The University of London - LLB - Law Programme LLB - Law Programme The University of London is one of the world's leading academic institutions. The University of London External System is the oldest distance learning programme in the world - its degree has been accessible to students worldwide since 1858. Today, it has over 40,000 students in more than 180 countries studying 100 different courses. In a world where degree providers are proliferating, the University of London LLB offers the security of an internationally recognised 'gold standard' established for over 100 years. The University of London was the first to offer a degree in English Law, in the 1890s. Upon graduation you will be joining a distinguished group of solicitors, barristers and judges around the world who began their careers by obtaining their law degree through the External System. The academic direction of the LLB and Diploma in Law is provided by a Consortium of outstanding University of London Schools: Birkbeck, King's, LSE, Queen Mary, SOAS and UCL. The UOL LLB External Programme (3+0) is the only external law degree awarded by a British University that is recognised by the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia for entry into the CLP examinations. Brickfields Asia College has an excellent track record on the University of London LLB examinations. The college has an outstanding faculty of experienced and dedicated lecturers comprising both local and visiting lecturers/examiners on the University of London programme who do substantial teaching at the BAC.
4 SPM credits (including English) and 2 A Level or STPM principals or equivalent; recognised diplomas or degrees Course Units
Candidates have to complete 8 core subjects and 4 optional subjects during their 3-years study. Subject Title
Core or Elective
LLB Intermediate (Year 1)
• Common Law Reasoning and Institutions • Public Law • Contract • Criminal
LLB Part 1 (Year 2)
• • • •
LLB Part 2 (Year 3)
• Jurisprudence • Optional
Elective Subjects for Part 1 & 2
• • • • • • • •
Land Law Law of Trust Law of Tort Optional Subject
Family Law Intellectual Property Company Law Succession Commercial Law Law of Evidence Conflict of Laws European Union Law
3 Core & 1 Elective
1 Core & 3 Electives.
January, April, June, September Mode of Study
Full time, Part time, Distance learning Recognition & Dimension
The University of London law programme is a prestigious qualification from one of the world's leading universities and is the only British degree recognised for the CLP that can be completed entirely in Malaysia. Course Materials
Comprehensive materials will be provided which include: - College Textbooks (BAC) - Textbooks (from UOL) - Year 1 only - Resource CD-ROM (from UOL) - Year 1 only - Online Resources - Lexis Nexis & West Law - Study manuals - Revision Notes - Past-year questions and suggested solutions Fees Structure
- All inclusive Course fee - RM 6500.00
Payment mode - Bank Draft / Cheque / Credit Card / Cash. PTPTN loans, EPF withdrawals, bank loans, Installment schemes and 0% interest installment payment plans are also available. All payments are to be made payable to Brickfields Asia Corporation Sdn. Bhd. Fees can be banked into: Hong Leong Bank Berhad A/C Name: Brickfields Asia Corporation Sdn Bhd. A/C Number: 04800202406 Examination Fees - Students will have to pay the processing and registration fees to the University of London as well as the Examination fees to the Ministry of Education, Malaysia. Course Assessment
Assessment is purely by examinations which will be conducted in May. Students will have to pass each part before proceeding to the next level.
A world class university qualification Awarded by the University of London External System The only external law degree awarded by a British University that is recognised by the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia for entry into the CLP examination.
Study full time, part time or via distance learning.
Get a world class university qualification at only RM40.000.
Flexi Payment Modes
Instalment schemes and 0% interest installment payment plans are available.
PTPTN loans, EPF withdrawals and bank loans are available.
Centrally located campus
Accessible by LRT, monorail, KTM Komuter, & other public transportation. Ample parking nearby.
Dedicated and experienced lecturers with years of teaching and legal practice experience on hand to guide and help students to give and achieve their best.
Comprehe nsive materials
Textbooks, past year questions, statute books, revision guides and suggested solutions are provided. Lexis-Nexis and Westlaw online research libraries are available.
Visiting UK Faculty Members
Special revision programme by UK lecturers/ examiners.
Full Library Facilities
The college has a fully equipped and well-stocked library with the latest books and reports.
Nations Premier Law School
Over the last 18 years Brickfields Asia College has established itself as the leading law school in Malaysia. BAC has sent more law graduates into practice than any other institution in Malaysia.
Continuin g Studies
The Brickfields Education Group offers opportunities in continuing education to law graduates and lawyers in diverse legal and management fields. Post graduate options include MBA, Master in Laws, and the ICSA Fast Track Route. These courses enable you to keep abreast with the latest in law and management knowledge and gives you that edge needed to keep you ahead from the rest.
LLB INTERMEDIATE 1. Brickfields Asia College All inclusive Course fee
. RM 6500.00 or Installment payment plan: RM2700 +
(RM600 x 8 months) 2. University of London Application handling fee (processing fee) Initial Registration fee 3. Lembaga Peperiksaan Malaysia Examination fees
£60 (payable by September) £746 (payable by November) . * RM 4200.00 (payable in January)
LLB PART 1 1. Brickfields Asia College All inclusive Course fee 2. University of London Continuation of Registration fees 3. Lembaga Peperiksaan Malaysia Examination fees
RM 6500.00 or Installment payment plan: RM2700 + (RM600 x 8 months) £305 (payable by November) . * RM 4200.00 (payable in January)
LLB PART 2 1. Brickfields Asia College All inclusive Course fee
RM 6500.00 or Installment payment plan: RM2700 + (RM600 x 8 months)
2. University of London Continuation of Registration fees
£305 (payable by November)
3. Lembaga Peperiksaan Malaysia Examination Fees
* RM 4200.00 (payable in January) * subject to change
• Please note that the sample fees listed above are as at July 2008. • They are listed as a guide to help students better plans their finances. • Brickfields Asia College will not be held liable for any changes in fees as the above fees are subject to change by the University of London as well as the Lembaga Peperiksaan Malaysia.
Entry Requirements 1) What are the entry requirements for the University of London LLB External programme? The entry requirements are 4 SPM credits (including English) and 2 A Level or STPM principals or equivalent; recognised diplomas or degrees 2) Is there a graduate entry route to the course? Yes, there is a graduate entry route and you may be able to get 3 exemptions but it is advisable for candidates to do all 12 subjects if they intend to practice law in Malaysia as this a requirement of the Legal Proffesion Qualifying Board of Malaysia for entry into the CLP examinations. 3) Can I enrol as a mature student, and if so, am I exempted from the A Levels requirement? Yes, you may register as a mature student if you have relevant working experience and may get exemptions for the A Levels.
4) What is the duration of the LLB External programme? The LLB programme takes 3 years to complete. 5) Is there a fast track route to complete the course earlier than the normal 3 years? Yes there is a graduate entry route, which enables you to finish the course within 2 years, but you will not be able to practice as a lawyer in Malaysia. 6) Can I complete the entire course in Malaysia? Yes, the entire course can be completed at Brickfields Asia College, Malaysia. 7) Is there a stipulated duration set by the University of London for me to finish the course? You would have 4 years to complete the course after you have completed the intermediate level (Year 1)
Recognition 1) What is the recognition given to the University of London External degree? The University of London External Law degree is an internationally recognized degree and is also recognized by the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia. 2) Will I be able to secure any other job besides practicing as a lawyer? The UOL External Law Degree is a versatile degree and is much sought after by the insurance, banking and finance industries, in the construction industry as well as in enforcement and politics, to name a few.
Course Details 1) Does the college conduct these courses on a full time basis or do you also have part time classes? Brickfields Asia College conducts the University of London External Law Programme on a full time, part time as well as via distance learning. 2) Are there any differences between the full time classes and the part time classes? There is no difference between the full time and the part time classes be it in contact hours, lecturers, tutorials, as well as materials. The only difference will be in the timing of lectures and tutorials. 3) When are the intakes generally conducted? The intakes are generally held every January, March, June and September.
Registration 1) When do I have to register with the University of London? Registration is generally conducted in September in Malaysia. Representatives of the University of London will come down to Kuala Lumpur to register the students. 2) Should I wait until the University of London has accepted me before commencing the course? As long as you have the minimum entry requirements you can register with BAC as the University of London will accept you.
Fees / Finance
1) What is the approximate cost for the entire programme? The entire costs for the LLB External programme including the college fees, UOL application fee; UOL registration fees, and examination fees are in the region of RM40,000.00 over 3 years. If you do intend to sit for the CLP it would cost you another RM10,000.00 (including RM4,000 for the registration and examination fee payable to the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia. 2) Are there any easy payment schemes available? Yes, there are monthly instalment schemes and 0% interest installment payment plans available. 3) Does the college help me in securing finance if I am in need of it? There are various modes of payment and financial options available. These include PTPTN loans, bank loans and EPF withdrawals (either from personal or from the parents accounts).
Examinations 1) How are the examinations conducted? The examinations are held every May/June and the assessments are 100% exam based. 2) Where is the examinations held? The examinations are held in the capitals of most states in Malaysia, 3) What if I fail in one paper? If you have marginally failed in your examinations then you may at the discretion of the University of London be allowed to re-sit the exams in November of that year 4) What if I failed the examinations? Then you would have to re-sit the examinations in the following year.