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Chinese Legal Tradition & Legal Chinese
Last Updated Date:   1 July 2021


5 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
This course provides an introduction to the contemporary Chinese legal system from a contextual approach. It explores Chinese law and development in her historical, social, political and economic contexts. It covers topics ranging from the ancient Chinese law and its modernisation; infrastructural institutions including the Party, the State, and the Justice; as well as practical legal Chinese related to private/commercial law.

This course is conducted PRIMARILY in Chinese (Mandarin) and is intended for students who possess a basic level of Chinese (Mandarin).


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Course Convenor: Dr You Chuanman

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4009V / LL5009V / LL6009V / LLJ5009V

Contact Hours: 3-hrs continuous weekly seminar

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation - 20%; Group Presentation - 30 & Final Essay - 50% [Due: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 (9am)]

Preclusions: Exchange students from law schools in China and post-graduate students who are graduates of law schools in China are precluded from taking this course for credit.

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent.

(1) At least a B4 for GCE ‘O’ Level Chinese or Higher Chinese; OR
(2) At least a B in GCE ‘A’ Level H1 Chinese or H2 Chinese; OR
(3) Equivalent qualifications may be accepted.

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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