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Courses and Careers in Law

by StudyMalaysia on May 23, 2017 | Top Stories, Career Guide

Is a career in law right for you?

Careers in Law

So maybe you’re interested in a law degree but you’re not quite sure if being a lawyer is quite your thing. Should you go ahead and study law? Are there other career options you can consider? What can you do with a law degree that doesn’t include working in a law firm? Here are some fields you could explore, along with some examples of occupations.

Advertising and Public Relations Business and Legal Charity, Not-for-Profit, and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)
  • Advertising Account Planner
  • Marketing Executive
  • Media Buyer
  • Media Planner
  • Press Officer
  • Public Relations Account Executive
  • Sales Promotion Account Executive
  • Barrister
  • Paralegal
  • Legal Executive
  • Trademark Attorney
  • Patent Attorney
  • Legal Secretary
  • Legal Manager
  • Enforcement Officer
  • Conveyancer
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
  • Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Charity Officer
  • Human Rights Activist
  • International Aid/Development Worker
  • Social Worker
Government and Politics Human Resource Media and Journalism
  • Government Officer
  • Government Research Officer
  • Health and Safety Inspector
  • Immigration Officer
  • Lobbyist
  • Police Officer
  • Political Research Assistant
  • Politician's Aide
  • Probation Officer
  • Public Affairs Consultant
  • Trade Union Research Officer
  • Trading Standards Officer
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Compensation & Benefits Manager
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Recruitment Manager
  • Health & Safety Advisor
  • Academic librarian
  • Adviser/Personal Adviser
  • Career Counsellor
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Further Education Lecturer
  • Law Professor
  • Public librarian
  • Secondary School Teacher

(Some occupations listed above may need further training and/or professional certification)

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Courses in Law

There are many public and private higher education institutions that offer law degrees. Check them out by clicking on each of the logos below.

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Brickfields Asia College
HELP University
KDU University College
Management & Science University
SEGi University & Colleges
Taylor’s University
Brickfields Asia College
Campus: Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya

Brickfields Asia College

With its tagline, ‘the Fastest & Smartest Way to UK Law & Business degrees’, Brickfields Asia College (BAC) currently has partnerships and affiliations with more than 25 foreign universities and professional organisations, offering its students access to over 100 law and business degrees and professional qualifications that can be completed either locally or abroad.

In 2013, BAC opened its new RM110 million campus in Petaling Jaya which provides an engaging experience for students looking to have a balance between studying and leading a fun student life. This campus houses the Brickfields Business School which offers degree programmes in business management, business accounting, finance and dual honours such as Business and Law, Business and Marketing and Business and Economics. BAC was awarded the Brand Laureate Best Brand in Legal Education for 2012 and 2013 as well as the SME Recognition Award 2013 for Service Excellence. In 2014, BAC was awarded the SME Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Award and the SME 100 Award honouring Malaysia’s Fast Moving Companies.

Programmes:
  • A-Level (Arts); Law
  • Business Law LLB (Hons); Aberystwyth*
  • LLB (Hons); Aberystwyth University*
  • LLB (Hons); Cardiff University*
  • LLB (Hons); Northumbria University*
  • LLB (Hons); Nottingham Trent University*
  • LLB (Hons); Open Learning Northumbria University*
  • LLB (Hons); Oxford Brookes University*
  • LLB (Hons); Queen's University, Belfast*
  • LLB (Hons); University of East Anglia*
  • LLB (Hons); University of Essex*
  • LLB (Hons); University of Hertfordshire*
  • LLB (Hons); University of Hull*
  • LLB (Hons); University of Liverpool*
  • LLB (Hons); University of London International Programmes
  • LLB (Hons); University of Manchester*
  • LLB (Hons); University of Reading*
* via UK Transfer Degree Programme (Law)
HELP University
Campuses: Damansara Heights, Subang 2, Fraser Business Park

HELP University

Founded in 1986 to provide affordable quality educational opportunities for Malaysians, HELP University has become a leading institution of higher learning in Malaysia with a firmly established international reputation. It offers a wide and diverse range of programmes covering business, law, entrepreneurship, management, economics, IT, psychology, communication, social sciences and the humanities at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

HELP’s vision is to help everyone succeed in life and live a life of significance through education. Its mission is to be a university with a strong culture of quality and leadership that focuses on sound academic standards, continuous improvement, and talent development of students and staff. It will also offer a learning experience that enhances career development, lifetime values and personal fulfillment. One of HELP’s missions is to share its success with the stakeholders and community it serves.

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KDU University College
Main campus: Utropolis, Glenmarie
Other campuses: Damansara Jaya and Penang

KDU University College

A pioneer in Malaysian private higher education, KDU University College sets itself apart by being a real world university that meets real world needs, grooming its graduates to hit the ground running over the past 30 years. KDU's high standards of academic provision are well recognised by employers of various industries and universities worldwide. Among the qualified academic lecturers appointed, more than 80% have achieved a doctoral degree (PhD) and/or a master's degree.

In 2015, KDU University College began operations at its brand new 10-acre flagship campus. This RM320 million campus is located within Paramount Utropolis, a self-contained university metropolis based on the concept of ‘live and learn'.

Apart from excellence in teaching and learning, KDU has undertaken research and development to enrich its academic capability and contribute to the body of knowledge. The Postgraduate and Research Centre is the focal point in developing research initiatives, administering research funding and promoting quality research among academics in KDU.

Programmes:
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (3+0), University of London International Programmes
Management & Science University
Campus: Shah Alam, Selangor

Management & Science University

As a leading teaching and learning university, MSU gives priority to quality education and the importance of creative teaching methodologies towards producing quality graduates. Besides incorporating international exposure in the students’ learning experience, extensive industrial training components and personal enrichment competency are also blended into the programme of study to ensure the graduates’ employability.

All programmes offered are either approved or/ accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and others professional bodies such as the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC), the Nursing Board Malaysia (NBM), and the Malaysian Optometry Council (MOC).

The MSU Global Mobility and Global Leadership Programmes are initiatives of the university towards empowering students through international exposure activities. This exposure serves to complete the students’ development into competent and employable graduates.

Programmes:
SEGi University & Colleges
Main campus: Kota Damansara, Selangor
Other campuses: Subang Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Sarawak

SEGi University & Colleges

If you aspire to redefine the benchmarks of excellence in your field, we’d like to embrace that passion with you. Together, we can build mutual trust – what we hold dearly for every SEGian. We enable promising minds with a holistic learning experience and constantly rediscover new ways to make a difference in your lives. Our unique attributes of quality, passion, vibrancy and care are the key and guiding principles that pave the way for your growth and ours alike.

We are proud to host some of the best graduates from diverse backgrounds with concrete foundations for nearly 40 years. The by-products of our coaching have since become leaders of industries. Today, the Group boasts an impressive number of young learners; as many as 27,500, in five major campuses located in the Klang Valley, Penang and Sarawak.

Programmes:
  • Diploma in Law
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
Taylor’s University
Main campus: Lakeside campus, Subang Jaya, Selangor
Other campuses: Subang Jaya and Sri Hartamas

Taylor’s University

Taylor’s prides itself in the delivery of a holistic education that results not just in excellent academic accomplishments but also in graduates with qualities that are highly sought after in the global marketplace. Industry-relevant learning activities and curriculum are widely incorporated into all tertiary courses in close partnership with the relevant industries. Taylor’s insistence on preparing its graduates to be professionally competent and job ready has proven to have given its graduates an added edge. This is evident in the high employability rate of its graduates, with many securing jobs even before they have completed their final examinations. Currently, Taylor’s has a 70,000-strong alumnus which continues to grow annually, and many of them are now leaders in their respective fields.

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Source: StudyMalaysia.com

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