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The Best Path to Study Law in Malaysia through the UK Law Degree Transfer Programme

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Students after SPM who are interested to pursue law should go for the A-Levels or AUSMAT. To practice as a lawyer in

HELP University

HELP University

Malaysia, the A-Levels or AUSMAT are recognised by the Malaysian Bar.

To qualify as a lawyer in the UK, you need to follow a prescribed path, and pass modules in seven areas known as the Foundations of Legal Knowledge. These usually lead to an LLB (Bachelor of Law) or BA (Hons) Law. You’ll then progress to the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or the Bar Vocational Course (BVC), leading to a qualification as a lawyer or a barrister.

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The advantage of going for the UK Bar is that you can practice worldwide while the CLP only allows you to practice within Malaysia. You can save money by going for the UK Law Twinning or Transfer program at the best universities in Malaysia. This will ensure that you will have a successful career.

Job Demand for Lawyers in Malaysia

There are 14,300 registered lawyers in Malaysia.

Number of Legal Firms by State in Malaysia

State

No. of Legal Firms

Johor

680

Kedah

273

Kelantan

216

Melaka

211

Negeri Sembilan

263

Pahang

210

Penang

606

Perak

421

Perlis

23

Selangor

1896

Terengganu

136

Wilayah Persekutuan

2009

Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan

11

Total

6955

Number of Lawyers by State in Malaysia

State

No. of Lawyers

Johor

1242

Kedah

467

Kelantan

374

Melaka

412

Negeri Sembilan

433

Others

286

Pahang

371

Penang

1248

Perak

729

Perlis

38

Selangor

3801

Terengganu

244

Wilayah Persekutuan

6741

Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan

12

Total

16398

The Best UK Transfer (UKT)  Law Programme at HELP University

Founded in 1986, it is one of the country’s first private law schools and has been the trend setter in private legal educationThe pathway to become a lawyer in Malaysia. 2009 also saw the Department expanding by introducing its own Bachelor of Laws degree and in 2012, the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP).

HELP University, one of the top private universities in Malaysia, offers its own home-grown LLB programme known as the HELP Bachelor of Laws (HELP LLB) which can be completed entirely at HELP University.

Graduates who complete the HELP LLB degree will be granted the opportunity to enrol in any post graduate Master’s Programme at HELP Graduate School (terms and conditions apply) Excluding the Master of Clinical Psychology. Currently, the LLB degree progamme at HELP University is not recognised for practice as a lawyer in Malaysia. You need to go for the UK Law Twinning programme in order to practice.

  • Assessment: Assignment 20%
  • Final written examination 80%
  • Practical Subjects:
  • Legal Skills : Assignment 20% , Practical Assessment 50%, Final Examination 30%
  • Legal Practice : Assignment 20%, Practical Assessment 40%, Final Examination 40%”

Year 1 UKT Law Subjects at HELP University

  • DL1     Legal Method & Systems
  • DL2     Law of Contract

    HELP University is one of the first law school to offer the UK Law Degree Transfer

    HELP University is one of the first law school to offer the UK Law Degree Transfer

  • DL3     Constitutional & Administrative Law
  • DL4     Criminal Law
  • DL5     Legal Skills

Year 2 UKT Law Subjects at HELP University

  • DL6     Land Law
  • DL7     Law of Tort
  • DL8     Law of Evidence
  • DL10   Legal Practice
  • DL11   Company Law

 

HELP University has been enjoying the privilege of being the first private university to introduce the UK Degree Transfer Programme (Law), which has been recognised by prestigious and reputable universities in the UK.

To date, HELP has students Transfer to the following Top UK universities on advanced standing basis into Year 2 or Year 3 to obtain a qualifying law degree:*

HELP University is partnered with some of the best universities for Law in the UK.

HELP University UK Law Transfer into Year 2 

HELP University's UK Law degree transfer programme allows students to transfer to the final year of the law programme in prestigious universities in the UK such as Cardiff

HELP University’s UK Law degree transfer programme allows students to transfer to the final year of the law programme in prestigious universities in the UK such as Cardiff

  • University of Manchester
  • University of Sheffield

HELP University UK Law Transfer into Year 3

  • University of Leeds
  • University of Liverpool
  • Cardiff University
  • University of Wales, Aberystwyth
  • Northumbria University
  • University of the West of England, Bristol
  • University of Hertfordshire”

HELP University to date produced 29 First Class Achievers on the UK Degree Transfer Programme (Law). In 2012 alone HELP University had 7 first class achievers from prestigious universities in the UK including the University of Liverpool, University of Leeds and Cardiff University.

All HELP’s 7 First Class achievers in 2012 embarked on 2+1 transfer option. HELP University has been commended by the assessors of the Joint Academic Stage Board (JASB) which is a joint committee of the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors Regulation Authority for the best practices adopted at the Faculty level in the administration and teaching of the UK Degree Transfer Programme (Law).

HELP University's Law students

HELP University’s Law students

The mission of HELP’s Department of Law is to groom employable lawyers through introducing skills based papers such as Legal Skills and Legal Practice which encompasses soft skills such as Legal Research, Client Interviewing and Counselling, Advocacy, Drafting, Negotiation, Case Management and Preparation, Managing a Law Firm, Criminal and Civil Litigation.

There is also the annual HELP-Skrine Moot Competition that acts as a platform to further enhance advocacy skills amongst their law students.

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UK Law Twinning Programme at KDU University College

Students after the A-Levels can go for KDU University College’s Law Twinning programme with the top ranked Oxford Brookes University, UK. KDU University College is partnered with one of the best universities for Law.

This twinning programme offered by Oxford Brookes University and KDU University College gives you a thorough grounding in

KDU College Damansara Jaya Campus

KDU College Damansara Jaya Campus

all the core subjects needed to practise as a lawyer, both in Malaysia and the United Kingdom.

The degree conferred upon successful completion of your studies is validated by both the UK Bar and the UK Law Society. Throughout your studies, you also have the opportunity to improve your communication, creativity and critical thinking in addition to the professional skills.

Oxford Brookes University and KDU University College have many years of experience in delivering this programme. The Law Department at Oxford Brookes University was rated Excellent (the highest possible grade) in the most recent UK government assessment of teaching quality.

Not only has Oxford Brookes University been consistently named as the best modern university in England, but it also ranks highly for graduate employment.

If you choose to read law under this 2 + 1 twinning programme, you will have the opportunity to experience student life at a top university in Oxford – one of the world’s most celebrated student cities. Oxford Brookes University also presents annual bursary awards to the Top 5 students in KDU UC in Year 1 and 2.

Subjects offered in the KDU-Oxford Brookes University Law degree Twinning Programme

KDU University College offers a 2+1 Law Degree Twinning programme with Oxford Brookes University

KDU University College offers a 2+1 Law Degree Twinning programme with Oxford Brookes University

Year 1 Law Subjects at KDU University College
Semester 1
  • Contract Law
  • Tort
  • Public Law
  • Foundational Legal Skills
Semester 2
  • Contract Law
  • Tort
  • Public Law
  • Legal Method

Year 2 Law Subjects at KDU University College

Law students at KDU University College Moot Court

Law students at KDU University College Moot Court

Semester 1
  • Land Law
  • Criminal Law
  • European Union Law
  • Company Law
Semester 2
  • Land Law
  • Criminal Law
  • European Union Law
  • Commercial Law

MPU Subjects

Oxford Brookes Law Department

Oxford Brookes Law Department

  • Life in Malaysia
  • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Students)
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Kommunikasi II (International Students)
  • Pengajian Malaysia III (International Students)
Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Oxford Brookes University is a premier learning and teaching institution that is the  UK’s  leading modern university
  • Oxford Brookes is located in the beautiful city of Oxford, one of the world’s great student cities. Oxford is a great place to study as it is big enough to cater to people of diverse interests, yet small enough to feel welcoming and accessible.
  • The University has a history dating back to 1865, with the foundation of the Oxford School of Art.
  • Currently, the University has over 18,000 students with nearly 20% of the students coming from outside the UK.
  • Oxford Brookes offers top-quality teaching, underpinned by excellent research, with more than 85 per cent of law research judged to be ‘internationally recognised’ in the government’s latest Research Assessment Exercise.
  • A high-quality range of legal holdings covering UK, European and international law is housed in their library, and you will have access to the world-famous Bodleian Law Library to research your dissertation.
  • Their award-winning pro bono scheme enables you to get involved in voluntary work and build valuable skills for the workplace – for instance working with asylum seekers or mentoring with the Oxfordshire Youth Offending

    Oxford Brookes University Department of Law, home to Oxford Institute of Legal Practice

    Oxford Brookes University Department of Law, home to Oxford Institute of Legal Practice

Facts and Achievements 

  • Oxford Brookes is ranked 45 by the Complete University Guide for 2013
  • Brookes is the UK’s Leading Modern University in the 2013 Sunday Times University Guide
  • Over 75% of the research has been internationally recognized in the UK government’s latest Research Assessment Exercise.
  • Two Queen’s Anniversary Prizes have been awarded to Oxford Brookes. These prizes recognize and honour outstanding achievement and excellence in UK universities and colleges.
  • Oxford Brookes has become the first university to win a Gold EcoCampus award in recognition of its approach to sustainability.
  • In October 2003, Brookes became the first university in the world to be awarded Fairtrade status, providing a platform for raising awareness of international trade issues amongst students, staff and the wider public.

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