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Tech law and policy in Africa


Gain a greater understanding of how tech law and policy decisions are made.

Through this course you will gain an understanding of the policies and laws implemented around priority tech law themes including: intellectual property, cybersecurity, digital inclusion, e-commerce, jurisdiction, internet governance and digital rights.


This course will be offered twice in 2021.

  Format Dates Fee
Option 1 Remote learning via Zoom 22 February to 2 March 2021 (two to three hours a day) R3,500
Option 2 Contact course at UCT 16 to 17 August 2021 (two full days) R5,500

Please note that we reserve the right to reschedule contact sessions as remote teaching via Zoom in the event that circumstances prevent us from holding face-to-face sessions.

Who will benefit from this course?

This course is for legal practitioners, advocates, government officials, civil society and any person looking to understand how tech law and policy decisions are made.


This course is presented in conjunction with Endcode. EndCode is a tech law advisory that specialises in assisting startups in navigating the legal frameworks that impact their businesses. We are proud legal mentors for tech startups at the Innovation Hub in Pretoria and the pan-African Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST).


A certificate of attendance from UCT will be awarded to students who attend the full course.

How to sign up

Complete and submit the registration form. You will then be given the payment information. Please note that registrations will not be accepted until payment has been made.

Full details regarding the Zoom link / physical venue will be sent to you a few days before the course.

Deadlines for registration are: three days before the course starts (Option 1) and seven days before the course starts (Option 2).

Download the brochure: Option 1 or Option 2.