Foundation in Law

Brickfields Asia College



Semester 1

English 1

This module equips you with crucial listening and speaking skills in English. You will also enhance your knowledge and skills in vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar.

Study Skills

This module introduces you to the skills you need to succeed as a university student. It also teaches you the value of transferable skills for your future career.

Introduction to ICT

This module provides you with basic knowledge of computer hardware and software. You will learn how computers are integrated into an organisation, discover how information is managed within an organization and develop basic communication and business skills required in computing.

Introduction to English Legal Systems

This module introduces you to the structure and operation of the English legal system, in particular, its court structure, the sources of law it recognises, the methods of legal reasoning it uses (judicial precedent and statutory interpretation), its system of judicial appointments, and the processes involved in its civil and criminal justice systems.

Presentation Skills

This module will introduce you to the art of oral presentation in public, and delivering it effectively to develop your self-confidence, speaking and thinking skills.

Semester 2

English 2

This module builds and enhances your language proficiency through the fundamental skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, whilst incorporating grammar and thematic vocabulary to enable you to express yourself clearly and accurately in English.

Critical Thinking Skills

This module introduces you to various critical thinking techniques and reasoning skills to help you to present your arguments convincingly, respond to situations and solve problems appropriately.

Introduction to Contract Law

This module introduces you to contractual concepts where you will learn how to apply rules as to the formation of contracts and the effect of vitiating factors on contracts as well as the remedies available. You are also encouraged to explore and understand the substantive rules of contract law.

Practical Legal Skills

This module explores various concepts advocated by renowned theorists on research and the practical use of research methodologies. You will learn what it is to be an ethical lawyer inculcating the core values of honesty, integrity, respect, and legal principles. You will learn how to draft legal documents and to appreciate how to put the theoretical aspects you acquire into practice. 

Semester 3


This module provides you with a glimpse into the world of entrepreneurship where you will learn the aptitudes you need to become an entrepreneur and the skills and processes necessary to initiate an enterprise.

Introduction to Criminal Law

This module introduces you to legal concepts, rules and the machinery involved in the introduction, application, and enforcement of Criminal Law. You are encouraged to explore and understand the substantive rules of law in criminal proceedings. You will learn to critically assess the value of legal rules, processes, and institutions.

Introduction to Tort Law

You will learn to understand the interests that Tort Law protects like personal injury, property harm and reputation. You will learn the importance of compensation in civil law particularly, Law of Tort.

Business Studies

You will learn about the activities of business organisations and how they respond to the changing demands of their environment. You will also explore how successful business organisations engage in financial and accounting practices to maximize value and to develop strategic planning and decision-making to ensure business survival, change, and sustainable success.