Module/Course Description

Course Title: Jurisprudence

Course Code: UU-LAW-3040-ZM

Programme: Bachelor of Laws (LLB) - ZM

Credits: 12.00

Course Description:

Background and Rationale

This module aims at introducing students to the philosophy of law through the critical study of the history of legal theory and key schools of legal thought.

Learning Outcomes

After completion of the module students will be expected to be able to:
1. Describe the nature of law.
2. Relate theory of law to applied law.
3. Distinguish substantive law and natural law.
4. Describe the main themes in legal philosophies.
5. Critically articulate the nature of ethics and morality.

Prerequisites: UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-103-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: Semester 1, Semester 2, Semester 3, Semester 4

Typical Module duration: 4.0


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