- Why CUHK Law
- Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
- Juris Doctor (JD)
- JD-MBA Double Degree
- BBA-JD Double Degree
- Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL)
- Master of Laws (LLM) in Chinese Business Law
- Master of Laws (LLM) in Common Law
- Master of Laws (LLM) in International Economic Law
- Master of Philosophy in Laws (MPhil)
- Doctor of Philosophy in Laws (PhD)
- Student Admission
The common law is a dynamic and exciting legal system which unites millions of people across the world, in such varied cultures as Hong Kong, Singapore, England, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, and across the United States. This course will furnish students with substantive knowledge of Hong Kong law in some core common law subjects, and further develop the skills necessary to engage with the common law tradition more widely. Through the electives, students are given an opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the common law, or complement it with the study of
|Medium of instruction:||English|
|How and when to apply:|
You may apply by using our on-line application process at the University's Graduate School webpage within the application period, which normally starts in early November
Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are
All applicants must fulfill the General Admission Requirements and the English Language Proficiency Requirement prescribed by the University’s
In addition applicants must have:
As many areas of professional activity are related to law, we welcome applications from applicants who work in the areas of commerce, accountancy, social work, public administration, and similar
Applicants whose undergraduate studies were not conducted and assessed in English are required to take an appropriate English language proficiency test and achieve a sufficient score, such as a score of 570 or above in TOEFL (Paper Based Test), 88 or above in TOEFL (Internet-Based Test); Band 6.5 or better in IELTS; or equivalent. The test results must be obtained not more than two years prior to the date of applying to join the LLM Programme.
Full-time: one year (normative study period) - two years (maximum study period).
Part-time: two years (normative study period) - three years (maximum study period).
The CUHK Graduate Law Centre, 2/F, Bank of America Tower, Central.
24 units: including 12 units of required courses and 12 units of elective courses. Students should pass all the assessments with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 in order to be recommended
The offering of an elective course in any term will depend on teacher availability and sufficient
A 3-unit course will usually have three teaching hours per week.
Classes are held during daytime and evenings of weekdays and daytime
Classes will incorporate a mix of lectures, seminars, tutorials, presentations and
Students may take elective courses offered in other LLM Programmes and the JD Programme offered by the Faculty of Law subject to availability
|Additional learning & development opportunities:|
HK$5,000 per unit* for a total of 24 units within the normative
Students will be billed at the beginning of each term based on the number of units for which they have registered. Extra fees may be charged for students studying outside the normative study period.
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There is a shortage of on campus student accommodation for non-local postgraduate students. When relocating to Hong Kong students are advised they will need to rely on (readily-available) private off-campus accommodation during