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MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M)

Approval Code

N/380/7/0060(26/6/24)

Accreditation

PA 9563

Course Duration

1.6 – 3.0 Years

Course Mode

Full Time / Part Time

A Master of Laws (LL.M) can open doors to rewarding careers in teaching law and legal research. This programme is an excellence option for individuals looking for diversity and a chance to explore alternate career paths within the field of law. Students are empowered to nurture a critical analysis and grasp the areas of law. This would encourage the exploration, inquiry and further understanding of the boundaries of contemporary application of the relevant specialised area of law. The Master of Laws (LL.M) is designed to enhance the theoretical and practical expertise of students and provide them with a professional edge. The Master of Laws (LL.M) courses offered are predominantly driven by the needs of contemporary legal practice. They include courses in highly specialized areas as well as general areas where the principles underpinning that area are complex and require a depth of understanding.

First Semester

  • Public International Law
  • Private International Law
  • Introduction to Law and the Malaysian Legal System

Second Semester

Discipline subjects for 8 credits may be selected from the given list in Discipline Area 1/2/3:

  • Discipline Area 1 (LL.M General)
    • International Law of the Sea
    • Law of the WTO
  • Discipline Area 2 (LL.M Commercial Law)
    • International Commercial Law
    • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Discipline Area 3 (LL.M Islamic Banking & Finance)
    • Law of Islamic Banking
      Law of Islamic Finance

Elective Subjects (Need to choose ONE (1) subject for every electives)

  • Elective 1:
    • Transaction in Islamic Law; or
    • International Business Law
  • Elective 2:
    • International Trade Law; or
    • Law of International Sale of Goods

Third Semester

  • Research Methodology (2 Credit Hours)

Fourth Semester

  • Dissertation (12 Credit Hours)

Local Admission

(I) A bachelor’s degree in Law or Shariah with a minimum CGPA of 2.70 out of 4.0 or its equivalent qualification as accepted by the Senate; or

(II) A bachelor’s degree in Law or Shariah not meeting CGPA of 2.75 but above CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.0 or its equivalent qualification may be accepted, subject to the HEP rigorous internal assessment; or

(III) A bachelor’s degree in Law or Shariah below a CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.0 or its equivalent qualification may be accepted, subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience

**For specialised LL.M, for example Masters in Construction Law, Intellectual Property or banking Law, applications without a Bachelor Laws can be considered, provided they have a degree and experience in the related field of studies.

**For postgraduate studies, international students are required to have a score of 600 for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or 100 for online TOEFL test or a score of 6.0 for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or its equivalent.

International Admission

The English Language Entry Requirement for International Student at GEOMATIKA University College are as follows:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Band 6.0
TOEFL: Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Score 550

** For students who do not have the above English Qualification, they must undergo Geomatika College International’s English Program

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Employment opportunities are available as per the following :

  • Teaching Law and Legal Research
  • Teach Jurisprudence

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Study pathway are available as per the following :

  • Business, Tax, and Financial Market Regulation
  • Government, Policy, and Public Service​​​​​​​​
  • Public Interest Law
  • Law of Islamic Finance and Banking
  • Civil and Criminal Advocacy
  • International Business Law/Arbitration/Trade