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Proven PCLL Success

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There's only one way to qualify as a lawyer by studying in Hong Kong, and that's the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL). Every year, HKU SPACE has far more students admitted to the PCLL than any other provider of English law programmes and some have even been awarded highly prized government-funded places. In 2020, for example, more than 75% of our applicants were succesfully admitted to PCLL full-time and part-time programmes.*

Many start their PCLL pathway on HKU SPACE's Certificate in Legal Studies, which is a proven pathway to a PCLL Distinction. You also benefit from a special PCLL pathway exclusively for students who start their legal studies on the Certificate in Legal Studies: The Advanced Diploma for Legal Executives (Graduate Level), the only PCLL pathway that gives you credit for legal work experience. Or study with HKU SPACE for a world-renowned law degree on the University of London LL.B. Preparation Courses.

Most of our successful PCLL entrants are also exempt from the extra PCLL Conversion exams required of graduates of other English law courses—saving you up to $70,000 in preparation and examination fees.@

So come along to our weekly information seminars to find out more about our proven pathways to the PCLL and a successful legal career.

* Based on student feedback.
@ Based on admissions from MMU law programmes in recent years. PCLL entry requirements are subject to change. $70,000 is cost of preparatory courses and exam fees for 6 PCLL Conversion exams.

The University of London LL.B. Preparation Courses, Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law (Common Professional Examination) and LLB (Hons) Hong Kong are exempted courses 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 these courses may lead.

Thinking about advancing or changing your career? The Certificate in Legal Studies is a powerful and proven way to get ahead.

The Certificate in Legal Studies is one of Hong Kong's most popular and best-recognized part-time law programs with more than 15,000 graduates of this course. Join us now to benefit from pathways to PCLL, high exam pass rates, a flexible exam schedule, and a convenient course structure ideal for students with busy jobs.

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Start 14 DEC 2021 (TUE)
Duration 9-13 months
Fee Professional Stream: HK$36,000 per year
General Stream: HK$24,400 per year
The Advanced Diploma for Legal Executives (Graduate Level) (AdvDip for LE) is the only law programme that gives credit for work experience, allowing candidates to fast track to becoming a lawyer via the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) programme without any need to study a law degree or similar qualification simply by also accumulating 3 years of law-related employment.

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Duration 2 years to 5 years
Fee Bundle Rate: 5 modules @ HK$9,800 ; 2 modules @ HK$14,800 ; 1 module at HK$16,000
[Non-Bundle Rate: add HK$2,000 for each module
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Preparation Courses (University of London)
HKU SPACE is a Recognised Teaching Centre of the University of London and has been providing high quality and effective Preparation Courses for the LLB Programme for more than five decades.  
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Duration 2 years to 6 years
Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
​The Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law  leading to the LLB (Hons) Hong Kong has a stronger track record in successfully preparing students for the PCLL and legal practice in Hong Kong than any other English law programme. It offers multiple pathways towards legal practice in England and Wales and is extremely popular, with more than 500 applicants competing for places.
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Duration 2 years
Fee HK$46,800 course fee & £641 reg. fee (2021/22, Year 1)


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