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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)
倫敦大學法律學士學位試課程

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!
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Start 26 SEP 2019 (THU)
Duration 2 years to 6 years

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.
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 LLM 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 first LLM in Legal Practice offers you more choice than almost any other course of its kind.
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Start 21 OCT 2019 (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.
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Start 02 MAY 2019 (THU)
Duration 1 year to 3 years
Fee HK$7,800

The 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.

 

The program is ideal for both law and non-law graduates and the flexible structure makes it ideal for working professionals and other practitioners who are looking to immerse themselves in the study of law and financial services.

 

As a student, you’ll study modules from a program that includes corporate governance, finance transactions, investment and venture capital, financial markets and regulatory framework.

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Start 06 MAY 2019 (MON)
Duration 12 months to 48 months
Fee HK$6,600 per Finance module
HK$9,700 per Law module
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
The Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law  has a 28 year track record of providing an affordable route towards legal practice in both Hong Kong and England & Wales with thousands of alumni in Hong Kong,  many working as solicitors, barristers and even a judge of the High Court.
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Start 12 SEP 2019 (THU)
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$43,700 course fee (with possible installment options) & £610 registration fee (both for Year 1 in 2019/20)
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., since it allows you to complete all remaining law subjects for P.C.LL. entry not covered on the Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law/C.P.E. The course is also of interest to others seeking to further their legal knowledge or obtain a law degree.
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Start 16 SEP 2019 (MON)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$43,700 tuition fee & £610 registration fee (2018/19)
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Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Preparation Courses (University of London)
倫敦大學法律學士學位試課程

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!
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Start 26 SEP 2019 (THU)
Duration 2 years to 6 years
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.
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Start 06 JUL 2019 (SAT)
Duration 9 months
Fee Professional Stream: HK$34,500 per year
General Stream: HK$23,400 per year
Exam Fee: $800 per sitting
The Certificate in Legal Studies is the first part of the Diploma in Legal Studies program. 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 builds upon your knowledge in Certificate in Legal Studies opening up a wide variety of professional and academic opportunities in the legal field.
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Start 23 SEP 2019 (MON)
Duration 9 months
Fee Professional Stream: HK$33,000 per year
General Stream: HK$22,400 per year
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 two compulsory modules (1. Professional Responsibility and Advocacy and 2. Legal Writing and Drafting) and one elective module 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.
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Duration 6 months