Postgraduate Diploma in Malaysian Law and Practice
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This programme is an advancement from the Postgraduate Certificate in Malaysian Legal Practice and has been developed for practitioners, by practitioners. It focuses on developing technical and practical proficiency through innovative learning methods.
The learning objectives and criteria for assessment of learning outcomes are directed to professional, effective, and practical presentation of work, oral and written communication skills, demonstration of relevant content knowledge, demonstration of relevant practical knowledge, higher-order thinking, with advanced and integrated application of professional knowledge and skills.
With this Course You Will:
- Advance your knowledge towards specialised and integrated understandings about the subject in its respective fields.
- Deepen and/or broaden your existing professional knowledge and skills for application in legal practice.
- Develop expert, specialised cognitive and technical skills to analyse critically, reflect on, and synthesise information and concepts.
- Solve complex legal problems and support decision-making, and interpret and transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
Why Choose BAC College (Singapore)?
Established in 1996, BAC College Singapore (formerly known as ITC School of Laws) offers a wide range of pre-university, and articulation to degree programmes. We provide our students a great educational experience, along with graduate recognition and mobility. Well known for our innovative teaching methods, we offer students an exceptional educational journey, with the choice to graduate from over 25 UK universities that are affiliated to the BAC Education Group.
You will also benefit from our Student-Teacher Ratio.
- Lectures: 1 to 100
- Tutorials: 1-50
In line with our mission of providing quality education that meets international standards, we are consistently lauded for our excellence in the field. We have received consecutive awards of the prestigious 4-year Edutrust, and voted the Gold standard for the JobsCentral Learning TED Awards in 2017.
How Do I Get In?
- A recognised Bachelor of Laws qualification; or
- Other private or foreign Bachelor of Laws qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis; or
- A recognised Post Graduate qualification
- To be at least 20 years of age, and above
English Language Proficiency
- IELTS 6.0; or
- TOEFL 550; or
- PTE Academic 50
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