- 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 MPhil in Laws Programme is a research degree for students committed to advanced legal research. Admission to the MPhil Programme potentially leads to admission to the PhD Programme, subject to the Faculty’s evaluation of the candidate’s academic performance during his or her MPhil study period. Only a limited number of places are available each year and placement is
|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.
Applications for 2017-2018 admissions have closed.
In addition to the General Requirements of the Graduate School, applicants must:
Applicants must satisfy the English Language Proficiency Requirement by:
|Applicants to submit research plan:|
All applicants are required to submit as part of their application a research plan not exceeding 3,000 words in length. The research plan will be reviewed by the Faculty in evaluating the applicant’s potential for conducting academic research at MPhil level. Although it is understood that applicants are generally not yet ready to develop a full argument and/or solution for a problem at the application stage, they are expected to address the following in their research plan:
The proposal should include relevant
|Applicants to submit personal statement and curriculum vitae:|
Applicants should submit as part of their application a personal statement not exceeding 1,500 words and brief curriculum vitae. The personal statement may describe the academic and professional experiences, interests and goals of the applicant, as well as the personal credentials that he or she considers most relevant to the proposed
Full-time mode: normative of 2 years; maximum of 4 years.
Part-time mode: normative of 3 years; maximum of 5 years.
University main campus
Students are required to complete the following courses for graduation:
|Assessment and graduation:||
In their graduating year, students shall submit a thesis which shall be an original piece of work that makes a substantial contribution to learning in the field of law, upon endorsement of their supervisor as to their readiness to submit. Students are also required to pass an
Full-time or part-time
Full-time mode: HK$42,100
Part-time mode (self-financed): HK$56,280
(Above quoted tuition fees are subject to annual review.)
Full-time research postgraduate students may receive postgraduate studentship, valued at HK$15,600 per month for the 2016-17 academic year, during the normative study period. Awardees of the postgraduate studentships do not receive a waiver of tuition fee. Further details can be found here.
Full-time research postgraduate students who are within their normative study period are eligible to apply for on campus accommodation at the Postgraduate Halls. Further details can be found here.