|Medium of instruction:||English|
|How and when to apply:||Applications for 2023 intake are now invited. You may apply through our on-line application system at the University’s Graduate School webpage.|
You must have:
You must also satisfy the English Language Proficiency Requirement by:
Full-time: 24 months (normative study period).
Part-time: 42 months (normative study period).
(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.|
72 units: including 15 or 18 units required courses and 54 or 57 units of elective courses. Student should also pass all assessments and obtain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 in order to be recommended
Elective Courses: Click here
|Delivery mode:||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.|
Students may also take elective courses offered in the LLM Programmes at CUHK LAW.
Course and Unit exemptions: may be granted. Please click here
Additional learning &
HK$6,060 per unit* for a total of 72 units within 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
|Scholarships and Financial Aid:|
Juris Doctor Scholarships for outstanding full-time students admitted in 2023/24
Other Postgraduate Scholarships and Prizes
The below four courses are CEF reimbursable courses under the Juris Doctor (JD) Programme. JD students may claim reimbursement for taking the below courses commencing between 14 December 2021 and 13 December 2025, subject to the fulfilment of the requirements prescribed by Government’s Labour and Welfare Bureau.
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Careers in commerce, finance, education, public
|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|
|Further study options:|
Postgraduate studies for Master or
Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) (on completion of required elective courses and meeting other rigorous admission requirements).