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3.2.1    Bachelor of Laws

The LLB degree is an honours degree. Students in the four year LLB programme must complete a minimum total of 160 credits in four years. Students in the Graduate LLB Programme must complete a minimum total of 120 credits in three years.

Successful completion of the LLB course leads to the award of the following classes of degrees:

  • First Class Honours
  • Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
  • Second Class Honours (Lower Division)
  • Third Class Honours

All LLB students are required to take the same compulsory core law modules during the first two years of their studies, as well as one compulsory module in the third year of their studies. For their remaining modules in the LLB programme, students may choose from a wide variety of elective modules, allowing them to pursue their interest in a particular field of law. One formidable strength of NUS Law is the broad and diverse range of elective modules that we offer. Students choose modules from many clusters including Asian Legal Studies, Civil Law, Corporate & Financial Services Law, Intellectual Property & Technology Law, International & Comparative Law, International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution, Maritime Law, Law & Society, Research and Skills.

Compulsory Core LLB Curriculum

Year One

Sem

Credits

Law of Contract

Year-Long

8

Legal Analysis, Research & Communication

Year-Long

8

Law of Torts

1

8

Singapore Law in Context

1

4

Criminal Law

2

8

Introduction to Legal Theory

2

4

Total

40

Year Two

Sem

Credits

Company Law

1

8

Legal Systems of Asia

1

4

Principles of Property Law

1

8

Corporate Deals OR Trial Advocacy

2

4

Constitutional & Administrative Law

2

8

Equity & Trusts

2

8

Pro Bono Services

0

Total

40

Year Three

Sem

Credits
Evidence

1

8

For more information, please visit: https://law.nus.edu.sg/admissions/llb_prog.html