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Diploma in Legal Studies

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  • Date: 17 August 2017, Thursday, 03:00 PM
  • Venue: WE205, 8 Wilkie Road #02-01 Kaplan City Campus @ Wilkie Edge (Beside Peace Centre, nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut)

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  • Topic: How a Kaplan Diploma offers you entry to over 150 degree programmes in 8 months?
  • Date: 17 August 2017, Thursday, 03:00 PM
  • Venue: WE205, 8 Wilkie Road #02-01 Kaplan City Campus @ Wilkie Edge (Beside Peace Centre, nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut)

The diploma programme consists of 8 subjects and may be completed in 8 months.

  • Introduction to Singaporean and International Legal Systems
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Family Law
  • Property Law and Conveyance
  • Wills and Estates
  • Commercial Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Tort and Civil Obligation

Diploma in Legal Studies aims to:

  • Provide basic skills and legal knowledge required to succeed in the profession as well as to support day-to-day business operations.
  • Understand basic legal rights and duties and on how to make an informed decision in a given situation.
  • Basic skills in legal research and writing, allowing students to analyse case studies and prepare legally binding documents.
  • Acquire sound knowledge of law and its practice to effectively support legal professionals.

Local students

GCE N-Level/GCE O-Level/NITEC/Higher NITEC holders or others may contact our programme consultant at 8117 5136 (Click to Whatsapp or SMS) for alternative programmes available.

  • GCE A-Level; OR
  • Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years of work experience); OR
  • Candidates with other qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis

International Students

  • Completion of Year 12; OR
  • Completion of less than Year 12 will be considered if it is an official completion of High School in the country of origin; OR
  • IB Diploma; OR
  • Pre-university certifications; OR
  • Other private or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis

English language requirement:

  • Successfully pass Kaplan English Placement Test; OR
  • Grade E in any GCE A-level subjects conducted in English. OR
  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (applicable for International students)

Delivery Method

The programme consists of 8 subjects and may be completed in a minimum of 8 months over 4 terms. Each subject is supported with 42 contact hours. Classes are 3-hour sessions held Monday - Friday. There will be no weekend classes.

Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structures will be awarded the Diploma in Legal Studies from Kaplan Higher Education Academy.

Tuition fees

The tuition fee covers study guides, course notes, assignments, examination, projects, diploma/advanced diploma (if earned) and transcript.

For Singaporean / PR

  • Instalment 1: SGD 1,391.00
  • Instalment 2: SGD 1,391.00
  • Instalment 3: SGD 1,257.25
  • Instalment 4: SGD 1,257.25
  • Total: SGD 5,296.50
  • SGD 5,046.50 (after SGD 250 study rebate for fresh GCE 'O'/'A'/ITE graduates & ORD personnel). However, study rebate will be deductable from the last instalment if payment is made by instalment plan.
  • Receive $100 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our diploma course. T&Cs apply.

Kaplan Diploma programmes are eligible for $500 SkillsFuture Credit.

With effect from 19 May 2017, SkillsFuture Credit used for a programme at Kaplan (subject to SkillsFuture’s approved list of programmes) will be paid directly to Kaplan Higher Education Academy.

If you wish to use your SkillsFuture Credit, you can make your claim up to 60 days before the start of the programme till the day of programme commencement (with effect from 21 April 2017). According to SkillsFuture SG, this window period is sufficient for individuals to make claims to facilitate earlier programme registration.

When making a claim, you should inform your Programme Consultant on the intention to use your SkillsFuture Credit and to request for the relevant amount to be offset against the qualifying programme fees. After which, you can then submit the claim via the SkillsFuture Credit Portal for the relevant amount to be paid to Kaplan Higher Education Academy for your registered programme.

For more information, please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit

 

For International Students

  • Programme fee: SGD 11,556.00

Non-tuition fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:

For Singaporean/PR

  • Application fee: SGD 74.90

For International Students

  • Application fee: SGD 492.20
  • Administration fee: SGD 749 (which includes application for Kaplan student access card, Student’s Pass, Fee Protection Scheme and Medical Insurance)

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 8 Jan 2017. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

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