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Course Overview

This subject covers the fundamental common law and statutory principles of contract law. The topics to be covered include the formation of a valid contract, factors which may vitiate an enforceable contract, terms of a contract, performance and discharge of a contract to the remedies available for breach of a contract.





This subject aims to provide students with an understanding of the nature of contracts, the rights and obligations of contracting parties, and the remedies available in the event of a breach of contractual obligations.

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

●      General Introduction and Formation of a Contract

●      Promissory Estoppel

●      Vitiating Factors

●      Capacity to contract Terms of a Contract and Exemption Clauses

●      Privity of Contract

●      Assignment Negotiability

●      Performance & Discharge

●      Remedies for Breach

●      Law of Agency



Modes of Assessment


Continuous assessment 40%

Examination 60%





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

For more information on course fee / schedule, or to apply,

Course Contact

  • Mainline 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 109
    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.