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Laws (by Research), LL.M.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #651 (QS) ,
This Laws (by Research) programme from Universiti Teknologi Mara  intends to train candidates to develop some conceptual and analytical capabilities in the field of law through a  rigorous examination of an original study to be conducted under the supervision of a supervisor from the faculty.


 Laws (by Research programme)

The Faculty's Postgraduate Committee reserves the right to fix  a quota for any particular option or withdraw an option or, in a particular academic year, to introduce an additional option or to decline to offer an option.

The Master of Laws (by Research) programme is offered at the Universiti Teknologi Mara.

Programme Structure

At the end of the  Laws (by Research) programme from Universiti Teknologi Mara, candidates are required to submit a thesis not exceeding 50,000 words and go through a viva voce successfully.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
       3  semesters
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
       4  semesters
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

CGPA at least 2.75 

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  •  a)Applicant must have a recognised Master degree in Law with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 2.75 or equivalent.
  • b)    Application must be accompanied by a written research proposal in the required format.
  • c)    Candidates are required to succesfully undergo an interview with the Faculty’s Postgraduate Committee.
  • Master’s Program - Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 880 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    554 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 277 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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  • International Tuition Fees Per Semester (RM):1148
  • National Tuition Fees Per Semester (RM):3650

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
    Living Costs

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