Jurisprudence 120

Module code JUR 120
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

*For LLB and BA/BCom specialising in law

  1. Law of obligations (contract and delict)
  2. Criminal law
  3. Law of civil procedure
  4. Law of criminal procedure
  5. Law of evidence


  1. Courts and alternative dispute resolution
  2. Legal profession
  3. Access to justice and its promotion in South Africa (the idea, problems, representation in criminal matters, role of different organisations, etc)


  1. Drafting a simple contract based upon a set of facts (law of contract)
  2. Reading, understanding, summarising a case on the law of delict and applying the principles of legal argument and logic to it
  3. Summarising, analysing, criticising and improving (“edit”) a piece of writing on the law of evidence
  4. Understanding and applying the principles of examination in chief, cross-examination and re-examination to a concrete set of facts with a view to participation in a “moot court” or debate.
Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 05
Service modules Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Prerequisites Admission to the relevant programme.
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 4 lectures per week, 4 seminars
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Jurisprudence
Period of presentation Semester 2

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