Master of Laws (LLMs)

Master of Laws (LLMs)


The LLM programmes are designed for law or non-law graduates who wish to specialize in a particular area of the law. Those with an academic grounding in English law would still find the programme beneficial in terms of enhancing their skills or specializing in relevant areas. Total there are nine specializations*:

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


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

Jul 20
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19:00 - 20:00

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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 71,000 members, the Hong Kong Alumni Network consists of practising lawyers in Hong Kong, England and Wales
• Working with 90 of the top 100 UK law firms
• Mentoring Scheme and Regular Networking Events in Hong Kong

Promising Career

• A number of experts providing one-to-one support for Legal Career and employability service

Flexible Study Options

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



Term 1 Term 2 Term 3

Research Methods Training


Core module depends on the LLM specialization chosen.

Specialization Core module
LLM Company Law Company Law and Compliance
LLM Corporate Governance Corporate Governance in Practice
LLM Corporate Governance Grad: CG
(No elective for this specialization)
Board Dynamics and Strategy
Company Law and Compliance
Corporate Governance in Practice
Finance, Account and Risk Management
LLM International Business Law International Trade Law
LLM International Corporate Governance International Corporate Governance
LLM International Human Rights International Human Rights Law
LLM Master of Law (General) (Choose any four from below)
LLM Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
LLM Medical Law and Ethics Medical Law and Ethics

Choose 3 electives from:

  • Advocacy and Bar Skills
  • Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in Law
  • Board Dynamics and Strategy
  • Civil and Criminal Litigation
  • Company Law and Compliance
  • Corporate Governance and Disruptive Technology
  • Corporate Governance in Practice
  • Cyberlaws (The Laws of Data and Digital Assets)
  • Finance, Accounting and Risk Management
  • International Trade Law
  • International Corporate Governance
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Human Rights
  • Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Technoethics in Law
  • The Internet of Things

All elective modules are subject to availability



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.


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

* Students can enjoy 5% early bird discount for application submitted and offer accepted on or before 1 August 2021. An additional 10% bursary discount is available for all students as well.


Course Details

Ms Bowie Chan
Phone: 2774 8504
Ms Andrea Shek
Phone: 2774 8563

General Enquiry

Phone: 2774 8500
Fax: 2365 1000

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