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Professional Ethics - LJU4802

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in Afrikaans,English
Pre-requisite: LME3701 (LME3701 - not applicable to 98680 for 4th level students, but ONLY for 2018)
Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on SCL1501 and ILW1501
Purpose: The purpose of this module is for students to gain professional theoretical and applied competence for ethical decision-making in all matters relating to the practice of law. To this end the module will focus on a variety of real-life studies to help students develop an ethically-responsible decision-making process. The work in this module is based on the practice of law, current research and case law. Ideally, students who take this module should be those who are in their fourth-year level of their LLB degree. Students accredited with this module will be able to apply ethical principles to professional practice in law and related fields.