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Course Overview

The subject covers an overview of the legal system of Singapore, legal methods used and fundamental principles of criminal law. The topics covered include sources of Singapore’s laws, jurisdiction of courts, Parliament and the making of law, statutory reading and interpretation, and selected offences and defences in the Penal Code.

 

 

Objectives

 

The subject aims to ensure that students have a fundamental knowledge of the system and structure under which the laws of Singapore operate and a working knowledge of the law relating to common criminal offences and their defences.

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 unit, please click on the following courses: 

 

 

What You'll Learn

  • Law and morality
  • Sources of Law
  • The Structure Of Courts
  • Parliament and the Making of Law
  • Statutory Reading
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Introduction to Criminal Law in Singapore
  • Culpable Homicide and Murder
  • Exceptions To Murder
  • Causing Death By Rash Or Negligent Act
  • Non-Fatal Offences Against The Person
  • Property Offences
  • General Exceptions
  • Inchoate Offences And Participation

 

 

Modes of Assessment

 

  • Individual assignments
  • Final Examination

 

 

Certification

 

Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded the Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the following courses:

 

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

7pm - 10pm
(weekday)
Once a week 

Course Fees

Fee Type Total Fees (w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$112.92
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above
S$109.14
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 S$166.92
Singapore Permanent Residents  S$1,097.82
Others & Repeat Students S$1,097.82

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