Bachelor of Laws with Honours Program Details

    Programme Aims

    The programme aim is to produce graduates who possess sufficient command of knowledge, skills and aptitude in law to serve the profession, society, nation and humanity. At the same time, possess skills for lifelong learning and career development; and also develop a sense of awareness to uphold rule of law and social justice.

     

    Programme Educational Objectives

    1. Synthesise, apply and organise the principles of Law from its sources;
    2. Lead and engage in teams in problem solving tasks through effective communication in required languages;
    3. Utilise ICT to advance their knowledge and skills and to explore business opportunities in the profession, locally and globally;
    4. Integrate ethical and professional values and moral obligations in providing services to the clients and the society as a whole;
    5. Understand and able to explain the jurisdictional dispute between Shariah Court and Civil Court;
    6. Understand fundamental legal principles, practice and procedures of Malaysian law;
    7. Integrate professional value of ethics and professionalism in candidates in accordance with the Legal Profession Act 1976;
    8. Meet the expectation of clients, the profession and society;
    9. Demonstrate practical legal skills such as in drafting of pleadings, drafting of contractual documents, advocacy skills, negotiation skills and skills necessary for alternative dispute resolution;
    10. Have competency and proficiency in the Civil court processes in accordance with the courts practices, rules and procedures or other areas;
    11. Internalise sense of awareness to uphold rule of law and social justice; and
    12. Have motivation to practise and provide legal services to the legal related profession locally or globally

     

    Programme Learning Outcomes

    At the end of the programme students are expected to be able to:

    1. Illustrate an understanding on the fundamental of legal principles, concepts, theories and authoritative sources of law;
    2. Perform critical, analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to apply relevant legal principles, concepts and theories to a given situation;
    3. Demonstrate adequate level of proficiency in required languages and practical skills including communication (oral and written), negotiation, client counselling and interview, mooting and legal research;
    4. Explain international development in law;
    5. Build understanding about the working environment of law;
    6. Display awareness to internalise the ethics and etiquette of the profession, as well as moral obligations to the community and humanity;
    7. Apply managerial and entrepreneurial skills to establish career opportunities in legal profession;
    8. Apply skills for lifelong learning and continuing professional development;
    9. Demonstrate understanding of rule of law and social justice;
    10. Demonstrate knowledge of jurisdictional conflict between Shariah court and Civil court;
    11. Demonstrate an understanding in the value of ethics and professionalism in accordance with the Legal Profession Act 1976;
    12. Demonstrate reasonable knowledge of practical skills such as drafting of pleadings, contractual documents, knowledge of advocacy skill and knowledge on alternative dispute resolution; and
    13. Demonstrate competency in relevant courts procedures concerning civil and criminal action as well as other subject areas.

     

    Programme Component

    Course Types Credit Hours Percentage
    University 19 11.7%
    Core 123 75.5%
    Elective 15 9.2%
    Industrial Training 6 3.6%
    Total 163 100%