Master of Laws (LL.M) in Advanced Legal Practice

Course ID
(N/0421/7/0003)(08/28)(PA16833)
Campus
SEGi University
Level of Study
Postgraduate

The Master of Laws (LL.M) in Advanced Legal Practice at SEGi University is a forward-thinking postgraduate programme that propels legal professionals into the upper echelons of legal expertise. This one-year intensive course, accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, is tailored to cultivate a deep understanding of legal practices and to develop robust skills necessary for a variety of legal careers.

Students immerse themselves in eight core modules, with the flexibility to choose from ten diverse electives, such as Business Law & Practice, Advanced Banking Law, and Alternative Dispute Resolution, shaping a bespoke educational experience aligned with their professional goals. The curriculum is designed to foster advanced research and critical thinking skills, enabling graduates to navigate and address complex legal challenges across multiple domains.

Incorporating the ‘Industry into Classroom’ initiative, the LL.M programme offers real-world legal project work under the guidance of seasoned lecturers and industry practitioners, ensuring an education that’s as practical as it is academic. With students from over 90 nationalities, SEGi University also provides an enriching multicultural environment for networking and global legal insight.

Graduates are poised to excel as Contracts Directors, Corporate Secretaries, Legal Advisors, NGO Policy Counsel, Compliance Officers, and more, driving change and excellence in the legal field.

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Entry requirements

A bachelor’s degree in law or Shariah with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 out 4.0 or its equivalent qualification as accepted by the HEP Senate.
A bachelor’s degree in law or Shariah below a CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.0 or its equivalent qualification can be accepted, subject to a minimum of 5 years’ working experience.

Programme structure and modules

Semester 1
Legal Research Methodology
Choose 2 subjects from the following electives:
Business Law & Practice
Advanced Banking Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Semester 2
Choose 2 subjects from the following electives:
Media Law
Advanced Company Law
Criminal Litigation

Semester 3
Choose 3 subjects from the following electives:
Human Rights
Civil Litigation and Advocacy
Research Project
Intellectual Property Law

Career opportunities

Contracts Director
Corporate Secretary
Legal Advisor or Consultant
NGO Policy & Legal Counsel
Compliance Officer or Regulatory Director
Enforcement and Judicial Officer
Politician