LW224 - Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (LL.B Hons)

Programme Details

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LL.B (Hons)) is a four-year programme (8 semesters) programme that is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and attitude needed to excel in the legal profession. Graduates of this programme are eligible to practice as Deputy Public Prosecutors, Magistrates and also as Advocates and Solicitors. Through a wide range of electives, the students are able to choose courses with a multidisciplinary focus to enhance their knowledge as well as their own interests and career plans.

Student exchange programmes with foreign universities in Australia, United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries allow students to enrich their legal education through the exposure to other legal systems and cultures.

The students of this programme are not exposed only to the knowledge of law. They are also encouraged to get involved in club activities organized by societies and clubs within the Faculty. Once registered into this programme, the students will automatically become the member of the Law Society (LAWSOC). The Lawsoc and other clubs will offer students the opportunity to engage in extra-curricular activities like Law Games, Professional Seminars and Legal Clinic to develop social responsibility, leadership skills and to interact with the legal profession and the society at large.

This programme is offered only at the Shah Alam campus of Universiti Teknologi Mara.

Admission Requirements

  • UiTM Law Foundation programme with a CGPA of 3.00; or
  • KPM Law Foundation programme with a CGPA of 3.75; or
  • SPM with 5 credits including English and working experience of at least ten (10) years in the legal field approved by the Selection Board; or
  • STPM with a minimum of three (3) principles with at least a grade B and SPM with credit in English (grade 3B) and Mathematic/Additional Mathematic (grade 6c); or
  • Diploma from UiTM with a CGPA of 2.5 or higher or Diploma from other universities with a CGPA 3.00 or higher
  • Pass the interview conducted by the faculty and
  • MUET with a minimum requirement of Band 4

Programme Structure

PART

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

 

1

LAW 431

Malaysian Legal System I

3

LAW 435

Law of Torts I

3

LAW 436

Law of Contract I

3

LAW 437

Constitutional Law I

3

BEL 460

Advanced Reading For Academic Purposes

2

CTU 551

Islamic & Asian Civilisation

2

 

Co-curriculum

1

 

Third Language

2

 

2

LAW 481

Malaysian Legal System II

3

LAW 498

Law of Torts II

3

LAW 486

Law of Contract II

3

LAW 487

Constitutional Law II

3

BEL 450

Summary Writing

2

CTU 553

Ethnic Relations

2

 

Co-curriculum

1

 

Third Language

2

 

3

LAW 501

Equity and Trust

3

LAW 504

Land Law I

3

LAW 505

Criminal Law I

3

LAW 506

Administrative Law

3

BEL 490

Speech Communication

2

 

Third Language

2

ELECTIVE I

   

LAW 442

ASEAN Legal System

3

LAW 443

Sale of Goods & Hire Purchase

3

LAW 444

Alternative Dispute Resolution

3

LAW 450

Law and Economics

3

LAW 451

Law and Philosophy

3

LAW 462

Legal History

3

LAW 469

Contemporary Legal Problems

3

LAW 483

Moral and Ethical Issues in Law

3

LAW 484

Law, Religion and Culture

3

LAW 488

Law and Literature

3

LAW 489

Civil Law System

3

LAW 492

Chinese Legal System

3

LAW 493

American Legal System

3

LAW 494

German-Dutch Legal System

3

LAW 495

Native Laws

3

LAW 496

Law and Social Theory

3

LAW 497

Law and Politics

3

 

4

LAW 554

Land Law II

3

LAW 555

Criminal Law II

3

LAW 556

Administration of Trusts

3

LAW 557

Legal Research and Methodology

2

LAW 558

Mooting

3

BEL 470

Literature in English

2

ELECTIVE II

   

LAW 560

Consumer Protection Law

3

LAW 561

Law of Succession

3

LAW 562

Law of Securities and Investment

3

LAW 564

Industrial Law and Relations

3

LAW 565

Law and Development

3

LAW 567

Women and the Law

3

LAW 568

Child Law

3

LAW 570

Law Relating to Health Care

3

LAW 571

Law and Media

3

LAW 572

Cyber Law

3

LAW 573

Environmental Law

3

LAW 574

Specific Contracts: Sales, Credit & Agency

3

LAW 576

Banking Law

3

 

5

LAW 531

Jurisprudence I

3

LAW 510

International Law I (Private)

3

LAW 533

Honours Project Paper

2

LAW 604

Law of Association I

3

LAW 605

Family Law I (Islamic)

3

ELECTIVE III

   

LAW 428

Insurance Law and Practice I

3

LAW 534

Insolvency I

3

LAW 535

Comparative ASEAN Business Law I

3

LAW 536

Intellectual Property Law I

3

LAW 537

Revenue Law I

3

LAW 538

Law of International Trade & Finance I

3

LAW 539

Law of Carriage I

3

 

6

LAW 580

Law of Association II

3

LAW 581

Family Law II (Civil)

3

LAW 511

Jurisprudence II

3

LAW 583

International Law II (Public)

3

ELECTIVE IV

   

LAW 478

Insurance Law and Practice II

3

LAW 585

Insolvency II

3

LAW 586

Comparative ASEAN Business Law II

3

LAW 587

Intellectual Property Law II

3

LAW 588

Revenue Law II

3

LAW 589

Law of International Trade and Finance II

3

LAW 590

Law of Carriage II

3

Job Prospect and Opportunity For Further Studies

The LL.B (Hons) degree holders have a wide choice of employment opportunities in the public and private sectors. The LL.B (Hons) degree holders also have the opportunity to pursue the Master of Laws (LL.M) programme at UiTM or at other universities, if they choose to acquire advanced knowledge in any field of the law.

Contacts

Head
Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
Address : Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA,
40450 Shah Alam,
Selangor,
Malaysia
Telephone : +603-55444152 / 4156
Fax: +603-5543 5950