LLB (Hons)

LLB (Hons)


  • LLB (Hons) Law Reg. No.: 253055
  • LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology Reg. No.: 253056
  • LLB (Hons) Law with International Business Reg. No.: 253057

The full-time LLB courses are designed for undergraduates who would like to explore and consider the underlying social and political processes that shape the law. Upon completion of the LLB (Hons), students are eligible to apply for the PCLL, undergo the SQE or BPC to practice as a solicitor or barrister in Hong Kong, England and Wales. There are 4 different programmes in total:

Programme Year of Study
LLB (Hons) Law
* a faster and intensive route as compared to the LLB (Hons) 3 Years programme


LLB (Hons) Law


LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology
LLB (Hons) Law with International Business

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.

Mar 28
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19:00 - 20:00
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Information at a Glance

Commencement Date:

Sept 18, 2023 (Tentative)

Application Deadline:

Best Before 1 August 2023 to secure a seat

Tuition fee:


Medium of Instruction:


Mode of Instruction:


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The University of Law

Renowned History

  • One of the UK’s longest-established specialist providers of legal education since 1876
  • Named the best university in England for Overall Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2020 (NSS)

Quality Teaching

  • Courses are taught by qualified lawyers and/ or judges with practical experience
  • Help Develop students’ legal skills with practical workshops, online resources and learning tools

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


Programme Structure

The 3 programmes mostly share the same modules except for the following highlighted

LLB (Hons) Law LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology * LLB (Hons) Law with International Business *

  Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1 Common Law Method and Ethics Law of Tort
Academic and Digital Skills Public Law
Contract Law Criminal Law
Year 2 Business Law 1 3 electives Introduction to Criminology 3 electives from International Business and Law categories
Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues 1 elective from Criminology category
Land Law 1 elective from Law category
Year 3 Equity and Trusts 3 electives 3 electives from Criminology and Law categories 3 electives from International Business and Law categories
2 electives
* At least one module option must be Law and four Criminology/ International Business across years 2 and 3 to warrant the Criminology/ International Business element of the degree.

Routes to become Lawyers



Application Period

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

Entry and English Language Requirements

  • Obtained a minimum of 5, 5, 4 or above in Hong Kong Diploma in Secondary Education (HKDSE) in any subjects
  • English Proficiency: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. IELTS 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6.5 in each component is required for the LLB (Hons) 2 Years programme.

Tuition Fee

HKD$285,900 (by monthly / termly instalment)

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.

This programme is an eligible programme under the Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme. Information about the eligibility, application, loan limit, interest fee and other details can be found at www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/eng/schemes/nlss.htm. For further enquiries, please contact ENLS enquiry hotline directly at 2150 6223.


Course Details

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

General Enquiry

Phone: 2774 8500 or 2774 8501
Email: hkma@hkma.org.hk / enrol@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.