The Faculty of Law, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) was established 34 years ago in 1986. The Law Faculty, UKM offers 1 undergraduate program (LLB Hons.) and 4 postgraduate programs, i.e. LLM, PhD, Master of Business Law (MBL) and Masters of Intellectual Property (MIP). In 2020, the Law Faculty has a total of 480 undergraduate students and 196 postgraduate students. The Law Faculty has a full time faculty of 40 members, consisting of 5 Professors, 16 Associate Professors, 14 Senior Lecturers and 5 lecturers. A number of practising lawyers assist in the teaching of professional practice subjects and mock trial training sessions for the final year students. The Law Faculty takes pride in the program offered, combining both Civil and Syariah components. The students are equipped with sufficient legal and professional skills throughout their four year study at UKM, including the compulsory subject of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and various CITRA subjects (liberal subjects). The Law Faculty is also known for its excellence in research. The Faculty has two Research Centres, namely; Centre for International Law and Siyar (CILAS) and Centre for Malaysian Comparative Laws. In order to equip our students will the necessary legal and non-legal skills to face new challenges in the legal practice, the Law Faculty has formed strategic collaboration with the judiciary, Attorney General’s chambers, bar council, state bar committees, legal firms, our alumni and other relevant stakeholders. The Law Faculty trusts that the strategic partnership with the industry players are crucial to ensure that all the professional courses will meet and exceed the standards aspired by the legal industry. At present, the Law Faculty has signed MoUs and MoAs forming collaboration with the strategic parties locally and internationally through various initiatives.
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Prof Dr Nazura Abdul Manap
Dean, Faculty of Law, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Malaysia (UKM)