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HKU SPACE is one of the leading providers of part-time legal education in Hong Kong providing courses that are of interest not only those seeking to legal work but also everyone interested in knowing how law affects their work and daily life.

The School offers legal education at every level, from certificate level courses (which are open to those having no formal qualifications) to degree and postgraduate levels.

English is the main medium of instruction for common law courses, and most classes are taught through face-to-face tuition.  Most courses are also delivered on a part-time, evening and weekend basis, allowing students to come their studies with full-time employment.

Demand for law courses offered by the School is extremely high and early enrolment is strongly recommended.

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Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
The C.P.E./Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law offers a unique—and affordable—route towards legal practice in both Hong Kong and England & Wales. For more than 25 years, the programme has been one of the most popular pathways for degree holders in other disciplines to switch to a legal career, with large numbers of graduates now working as successful solicitors, barristers and, in some cases, even judges. Course fees are much lower than on many other part-time programmes in Hong Kong for students seeking a pathway to legal practice.
Start 14 SEP 2017 (THU)
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$42,000 tuition fee & £580 registration fee (for Year 1 in 2017/18)
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
This is a one-year programme that leads to the award of a Manchester Metropolitan University LL.B. (Honours).  All students who have passed the C.P.E./Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law taught at HKU SPACE and awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University are normally guaranteed places on this course. Applications are also welcome from graduates of other C.P.E./GDL Programmes.  The 4 compulsory subjects studied are all on the list of subjects required for PCLL eligibility.
Start To be advised
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$42,000 tuition fee & £580 registration fee
Studying law is a powerful and proven way to get ahead in your career. On the Certificate in Legal Studies, we built a program designed to give you the best possible start. With high exam pass rates, flexible exam schedule, a convenient course structure specially catering for students with busy jobs. More than 10,000 student have enrolled in Certificate in Legal Studies (CLS), this is the proven way to start your legal studies. Many of our former students who started on CLS program are now employed as legal professionals, working for law firms, public service, and large companies.
Start 05 SEP 2017 (TUE)
Duration 9 months
Fee General Stream: HK$21,500 per year
Professional Stream : HK$31,800 per year
If you will soon finish (or have already finished) the Certificate in Legal Studies, you should continue on to the Diploma in Legal Studies, which opens up a wide variety of professional and academic opportunities in the legal field.
Start To be advised
Duration 9 months
If you have finished the Diploma in Legal Studies, you can enroll on the Advanced Diploma in Legal Studies to further your legal knowledge by studying three further modules on Hong Kong law. This course is useful for anyone wishing to know more about law for their career development, as well as those considering training in law.
Start To be advised
Duration 6 months
This course is designed for students who are planning to study law at university and ultimately become practicing lawyers in Hong Kong.   
Start 02 AUG 2017 (WED)
Duration 5 days
Fee HK$3500
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Preparation Courses (University of London)

Preparation courses designed for students taking University of London International Programmes LLB examinations and open to all on a first-come-first-served basis. Lectures and revision classes are given by leading UK academics and teachers. 
Start 16 AUG 2017 (WED)
Duration 2 years to 6 years
Preparatory Courses for PCLL Admission Conversion Examination

PCLL Entry Eligibility

To attain the entry eligibility of the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL), candidates will have to demonstrate competence in 11 Core Subjects: Contract; Tort; Constitutional Law; Criminal Law; Land Law; Equity; Civil Procedure; Criminal Procedure; Evidence; Business Associations and Commercial Law.

Candidates who hold non-local law qualifications must also demonstrate competence in the following three Top-up Subjects: Hong Kong Constitutional Law; Hong Kong Legal System; Hong Kong Land Law.

Start To be advised
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee $2,800 per course (Commercial Law Part C)