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Course Overview

Introduces participants to the concept of law and to the legal system in Singapore. Participants will learn about the structure of the government and the respective roles of the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary in Singapore. Participants will also be introduced to case reading, legal research and statutory interpretation.





This subject aims to provide participants with a basic understanding of the legal system and the structure of government in Singapore, and to introduce them to some basic research and statutory reading skills.


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

●      Law and Morality

●      Sources of Law

●      The Structure of our Courts

●      The Composition of Parliament

●      Parliament and the Making of Law

●      The President and the Executive

●      Case Reading and Legal Research

●      Statutory Interpretation



Modes of Assessment


Coursework: 30%

Examination: 70%





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.

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

To be advised


7.00pm - 10.00pm


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$1097.82
Others & Repeat Students S$1097.82

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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.