Short Learning Programme in Animal Law

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Law
Department: Department of Public Law
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Short Learning Programme in Animal Law
Programme Code: S4ANMO

Medium of Facilitation: Online
NQF Level: 6
NQF Credits: 0

Senate Approval: S535/2021(4)

Application Start Date: 28 March 2023
Application End Date: 31 March 2024

Campus: Online

Contacts: 011 559 3739 Gertrude Pakkies

Duration of Study: 6 Months

Programme Fees


This programme will introduce learners to the way in which the law and policy intersects with animals and explore cutting[1]edge legal developments in this area. It will provide an understanding of the main regulatory framework governing animal law in South Africa and further analyse the gaps, realities and opportunities for providing greater protection for animals in law and policy.

Admission Requirements

Students must have at least an NQF level 6 qualification in their area of expertise.

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