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Academic programme Plan 2015-2016

Semester A

2 core courses (3 credits each = 6 credits)

3 Foundational  courses (6 credits)

Courses ( Core and Electives)/Credits Number of Contact Hours/Week Lectures, Seminars and Tutorials

Total Contact Hours for Lectures and Seminars/Week

A

Library Hours for Research/Week

B

Total Credits and Contact Hours/Week

A+B

Legal Research Methodology 
3 Credits
6 hours 3,2,1 12 hours Minimum of 8 hours 12 Credits / 35 Hours
Law and Justice in a Globalizing World 
3 Credits
6 hours 3,2,1 12 hours Minimum of 8 hours 12 Credits / 35 Hours
Introduction to Corporate & Financial Law
2 Credits
4 hours+1 hour Tutorial (5 hours) 3,1,1 15 hours Minimum of 8 hours 12 Credits / 35 Hours
Law of International Trade 
2 Credits
4 hours+1 hour Tutorial (5 hours) 3,1,1 15 hours Minimum of 8 hours 12 Credits / 35 Hours
General Principles of IPR
2 Credits
4 hours+1 hour Tutorial (5 hours) 3,1,1      

 

Duration and programme Content

Summer Break – Students may undertake internship/research centre work/writing assignment, subject to the approval of the Director, CPGLS.

Semester B 

1 core course (3 credits) 

5 elective courses chosen from one of the three specializations (2 credits each = 10 credits) 

Dissertation (3 credits)

Courses ( Core and Electives)/Credits Number of Contact Hours/Week Lectures, Seminars and Tutorials

Total Contact Hours for Lectures and Seminars/Week

A

Library Hours for Research/Week 

B

 

Total Credits and Contact Hours/Week

A+B

Comparative Public Law 
3 Credits
6 hours 3,2,1 6 hours Minimum of 14 hours. Number of library hours includes dissertation work 16 Credits/45 Hours
Elective  1
2 Credits
4 hours+ 1 hour Tutorial (5 hours) 3,1,1 25 hours
 
Minimum of 14 hours. Number of library hours includes dissertation work 16 Credits/45 Hours
Elective  2
2 Credits
4 hours+ 1 hour Tutorial (5 hours) 3,1,1 25 hours
 
Minimum of 14 hours. Number of library hours includes dissertation work 16 Credits/45 Hours
Elective  3
2 Credits
4 hours+ 1 hour Tutorial (5 hours) 3,1,1 25 hours
 
Minimum of 14 hours. Number of library hours includes dissertation work 16 Credits/45 Hours
Elective  4
2 Credits
4 hours+ 1 hour Tutorial (5 hours) 3,1,1 25 hours
 
Minimum of 14 hours. Number of library hours includes dissertation work 16 Credits/45 Hours
Elective  5
2 Credits
4 hours+ 1 hour Tutorial (5 hours) 3,1,1 25 hours
 
Minimum of 14 hours. Number of library hours includes dissertation work 16 Credits/45 Hours

Dissertation/3 Credits

(Minimum 75 pages)

Consultation with supervisor as required Seminar presentation Consultation with supervisor as required    

 

Total credits (Semester A and Semester B) = 28 credits

Detailed Time-line for Research and Dissertation 

Submission of a topic of interest by the student September 2015
Decision of the Dissertation Committee and identification of Faculty members as Supervisors November 2015
Presentation of the ideas on the Research Proposal December 2015
Submission of the Research Proposal and Seminar Presentation December 2015
Commencement of the writing of the Dissertation January 2016
Submission of the interim structure and progress to the Dissertation Committee February, March and April 2016
Final submission of Dissertation May 2016