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Common Law and Professional Courses

HKU SPACE is one of the leading  local providers of part-time legal education, and offers a wide range of courses for those interested in switching to a legal career or simply learning more about the law. 
We provide courses at every level from the open entry Certificate in Legal Studies (which is open to all and offers an easier route to start studying law) through to preparation courses for world-renowned LL.B. law degrees, as well as an affordable postgraduate pathway towards legal practice.
Most courses are part-time, with classes in the evening and weekends, allowing you to continue working while you study. Demand is extremely high, with some courses full many months before they start. Every year, we have to turn away many disappointed applicants and early enrolment is highly recommended.
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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 22 OCT 2017 (SUN)
Duration 2 years to 6 years
This course is designed for students who are planning to study law at university and ultimately become practicing lawyers in Hong Kong.   
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Duration 5 days
Fee HK$3500
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 that are acceptable for the purpose of PCLL programme must also demonstrate competence in the following three Top-up Subjects: Hong Kong Constitutional Law; Hong Kong Legal System; Hong Kong Land Law.

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Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee To be confirmed
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 19 OCT 2017 (THU)
Duration 6 months
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 24 OCT 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 27 DEC 2017 (WED)
Duration 9 months
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
This one year top-programme allows students who have passed the C.P.E. exams to quickly obtain a Bachelor of Laws awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University. The course is particularly valuable for anyone thinking of applying for the P.C.LL. vocational training course, since it allows you to complete all the remaining law subjects for P.C.LL. entry that are not covered on the C.P.E./Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law. The course will also be of interest to others seeking to further their legal knowledge or obtain a law degree.
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Duration 1 year
Fee HK$42,000 tuition fee & £580 registration fee (2017/18)
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Enrolment is closed for the 2017 intake of the C.P.E./Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law.
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Duration 2 years
Fee HK$42,000 tuition fee & £580 registration fee (for Year 1 in 2017/18)

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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Duration 6 months to 8 months
Fee HK$12,950 for the whole programme (2 modules); HK$6,600 per module.
Note: The “Commercial Crimes and Money Laundering Law” module is not a CEF Reimbursement course.
The Programme aims to equip students with essential accounting knowledge, educate students on laws, regulations governing business operations & commercial transactions.
Start 02 JAN 2018 (TUE)
Duration 1 year to 3 years
Fee HK$7,800