This programme delivers a rigorous understanding of legal principles as well as an examination of law in different theoretical and social contexts with a constant eye on regional and global developments. This course gives you the option of completing a 1+2 (1 year at BAC and 2 years at Exeter).
Fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and recognised by the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia (LPQB), you may directly progress to the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) in Malaysia or the Bar Professional Course (BPC) in the UK and join the legal profession as an entry-level lawyer upon completion of this course.
- 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 Exeter
A member of the Russell Group of leading research-intensive universities, the University of Exeter is ranked amongst the world’s top 1500 universities in the QS and Times Higher Education 2022 rankings. Notable alumni include Ambiga Sreenevasan (former president of the Malaysian Bar Council and human rights activist), Sir Patrick Elias (Lord Justice of Appeal) and Sir John Goldring (Lord Justice of Appeal, and member of the Judicial Appointments Commission).
How Do I Get In?
- 5 Credits in the SPM, IGCSE or equivalent (including English), AND
- Foundation in Law BAC, OR
- 2 STPM Principals or equivalent, OR
- A recognised Diploma or Degree
* Trial Examinations/Forecast results are accepted.
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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.
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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.
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