Land and Cadastral Survey Law
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Urban Studies and Planning
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units16
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2 - 3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course introduces students to case law and practical aspects of land tenure systems, ownership, fundamentals of Roman Dutch law, acquisition and cession of rights in land, land registration, cadastral systems and cadastral survey law. Included are statutes and case law relating to cadastral survey, registration, planning, property ownership and land information management in South Africa as well as International law and law of the sea; delimitation and delineation of offshore rights; post-apartheid land policies and legislation and land reform and delivery issues in the developing world.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.