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KPT/JPS ( R/380/6/0007 ) ( MQA/FA 0204 ) 06 / 21
INTAKES : MARCH, AUGUST
 
The programme provides students with an in-depth understanding and appreciation of legal doctrines and concepts in the various areas of law. Through a combination of theoretical studies and practical exposure, students will be taught how to apply these into a variety of factual situations.
 
3-YEAR PROGRAMME

Study of Malaysian and English Law
  • Students will learn both Malaysian and English Law, providing them with sound knowledge of the fundamentals of the legal system and practices in Malaysia.

Ready For Legal Practice
  • Application of legal theories to real-life cases at the Taylor’s Legal Aid Centre, while also developing a sense of community awareness, under the guidance and supervision of lecturers.
  • Compulsory Mooting exercises for first-year students hone their legal research and writing skills, as well as boost their confidence in public speaking and inculcate team spirit.

Learning from the Industry
  • In-depth understanding and a real-life feel of the legal profession via industry visits to the Legal Aid Centre, Parliament, Palace of Justice, Attorney General’s Chambers, prisons and legal offices.
  • Platforms for students to meet and engage with the country’s legal giants and gain valuable insights into the legal profession, through industry networking events.
  • Exposure to specialised areas of law and the workings of the legal fraternity through the Law Speaker Series.

Real-World Experience
  • 4-week compulsory internship programme to develop practical and relevant skills for future employment.
  • Opportunity to carry out attachment at top law firms, the Bar Council’s Legal Aid Centres and other organisations, for students who excel in their studies.
 
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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
 
YEAR 1
Semester 1
  • Constitutional & Administrative Law I
  • Contract Law I
  • English Legal System
  • Law of Tort I
  • Legal Skills
Semester 2
  • Bahasa Malaysia Komunikasi 2 / Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
  • Constitutional & Administrative Law II
  • Contract Law II
  • Law of Tort II
  • Malaysian Legal System
  • Mooting
 
YEAR 2
Semester 3
  • Constitutional & Administrative Law III
  • Criminal Law I
  • Land Law I
  • Research & Writing and Drafting
  • Law Elective A I
  • Malaysian Studies 3 / Hubungan Etnik
Semester 4
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A / Personal Development / Logic & Reasoning
  • Criminal Law II
  • Land Law II
  • Public International Law
  • Law Elective A II
  • Law Elective B
 
YEAR 3
Semester 5
  • Company Law I
  • Equity & Trusts I
  • Family Law I
  • Land Law III
  • Law Elective C
  • People Dynamics in Malaysian Organisation / Malaysian Studies 3
Semester 6
Internship
  • Equity & Trusts II
  • Family Law II
  • Company Law II
  • Law Elective D
  • Community Service Initiative
 
Electives
Electives A I
  • Information Technology Law I
  • Intellectual Property Law I
  • International Commercial Law I
  • Medical Law I
 
Electives A II
  • Information Technology Law II
  • Intellectual Property Law II
  • International Commercial Law II
  • Medical Law II
 
Electives B
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • International Human Rights Law
 
Electives C
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Law of Evidence I
 
Electives D
  • Drafting
  • Dissertation
  • Law of Evidence II
 
NOTE:
* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.
 
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