Brickfields Asia College

If you would like to study law in the UK, you have the opportunity to:

  • study for one year in Malaysia and then two at Essex (1+2)
  • study for two years in Malaysia and then one at Essex (2+1)

You'll join our prestigious LLB Law, going directly into either the second or final year.

In October 2016, our School of Law welcomed 60 new direct entry students from Brickfields Asia College after a partnership was made in February 2015.

Entry into the second year of our LLB Law (1+2)

You could be eligible for our £3,000 Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship if you're applying for second year entry to our LLB Law (1+2) and meet the following conditions:

  • achieve an overall average of at least 60% in your Law Degree Transfer Programme at Brickfields Asia College
  • select University of Essex as your firm choice in UCAS
  • submit the scholarship application form - find out more about how to apply
  • An overall transcript average of at least 50% in the first year of your two-year Brickfields Asia College (BAC) Law Degree Transfer Programme.
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • SPM English: 1119 / GCSE English: grade C and above

You'll spend your first year studying at Brickfields Asia College.

You'll be a direct entrant to the second year of our LLB Law, joining other Essex LLB Law students. Modules include:

  • Foundations of Obligations
  • Foundations of Property Law
  • European Union Law
  • Plus two optional modules.
  • Career Management Skills

You'll continue to the final year of our LLB Law. Modules include:

  • Land Law
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Tort
  • Jurisprudence
  • Final Year Research Project
  • Plus two optional modules.
  • Career Management Skills

Entry into the final year of our LLB Law (2+1)

You could be eligible for a £1,500 scholarship if you're applying for final year entry to our LLB Law on a 2+1 basis and meet the following conditions:

  • achieve an overall average of at least 55% in your Law Degree Transfer Programme at Brickfields Asia College
  • select University of Essex as your Firm choice in UCAS
  • An overall transcript average of at least 50% in Year 1 and 2 of the two-year Brickfields Asia College Law Degree Transfer Programme.
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • SPM English 1119 / IGCSE English: grade C and above

You'll spend your first year studying at Brickfields Asia College.

You'll spend your second year studying at Brickfields Asia College.

You'll join the final year of our LLB Law, studying alongside other Essex LLB Law students. Modules will include:

  • Equity and Trusts
  • European Union Law
  • Legal Research
  • Plus two optional modules.

Optional modules

You can get an idea of the range of optional modules we offer by looking at our undergraduate options for 2016-17.

We are also planning some new modules for 2017-18 entry:

  • Children and the Law (only available in the first year of the 1+2 Law degree transfer programme)
  • Introduction to Islamic Law
  • Financial Services Law

Search our Module Directory to see the full range of undergraduate modules currently available.

Choosing your optional modules

Please note the following limitations:

  • You should not take Evidence, Company Law or Family Law if you have already covered these modules in Malaysia.
  • Final year entrants cannot realistically take Clinical Legal Education due to the time constraints of finding a placement.
  • Law Clinic modules have limited places.

You can always speak to your personal tutor when you arrive if you have any questions about your course.

Disclaimer

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