This LLB1 Law programme is perfect for working adults who wish to study for a Law Degree with practical real-world application knowledge.
By immersing students in our unique mock courtroom, students will gain experience of realistic legal scenarios and wider academic and practical understanding across a range of legal subjects. Students will also be undertaking individual assignments and examinations to assess their skills.
Studying the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Degree programme (LLB) with Birmingham City University (BCU) provides you with a sound understanding of a broad range of law, including areas of legal practice in Singapore and essential areas of English law.
As a University that has offered legal education for over 40 years, BCU is proud of its international reputation for clinical legal education. This passion for clinical legal learning has been mirrored at Kaplan, where students have the opportunity to learn and demonstrate practical legal skills in its own moot court.
The LLB is both rigorous and actively encourages you to think about the impact of law and the role it plays today. Whilst studying it, you will develop a range of academic and transferable skills whilst enhancing your interpersonal credentials at the same time.
During your academic journey through the LLB, you will develop and refine key employability skills so as to enhance your employability profile. The programme content is specifically adapted for Singapore with units such as Regulatory Compliance in Singapore, Commercial Law and Legal Project Management.
After graduation, students may choose to pursue the following roles (but not limited to):
- Foreign Lawyer2
- In-House Counsel3
- Paralegal or Law Enforcement Officer
Possible Career Opportunities
Practising as a Foreign Lawyer
If you are admitted, qualified or authorised to practise in any jurisdiction, you are allowed to practise foreign law in Singapore if you register as a “Foreign Lawyer” under Part IV A of the Legal Profession Act through the Legal Services Regulatory Authority E-Service (Ministry of Law). You will not need to take any programmes or examinations.
Practising as in-House Counsel
You may be able to practise as in-house counsel in an organisation in Singapore. For more information, please refer to the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association.
In addition, Bachelor of Laws (Hons) graduates have entered other types of employment upon graduation such as:
- Paralegal / Legal Manager
- Government Agencies
- Police Officers
- Banking and Insurance Industry
- Compliance Executive / Manager
- Contracts Management
- Arbitrator / Negotiator
- Executives in the Government Sector
- Barrister-at-law* (England & Wales)
- Solicitor* (England & Wales)
*To become a barrister / solicitor, the practical stages of assessments need to be completed.
This Degree programme may be completed in a minimum of 25 months on a part-time basis. Below is the programme structure:
- Constitutional and Administrative Law
- Land Law
- Professional Skills and Practice
- Company Law
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Regulatory Compliance in Singapore
- Equity and the Law of Trusts
- Law of the European Union
- Legal Project Management
- Intellectual Property Law
- Commercial Law
For more information, please fill up the enquiry form so that our programme consultants can get back to you.
This Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications, which includes:
- Kaplan Diploma in Legal Studies
- Temasek Polytechnic Diploma in Law and Management1
- Where applicants do not possess adequate Law-related qualifications, they may be required to successfully complete bridging modules
- GCE O-Level English language subject (Grade C6 and above); OR
- IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
- For more information, please click here.
In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University.
1 Equivalent to RQF Level 4
Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in the programme. Each 20-40 credit-point module is supported with 36 to 48 contact hours made up of classes over weekdays.
Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, projects or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Birmingham City University.
The Degree awarded will be the same as that to the on-campus graduates.
The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.
|Fee inclusive of 8% GST
(applicable on or after 1 January 2023)
payable in 6 instalments
Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme1
1Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.
|Fee inclusive of 8% GST
(applicable on or after 1 January 2023)
|Non-Refundable Application Fee||S$205.20|
|Student Development Fee||S$280.802|
2Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.
The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.
All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate. The prevailing GST rate from 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023 is 8%. From 1 January 2024, the GST rate will increase to 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.
Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.
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Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.
- Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
- Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
- Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
- Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.
There are 3 intakes per year:
Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.
1LLB stands for Legum Baccalaureus in Latin and is an undergraduate Degree in law.
2If you are admitted, qualified or authorised to practise in any jurisdiction, you are allowed to practise foreign law in Singapore if you register as a “Foreign Lawyer” under Part IXA of the Legal Profession Act with the Attorney-General’s Chambers’ Legal Profession (International Services) Secretariat. You will not need to take any courses or examinations. Please visit the Ministry of Law for more information here.
3You may be able to practise in an organisation in Singapore. For more information, please refer to the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association.
Enrol in Birmingham City University’s Law Degree programme with a mock-up courtroom practical sessions.
- Interested applicants who wish to learn more, please contact Perry Tan at +65 9643 3446. Attend our Live webinar session on 9 Feb, 7 pm by clicking on the link here
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