Law Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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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

Start 21 MAR 2020 (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, UK
If you want the freedom to choose what you want to study with a flexible timetable that allows you to graduate with an LL.M after only one year's part-time study then this is the course for you. Offered in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University, Hong Kong's LL.M in Legal Practice offers you more choice than almost any other course of its kind.
Start 10 FEB 2020 (MON)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$56,700 course fee & £965 registration fee
The Programme aims to equip students with essential accounting knowledge, educate students on laws, regulations governing business operations & commercial transactions.
Start 02 JAN 2020 (THU)
Duration 1 year to 3 years
Fee HK$7,800

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.

Start 03 JAN 2020 (FRI)
Duration 12 months to 48 months
Fee HK$6,600 per Finance module
HK$10,000 per Law module
The application of arbitration has become increasingly popular in Hong Kong. With a common law legal system and geographical convenience, Hong Kong provides the ideal venue for speedy and reliable dispute resolution for commercial conflicts. The Postgraduate Diploma in Arbitration was launched to meet the expanded application of arbitration.
Start 30 JAN 2020 (THU)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$51,500
The application of arbitration and mediation has become increasingly popular in Hong Kong. With a common law legal system and geographical convenience, Hong Kong provides the ideal venue for speedy and reliable dispute resolution for commercial conflicts. Postgraduate Diploma in Arbitration and Mediation was launched to meet the expanded application of arbitration and mediation.
Start 30 JAN 2020 (THU)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$67,000
Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law
Start 15 SEP 2020 (TUE)
Duration 1 year to 5 years
Fee HK$26,000
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
​The Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law  leading to the LLB (Hons) Hong Kong is almost the only package of programmes which covers all the Hong Kong and English law subjects needed to progress towards legal practice in both Hong Kong and England and Wales.  For this reason, it is extremely popular with more than 500 applications last year.  Priority is given to early applicants and it is in your interests to apply as early as possible, as some early applicants with lower grades were admitted last year, while later applicants with higher grades  were unable to secure places.
Start 17 SEP 2020 (THU)
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$45,800 course fee (with possible installment options) & £641 registration fee (both for Year 1 only in 2020/21)

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Preparation Courses (University of London)

Two students who studied with HKU SPACE for the University of London LLB have received First Class Honours in 2018.  They are the only First Class students in Hong Kong, and among the only three on the graduate-entry LLB worldwide.  Huge Congratulations!  Extract from the University of London
Start 14 DEC 2019 (SAT)
Duration 2 years to 6 years