Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons)
This LLB is one of the most prestigious law degrees in Malaysia and around the world. It is the ONLY overseas law degree that can be completed entirely in Malaysia and is recognised by the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia for entry into its Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) Examinations; thereby, allowing our LLB graduates to become lawyers in Malaysia.
About the University of London & its International Programmes
University of London (UOL), established by the Royal Charter in 1836, is one of UK's oldest and largest universities. It comprises of 18 colleges (i.e. London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), University College London (UCL), King's College etc.) and 10 specialist research institutions. Each college is considered a 'university' itself and some are among the top 100 best universities in the world.
In 1858, University of London established the University of London International Programmes (UOLIP) to provide access to qualified students around the world. Today, it has more than 52,000 international students across 190 countries. Its former students and alumni include 7 Nobel Prize winners, leaders of Commonwealth countries, government ministers, renowned authors, academics, judges and business leaders.
The Laws Consortium
This LLB programme is designed by a Consortium of outstanding UOL Law Schools: Birkbeck, King's, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Queen Mary, SOAS and UCL. Four of these schools are ranked as top 50 worldwide for law, and all are ranked top 20 in the UK for law*. UOL was the first university to offer a degree in English law and has, to this date, for over 100 years, established an internationally recognised "gold standard" Law degree. *Source: www.londoninternational.ac.uk
Pathway to become a Lawyer
Legal System & Method
Equity & Trust
Jurisprudence & Legal Theory
Conflict of Laws
Marks and Classification (based on Part I & II marks)
|Mark Range|| Class Equivalent |
70 and over
First Class Honours
Second Class Honours (upper division)
Second Class Honours (lower division)
Third Class Honours
|Legal Executive |
|Management Executive |
| 2 Passes in A Level (A~E) and 3 Credits in SPM (incl. English) OR |
2 Passes in STPM (A~C) and 3 Credits in SPM (incl. English) OR
5Bs in UEC (incl. Maths) & 3 Credits in SPM (incl. English)
* Note: Subjects must be different or "non-overlapping" and are acceptable to the University of London International Programmes
| Intake: April | September
How You can be a Lawyer in Malaysia?
How to qualify?
To qualify as an advocate and solicitor in Malaysia, UOL LLB graduates could undertake one of the following routes (subject to other requirements):
Sit for and pass the Malaysian Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) exam OR
Pass the bar professional training course in UK
What is CLP? and How can I apply to sit for the examination?
CLP (Certificate in Legal Practice) is a 9-month post-graduate course. Its examination is conducted by the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia by virtue of the Legal Profession Act 1976 once a year. Overseas LLB grads (e.g. UK, Australia, Singapore, and New Zealand) will need to sit and pass the CLP examination, as one of the requirements, to be admitted as advocates and solicitors in Malaysia.
Candidates will be examined on the following subjects :
CLP Entry Requirement (for UOL Law graduates):
|2 Passes at A-Level (or STPM) + 3 Credits in SPM OR 2B's in UEC + 3 Credits in SPM. (All A-Level passes and SPM Credits must be obtained in one and the same sitting of the examination respectively. The A-Level shall be studied in a minimum of 1 academic year) |
Complete the LLB degree within 7 years upon successful completion of the Intermediate (i.e. the first 4 Units) examination
Take 12 law units which must include the following 6 core-units: Law of Contract, Law of Torts, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, and Equity &Trusts
Must obtain at least a Second Class Lower
For More Information, Please Contact:
Legal Profession Qualifying Board, Malaysia
Unit 3-01, 3rd Floor, Straits Trading Building
50050 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: (603) - 2691 0054 / 0080
Fax:(603) - 2691 0142
[Note: The above is only applicable to UOL Bachelor of Laws (International Programmes)]
Upon graduation, Ong (left) chambered in one of Malaysia's largest law firm. He's now a full time lawyer. Gary Ng (right), on the other hand, chose to be a law lecturer and has helped many A Level students scored A's and passed their exams.
Azizah (left) joined a law firm immediately after graduation while Goh (right) tutored law in Singapore. As of current, Goh works in an international law firm in Singapore.
Gan Xu Yan, our LLB graduate of 2010, receiving an award from YB Mok Chek Hou, the state assemblyman for Stulang. Ms Gan achieved a 2nd class (upper) honours for her Bachelor of Laws degree.
Ann is our LLB graduate of 2007. Through Crescendo, Su Ann, and all other students (Ong, Gary Ng, Azizah, Goh and others) received PTPTN loan and were able to realise their dreams of studying for a law degree.