1. Introduction to criminal law 2. Actus reus, acts, omissions and causation 3. Mens rea 4. Murder and involuntary manslaughter 5. Voluntary manslaughter 6. Defences : duress, necessity, self defence, mistake and intoxication 7. Non fatal offences against the person 8. Rape 9. Theft 10. Forms of liability : inchoate offences and joint enterprise.