Abbreviation FT / PT
LLM FT / PT

The Master of Laws programme at the University of Hong Kong is a highly competitive course for those who already received outstanding results while studying for their first law degree at top universities throughout the world.

Many come to the programme already with exceptional legal experience and postgraduate degrees. All are fluent in English, and many are fluent in other languages.

The programme provides students with a maximum amount of flexibility in developing their legal interests and expertise in a friendly, engaging and international environment.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (one year)
Part Time (two years)

Medium of Instruction
English
Programme Entrance Requirements

Applicants must comply with the General Regulations and fulfil at least one of requirements (1) or (2) below AND (if applicable) requirement (3)

(1) hold a degree of Bachelor of Laws with at least second class honours or an equivalent qualification accepted by the University for this purpose; or


(2) have obtained either the Common Professional Examination of England and Wales or the Common Professional Examination Certificate of this University, provided that in either case a second class honours degree or a qualification of equivalent standard of this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose has also been obtained; and


If applicable:

(3) For a candidate who is seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, shall satisfy the Faculty English language requirement with one of the following recognized English tests (N.B. for admissions purposes, the test score report is regarded as valid within two years of the application deadline):


(i) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - a score of 593 or above (paper-based test) or 97 or above (internet-based test); or
(ii) International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - an overall band score of 7 or above with no subtest below 6.5.

Programme Admissions Advisor(s)
Dr. James Fry
Email: lawpgs@hku.hk

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