Yearbooks

Jurisprudence 120


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

*For LLB and BA/BCom specialising in law
BASIC PRINCIPLES OF THE:

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


ACCESS TO JUSTICE:

  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)


THE ABOVE CONTENT FORMS THE BASIS OF THE SKILLS COMPONENT (INCORPORATING ACADEMIC LITERACY SKILLS) WHICH CONSISTS OF:

  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

The regulations and rules for the degrees published here are subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information.

The General Academic Regulations (G Regulations) and General Student Rules apply to all faculties and registered students of the University, as well as all prospective students who have accepted an offer of a place at the University of Pretoria. On registering for a programme, the student bears the responsibility of ensuring that they familiarise themselves with the General Academic Regulations applicable to their registration, as well as the relevant faculty-specific and programme-specific regulations and information as stipulated in the relevant yearbook. Ignorance concerning these regulations will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression, or basis for an exception to any of the aforementioned regulations.

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2022. All rights reserved.

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share Cookie Preferences