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Legal introduction course 15 credits

Juridisk introduktionskurs
First cycle, J0046N
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2020 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Subject group (SCB)
Law and Legal Studies
Main field of study

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.

Course Aim
After the student is examined from this course the student can identify and solve basic juridical problems. The course gives the student fundamental knowledge of legal source materials and the judicial system’s structure.

In the beginning of the course the student gets an introduction of legal sources and the legal system’s framework as well as an introduction to legal problem solving methods. This course gives an introduction in contract law, family law is covered afterwards. Other judicial areas dealt with are compensation law, real estate law, procedural law, criminal law, market law, administrative law, employment law and association law which include the regulations collaboration in different company forms.

Instruction consists of lectures, seminars and exercises.

A written examination is given at the close of the course.

Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration,not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Transition terms
Due to similar content, the course can not be included in a degree together with the courses J0002N, J0003N, J0008N or J0030N or other courses with similar content.

Berit Söderfalk

Literature. Valid from Spring 2018 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Agell Anders och Malmström Åke: Civilrätt, Liber AB, senaste upplagan
Warnling-Nerep, Wiweka. En introduktion till förvaltningsrätt, senast upplagan, Norstedts juridik
Svensson, Carl Anders. Den svenska marknadsföringslagstiftningen, senaste upplagan, Studentlitteratur
Heuman, Lars. Process- och straffrätt för juridisk översiktskurs, senaste upplagan, Norstedts juridik
Hemström Carl, Magdalena Giertz, Bolag Föreningar Stiftelser, Norstedts Juridik, senaste upplagan
Lagbok eller annan lagtextsamling.
Zetterström, Stefan, övningsboken tilll civilrätt, Liber AB, senaste upplagan.
Articles, court cases and other electronic material can be added and is then included in the course claim.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Written examU G VG *15.00MandatoryA15

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Bo Jonsson, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 16 Feb 2015

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 18 Jun 2020