Juris Doctor (JD)
The JD Programme is a versatile postgraduate law degree for graduates with bachelor degrees in non-law disciplines, which potentially leads to admission into the legal profession or assuming leadership roles in a variety of work sectors. It is a respected and internationally-recognised award conferred by many universities in leading jurisdictions aboard and provides students with an intellectually-enriching general education in law.
An important feature of this Programme is that it is entirely postgraduate in both form and substance. As a JD student, you will share classes only with other graduate students. You will also be able to choose from a wide range of exciting electives.
|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 by late November every year.
Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.
You must have:
English Language Proficiency Requirement:
(Application for change of study mode prior to the beginning of the first term of study will not be approved).
|Campus:||The CUHK Graduate Law Centre, 2/F, Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Road, Central.|
There will be typically classes of three hours per week for each course during term time. For part-time students, classes will be held on weekday evenings and Saturday afternoons. Evening classes will typically commence at 6:30pm. Saturday classes will typically commence at 2:30pm. Classes will incorporate a mix of lectures, seminars, presentations and class discussions.
|Additional learning & development opportunities:|
HK$4,630 per unit* for a total of 72 units within normative study period
*Subject to annual review.
|Scholarships and Financial Aid:|
|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 Solicitor’s training contract (2 years) or pupillage at the Bar (1 year). More
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