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LLB (Hons) Hong Kong

Awarded by
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Course Code
LW015A
Application Code
1745-2701AW
Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
09-2020
Duration
1 year
Language
English
Course Fee
HK$43,700 tuition fee & £610 registration fee (2019/20)
Fast Track Towards the PCLL for HKU SPACE Students

This one year programme leads to an LLB (Hons) Hong Kong awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University, and gives exemption from more PCLL Conversion exams than almost any other English law degree.

This programme is designed for students who have studied at HKU SPACE on the Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law (Common Professional Examination) and is the final year of a three year fast track, designed to complete all the law subjects currently required to apply for entry to the PCLL.

Introductory lectures supplemented by tutorials will be delivered between September and February, followed by revision lectures in March and April.

Visiting lecturers from the United Kingdom will normally deliver the lectures in Commercial Law, Business Associations and Evidence.

Hong Kong-based lecturers will teach Hong Kong Civil and Criminal Procedure and deliver all tutorials.

Venue Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance

This is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

In 2019/20 students will study four modules covering five important law subjects that are all needed to apply for entry to the P.C.LL.:

  • Commercial Law
  • Business Associations
  • Law of Hong Kong Evidence
  • Hong Kong Civil and Criminal Procedure

Assessment is by a mixture of coursework and the examinations of Manchester Metropolitan University. Exams take place in Hong Kong in May/June.

Some changes may be made to the above structure from 2020/21 onwards, subject to validation, and further details will be posted here when available.

The LLB (Hons) Hong Kong is designed for students who have completed the Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law (Common Professional Examination)   taught at HKU SPACE and awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University.

Priority for admission is given to students who have completed the Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law (Common Professional Examination) at HKU SPACE. Applications may also be considered from students who have completed other Graduate Diploma in Law programmes if sufficient spaces are still available after giving priority to HKU SPACE students.

Students who have previously studied this  programme are not eligible for admission for a second time. It is also the responsibility of applicants to determine their eligibility to study this programme, which is intended for those having the right to live and study in Hong Kong (under current immigration rules, it is very unlikely any overseas applicants will be granted visas to study this programme).

Course Fee
  • HK$43,700 tuition fee & £610 registration fee (2019/20)

One of the great attractions of this course is that students who successfully finish this course after graduating from the Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law have completed all the law subjects currently needed to apply for the P.C.LL. vocational training course. Entry into the P.C.LL. is highly competitive.

However, in recent years, large numbers of graduates from this course have successfully secured places on the P.C.LL. courses offered by the University of Hong Kong (both full-time and part-time) as well as other local universities.

Students wishing to apply to the P.C.LL. are advised that they are currently required to complete an IELTS test with an overall band score of at least 7 within the three years prior to their application, and that all P.C.LL. entry requirements and exam exemptions are subject to review and possible change, particularly in respect of Hong Kong Civil and Criminal Procedure.  For further information and updates, please visit http://www.ple.hku.hk/pcll/eligibility.php and http://www.pcea.com.hk.

Students who are not permanent residents of Hong Kong but wish to practice as solicitors or barristers in Hong Kong should check with the Hong Kong Law Society and the Bar Association for any residency requirements.

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Enrolment Method

Applicants should fill in the Application for Enrolment Form (SF26) with both the original and a photocopy of your full degree transcript and certificate to any HKUSPACE Enrolment Centres.    Alternatively you may submit certified true copies of these documents, either through the learning centre or by post to College of Humanities and Law, HKU SPACE, 34/F United Centre, 95 Queensway, Hong Kong.

Payment Method

 

1.  Cash or EPS

Course fees can be paid by cash or EPS at any HKU SPACE enrolment counters.

2.  Cheque or Bank Draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to "HKU SPACE". 

3. VISA/MasterCard

Applicants may also pay the course fees by VISA or MasterCard, including the “HKU SPACE MasterCard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE MasterCard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

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