|1||Name of Course||Criminal Law II|
|4||Rational for the Inclusion of the Course in the Programme||LAC3143 is one of a core subject for SMSU program. Students who are undertaking SMSU program are required to take this subject. This course is the continuation from criminal law I which aims to enable students to understand and be familiar with the types of offences available under the Malaysian Penal Code (Act 574). The course will also enable students to understand and identify the various elements (actus reus and mens rea) that must be fulfilled and proven beyond reasonable doubt, in order to establish the crime.|
|5||Semester and Year offered||Semester 6 (Year 3)|
|6||Student Learning Time
|7||Credit Value||3 (120/40 = 3)|
|8||Pre-requisite (if any)||None|
|9||Learning outcomes||At the end of this course, students are able to:
|10||Transferable skills||Students should be able to develop good written and interpersonal communication, team work and leadership, problem solving through the process of lectures, tutorials and other activities that the instructor seem suitable.|
|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||The course will deal with the general principles of criminal liability, the characteristic features of the Malaysian Penal Code (Act 574) and its interpretation. A comparative study over the approach of the law of crimes in other countries like Singapore, India, Pakistan and England will be also adopted.
Topics would include inchoate offences, non-fatal and fatal offences against person and offences against property.
|13||Mode of Delivery||Lecture, tutorial, class discussion or presentation.|
|14||Assessment Methods and Types||
|15||Mapping of the Course Learning Outcome/Module to the Programme Learning Outcomes||Refer to attachment|
|16||Content Outline and the SLT per Topic
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES, DELIVERY AND ASSESSMENT TEMPLATE
|Course Learning Outcomes||Compliance to PO||Teaching & Learning Activities (TLAs)||Assessment Tasks (ATs)|
|1- identify the different offences that can be found in the Malaysian Penal Code (Act 574) and the various elements to be fulfilled before these offences can be said to have been committed; (LO1-CT4-K4)||3||Classroom lecture and discussion||Written test presentation|
|2- apply the legal principles established in the cases to the given situation; (LO3-PS3-P5)||3||Lecture, Tutorials and Presentation||Instructor evaluation of the presentation|
|3- explain how the courts interpret provisions in the Malaysian Penal Code. (Act 574). (LO5-TS4-A5).||3||Assignments||Instructor evaluation of the assignment|