Master of Laws in Economic Law Studies in Africa

Find LLM Programs in Economic Law Studies in Africa 2018

LL.M. programs vary in length, value and quantity. The regular program is one year of full-time article or two to three years of part-time study. Students often take their courses to either specialize in a particular field, such as international law, or create a custom course of study to suit their personal interests or professional needs.

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LLM in Insurance Law

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Are you interested in the insurance industry and how it works in South Africa? Do you want to know how insurance products function in the financial services industry? Do you want to gain expert knowledge on specialised matters pertaining to insurance litigation? [+]

Master of Laws Programs in Economic Law Studies in Africa 2018. Are you interested in the insurance industry and how it works in South Africa? Do you want to know how insurance products function in the financial services industry? Do you want to gain expert knowledge on specialised matters pertaining to insurance litigation? Insurance is a grudge purchase and many South Africans only acquire this particular financial product as part of credit transactions. Other types of insurance products are often utilised by prudent consumers as part of a savings strategy. Be it as it may, there is a variety of insurance products available and these products are marketed and sold on a daily basis. In addition, it is inconceivable that any lawyer who practices commercial law should not have a well-founded knowledge of insurance law. Insurance as we know it has had an interesting development in South Africa and many legal systems influenced the insurance contract as we know it. Recent developments such as the introduction of the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act 37 of 2002 and the introduction of the so-called “Twin Peaks” system of financial regulation created a fairly complex legal framework for insurance and this has lead to tension in the industry. The challenge is therefore to gain knowledge of the legal framework, to identify the challenges that South African consumers face, to consider the Policyholder Protection Rules and other consumer protection measures and to evaluate the system by comparing it to other legal systems. Insurance... [-]

LLM in Tax Law

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Tax laws have become increasingly complex in the last century. More and more anti-avoidance measures have recently been introduced to curb the effectiveness of tax avoidance structures, thus increasing the volumes of tax provisions applicable to day-to-day commercial transactions. The Master’s in Tax Law is a structured qualification intended to provide candidates with an in-depth understanding of the tax core as well as developing tax laws in South Africa and in the international community. [+]

Tax laws have become increasingly complex in the last century. More and more anti-avoidance measures have recently been introduced to curb the effectiveness of tax avoidance structures, thus increasing the volumes of tax provisions applicable to day-to-day commercial transactions. The Master’s in Tax Law is a structured qualification intended to provide candidates with an in-depth understanding of the tax core as well as developing tax laws in South Africa and in the international community. The minimum duration for this degree is two years and it is offered on a part-time basis. Classes or seminars in the taught modules are presented in the evenings on weekdays from 18h00 to 20h00 (one seminar per week per module). The next student intake will be in February 2018. In general, in order to be admitted, students must have attained an average of at least 65% for the law subjects in their LLB degree. In addition, an applicant’s mark for Tax Law at undergraduate level will be taken into account. This qualification consists of a minor dissertation on a Tax Law topic together with the following three taught modules: TAX LAW: BASIC PRINCIPLES (FIRST SEMESTER) Topics that will be covered include: an introduction to Tax Law and tax concepts, an overview of the South African tax system and the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962, an analysis of the general principles of determining taxable income entailing gross income, exemptions, allowable deductions and assessed losses, an introduction to the tax treatment of capital allowances and deductibility... [-]

LLM in Taxation

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Port Elizabeth

This specialist Master’s degree aims to develop the necessary skills for tax consultancy within both the legal and the accounting professions. [+]

Master of Laws Programs in Economic Law Studies in Africa 2018. LLM (Taxation) This specialist Master’s degree aims to develop the necessary skills for tax consultancy within both the legal and the accounting professions. The course comprises an intensive examination of the law and practice of taxation, and involves extensive case and legislative analysis of an advanced professional standard. Due to the inter-disciplinary nature of taxation, the programme is offered jointly by the School of Accounting and the Faculty of Law. This programme is also available as an MCom in the Faculty of Business & Economic Sciences. Duration 1 year (full-time) Entry Requirements Unless Senate decides otherwise, candidates shall be admitted to the studies for the degree of Master of Laws/Magister Legum in Taxation only if they: have obtained the degree of Bachelor of Laws/Baccalaureus Legum or the equivalent thereof, or have, in the opinion of Senate, attained through practical experience or otherwise a level of competence that is adequate for the purpose of postgraduate studies in Taxation. (Please note that these are the specific programme admission requirements - the university has its own minimum admission requirements.) Qualification Minimum Statutory Entry Requirement National Higher Certificate: Pass NSC, together with any other university requirements. Diploma: Pass NSC with an achievement rating of 3 (40-49%) or better in four subjects, together with any other university requirements. Bachelor’s Degree: Pass NSC with an achievement rating of 4 (50-59%) or better in four subjects from the designated list, together with any other university requirements.... [-]