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LL.M. Auditing Programme - AY2017/2018 Term 3

We are pleased to invite members of the legal fraternity in Singapore and other interested parties to apply to audit LL.M. courses offered by the SMU School of Law.

Persons auditing the course are welcome to attend and observe courses taught by our instructors. They are exempted from course requirements (such as project assignments, final exams etc) and are expected to abide by the guidelines of the respective course instructors on class participation. Persons auditing the course should be highly proficient in English. 

Persons auditing the course will, for purposes of the course, be granted physical access to the SMU Li Ka Shing Library to refer to the books within the library and may borrow books from the Course Reserves section for use for 2 hours only within the library.

However persons auditing the course will not have borrowing privileges at the SMU Libraries. They also will not have access to the Library’s electronic databases (ebooks / ejournals / edatabases) and restricted copyrighted materials. In addition, there is no access to SMU sports facilities.

Persons auditing the course, and who are from overseas, are not entitled to apply for Student Visa. They will be required to apply for their own Visa / Pass by referring to the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) website -

Classes will be held from April to June 2018. The number of places available for each course is limited. Registration will be subject to availability of places and the consent of the instructor in question, which is given on a case-by-case basis. A written confirmation will be sent to successful applicants approximately one week before the start of the course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the course, provided the person auditing the course has attended at least 80% of the relevant classes.

For the list of LL.M. courses available for audit, course fees and the class schedules, please click HERE.

The fee is non-refundable and this applies even if the persons auditing the course did not attend any or all of the classes.

To apply, please register online (a copy of your NRIC / FIN card and a recent coloured photo is required). For successful applicants, please mail a crossed cheque, made payable to “Singapore Management University”, to the following address:

Attn: SMU Law Academy (Auditing Programme)
School of Law
Singapore Management University
55 Armenian Street
Singapore 179943

Application to audit LL.M. courses in Academic Year AY2017/2018 Term 3 will close on Monday, 2 April 2018

SMU School of Law reserves the right of cancellation. Full refund will be given to an applicant if the application is unsuccessful or his or her course is cancelled. We regret that no refund will be given in any other circumstances.

For further enquiries, please email us at:

Note: SMU School of Law's LL.M. Auditing Programme is accredited as a CPD (Continuing Professional Development) activity by the SILE (Singapore Institute of Legal Education) and participants who meet SILE's CPD requirements may claim Public CPD points. Participants who wish to claim CPD Points are reminded that they must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. This includes signing in on arrival and signing out at the conclusion of the activity in the manner required by the organiser, and not being absent from each day of the activity for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points for attending the activity. Please refer to for more information.

Last updated on 22 Mar 2018 .