Master of Laws (LLM) in International Economic Law
The LLM in International Economic Law Programme is designed to offer students an intensive course of study of the law and practice of cross-border business transactions. Students are trained for practice in key areas such as international sales and finance, M&A (mergers and acquisitions), WTO law and international banking law. Skills training modules ensure that graduates of the LLM in International Economic Law programme are able to conduct both practical work and independent research in relevant subject areas.
|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 every year.
Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.
All applicants must fulfill the General Admission Requirements and the English Language Proficiency Requirement prescribed by the University’s Graduate School.
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 relevant fields.
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), 230 or above in TOEFL (Computer Based Test), 88 or above in TOEFL (Internet-Based Test); Band 6.5 or better in IELTS; a score of 435 or above in CET Band 6; or equivalent. (CET Band 6 certificates without score and PETS scores will not be accepted.)
|Campus:||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 and pass the University’s IT Proficiency Test* in order to be recommended for graduation.
*Applicable for students admitted in 2011-12 or before.
The offering of an elective course in any term will depend on teacher availability and sufficient student interest.
|Additional learning & development opportunities|
HK$4,200 per unit* for a total of 24 units within the normative study period.
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.
*Subject to annual review.
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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 their studies.