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Masters Programmes - Master of Commercial Law [backup 1]


Master of Commercial Law (Coursework)

This program consists of coursework only.
A candidate for the Master of Commercial Law 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 options in a variety of organizations such as :

  1. A private law firm
  2. A bar association
  3. A law school
  4. A legal clinic

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

  1. In communications
  2. In computer and technology law
  3. Consulting with a law firm
  4. In education
  5. In law enforcement
  6. In politics
  7. In banking and financial services


Core courses

 LQX7001 – Research Methodology

3 credits

 LQX7002 – Malaysian Legal System [1]

4 credits

 LQB7001 – Research Project

9 credits

 LQB7002 – Law and Economics

4 credits

(Note : [1]  - Compulsory for foreign graduates.)

Elective courses

  • Local Graduates select 7 Elective Courses
  • Foreign Graduates select 6 Elective Courses

 LQA7009 – Alternative Dispute Resolution

4 credits

 LQA7013 – Media Law

4 credits

 LQB7003 – Corporate Governance in Malaysia

4 credits

 LQB7004 – Comparative Corporate Governance

4 credits

 LQA7015 – Information and Communications Technology Law

4 credits

 LQB7005 – Arbitration Law

4 credits

 LQB7006 – Construction Law

4 credits

 LQB7007 – Copyright Law

4 credits

 LQB7008 – Remedies

4 credits

 LQB7009 – Marine Insurance: Law and Practice

4 credits

 LQB7010 – Civil Litigation

4 credits

 LQB7011 – The Law of Trade Marks

4 credits

 LQB7012 – Advanced Banking Law

4 credits

 LQB7013 – Islamic Finance Law And Shariah Governance

4 credits

 LQB7014 – International Business Transaction Law

4 credits

 LQB7015 – Introduction to Competition Law

4 credits

 LQB7016 – International Trade Law : Selected Issues

4 credits

 LQA7016 – Communications and Multimedia Regulation in Malaysia

4 credits

 LQB7017 – ASEAN Economic Community Law

4 credits

 LQB7018 – Carriage of Goods by Sea

4 credits

  1. Bahasa Malaysia Requirement for Malaysian
    1. Pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

  2. Bahasa Malaysia Requirement for Non-Malaysian
    1. Required to attend at a satisfactory level and pass a course in Bahasa Malaysia conducted by the University before being conferred the Degree

  3. English Language Requirement for Non-Malaysian
    1. TOEFL – score 550; or
    2. IELTS (Academic) – band 6.00; or
    3. Pass English Language course offered by University of Malaya (UMCCed) ; or
    4. 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.)

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

  1. A Bachelor’s degree with honours with CGPA of 3.0 and above or its equivalent; or

  2. A Bachelor’s degree with honours with CGPA from 2.70 to 2.99 or its equivalent and one (1) of the criteria below, or:
    1. relevant work experience;
    2. publication in the relevant field;
    3. applicant is a scholarship holder;
    4. applicant is a University of Malaya graduate.

  3. A Bachelor’s degree with honours with CGPA from 2.50 to 2.69 and two (2) of the criteria below:
    1. relevant work experience;
    2. publication in a relevant field;
    3. applicant is a scholarship holder;
    4. applicant is a University of Malaya graduate.

Candidates may begin in September (Semester I) or February (Semester II)

Deadline for applicants : 31 May. Apply here.

Fees are to be paid progressively based on courses taken each Semester.

Citizen: RM 12,817 Fee Structure for Citizen.

Non-Citizen: RM 28,390 Fee Structure for Non-Citizen.

Last Updated: 08/01/2020