CHN20050 Chinese Law

Academic Year 2018/2019

The course covers the general Chinese legal system with a wide range of topics including legal culture, constitution, civil law, family law, commercial law, environmental law and trade law. Cases in practice and film clips will be provided for the purpose of facilitating understanding in this regard. Interaction is encouraged between students and (guest) lecturers and between students themselves through flexible forms in order to enhance understanding. On completion of this module, students are expected to have a general clue in mind about how to deal with legal issues in China.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of the module, students should be able to:
1) have a general knowledge about the Chinese legal system, its history, the present and the future;
2) critically examine the independence of the judicial system in China;
3) be familiar with a basic set of laws related to doing business in China and become aware of their applying situation;

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

24

Tutorial

4

Specified Learning Activities

40

Autonomous Student Learning

42

Total

110

 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.



Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Equivalents:
Chinese Law (BCHN20230)

 
Description % of Final Grade Timing
Essay: Final Essay, 2,500 - 3,000 Words

50

Coursework (End of Trimester)
Group Project: Group Presentation and Group Essay

35

Varies over the Trimester
Attendance: Attendance and Participation

15

Throughout the Trimester

Compensation

This module is not passable by compensation

Resit Opportunities

In-semester assessment

Remediation

If you fail this module you may repeat, resit or substitute where permissible