LLM International and Commercial Law

University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance
Registration Number: 252469


The University of Greenwich and the HKMA offer the LLM International & Commercial Law as a continuing professional education programme for professionals, senior management and executives through part-time studies.

The programme aims at assisting students to develop a systematic and in depth understanding of areas of international law and to provide with the skills necessary to analyse and evaluate complex legal problems and related issues. With the growing importance of world trade and the global community, lawyers are expected to look beyond national jurisdictions and understand issues of public international law and international commercial law. Legal employers now place a high premium on graduates with international commercial law skills. The LLM programme focuses on the law and legal framework governing the international community, as well as various legal issues surrounding international trade and global markets.

Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate the ability in evaluating critical current legal position, develop the capacity for independent thought, judgement and initiative, and to demonstrate the ability in presenting detailed knowledge of a complex agreement.

Why the University of Greenwich LLM International and Commercial Law Programme?

  • Recognition of Degree

    The LLM awarded by the University of Greenwich, UK through studying in Hong Kong which carries equivalent academic status and recognition to the LLM degree conferred by the University in the home country.

  • An Express way for a Reputable UK Degree

    The University of Greenwich is an internationally recognised university and its degrees are recognised worldwide. The Programme is a fully accredited British university degree.

  • Attainable in ONE Year

    Participants can complete the Programme in 12 months under 100% assignment based assessment. No examination is required.

  • Fully taught by experienced faculty's local associates

    The Programme is taught by experienced local associates. They are practising lawyers or academics in legal studies.

Programme Structure

The LLM Programme can be completed in 12 months over three academic terms. Each term lasts for 18 weeks. The maximum length of completing the prorgamme is 36 months. Students are required to achieve 180 credits for completing the Programme, which consists of six modules including a dissertation in 15,000 words (60 credits). Supervisor will be assigned to students to maintain close contact with students and to provide professional advices.


Upon completion, students will be awarded the Master of Laws by the University of Greenwich

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

Entry Requirements

Applicant who holds:

  1. Undergraduate degree in law with or the equivalent degree standing from a recognised overseas university.
  2. Mature applicants and/or applicants with professional work backgrounds.
  3. Applicants educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS overall band score of 6.5 or above.


HK$83,400 to be collected in three installments.


Ms Shino Choi: 2774 8592
Ms Ivy Ng: 2774 8590
Ms Mandy Kwok: 2766 3303
Mr Michael Lee: 2774 8513
Email: llm.greenwich@hkma.org.hk
Fax: 2365 1000

General Enquiry Hotline:
2774 8500 OR 2774 8501