Foundation in Law

For those of you who have finished your SPM and intend to pursue an illustrious career in Law, enrol now for the Foundation in Law programme at ATC College. This foundation course is the right choice for a head start towards a prestigious law degree and other related fields of study. The Foundation in Law programme is a prerequisite for students who wish to pursue related degrees from recognised UK universities, whether at ATC College, or other institutions that offer such courses. 

The Foundation in Law is a comprehensive programme that gives you a strong basic understanding of Law and prepares you to pursue a law degree in university and beyond. It gives you a solid grounding in core legal subjects while developing the skills required to succeed in almost any career.

You will learn about the Legal system and Method, Law of Contract, Law of Tort, Criminal Law, and develop a sound knowledge and understanding of the Law and its institutions, and develop practical legal skills.

As English is the legal language, two English subjects have been incorporated into the course. You will learn the legalese required for formal and technical documents, and develop a strong command of English for clear communication, both written and oral.

Through experiential learning, you will develop critical thinking and effective communication skills and be able to analyse cases and present your argument for simulated cases in the mock courtroom facility available at ATC College.

This intensive foundation programme also prepares you beyond legal matters, covering a variety of modules, such as management, marketing, business studies, and electronic commerce. The Business Studies subject will give you a deep and critical understanding of how business organisations work, which will be complementary to the Law of Contract subject, giving you the bigger picture of how things are interlinked. You will be well-equipped with the practical skills and fundamental knowledge you need, should you decide to start your own law firm later in life, or even to branch out into other careers. This programme also covers the hot topic of e-commerce to future-proof your career.

Intakes

  • January
  • April
  • September
  • Duration

  • 1 year

  • Campus

  • KL Campus

  • The first step in the journey towards a career in law starts here.

    Subjects

    • Principles of Management
    • Critical Thinking Skills
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Introduction to Contract Law
    • English 1
    • Business Studies
    • Introduction to Tort
    • Introduction to Electronic Commerce
    • Communication Skills
    • Introduction to Legal System & Method
    • English 2
    • Practical Legal Skills
    • Introduction to Criminal Law

    The entry requirement is at least 5 credits in SPM or O-Level, or pass UEC with at least Grade B in 3 subjects. 

    The Foundation in Law course duration is 1 year, with 3 semesters (50 credit hours). Compared to A-Level, the Foundation in Law programme is a shorter and more direct route for those who wish to pursue a Law degree. Students are assessed through a mix of coursework and examinations. There will be assignments, class tests, research projects, presentations, and final exams.

    Foundation in Law
        
    Registration Fee: RM1,000
      
    Tuition Fee: RM15,000
     

    Why Choose Us​

    Surprisingly Affordable Fees

    We have made it possible for you to obtain a world-class qualification of high international standards at a much lower cost than ever before. Now it’s up to you to make the best of this opportunity to level-up your game in the real world.

    Award-Winning Institution

    In our tradition of distinction, ATC College has been awarded the University of London’s 150th-Anniversary Award for Excellence, and proudly holds the worldwide record as the private law school with the most London law awards. We are also recognized by the Cambridge International Examination as a registered centre for A-Level examinations.

    Strategic Campus Location

    Our campus is located in the heart of Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, where it is easily accessible via public transportation, and surrounded by public amenities such as banks, restaurants, shopping centres and hypermarkets.

    Over 3 Decades of Experience

    We have been making high quality education accessible to as many people as possible since ATC College was founded in 1988. Since then, ATC College has been held in high esteem as the hallmark of excellence in education.

    Over 9,000 Graduates

    Proven track record of stellar results. We are proud that over 9,000 students have graduated with prestigious degrees and they are prominent leaders in their chosen fields.

    Industry-Driven Methodologies

    Cutting-edge teaching-learning methodologies are used to facilitate learning through immersion by conducting mock court cases and business scenarios, and discussing real life case studies. You will develop analytical and critical thinking skills.

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