Criminal Law

Module code: LLBP 3015

Module description

This module is only available to students who originally started on a law joint degree then transfered to the LLB degree.

Crime affects society at large and raises issues of major concern. This module will enable you to understand the general principles of the criminal law and the requirements of major criminal offences. It will develop your problem‑solving skills in the field of criminal law. The module also involves an evaluation of the consistency, value and utility of criminal law.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 44 hours
  • Tutorials: 10 hours
  • Phase Test: 2 hours


  • Essay: 20%
  • Phase test: 20%
  • Unseen exam: 60%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books

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