Centre for Human Rights Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Sexual & Reproductive Health in Africa 2019 at the University of Pretoria

Centre for Human Rights Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Sexual & Reproductive Health in Africa 2019 at the University of Pretoria

Deadline: July 31, 2018

Applications are open for the Centre for Human Rights Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Sexual & Reproductive Health in Africa 2019 at the University of Pretoria. The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria now offers a LLM/MPhil (Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa) degree. This two-year programme is offered as a blended learning course comprising of online interaction and residential block-weeks in Pretoria. Two contact sessions will be scheduled every year (four contact sessions over the period of two years).

The LLM/MPhil (Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa) has short-term as well as long-term goals. In the short-term, it aims to secure the following goals:

  • To equip the learner with knowledge and understanding of sexual and reproductive health and rights from domestic, regional and global international perspectives
  • To equip the learner with research skills in sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • To equip the learner with advocacy skills for promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • To equip the learner with practical skills for securing the realization of sexual and reproductive health and rights

Scholarship

  • Up to 15 full scholarships are available for African citizens

Eligibility

  • The LLM degree is open to individuals with a LLB degree or equivalent;
  • The MPhil degree is open to non-lawyers with at least an honours degree in an academic discipline relevant to sexual and reproductive rights in Africa or any other qualification in an academic discipline relevant to sexual and reproductive rights in Africa that allows admission to a master’s programme at the institution where the undergraduate qualification was obtained. If that qualificatio has duration of less than 4 years, substantial proven practical or professional experience in sexual and reproductive rights in Africa, subject to the discretion of the Dean, is further required;
  • Applicants must have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate human rights experience or interest.

Application

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For more information, visit Centre for Human Rights Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Sexual & Reproductive Health in Africa.

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