Legal Studies

Universiti Teknologi Mara

12 months
1900 USD/year
944 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The master of Legal Studies is offered at the Universiti Teknologi Mara . 

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In this Master of Legal Studies offered at the Universiti Teknologi Mara candidates are required to take eight courses , comprising of Legal Research and Methodology (a compulsory  course) and seven other core electives, which can be chosen from  the list of courses offered in the specialised Master  programmes.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Malaysian Legal System
  • Legal Research And Methodology
  • Commercial Law
  • Law Of Torts
  • Company Law
  • Cyber Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Banking Law
  • Islamic Transactions

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


12 alternative credits

per Semester (12 credit hour)


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum entry requirements for the LLM by coursework are as follows:
  • A first degree in law with at least a CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent; or
  • Other qualifications relevant to legal studies that are recognised by the Faculty
  • A candidate who does not meet the minimum requirement as mentioned in (a) above but has the relevant working experience would be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 472 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Tuition Fees Per Semester (RM): 1958
  • International Tuition Fees Per Semester (RM): 3940


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