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Great Paths to a Legal Career

HKU SPACE is  the largest provider of part-time legal education in Hong Kong with 10,000s of alumni who have used HKU SPACE as a pathway to successful legal and business careers in Hong Kong and  globally.

Whether you're looking to upgrade your existing career, or follow our popular pathways to becoming a lawyer in HK and UK, studying with HKU SPACE offers a wide range of proven academic and progression paths.

Click here to view HKU SPACE's most popular programmes now open for enrollment, or browse HKU SPACE's complete list of common law and professional courses below.

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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 the best-recognized local law programs. With high exam pass rates, a flexible exam schedule, a convenient course structure specially catering to students with busy jobs. More than 15,000 students have enrolled in Certificate in Legal Studies (CLS).

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Start 17 APR 2021 (SAT)
Duration 9-13 months
Fee Professional Stream: HK$36,000 per year
General Stream: HK$24,400 per year

Upon completion of the programme, students should be able to:

- identify key legal issues affecting banking and commercial practices in Hong Kong;
- gain an updated knowledge on commercial law in Hong Kong and Mainland China; and
- design and implement legal risk management plans to combat commercial crimes and money laundering activities

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Start 20 NOV 2021 (SAT)
Duration 6 months to 8 months
Fee HK$13,700 for the whole programme (2 modules); HK$7,000 per module.
Note: The “Commercial Crimes and Money Laundering Law” module is not a CEF Reimbursement course.
Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
This part-time LLM is ideal for those with busy work schedules. Offered by Manchester Metropolitan University in partnership with HKU SPACE, the LLM in Legal Practice is a cost-effective degree programme with CPD point recognition.
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Start 25 OCT 2021 (MON)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$56,700 course fee & £966 registration fee
The Programme aims to equip students with essential accounting knowledge, educate students on laws, regulations governing business operations & commercial transactions.
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Start 03 MAY 2021 (MON)
Duration 1 year to 3 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Finance and Law is designed to give you a sophisticated understanding of the legal and regulatory framework for the local and international financial sector, by taking an integrated approach to finance and law. Financial institutions need leaders who have extensive knowledge relating to the legal issues in international finance and banking.
 
This PGDFL creates a new kind of financial services professional: graduates who are trained in both finance and law. You will develop an advanced interdisciplinary understanding of relevant legal and financial contexts and combines a highly analytic academic core with applications informed by current practice.

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Start 24 MAY 2021 (MON)
Duration 12 months to 48 months
Fee HK$6,600 per Finance module
HK$10,500 per Law module
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Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law
 
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Start 17 SEP 2021 (FRI)
Duration 1 year to 5 years
Fee HK$26,000
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 admission. 
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Start 25 SEP 2021 (SAT)
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$46,800 course fee & £641 reg. fee (2021/22, Year 1)
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Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Preparation Courses (University of London)
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HKU SPACE is a Recognised Teaching Centre of the University of London and has been providing high standard and effective Preparation Courses for the LL.B. Programme for more than five decades.  
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Start 17 SEP 2021 (FRI)
Duration 2 years to 6 years
Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
This one year programme for HKU SPACE students leads to an LLB (Hons) Hong Kong awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University, and gives exemption from more PCLL Conversion examinations than almost any other English law degree.
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Duration 1 year
Fee HK$45,800 tuition fee and £610 registration fee (2020/21)
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HKU SPACE will offer the Revision Courses independently for candidates intending to sit the University of London LL.B./Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law examinations in May/June or October 2021.  The emphasis of these Courses will be on examination technique, common examination topics, past examination questions, issues raised in chief examiners’ reports as well as recent legal developments.  Courses will be delivered in short, one-week blocks by experienced teachers of good standing from the United Kingdom.
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Duration 1 week to 2 weeks

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 the best-recognized local law programs. With high exam pass rates, a flexible exam schedule, a convenient course structure specially catering to students with busy jobs. More than 15,000 students have enrolled in Certificate in Legal Studies (CLS).

PT
Start 17 APR 2021 (SAT)
Duration 9-13 months
Fee Professional Stream: HK$36,000 per year
General Stream: HK$24,400 per year