGraduate Diploma Programmes

  • Lecturing/Teaching Methodology for Lecturers
  • Quality Assurance in Higher Education
  • Supervision and Examination of Students Research Projects
  • PHD/Doctoral Programmes

    Master of Laws (LLM) / MPhil - Public and International Law


    This Programme does not run on a semester basis. It is only facilitated either yearly or after a needs-based assessment


    Part-Time: (Evening Programme) Eighteen (18) months to 24 months
    Distance Learning: Eighteen (18) months to 24 months.

    Entry requirements

    As a general rule, applicants for Masters Programmes must hold a good first Degree in the relevant field of their desired studies or acceptable professional qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, ACA, inter alia. However, a tentative separate system of entry requirements may be devised, in the discretion of the Senate, should an exceptionally deserving case of application arise.

    Course Structure

    Stage 1
    1. L5401 Human Rights Law
    2. L5402 International Criminal Law
    Stage 2
    1. L5404 International Law of Armed Conflict and Use of Force
    2. L5901 Public International Law
    3. L700 Research Methods.
    Stage 3
    1. L800 Dissertation.