Social welfare law 110

Module code WRG 110
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

This module is designed to introduce students to some of the legal aspects of particular importance to social workers. The module includes the following components: An introduction to law in general including an overview of the sources of law, the South African court system, the legal profession, legal aid and the procedural law; the law of persons, with specific reference to the commencement and termination of legal subjectivity and the legal status of a person; an introduction to the criminal law and punishment and the role of the social worker in the criminal process.

Module credits 7.00
NQF Level 07
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Private Law
Period of presentation Semester 1

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