In order to train professionals with the necessary knowledge, skills and expertise in dispute resolution methods, particularly negotiation, mediation and arbitration, the HKU Faculty of Law introduced an innovative cross-disciplinary Master of Laws programme specializing in arbitration and dispute resolution in September 2007.
This professionally accredited LL.M. Degree in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution at The University of Hong Kong is open to both law and non-law graduates and is part of a comprehensive arbitration and dispute resolution teaching and research initiative launched by the Law Faculty.
Apart from legal professionals, other groups who will benefit from this specialized LLM programme include members of Hong Kong's business and financial community, specialists in the construction and engineering fields, mediation and arbitration practitioners, government officials, legislators in the HKSAR and the Asian region, judges and judicial officers who deal with dispute resolution, and members of international organizations specializing in dispute resolution such as the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, Hong Kong Mediation Centre and the Hong Kong Mediation Council.
Mode of Attendance
- Full Time (one year)
- Part Time (two years)*
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesMaster of Laws (LLM) View 9 other Masters in Master of Laws (LLM) in Hong Kong (SAR)
- hold a degree of Bachelor of Laws with at least second class honours of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University; or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose
- Having obtained either the Common Professional Examination of England and Wales or the Common Professional Examination Certificate of this University with good results, provided that in either case the candidate has also obtained at least a second class honours degree of this University
- hold a degree in a discipline other than law with at least second class honours or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution
International21800 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National5367 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
- 42,100 HK$
- 171,000 HK$
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