LLB (Hons),
University of Essex

via UK Transfer Degree (Law)

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This degree provides you with rigorous academic training in the discipline of law.  This qualifying law programme stimulates your desire to pursue justice and equips you with the skills and knowledge to become an agent for change, whatever career path you choose. This course gives you the option of completing a 1+2 (1 year at BAC and 2 years at Essex) or 2+1 (2 years at BAC and 1 year at Essex).

Fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and recognised by the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia (LPQB), you may directly progress to the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) in Malaysia or the Bar Professional Course (BPC) in the UK and join the legal profession as an entry-level lawyer upon completion of this course.

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 University of Essex?

The University of Essex is a genuine global community. With more than 140 countries represented within its student body, and nearly 40% of its students from overseas, Essex is one of the most internationally-diverse universities in the UK – it was ranked in the top 25 for the most international student community and top 75 for social sciences and law in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022. At the School of Law, you can work alongside practising lawyers to advise real clients at the Essex Law Clinic, gain experience in commercial awareness with the Business and Legal Advice Clinic, as well as work on projects for key human rights organisations in the Human Rights Clinic.

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

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COURSE MODULES

Year 1

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

Year 2

Core
- Law of Tort 
- Land Law
Electives
- 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)

Year 3

- As per subjects offered at the university in the UK

Tuition Fees

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