Master of Laws (LLM)

Master of Laws (LLM)

Overview

The LLM courses are designed for law or non-law graduates who wish to specialise in a particular area of the law. Those with an academic grounding in English law would still find the programme beneficial to enhance their skills or specialising in relevant areas. Total there are 11 specializations*:

Course Name Registration No.
LLM Corporate Governance 253064
LLM Corporate Governance Grad: CG 253071
LLM International Corporate Governance 253066
LLM Company Law 253063
LLM International Business Law 253065
LLM International Human Rights 253067
LLM International Arbitration 253131
LLM Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution 253068
LLM Master of Law (General) 253070
LLM Master of Law (International) 253132
LLM Medical Law and Ethics 253069


The structured course is taught by qualified lawyers with lectures and practical workshops, and with online resources and learning tools to develop students’ legal skills.

The University of Law is the course operator and awarding body of the Hong Kong programmes, while The Hong Kong Management Association provides teaching venues and administrative support.

Duration

12 months (Full-time)
24 months (Part-time)

Dec 20
Law Programmes Q&A Session
Time:
19:00 - 20:00
Venue:
First Commercial Building

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Information at a Glance

Commencement Date:


Application Deadline:

Best Before 1 December 2022 to secure a seat

Tuition fee:

HKD$120,000

Medium of Instruction:

English

Mode of Instruction:

Face-to-face

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The University of Law

Renowned History

• One of the UK’s longest-established specialist providers of legal education since 1876

Quality Teaching

• Courses are taught by qualified lawyers. Students will also benefit from practical training other than just theoretical teaching
• Access to a number of opportunities to work on cases while studying

Powerful Networking

• UK’s largest legal alumni group with over 80,000 members. The University of Law Hong Kong Alumni Network (HKAN) has a strong alumni database, including qualified lawyers from the Hong Kong, United Kingdom and other Asia Pacific countries
• Working with 90 of the top 100 UK law firms
• Mentoring Scheme and Regular Networking Events in Hong Kong

Promising Career

• Providing students with the best employability service including professional advice, practical experience and links to the profession to help our students to succeed in their career goals

Flexible Study Options

• Can choose one focus area and several electives
• Suitable for working executives

 

Details

Structure
  • 4 modules and a dissertation
  • Full-time students complete 4 modules in terms 1 & 2, complete dissertation in term 3

    Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
    Award-linked Taught Module
    (30 credits)
    Module from approved list
    (30 credits)
    Award-linked Dissertation
    (60 credits)
    Module from approved list
    (30 credits)
  • Part-time students complete 4 modules in terms 1 – 4, complete dissertation in term 5 – 6

    Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
    Award-linked Taught Module
    (30 credits)
    Module from approved list
    (30 credits)
    Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
    Module from approved list
    (30 credits)
    Award-linked Dissertation
    (60 credits)

Testimonials

Admissions

Application Period

The programme will commence twice in a year in January and September.

Entry Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a second class honours (lower division) or above or equivalent. Students with a non-law background will need to attend a compulsory two weeks induction before class commences.

English Proficiency: An English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. Applicants who have completed their Bachelor’s degree fully in English may be exempted from the English Language proficiency requirement.

Tuition

HK$120,000* (by termly or monthly instalments)

Hong Kong Campus Award*
A 10% tuition fee reduction will apply to all students studying ULaw undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Hong Kong in 2022-2023.

Hong Kong Early Bird Discount*
A 5% tuition fee reduction will be offered to the eligible students studying ULaw undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 2022-2023. To enjoy this offer, you need to have accepted the admission offer for ULaw Hong Kong face-to-face courses before the dates listed below.
For courses starting from January 2023 to March 2023 – 1 December 2022
For courses starting from April 2023 to June 2023 – 1 January 2023

* Terms and Conditions apply. Please refer to the University website for details.

Enquiry

Course Details

Dr Sonia Lee
Phone: 2774 8536
Email: ulaw@hkma.org.hk

General Enquiry

Phone: 2774 8500
Email: hkma@hkma.org.hk
Fax: 2365 1000

The information is for guidance only and does not form part of any contract. The University of Law reserves the right to change any of the programmes, entry requirements and tuition fees without notice.

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.