As one of the oldest academic fields in the world, the Bachelor of Laws is a highly regarded undergraduate qualification that will expose you to a wide range of crucial and contemporary humanities and social sciences topics. While it is an essential qualification for those of you who intend to pursue a career as a Barrister and Solicitor, the LLB (Hons) degree is also perfect if you do not wish to practice law as it gives you the critical knowledge and transferable skills to unlock a plethora of career opportunities across a wide range of professions.
This course gives you the option of completing a 1+2 (1 year at BAC and 2 years at University of East Anglia).
- Develop the ability to identify and understand key concepts in substantive law, legal theory, and procedure in domestic and international law contexts.
- Apply knowledge and critical thinking skills to perform legal analysis, reasoning and problem solving competently.
- Develop vital communication skills including effective listening and critical reading, objective and persuasive writing, advocacy, as well as the ability to conduct in-depth research.
About University of East Anglia
Established in 1963, UEA is ranked in the top 25 in the UK (Complete University Guide 2022), and the World Top 200 Universities (182nd in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022). At UEA Law School, you will be able to work with the Justice Project to investigate new lines of enquiry into cases where prisoners protest their innocence, under the direction of Louise Shorter, founder of the Inside Justice charity and TV documentarian.
How Do I Get In?
- 5 Credits in the SPM, IGCSE or equivalent (including English), AND
- Foundation in Law BAC, OR
- 2 A-Level Passes or 2 STPM Principals or equivalent, OR
- A recognised Diploma or Degree
* Trial Examinations/Forecast results are accepted.
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Common Law & Reasoning
This core module introduces you to the operations of the English legal system, including classifications of law, the court structure, and the sources of law. You'll develop knowledge and understanding in this area, providing an understanding of why the English legal system is what it is today. You will be introduced to the techniques of interpreting statutes and legal cases.
This core module covers the general principles of criminal liability, a range of fatal and non-fatal offences against the person and selected offences against property. It also looks at attempts to commit offences, secondary liability and defences. You will develop the ability to explain and analyse criminal law and will be able to apply its principles to the facts of given scenarios.
Elements of the Law of Contract
This core module introduces you to the principles of contract in common law and equity, and helps you understand how these principles are applied to agreements. It covers core topics such as formation of contracts, capacity to contract and privity, performance and breach of contract and remedies for breach of contract.
Malaysian Legal System & Malaysian Constitution Law
This module introduces you to the central institutions within the Malaysian Legal System and helps you appreciate as well as understand the Federal Constitution of Malaysia through the study of the Constitution and the historical context behind it with significant references to case laws and relevant legislations.
This module focuses on the core features of the UK constitution, the institutions of government and their powers and functions. You'll be introduced to key constitutional principles and the legal and political issues related to the operation of the British Constitution.
As per University of East Anglia
As per University of East Anglia
LLB (Hons), University of Reading
Study LLB Law and develop your legal knowledge and skills in a highly practical way, with plenty of opportunities to build real-life legal experience. This course also gives you the option of completing a 1+2 (1 year at BAC and 2 years at University of Reading) or 2+1 (2 years at BAC and 1 year at University of Reading).
LLB (Hons), University of Manchester
You will learn how the world of legal services is changing through modules such as Legal Tech and Access to Justice whilst gaining hands-on experience by volunteering with professionals in the University of Manchester’s Justice Hub and Legal Advice Centre.
LLB (Hons), Queen's University Belfast
This course looks at the relationships, interactions and transactions between individuals, government and state at a local, regional, national and international level. With a broad focus and application, the law degree encompasses private and public law alongside wider socio-legal perspectives. You will study key aspects of the law and develop a wide range of transferable skills, relevant to your future career trajectory.