12 months
798 USD/credit 23940 USD/year
798 USD/credit 23940 USD/year
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The Law programme at City University of Hong Kong aims to provide an intensive study of issues and practices relating to Chinese and Comparative Law, International Economic Law, Common Law, Maritime and Transportation Law, Intellectual Property and Technology Law, and Corporate and Commercial Law.


Students may also choose to follow a general course of study.  They will be provided with an opportunity to enhance their professional competence, specialist knowledge and career focus.

Our Law programme at City University of Hong Kong offers a unique blend of comprehensive legal information, innovative skill-based training, opportunities for independent research, the flexibility to study in any of a variety of streams and international study opportunities.

Did You Know?

CityU School of Law is home to the Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law, Hong Kong Commercial and Maritime Law Centre, Human Rights Law and Policy Forum, and Centre for Judicial Education and Research. Also the Asia Pacific Law Review, an internationally reputable peer-review law journal published by LexisNexis, has its editorial home in the School of Law.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chinese and Comparative Law Stream 
  • International Economic Law Stream
  • Common Law Stream
  • Maritime and Transportation Law Stream

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for admission, applicants must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and the following programme-specific entrance requirements: *

  • holding an honours degree in law or equivalent qualification; or
  • having been admitted for professional practice of law in Hong Kong or other jurisdictions; or
  • having obtained either a Common Professional Examination (CPE) of the United Kingdom or Hong Kong with satisfactory results, provided that a second class honours degree has also been obtained; or
  • (applicable to applicants for Maritime and Transportation Law Stream) holding an honours degree in maritime or logistics studies, or related disciplines

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 798 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 798 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • HK$6,200 per credit

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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