Dreaming of becoming a lawyer, an activist, or someone who advocates a strong cause that makes changes in society? Find out the top five private education institutions to study law in Malaysia, in no particular order:
- Taylor’s University
Taylor’s law programme integrates a compulsory internship into its curriculum to ensure a well-rounded law graduate. You’ll be placed at major legal firms for the duration of three months to put your knowledge into practice. Through its partnership with the Malaysian Bar Council, you also get a hands-on experience.
- KDU University College
KDU allows you to complete your Bachelor of Law (LLB) at your own pace, with a maximum of five years. Offering international programmes in partnership with the University of London, KDU also allows you to take your exams at any of its affiliate centres globally.
- INTI International University
INTI has a curriculum and a rigorous assessment under the internal moderator from Leeds University. In addition to a transfer programme to selected universities in Australia and the UK, INTI often receives guest lecturers from the Malaysian Bar Council and partner universities.
- SEGi College
SEGi College’s Diploma in Law leads to a law degree at either the Queensland University of Technology in Australia or Northumbria University in the UK. Also offering a law programme in partnership with the University of London, you can study law at any of SEGi’s campuses throughout Malaysia.
- Brickfields Asia College (BAC) Malaysia
Brickfields Asia College (BAC) Malaysia is an award-winning college that is strategically located near KL Sentral, a huge convenience if you’re a student. BAC offers the fastest route to a law degree and has a Transfer Law Programme where you get to study abroad at any of its 13 UK partner universities for a year or two at a relatively affordable rate.
When choosing for the best education institution to study law in Malaysia, you’re advised to look for these five criteria: location, course modules and structure, internships and other real-world, hands-on opportunities, resource costs and tuition fees, and partnerships with established law institutions (local or overseas). These criteria will better guide you in making the right choice.