Why Choose The University of Law (ULaw)?
- One of the UK’s longest-established specialist providers of legal education since 1876
- 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
- UK’s largest legal alumni group with over 64,000 members, many of whom are qualified lawyers in Hong Kong, Malaysia, England and Wales
- Working with 90 of the top 100 UK law firms
- Close links with a wide range of barristers’ chambers
Flexible Study Options
- Can choose 1 focus area
- Class Pattern: 1 weekday night + Saturday morning
- A number of experts providing one-to-one support for Legal Career and employability service
The LLM Legal Practice programmes are designed for law or non-law graduates who wish to specialise in an area of 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 three areas:
- Conflict Resolution;
- Intellectual Property; or
- Commercial Law
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.
|English Legal Systems and Business Structures||Assessed by a written coursework assignment (between 4,500 and 6,000 words each)|
|English Law of Obligations|
|Advanced Dispute Resolution Law and Practice|
|Intellectual Property Law and Practice|
|Commercial Law and Practice|
|Research Methods||Assessed by a presentation of a detailed written dissertation proposal|
|Professional Practice Dissertation (PPD)||Assessed by submission of the dissertation itself (7,500 words)|
|-||Advanced Dispute Resolution Law and Practice is an optional course for LLM Legal Practice Programme (Intellectual Property) and LLM Legal Practice Programme (Commercial Law)|
|-||Intellectual Property Law and Practice is an optional course for LLM Legal Practice Programme(Conflict Resolution) and LLM Legal Practice Programme (Commercial Law)|
|-||Commercial Law and Practice is an optional course for LLM Legal Practice Programme (Conflict Resolution) and LLM Legal Practice Programme (Intellectual Property)|
Bachelor's degree in any discipline with a second class honours (lower division) or above or equivalent
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.
Please note that non-local students can only undertake the full-time courses. Part-time study is not permitted due to Hong Kong Immigration Department regulations.
"I found the course structure and teaching at ULaw immensely pragmatic which sets you up as a very competent lawyer."
Ms. Jessie Leung
Online LPC graduate
Solicitor (England and Wales)
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For enrolment and general enquiries, you may also contact the Student Service Department on 2774 8500.
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.
It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.
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