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Postgraduate | RMI-OJD140 | 2023

Criminal Law

Consider the requirements for liability, homicide, assault, sexual and property offences, attempts and complicity. Comprehend procedural aspects such as offence classification, compel to appear, bail and preliminary trial of indictable offences.

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Start dates
17 July 2023
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks

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Criminal Law

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject, you will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of the fundamental doctrines and principles that underpin the criminal law and procedure
    2. Critically evaluate the criminal law as well as the institutions that create, administer and interpret the law and identify areas of reform
    3. Analyse complex problems relating to the criminal law and procedure to generate appropriate responses.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • RMI-LAW-MAS-2023 - Juris Doctor

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Juris Doctor