CERTIFICATE IN LEGAL STUDIES

ABOUT THE COURSE

The Certificate in Legal Studies is the first stage to a series of law awards by Stansfield Law School. The introductory course is designed to train students to develop a legal mindset and to lay down a foundation for the understanding of key legal concepts. It is also recommended for those who wish to further themselves academically in legal studies.

WHY STUDY THIS?

During your course of study, you will develop the ability to analyse current law and policies, as well as the ability to think critically. Your thinking will be moulded from that of a layman to a lawyer, where you can develop insightful thoughts and distinguish between legal and moral obligations. This will in turn prepare you for further legal studies and increase your employability as it will open many doors for you in a world where knowledge is power.

WHAT ARE MY FUTURE STUDY OPTIONS?

Upon completing this course, the student will be able to pursue the Diploma in Legal Studies awarded by Stansfield Law School.

COURSE STRUCTURE

The Course is conducted over 6 months followed by an exam preparation workshop before final exams.

 

Code Course Name
CLSOO1 Contract Law
CLSOO2 Criminal Law
CLSOO3 Legal Systems
CLSOO4 Administrative Law
CLSOO5 Study Skills

COURSE DELIVERY

Full time lessons will be held 5 times a week for a duration of 3 hours and Part time lessons will be held 2 times a week for a duration of 3 hours.

 

Teacher – Student Ratio

Part-Time
:
1 is to 30

COURSE & ASSESSMENT

 

10% Class Attendance & Participation
30% Presentation / Group Work / Quiz
30% Assignments
30% Final Test

 

Quiz

Periodic quizzes and assignments are held to gauge if the learning outcomes are met and to provide feedback to the faculty. Students must attempt the quizzes as it would count towards their final grades.

 

Final Examination

A final 2 hour written examination for each subject will be held at the end of the course. Each examination will consist of 15 multiple questions, 5 short answer questions and 1 essay.

To be considered for the award, students must attempt and pass every element of the assessment for all four courses.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • 4 ‘O’ Levels or its equivalent
  • 18 years as at 1 September in the year of registration

INTAKE & DURATION

 

Mode Part-Time & Full time
Next Intake June 2017
Duration 6 Months

COURSE FEES

Application Fee
S$500
Course Fees
S$7,500
Total Fees
S$8,000