Law Programs

The road to join the law profession is challenging and enduring one. It will require an enormous amount of time and effort to eventually be admitted into the Singapore Bar to practice as a lawyer. Click to see the “5 Steps to Qualifying for Admission to the Singapore Bar through studying in an Overseas Scheduled University

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As listed under the Singapore Institute of Legal Education (SILE) website, to be admitted to the Singapore Bar, a person:

(1) must meet all the requirements of being a “qualified person” as defined in the Legal Profession Act (Cap. 161) read together with the Legal Profession (Qualified Persons); and 

(2) must also:

  1. have attained the age of 21 years;
  2. be of good character;
  3. have satisfactorily served the practice training period applicable to him;
  4. have attended and satisfactorily completed such courses of instruction as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors; and
  5. have passed such examinations as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors.

At present, the course of instruction referred to in 2(d) is the Preparatory Course leading to Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations and the examinations referred to in 2(e) is Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations.


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To be admitted into the Singapore Bar as a Qualified Person, you will have to obtain your law qualifications from one of the following universities (apart from approved universities in Singapore)


Country Approved University Applicable Law Degree
Australia Australian National University LL.B, LL.B (Honours)
Flinders University LL.B, LL.B (Honours)
Monash University LL.B, LL.B (Honours)
Murdoch University LL.B, LL.B (Honours)
University of Melbourne LL.B, LL.B (Honours)
University of New South Wales LL.B
University of Queensland LL.B, LL.B (Honours)
University of Sydney LL.B, LL.B (Honours)
University of Tasmania LL.B, LL.B (Honours)
University of Western Australia LL.B, LL.B (Honours)
New Zealand University of Auckland LL.B, LL.B (Honours)
Victoria University of Wellington LL.B, LL.B (Honours)
United Kingdom University of Birmingham LL.B (Honours)
University of Bristol LL.B (Single Honours)
University of Cambridge B.A. Law
University of Durham LL.B (Honours)
King’s College, London, University of London LL.B (Honours)
London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London LL.B (Honours)
Queen Mary University of London (formerly known as Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London) LL.B (Honours)
University College, University of London LL.B (Honours)
University of Nottingham LL.B (Honours)
University of Oxford B.A. (Honours) Jurisprudence
University of Warwick LL.B (Honours)
United States of America Harvard University Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.)
Columbia University Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.)
New York University Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.)
University of Michigan Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.)

Law Foundation

Bellerbys College offers a Law Foundation program that will allow Singaporean A Level students to progress into UK universities such as Durham University, Nottingham University and University of Birmingham. O Level students will 5 options – Durham University, Nottingham University, University of Birmingham, University of Bristol and University Warwick.


University of Sydney and Australian National University are recommended universities with suitable Law Foundation studies in Australia. In New Zealand, University of Auckland and Victoria University of Wellington can also be considered for possible Law Foundation options.


If you are interested to study a Law degree and enter into a rewarding career as a lawyer or related areas, look no further. We will assess your education qualifications accordingly and help you to achieve your dream.


For more details on Entry Requirements & Application Procedures, drop us an email at or fill in the enquiry form below. Study Abroad, Think Global!

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