POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN LAW

ABOUT THE COURSE

The Postgraduate Diploma in Law course is for the Law graduate looking to refresh and advance his knowledge of the Law and the Legal Industry. At the speed in which the industry is evolving, it is important that Legal Professionals constantly upgrade themselves with the most up to date information on the law.

In a current legal practice, effective client management and an advanced understanding of business requirements are usually the keys to success. The participant, who is most likely a legal professional, is taught vital skills that are required in today’s fast paced and modern practice.

The course also introduces the participants to the fundamentals of law where participants will be taught the application of certain legal principles in the Singapore context.

WHY STUDY THIS?

Singapore has a thriving legal industry and in order to sustain itself, it is paramount that legal professionals are not only updated on the law but are also legal industry savvy.

The course not only provides Legal Professionals with the relevant knowledge they need but also provides them with career enhancing skills that can be employed to source and retain clients, build a portfolio and understand legal technology.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Core Modules

Code Course Name
PDLOO1 Common Law Reasoning and Institutions
PDLOO2 Elements of the Law of Contract
PDLOO3 Company Law
PDLOO4 Commercial Law

 

Supplementary Modules

Code Course Name
PDLOO5 Singapore Legal System
PDLOO6 Communication and Client Skills
PDLOO7 Legal Drafting
PDLOO8 Research Method
PDLOO9 Civil and Criminal Procedure
PDLO10 Managing People
PDLO11 Introduction to Singapore Law of Evidence
PDLO12 Introduction to Singapore Family Law
PDLO13 Introduction to Singapore Law of Tort
PDLO14 Managing Business Systems
PDLO15 Intellectual Property in Singapore
PDLO16 Insolvency Law in Singapore
PDLO17 Accounting for Legal Professions
PDLO18 Self and Organisation
PDLO19 Company Secretarial Services
PDLO20 Career Strategy and Skills Portfolio
PDLO21 Management of Legal Firm and Court Technology

COURSE DELIVERY

Course is available on a full-time and part-time basis held over a period of 6 months.

Full-time classes will be held 5 times a week for a duration of 3 hours. Part-time classes will be held twice a week for a duration of 3 hours.

COURSE & ASSESSMENT

30% Class Attendance / Participation / Assignments
70% Final Examinations

*Subject to Changes

 

Quiz / Final Examination

Details of the quiz or final examination will be announced at or around the time of launch.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants for the programme should have attained a Bachelor degree in any discipline

INTAKE & DURATION

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COURSE FEES

To Be Announced.