DIPLOMA IN SINGAPORE BUSINESS LAW
(SkillsFuture Approved)

ABOUT THE COURSE

SkillsFuture Credit eligible

Course code: CRS-N-0041887

 

The Diploma in Singapore Business Law aims to provide an understanding of the legal framework of the Singapore legal system and the complex legal background in which businesses operate.

The Diploma curriculum focuses on the key legal principles relating to contract law, company and commercial law which has significant functions in most areas of businesses.

The course is popular with business owners, managers, executives and supervisors in the private and public sectors who are required to make decisions on contracts, commercial and compliance matters in order to take innovative risks that will produce highly desired business results.

You do not need to have legal knowledge to attend this course.

WHY STUDY THIS?

There are about 30 new bills passed by the Singapore government every year. This only makes any legal matters more complex, accounting for even higher legal costs in the future.

As legal costs sky-rocket, more people are representing themselves as litigants-in-person for simple matters before the court.  The Singapore legal system has also been rapidly changing to accommodate companies who can now represent themselves even in High Court cases by obtaining leave of court under Order 1 rule 9(2) of the Rules of Court.

The Diploma in Singapore Business Law has been designed to meet the needs of a wide range of students and a formal course in law is essential for every manager, executive and business owner.

If you are seeking to enhance your present career or exploring opportunities for a new career direction, the Diploma course will provide you with an insight into the Singapore legal system and valuable skills in legal drafting and research.

Flexible part-time study options allow you to accommodate work and family commitments, while studying for your new future.

COURSE STRUCTURE

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

 

Code Course Name
SBLOO1 Singapore Contract Law
SBLOO2 Singapore Commercial Transactions
SBLOO3 Legal Drafting & Court Procedures
SBLOO4 Singapore Company Law
SBLOO5 Singapore Intellectual Property Law

COURSE DELIVERY

Lectures:

  • Monday evenings from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
  • 38 lectures sessions of about 90 minutes each delivered over 19 weeks

Flexible Tutorial / Practicum:

  • Thursday evenings between 6:30pm to 9:30pm
  • Booked by 60-minute slots
  • Held in small groups (8 students)

Teacher – Student Ratio

Full-Time
:
1 is to 24
Part-Time
:
1 is to 24

COURSE & ASSESSMENT

10% Class Attendance & Participation
15% Presentation / Group Work / Quiz
25% Practicum
50% Final Examinations

Presentation / Group Work / Quiz

Students will work in groups for presentations and group projects. Periodic quizzes are held to gauge if the learning outcomes are met and to provide feedback to the faculty.

 

Final Examination

A final 2 hour written examination will be held at the end of the course with 4 compulsory essay questions. The examination requires students to provide advice on simulated legal situations relevant to business.

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

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum age: 25
  • ‘N’ / ‘O’ / ‘A’ Levels or recognised polytechnic diploma
  • Alternatively, those with relevant work experience or business owners may be considered on an exceptional basis

INTAKE & DURATION

Mode Part-Time
Next Intake 3 July 2017
Duration 6 Months

COURSE FEES

Application Fee
S$107
Course Fees
S$3,745
Exam and Workshop Fees
S$428
Total Fees
S$4,280
  • SkillsFuture Credit eligible
  • PIC Grant of 40% for eligible companies, claimable from IRAS after the course
  • Terms apply