Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, LL.M.

Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, LL.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #26 (QS) ,
Hong Kong is an ideal venue for the arbitration and mediation of disputes arising from international commercial and financial investment in Hong Kong, mainland China and the rest of the Asian region. 

About

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 & Dispute Resolution 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.

Programme Structure

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    97

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Applicants must comply with the General Regulations:

  • 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.
  • Having obtained either the Common Professional Examination of England and Wales or the Common Professional Examination Certificate of this University with good results.
  • Applicants who do not have a bachelor's degree with English as the medium of instruction are required to satisfy the English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    18686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18686 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    5388 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5388 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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