CHN20050 Chinese Law

Academic Year 2023/2024

The course covers the general Chinese legal system with a wide range of topics including legal culture, constitution, civil law, family law, commercial law, environmental law and trade law. Cases in practice and film clips will be provided for the purpose of facilitating understanding in this regard. Interaction is encouraged between students and (guest) lecturers and between students themselves through flexible forms in order to enhance understanding. On completion of this module, students are expected to have a general clue in mind about how to deal with legal issues in China.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of the module, students should be able to:
1) have a general knowledge about the Chinese legal system, its history, the present and the future;
2) critically examine the independence of the judicial system in China;
3) be familiar with a basic set of laws related to doing business in China and become aware of their applying situation;

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours




Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Chinese Law (BCHN20230)

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Group Project: Group Presentation and Group Essay Varies over the Trimester n/a Not yet recorded No


Essay: Final Essay, 2,500 - 3,000 Words Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Not yet recorded No


Attendance: Attendance and Participation Throughout the Trimester n/a Not yet recorded No


Carry forward of passed components
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Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
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Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

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