Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Medium of instruction: English
How and when to apply: You may apply through the following admission schemes:
  • JUPAS (S6 Hong Kong students who sit the HKDSE); or
  • Non-JUPAS (school leavers who sit for examinations other than the HKDSE).

For further information please visit the University's Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.

Admission requirements:

Students must satisfy rigorous requirements stipulated by the University and Faculty (more information for JUPAS and Non-JUPAS applicants).

If you have already obtained a first degree but are interested in studying law you should apply for the Juris Doctor (JD) Programme.

Duration: Four years full-time.
Campus: University main campus in Shatin.
Programme Requirements: 127 units (90 units of law subjects, 37 credits consisting of General Education courses, Language requirements, Physical Education, IT and non-law electives).
Delivery mode: A mix of lecture and small group tutorial teaching.
Study options:
  • Wide range of elective subjects
    • Advanced Judicial Review Independent Research Paper
    • American Law (Summer Course)
    • Banking and the Law
    • Business and Law in China
    • Business and Law in Hong Kong
    • Chinese Civil Law
    • Chinese Criminal Procedure
    • Chinese Environmental Law
    • Chinese Law Internship
    • Chinese Law (Summer Course)
    • Chinese Tax Law and Policy
    • Civil Procedure
    • Commercial Law
    • Comparative Law
    • Competition Law
    • Construction and the Law
    • Conveyancing
    • Corporate Crime and Social Responsibility
    • Crime and Criminal Justice
    • Criminal Procedure
    • Criminology
    • Cultural Heritage Law
    • Development and the Law
    • Employment Law
    • Ethics and the Law
    • Evidence
    • Exploring the Law through Liberal Studies: Law Students as Teachers in Experiential Learning
    • Gender and the Law
    • Health and the Law
    • Human Rights and the Law
    • Human Rights and the Law in the People‚Äôs Republic of China
    • Independent Research Paper
    • Information and Privacy Law
    • Insurance and the Law
    • Intellectual Property and the Law
    • International Commercial Dispute Resolution
    • International Criminal Law
    • International Investment Law Principles and Practice
    • International Law (Summer Course)
    • International Legal Advocacy
    • International Sales Disputes
    • International Trade and Finance Law
    • Internship (non-credit bearing)
    • Interviewing
    • Introduction to Alternate Dispute Resolution
    • Introduction to Arbitration Theory and Practice
    • Jessup International Law Moot
    • Land Law I
    • Land Law II
    • Law of Succession
    • Legal History
    • Legal Philosophy
    • Mediation: Law and Practice
    • Mooting
    • Personal Property and the Law
    • Planning and the Law
    • Private International Law
    • Public International Law
    • Public Listed Companies and the Law
    • Refugee Clinical Legal Assistance Programme
    • Refugee Pro Bono Project
    • Shipping and the Law
    • Taxation and the Law
    • The Clinic For Public Interest Advocacy
    • The Environment and the Law
    • The Family and the Law
    • The Internet and the Law
    • Transnational Business and the Law
    • Unjust Enrichment
    • WTO and the Law
  • Double degree options designed to provide students with maximum flexibility:
    • LLB & Bachelor of Arts (Translation) (BA(TRA)); and
    • LLB & Bachelor of Social Science (Sociology) (BSSc(Sociology)).
  • Exchange Programmes with overseas universities.
Additional learning & development opportunities:
Tuition fees: HK $42,100 per year for local students (subject to annual review).
Admission to practice: You are qualified to be eligible for admission as a Solicitor or Barrister of the High Court of Hong Kong after completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) and a training contract (2 years) or pupillage (1 year).