LLB (Hons),
Northumbria University

via UK Transfer Degree (Law)

Here's the BIG Picture

What do Nelson Mandela, Hillary Clinton, the Obamas, John Cleese, Rebel Wilson, the CEO of Goldman Sachs and the Head of the National Trust all have in common? They all did a law degree. 

Northumbria University’s Law LLB Degree (Hons) is designed for those looking for a stimulating and engaging law degree. The undergraduate degree provides a thorough grounding in legal principles while helping you to develop transferable skills.  

Fully accredited by MQA and recognised by the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia (LPQB), upon graduating, you can directly progress to the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) in Malaysia or the Bar Professional Course (BPC) in the UK. 

Interesting Facts

  • Over 95% of students studying Law at Northumbria thought staff were good at explaining things (NSS, 2023). 
  • Ranked Top 40 by the Guardian University Guide 2024.
  • Law at Northumbria is ranked 7th in the UK for research power out of 69 submissions (REF, 2021). This represents a rise of 37 places compared to 2014. 
  • Law at Northumbria is ranked Top 40 in the UK by the Complete University Guide for 2024. 

With this Course, You Will:

  • Develop the ability to identify and understand key concepts in substantive law, legal theory, and procedure in domestic and international law contexts. 
  • Apply knowledge and critical thinking skills to perform legal analysis, reasoning and problem solving competently. 
  • Develop vital communication skills including effective listening and critical reading, objective and persuasive writing, advocacy, as well as the ability to conduct in-depth research. 

Why choose Northumbria University?

Awarded Modern University of the Year (Daily Mail University Guide, 2024) 

Northumbria Law School is located on a modern state-of-the-art £70,000,000 development in central Newcastle City and is right on the doorstep of everything, including some of the best shops, bars, parks, galleries, and museums. It has over 30 years of experience teaching the LLB (Hons) and is 1 of only 6 institutions outside London to offer the BPC.  

How Do I Get In?

  • 5 Credits for SPM (including English), and
  • Foundation in Law, BAC, or
  • 2 A-Level Passes / 2 STPM Principals or its equivalent, or
  • 5 B’s in UEC or equivalent, or
  • A recognised Diploma or Degree


Year 1

- Common Law Reasoning & Institutions  
- Public Law   
- Elements of the Law of Contract   
- Criminal Law   
- Malaysian Legal System   
- Malaysian Constitutional Law  

MPU Subjects
- Philosophy and Current Issues
- Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
- National Language A (Malaysian students without credit in SPM BM)
- Malay Communication 2 (International students)

Year 2

- Law of Tort 
- Land Law
- Law of Evidence
- Company Law
- Family Law
- Legal Technology 
- Business for Lawyers

* Or as per subjects offered at the university in the UK (for 1+2 years option)

MPU Subjects
- Community Service
- New Venture Creation
- Ethics of Communication

Year 3

- As per subjects offered at the university in the UK

Tuition Fees

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