FACULTY OF LAW
Official Website: http://law.uitm.edu.my/v4/
LAW FOUNDATION PROGRAMME
Law Foundation Programme or Asasi Undang-undang is a full time pre-degree programme designed to prepare students for entry into Bachelor of Laws (Honours)(LW224) in UiTM or law programmes in other local Public Institutions of Higher Learning (PIHLs).
The duration of the programme is 2 semesters and it runs with 50 credit hours, whereby students will be taught basic principles of law, introduced to the concept of government and the legal system.
At the end of the programme, students are expected to attain basic knowledge of the law, proficiency in the English language and basic skills in legal research, and computer and information processing.
Law Foundation programme offered by UiTM are divided into two:-
i) UiTM Law Foundation PI005 (Asasi Undang-undang UiTM)
• Campuses- Shah Alam, Kuantan, Kedah
• Intake- June (Shah Alam, Kuantan)
- November (Kedah)
ii) KPM Law Foundation PI007 ( Asasi Undang-undang KPM)
• Campus- Shah Alam only
• Intake- June
Students must fulfill entry requirements with a minimum of:-
Distinction (A-) in English Language AND
Credit (C) in Mathematics or Additional Mathematics AND
Distinction (A-) in any 3 subjects (excluding Mathematics, Additional Mathematics and English Language).
LW224 (BACHELOR OF LAWS (HONS)
The bachelor of Laws (Hons) (LL.B (Hons)) is a four-year (8 semester) programme that is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and attitude needed to excel in the legal profession. Graduates of this programme are eligible to practise as Deputy Public Prosecutors, Magistrates and also as Advocates and Solicitors. Through a wide range of electives, the students are able to choose courses with a multidisciplinary focus to enhance their knowledge in addition to their own interests and career plans.
The LL.B (Hons) degree holders have a wide choice of employment opportunities in the public and private sectors. They also have the opportunity to pursue the master of laws (LL.M) programme at UiTM or at other universities should they choose to acquire advanced knowledge in any field of the law.
UiTM Law Foundation Programme with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 or KPM Law Foundation Programme with a minimum CGPA of 3.75; or
Diploma from UiTM with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or Diploma from other universities with a minimum CGPA 3.00; or
STPM with a minimum of three (3) principles with at least a grade B and SPM with credit in English; or
SPM with 5 credits including English and work experience of at least ten (10) years in the legal field approved by the Selection Board; and
Pass the interview conducted by the Faculty; and
MUET with a minimum requirement of Band 4