Common Law, LL.M. | The Chinese University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
12 months
Duration
750 USD/credit 18000 USD/year
750 USD/credit 18000 USD/year
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About

 This Common Law course at The Chinese University of Hong Kong will furnish students with substantive knowledge of Hong Kong law in some core common law subjects, and further develop the skills necessary to engage with the common law tradition more widely. 

Overview

Common Law course at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a dynamic and exciting legal system which unites millions of people across the world, in such varied cultures as Hong Kong, Singapore, England, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, and across the United States. 

Students at Common Law course at The Chinese University of Hong Kong will:

  • deepen their knowledge of the common law, 
  • complement it with the study of new subjects.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Common law: Origins and Development
  • Principles of Contract
  • Priciples of Criminal Law
  • Principles of Tort
  • Business and the Law in Hong Kong
  • Business Taxation: Principles and Practice 
  • Chinese Energy Law 
  • Chinese Environmental Law 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications will be processed on a rolling basis.
  • Applications submitted beyond 14 April may be considered, subject to the availability of places.

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a qualification to practise law in the jurisdiction of the student’s residence; or
  • a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree or a degree of equivalent standing (normally in a non common law jurisdiction); or
  • a Bachelor’s degree in a non-law subject with substantial law-related working experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.

HK$5,880 per unit for a total of 24 units within the normative study period.

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.

Funding

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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