Learning Outcomes – Law

General Education


— Gain knowledge and understanding of key concepts related to English and the use of computers.

— Develop an understanding of citizenship through the transfer of knowledge relating to humanities and social sciences issues and challenges.


— Be able to exercise cognitive skills such as argument, logic and reasoning in order to enhance the breadth and diversity of student’s intellectual experience.

— Be able to critically analyse and evaluate different ideas and information and make decisions based on scientific, quantitative and critical reasoning.

Aspects of competence

— Be able to apply the knowledge and skills gained in the use of English language, mathematics and computers to access, evaluate, orgnise and communicate information.

— Be able to apply knowledge drawn from the natural and social sciences in order to understand real life experiences for continuing learning.

— Gain knowledge and skills required for successful performance as a university student.

— Exercise the appropriate skills of comprehension and communication using English language, quantitative methods and computer use, for the understanding, recognition and critical review of a range of scientific and cultural topics respectively.

Programme Specific


— Acquire advanced knowledge and understanding of the law and its role in society.

— Acquire foundational competencies necessary for the practice of law.

— Acquire the necessary legal knowledge for developing problem-solving, advocacy and persuasion, research, communication and collaboration skills.


— Critically analyse legal problems and propose solutions.

— Analyse cases & legal provisions and produce convincing arguments verbally and in writing.

— Demonstrate a critical understanding of the principles and values of justice and ethical and professional responsibility.

Aspects of competence

Autonomy and responsibility

— Conduct research in legal issues, individually or as part of a team.

— Have the ability to think analytically and creatively in approaching and generating solutions to legal issues.

Role in context

— Demonstrate communication skills including effective listening negotiation, persuasion and presentation.

— Demonstrate the ability to work in a team, including leadership & team building.

Self- development

— Identify new developments in legislation and courts’ judgement.

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