SMU School of Law's Auditing Programme AY2014/2015 Term 2 (5 January to early-April 2015)

CLE is pleased to invite members of the legal fraternity in Singapore and other interested parties to apply to audit selected courses offered by the SMU School of Law.

Persons auditing the course are welcome to attend and observe courses taught by our instructors (Note: the courses are conducted together with the LL.B. and J.D. students). They are exempted from course requirements (such as project assignments, final exams etc) and are expected to abide by the guidelines of the respective course instructors on class participation. Persons auditing the course should be highly proficient in English. 

Persons auditing the course will, for purposes of the course, be granted physical access to the SMU Li Ka Shing Library to refer to the books within the library and may borrow books from the Course Reserves section for 2 hours for use only within the library.

However persons auditing the course will not have borrowing privileges at the SMU Li Ka Shing Library. They also will not have access to the Library’s electronic databases (ebooks / ejournals / edatabases) and restricted copyrighted materials. In addition, there is no access to SMU sports facilities.

Persons auditing the course, and who are from overseas, are not entitled to apply for Student Visa. They will be required to apply for their own Visa / Pass by referring to the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) website -

Courses in the Academic Year 2014/2015 Term 2 will commence on the week of 5 January 2015 and classes are expected to be completed by early-April 2015. The number of places available for each course is limited. Registration will be subject to availability of places and the consent of the instructor in question, which is given on a case-by-case basis. A written confirmation will be sent to successful applicants approximately 2 weeks before the start of the course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the course, provided the person auditing the course has attended at least 75% of the relevant classes.

Attached are the list of courses available for audit (Appendix A) and the details of the finalised class schedules (Appendix B).

The fee for auditing each course is listed as follows. The fee is non-refundable and this applies even if the persons auditing the course did not attend any or all of the classes:

  • S$1500 for 1.0cu course
    (There is 1 session per week for 12 weeks. Each session will last 3 hours)
  • S$2250 for 1.5cu course
    (There are 2 sessions per week for 12 weeks. The first session will last 3 hours & the second session will last 1.5 hours)

To apply, please submit a completed application form together with a recent passport-sized coloured photo, a photocopy of your NRIC / FIN card and a crossed cheque made payable to “Singapore Management University”, to the following address:

Attn: Ms Sascha Ng
Continuing Legal Education
School of Law
Singapore Management University
60 Stamford Road #04-11
Singapore 178900

Application to audit courses in the Academic Year 2014/2015 Term 2 will close on Tuesday, 16 December 2014. 

The SMU School of Law reserves the right of cancellation. Full refund will be given to an applicant if the application is unsuccessful or his or her course is cancelled. We regret that no refund will be given in any other circumstances.

For further enquiries, please contact Ms Sascha Ng at email: or DID: 6828 1913.


Note: SMU School of Law's Auditing Programme is accredited as a CPD (Continuing Professional Development) activity by the SILE (Singapore Institute of Legal Education) and participants who meet SILE's CPD requirements may claim Public CPD points. To claim Public CPD points, participants must attend a minimum of 75% of the classes for the courses and may not be absent from each class for more than 15 minutes ('Attendance Policy'). Public CPD points obtained are based on the actual number of classes attended. For more information, please visit

Last updated on 17 Dec 2014.





Public CPD Points: 

36 points (based on 100% attendance)

Note: Participants may obtain the Public CPD points only if there is a minimum attendance rate of 75% and may not be absent from each class for more than 15 minutes ('Attendance Policy'). Public CPD points obtained are based on the actual number of classes attended.

Example 1: No Public CPD points will be obtainable based on 60% attendance rate

Example 2: 27 Public CPD points will be obtainable based on 75% attendance rate

Example 3: 36 Public CPD points will be obtainable based on 100% attendance rate


Practice Area: Others

Training Category: Foundation