How Long Does It Take To study Labour Law In South Africa?

What is Labour Law?

Labour laws are those that mediate the relationship between workers, employing entities, trade unions, and the government.

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Collective labour law relates to the tripartite relationship between employee, employer, and union. Individual labour law concerns employees’ rights at work also through the contract for work.

How Long Does It Take To study Labour Law In South Africa?

one year full-time or two years part-time studies) 

Schools That Offer Labour Law Courses In South Africa

Below is the list of Labour Law Schools in South Africa

Unisa – Labour Law

UP – Advanced Programme in Labour Law

UCT – Labour Law (LLB) | Department of Commercial Law

Wits University – Individual Labour Law Practice (LDRP)

UKZN – Certificate in Labour Law

Labour Law Academy

NWU – Structured LLM in Labour Law

Post-graduate Diploma in Labour Law – UWC

Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Law – UFS

Stellenbosch University -LLM

VUT – Diploma: Labour Law

Labour Law Training – POP Training and Consulting

Which universities offer labour law in South Africa?


LLM Programs in Employment Law / Labour Law / Social Security Law – South Africa
University of Cape Town (UCT) – The School for Advanced Legal Studies.
University of South Africa (UNISA) – College of Law.
The University of Pretoria.
The University of KwaZulu-Natal – Howard College Campus.
University of Western Cape

How To Become A Labour Lawyer In South Africa?

Legal education is required in South Africa to become a lawyer. The necessary LLB degree has to be obtained as a four-year bachelor’s degree, as required by law in the country in 1979.

An accredited law school must be accredited in South Africa in order to earn this degree.

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