Lists of approved overseas universities for law degrees and those that have been dropped

After a review, eight British law schools have been dropped from a list of approved overseas institutions where Singapore students can earn a law degree. -- PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
After a review, eight British law schools have been dropped from a list of approved overseas institutions where Singapore students can earn a law degree. -- PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

SINGAPORE – After a review, eight British law schools have been dropped from a list of approved overseas institutions where Singapore students can earn a law degree that is recognised here.

There are approximately 1,050 Singaporean undergraduate law students currently studying at recognised overseas universities, based on estimates from Contact Singapore in March 2012.

Here is the list of all approved overseas institutions for law degrees and a list of those that have been dropped.

Approved universities

In Britain

University of Birmingham

University of Bristol

University of Cambridge

University of Durham

King's College, London, University of London

London School of Economics, University of London

Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London

University College, University of London

University of Nottingham

University of Oxford

University of Warwick

In Australia

Australian National University

Flinders University

Monash University

Murdoch University

University of Melbourne

University of New South Wales

University of Queensland

University of Sydney

University of Tasmania

University of Western Australia

In New Zealand

University of Auckland

Victoria University of Wellington

In the United States

Columbia University

Harvard University

New York University

University of Michigan


The eight British universities dropped from the list are listed below. Students who were admitted for the academic year 2015/2016 remain eligible for the Singapore Bar.

Universities removed from approved list

University of Exeter

University of Leeds

University of Leicester

University of Liverpool

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

University of Manchester

University of Sheffield

University of Southampton

-- CHEW HUI MIN