|Medium of instruction:||English|
|How and when to apply:||Applications for 2021 intake are now invited. You may apply through our on-line application system at the University’s Graduate School webpage.|
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).
|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 in order to be recommended
Students may select the above LLM in Common Law Elective Courses or any other approved courses offered under the JD or LLM Programmes.
Students who would like to undertake independent research project in an area of significant personal interest may choose Independent Research or Independent Research Dissertation.
The offering of an elective course in any term will depend on teacher availability and sufficient
Full-time mode (1 year)
Part-time mode (2 years)
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 CUHK LAW subject to availability
|Additional learning & |
HK$5,880 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.
*subject to annual review
|Scholarships and Prizes:|
|Further study options:||Master of Philosophy in Law (MPhil) or Doctor of Philosophy in Laws (PhD)|
|Student housing:||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 |