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Master Of Laws (Coursework)

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Benefits

A candidate for the Master of Laws is required to demonstrate ability to carry out under guidance, research of high quality and to relate the research to the broader legal framework. At the end of the course, the candidate should demonstrate ability to present well written work and demonstrate competence in the chosen field of law.

Career Opportunity

Career options in a variety of organizations such as :

a) a private law firm

b) a bar association

c) a law school

d) a legal clinic

Candidate might also pursue one of these law-related careers :

a) in communications

b) in computer and technology law

c) consulting with a law firm

d) in education

e) in law enforcement

f) in politics

g) in banking and financial services

Course Structure

PROGRAME CODE    : LQA
MODE OF STUDY      : COURSEWORK
TOTAL CREDIT          : 44 CREDITS

Core Courses

LQX7001 – Research Methodology

3 credits

LQX7002 – Malaysian Legal System*

4 credits

LQA7001 – Research Project

9 credits

LQA7002 – International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

4 credits

(Note : *  - Compulsory for foreign graduates.)

Elective Courses

  • 7 Elective Courses for local graduates
  • 6 Elective Courses for foreign graduates

LQA7003 – International Environmental Law: Natural World Issues

4 credits

LQA7004 – International Environmental Law: Human World Issues

4 credits

LQA7005 – Indigenous Peoples in International Law

4 credits

LQA7006 – Biodiversity Law

4 credits

LQA7007 – Law of The Sea

4 credits

LQA7008 – Administrative Law : Constitutional Review

4 credits

LQA7009 Alternative Dispute Resolution

4 credits

LQA7010 – Healthcare Law and Ethics

4 credits

LQA7011 – Issues Relating to Minorities and Indigenous People

4 credits

LQA7012 – Employment Law

4 credits

LQA7013 – Media Law

4 credits

LQA7014 – Biosafety Law

4 credits

LQA7015 – Information and Communications Technology Law

4 credits

LQA7016 – Communications and Multimedia Regulation in Malaysia

4 credits

LQA7017 – International Natural Resources Law

4 credits

LQA7018 – Oil and Gas Law

4 credits

LQA7019 – Privacy and Personal Data Protection Law

4 credits

LQA7020 – Nanotechnology Law and Policy

4 credits


Language Requirement

Bahasa Malaysia Requirement for Malaysian

Pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

Bahasa Malaysia Requirement for Non-Malaysian

Required to attend at a satisfactory level and pass a course in Bahasa Malaysia conducted by the University before being conferred the Degree

English Language Requirement for Non-Malaysian

TOEFL – score 550; or

IELTS (Academic) – band 6.00; or

Pass English Language course offered by University of Malaya (UMCCed) ; or

Who possesses a degree or degrees from a university or an institution of higher education where the medium of instruction is in English language.

(Applicants with a Bachelor of Laws degree with CGPA below 2.50 will not be considered for admission.)

Entry Requirement

Applicants for the LLM programmes at the University of Malaya must satisfy the following requirements:

(a) A Bachelor of Laws with honours degree with CGPA of 3.0 and above or its equivalent;or

(b) A Bachelor of Laws with honours degree with CGPA from 2.70 to 2.99 or its equivalent and one (1) of the following criteria:

i) relevant work experience;

ii) publication in the relevant field;

iii) applicant is a scholarship holder;

iv) applicant is a University of Malaya graduate.

(c) A Bachelor of Laws with honours degree with CGPA from 2.50 to 2.69 and two (2) of the following criteria:

i) relevant work experience;

ii) publication in the relevant field;

iii) applicant is a scholarship holder;

iv) applicant is a University of Malaya graduate.

Intake Schedule

September 2017 and February 2018
Apply Now until 31 May 2017

Fees

Kindly refer Fees Structure

Last Update: September 04, 2017

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