Course Description




Jurisprudence is the theoretical study of law. Its aim is to understand and explain the nature of legal reasoning, systems of law, institutions of law, and their role in society and human life.

Core Curriculum

The core topics introduce the field of jurisprudence and give students the skills and understanding to choose and pursue their interests in the specialized topics. On completing the core, students will be able to independently read the historical and academic literature. The core topics are:

  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Tort
  • Constitutional Law
  • Methodology of Law
  • Civil Law
  • Family Law
  • International Law
  • Criminology and the Penal System
  • Administrative Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Criminal Procedure and Evidence
  • Human Rights Law
  • Legal History
  • Normative Jurisprudence (Political Philosophy)


Specializations should be discussed with the Director of Studies. On completing specializations, students will be able to independently read advanced literature and conduct a final project in that topic. Some suggested specializations are:

  • Commercial Law
  • Labour Law
  • Public Law Subjects
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Law and Development
  • Law of Succession
  • Banking Law
  • Personal Information Law
  • Equity Law
  • European Union Law

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