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Course Overview

This subject will cover specific provisions of the Penal Code of Singapore. The defences set out in the Penal Code will also be explored and covered. It will also examine offences under other statutes such as the Misuse of Drugs Act, Prevention of Corruption Act, Computer Misuse Act, Immigration Act and the Road Traffic Act. The statutes as well as the case law will be examined in some detail.





This subject aims to equip students with knowledge and skills to:

  • Understand the criminal law of Singapore   
  • Identify elements of offences

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular course, please click here

What You'll Learn

●       Murder

●       Culpable homicide

●       Non-fatal offences 

●       Sexual offences

●       Property offences

●       Offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act

●       Prevention of Corruption Act and Road Traffic Act.



Modes of Assessment


Continuous assessment 30%

Examination 70%





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded the Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Diploma in Legal Executive Studies.

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

30 October 2023

10 - 31 August 2023

7.00pm - 10.00pm


Once a week


Course Fees

Fees Type Course Fees
(w GST) 

Singapore Citizens

Aged 40 and above (Individual or SME-sponsored) S$111.71
Aged below 40 S$335.12
SME-sponsored aged below 40 S$126.32
Others & Repeat Students S$1,117.08
Non-Singapore Citizens
Singapore Permanent Residents S$344.09
SME-sponsored (Singapore Permanent Residents) S$131.69
Others & Repeat Students S$1,146.96

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With effect from 1 Jul 2020, the Workforce Training Scheme (WTS) will be replaced by the Work Support Scheme (WSS); for more information, please visit:


Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.