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LawCommon Law and Professional Courses

Thinking of Studying Law?

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
5 days
Course Fee
How to Apply
Deadline on 26 Jul 2017 (Wed)
3416 6413
2508 6403

This course is designed for students who are planning to study law at university and ultimately become practicing lawyers in Hong Kong.   

This course will be divided into two parts.

The first part will give a general introduction to the Basic Law and the Bill of Rights Ordinance as constitution of Hong Kong, the concepts of rule of law, civil liberty and civil disobedience.

The second part will focus on the Hong Kong legal system. Topics include the origin, evolution, sources of Common Law, common law and equity, Qing Code and Chinese customary law, statutory interpretation, case law and precedent, courts and judiciary, civil and criminal law, and the legal profession. 

The teaching will be interactive and students are expected to actively participate in the class discussion and case study.


Class Schedule

2 AUG 2017 (Wed)

2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Room 309,

3/F, Admiralty Centre


4 AUG 2017 (Fri)

7 AUG 2017 (Mon)

9 AUG 2017 (Wed)

11 AUG 2017 (Fri)

Applicants should be aged 15 or above.

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$3500
Enrolment Method



Applicants shall

a) complete the enrolment form and enroll in the course(s)

(i)at the Enrolment Centres of HKU SPACE (please refer to the ‘Enrolment Centre’ section) by cash, EPS, cheque/bank draft or credit cards (VISA / MasterCard);


(ii) by mail with cheque/bank draft to ‘HKU SPACE Summer School Office, 11/F, 250 King’s Road, Hong Kong’

Cheque/Bank draft should be made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’ with applicant’s name and course(s) applied written on the back.  A photo of the applicant (in plain colour background, 45mm(W) x 55mm(H)) is also required.

b) apply through the School’s online enrolment system and pay by credit card or PPS.

All applicants who are below age 18 on 17 July 2017 MUST complete and submit the ‘Parent/Guardian Consent Form’ together with the Enrolment Form.

If you are applying for more than one course, please check to ensure that there is no clash of class schedules before submitting your application.


  1. Fees and places on courses cannot be transferred from one applicant to another. Once accepted to a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on approved transfers.
  2. Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  3. Receipts will only be issued once. For additional copies of proof of payments, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with a completed form and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’. Such copies will only normally be issued at the end of a course.

For details of admission, information for students, enrolment centres and other information related to HKU SPACE Summer School, please visit our Summer School webpage.