All Year 1 modules are compulsory.
English Legal System
You will learn about the English Legal System and the legal methodology of the common law system. You will also learn practical legal research skills and refine your legal thinking reasoning.
This course will expose you to the inner workings of politics in the UK. You will learn about the constitutional and administrative system of the UK, with an emphasis on the relationship between citizens and the state, the concept of sovereignty and the division of powers between the legislature, executive and the judiciary.
You will learn several basic legal principles relating to the criminal law, before moving on to explore various offences such as murder, manslaughter, rape and theft. You will also consider matters such as criminal attempts, secondary liability and will learn the various defences available to defendants in criminal proceedings.
Elements of the Law of Contract
In this course, you will learn essential principles of contract, including how contracts are formed, who may enter into a contract and what happens if a party is to breach a contract. You will explore concepts such as privity of contract and look at the remedies available to parties who have suffered the consequence of a contractual breach.
Legal Research Methods
Taught in Semester 2 of Year 1, this course builds on what you have learned in your first semester, giving you hands on practical experience in the methods and skills of legal research.
Note: Students must also complete several “Mata Pelajaran Umum” courses.