- Dean’s Message
- Why CUHK Law
- Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
- Juris Doctor (JD)
- Dual & Double Degrees
- Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL)
- Master of Laws (LLM) in Chinese Business Law
- Master of Laws (LLM) in Common Law
- Master of Laws (LLM) in Energy and Environmental Law
- Master of Laws (LLM) in International Economic Law
- Master of Philosophy in Laws (MPhil)
- Doctor of Philosophy in Laws (PhD)
- Student Admission
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
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
|Medium of instruction:||English|
|How and when to apply:||
Applications for 2020 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
English Language Proficiency Requirement:
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).
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
|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 the Faculty
Course and Unit exemptions: may be granted. Please click here
|Additional learning & development opportunities:|
HK$5,880 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:|
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).