Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Laws

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The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree entitles its holder to be admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya after undergoing a period of pupillage. The LLB curriculum comprises both the academic as well as the professional components of legal training. 

LLB curriculum requires students to fulfil 160 credits within the minimum of 8 semesters with an additional 1 special semester before being awarded the Bachelor of Laws degree. These 160 credits are divided into four levels – the Preliminary level, the Intermediate levels I and II and the Final level. Mooting is compulsory at the Intermediate I level while at the Intermediate II level, students have to undergo industrial training at law firms, courts and other legal bodies.

The Final or Professional level places strong emphasis on practical legal training and comprises subjects such as Professional Practice, Civil Procedures and Criminal Procedure and Evidence. The Faculty also conducts an Advocacy Course with the aid of Barristers from England to further enhance skills training.

Entry Requirements

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:

  1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July paper and pass in History; and
  2. Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme; and
  3. Fulfilled any of the programme Special Entry Requirements as below:

Special Entry Requirements

STPM (Current Year)

MATRICULATION/ FOUNDATION
(Current Year)

Science and Arts Stream

Passed the STPM with at least CGPA 3.00;

and

Obtained at least grade B+ for General Studies at the STPM level;

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ for Bahasa Melayu at SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Grade A- for English at SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Band 4 in MUET;

and

Excellent in interview 

Science, Accounting and Law Stream

Passed the Ministry of Education Malaysia Matriculation / Foundation in Law with at least CGPA 3.00;

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ for Bahasa Melayu at SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Grade A- for English at SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Band 4 in MUET;

and

Excellent in interview 

 

DIPLOMA/EQUIVALENT

OTHER  REQUIREMENTS

Arts Stream

REQUIREMENT 1

Possess a Diploma from UiTM / Ministry of Education Malaysia Polytechnic Diploma /UM Diploma / Diploma from Public University recognized by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the University’s Senate with at least CGPA 3.00 in any of the following field:

  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Business Studies / Management
  • Public Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ for Bahasa Melayu at SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Grade A- for English at SPM level;
and

Obtained at least Band 4 in MUET;

and

Excellent in interview 


OR


REQUIREMENT 2

Passed STPM not in current year with at least CGPA 3.00 and obtained at least Grade B+ for General Studies.

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ for Bahasa Melayu at SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Grade A- for English at SPM level;
and

Obtained at least Band 4 in MUET;

and

Excellent in interview 


OR


REQUIREMENT 3

Passed the Ministry of Education Malaysia Foundation in Law / Foundation in Law from Public University not in current year with at least CGPA 3.00.

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ for Bahasa Melayu at SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Grade A- for English at SPM level;
and

Obtained at least Band 4 in MUET;

and

Excellent in interview 

A-Level and IB

REQUIREMENT 1

Passed the GCE A-Level with at least one (1) Grade A and two (2) Grade B in three (3) subjects;
and

Obtained at least Grade B+ for Bahasa Melayu at SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Grade A- for English at SPM level;
and

Obtained at least Band 4 in MUET;

However, applicants who do not have MUET but have the following results may be considered for conditional offer by fulfiling the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained at least Band 5.5 in IELTS;

or

  • Obtained score of at least 513 points (PBT), 183(CBT) and 65 (IBT) in TOEFL;

 

NOTE: Candidates may apply using Advanced Subsidiary (AS) examination results. A-Level examination results should be submitted later once it has been obtained.
and

Excellent in interview 


 

OR


REQUIREMENT 2

Possess the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) with a minimum score of 34 points;

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ for Bahasa Melayu at SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Grade A- for English at SPM level;
and

Obtained at least Band 4 in MUET;

However, applicants who do not have MUET but have the following results may be considered for conditional offer by fulfiling the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained at least Band 5.5 in IELTS;

or

  • Obtained score of at least 513 points (PBT), 183(CBT) and 65 (IBT) in TOEFL;

and

Excellent in interview 


 

OR


REQUIREMENT 3

Possess the Australian Matriculation  programme (AUSMAT) with a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) rank of 80 percent (%);

Obtained at least Grade B+ for Bahasa Melayu at SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Grade A- for English at SPM level;
and

Obtained at least Band 4 in MUET;

However, applicants who do not have MUET but have the following results may be considered for conditional offer by fulfiling the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained at least Band 5.5 in IELTS;

or

  • Obtained score of at least 513 points (PBT), 183(CBT) and 65 (IBT) in TOEFL;

and

Excellent in interview 

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