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UK Legal Fast Tracks
If you're looking for a global legal career, HKU SPACE has been working with prestigious international partners such as the University of London for more than 50 years to offer awards widely recognised around the world. We have alumni in successful legal careers in Australia, Canada and the United States. By far the most popular destination is England & Wales, where both HKU SPACE's Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law (CPE) and the University of London LL.B. Preparation Courses offer multiple fast tracks towards becoming a solicitor or barrister.
Complete the enrolment process before 1 September 2021* and benefit from even more choice between two pathways to becoming a solicitor in England & Wales—the existing Legal Practice Course and the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination, with HKU SPACE's strategic partner Manchester Metropolitan University offering articulation routes for both pathways.
Or you can qualify as a Barrister of one of the historic Inns of Court in London? Start your law studies on either HKU SPACE's Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law (CPE) or the University of London LL.B. Preparation Courses and, under current rules, you only need one year of further study in the UK on a Bar Training Course to be eligible for Call to the Bar as a Barrister in London.# Add on one more year of pupillage to practice law in England. Or use your prestigious Barristers' qualification as a law teacher or in almost any non-legal career.@
* Students on University of London LL.B. Preparation Courses must also enrol directly with University of London before 21 September 2021.
# Information offered for general guidance only. Please check all requirements directly with Bar Standards Board.
@ Please refer to guidance from Bar Standards Board on when you can refer to yourself as a Barrister prior to completing pupillage.
The University of London LL.B. Preparation Courses and Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law (Common Professional Examination) 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.
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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.