|1||Name of Course||Moot and Advocacy Skill|
|4||Rational for the Inclusion of the Course in the Programme||To equip the students with advocacy skills particularly the technique to conduct court hearing and trial in the civil courts in Malaysia.|
|5||Semester and Year offered||Semester 10 (Year 5)|
|6||Student Learning Time
|7||Credit Value||2 (80/40: 2)|
|8||Pre-requisite (if any)||None/Nil|
|9||Learning outcomes||Upon successful completion of this course, students should have the ability to:
|10||Transferable skills||Students should be able to develop good written and interpersonal communication, team work and leadership, problem solving through a process of lectures and tutorials.|
|11||Teaching-Learning and Assessment Strategy||Teaching-learning strategy:
The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, exercises, group work, using authentic materials, informal activities and various textbooks. Practical experience and collaborative teamwork will be fostered throughout the course. The use of examination and internal reporting assessment will assess the student’s ability to apply theoretical concepts in context.
|12||Synopsis||This course is intended to embed students with essential ‘soft skills’ which is essential in legal practice.
‘Lawyering’ skills tailored in this course comes in the form of explanation of client’s interviewing techniques, preparation and research of brief, preparation of documents for submission in court etc. These skills are meant to develop their analytical, oratory as well as advocacy skills in argument, examination and cross-examination.
Emphasis is also given to the importance of the roles and duties which must be observed by the advocate and solicitor in the course of acting for his or her client apart from adhering to the prescribed mannerism in court.
|13||Mode of Delivery||Lecture, tutorial, class discussion or presentation.|
|14||Assessment Methods and Types||Assessment
|15||Mapping of the Course Learning Outcome/Module to the Programme Learning Outcomes||Refer to attachment|
|16||Content Outline and Topics Covered:
*Note: Total = 80 hours
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES, DELIVERY AND ASSESSMENT TEMPLATE
|Course Learning Outcomes||Compliance to PO||Teaching & Learning Activities (TLAs)||Assessment Tasks (ATs)|
|1-display the techniques of drafting and conducting hearing and trial in court;(LO3-P4)||3||Classroom lecture and discussion||Written test|
|2-calibrate the hearing and trial techniques into practice; (LO4-P4)||3||Moot/Mock Trial||Instructor evaluation of the Moot/Mock Trial|
|3- study the problems in the conduct of hearing and trial in the civil court proceedings.(LO5-A3)||3||Assignment||Instructor evaluation of the assignment|