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Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law Preparation Courses (University of London)

Course Code
Study mode
Start Date
12 Oct 2024 (Sat)
Next intake(s)
1 year to 5 years
Course Fee
Deadline on 27 Sep 2024 (Fri)
2520 4665
2546 9835
How to Apply

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Study with HKU SPACE to earn an award in commercial law in one year from the prestigious University of London! 在香港大學專業進修學院修以一年時間修讀倫敦大學的商事法文憑課程。


Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law

HKU SPACE is a University of London Recognised Teaching Centre in Hong Kong offering preparation courses for its LLB and the Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law programmes. 

The University of London Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law programme is designed for students who wish to gain knowledge in aspects relevant to English commercial law and practice, but do not wish to register for the full LLB degree.  The Graduate Diploma is a qualification in its own right and one of the University of London undergraduate programmes in law.  Academic direction for these programme is provided by six University of London Colleges with Law Schools or Departments, collectively known as the Laws Consortium.  The six Colleges are: Birkbeck, King’s College London, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Queen Mary, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and University College London (UCL).   For more information on the University of London visit:   

Programme Details

HKU SPACE offers a package of preparation courses at a favourable fee for the University of London Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law students intending to take examinations in the following modules: 

Two compulsory modules:

Optional module:

Contract law

Company law

Commercial law

Intellectual Property *
*fully supported via online platform


For information about the Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law visit:



How to apply

 Students who wish to take the Graduate Diploma in Law examinations must register as overseas students with University of London and then register for the specific examinations in good time.  New registration for all University of London are processed in Hong Kong by HKU SPACE. Separate registration and examination entry fees are payable to University of London and to the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA)

A full explanation of entry requirements is provided in the current University of London: Undergraduate programmes in Law Prospectus, which is available on request from HKU SPACE Admiralty Learning Centre, Room 313, 3rd Floor, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong.


University of London (Admissions Office)  

Enquiries             : 3761 1122
Email address   :
Website                :

Registration period

1 – 5 years

Entry requirement

  • Hold an acceptable Bachelor’s or Associate degree/ Master’s degree/UK qualification Level 5 or Level 6 award
  • Meet the English language requirements
University of London reserves the right to request application provide evidence acceptable to it of oral and written competence in English before making an offer of registration

Two examination periods in each academic year

May/June exam  : maximum 4 modules
October exam     : maximum 2 modules
A full explanation of the conduct of examinations is available in the Programme Regulations which will be sent to you when you are given an offer of registration.



Payable to University of London

Students will pay a non-refundable application fee upon applying for the Graduate Diploma programme.  Once accepted, an initial registration fee, module fees and examination fees are payable to the University.  Please visit the University of London website for more details:


Enroling HKU SPACE Preparation Courses 

HKU SPACE have been providing Preparation Courses designed for students taking University of London law exams for more than five decades.  Preparation Courses are open to the Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law students and are offered on a "first-come-first-served" basis.  The tuition package is made up of main and revision lectures.  There are also exam skills seminars, voluntary take-home assignments and mock exams for selected modules.  Lectures are taught mostly by leading academics and teachers from major UK law schools largely on a block basis. Attendance on the preparation courses greatly improve the chances of success in the exams.  


Please note that the Preparation Courses are intended for those having the right to live and study in Hong Kong and it is the responsibility of applicants to determine their eligibility to study.  Please refer to “Notes to Non-local Applicants” on the HKU SPACE application for enrolment form.

Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance

This is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.


Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$32,000 (One year to finish all four prep courses)

Entry Requirements

University of London Registration:

  • Hold an acceptable Bachelor’s or Associate degree/ Master’s degree/UK qualification Level 5 or Level 6 award
  • Meet the English language requirements 

The University of London reserves the right to request applicants to provide evidence acceptable to it of oral and written competence in English before making an offer of registration.  See



Enrolment Method

University of London Registration (in sterling)

The following University of London brochures are available from University of London (Admissions Office), Room 313, 3/F, Admiralty Centre:

  • University of London: Undergraduate programmes in Law prospectus with application form for registration with the University of London (

HKU SPACE Tuition package

HK$32,000 (One year to finish all four prep courses)

(Although the application deadline for registration with University of London is on or before 1 October, applicants should note that offering of HKU SPACE preparation courses package for the Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law is subject to sufficient enrolment number.  The package may not be offered if there is insufficient enrolment.)


Estimates of total fees payable to University of London and HKU (Subject to change)

HK$54,830 (not including local exam fees/online exam administractive fees)


Payment Method

Online Enrolment for HKU SPACE Tuition package

Preparation Courses Enrolment is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Early enrolment is strongly recommended.

Online payment 
HKU SPACE provides 24-hour online service for students to make enrolment for single module (courses enrolled on first-come, first-served basis) via the Internet.   Applicants may settle the payment by using either PPS, VISA or Mastercard online.  Please note that 24-hour online enrolment will only be available 1 day before each module commences.  Applicant may click the > APPLY NOW to make online application, and then follow the instructions to fill in the online application form.

Application Code Course Title
SC494A Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law Preparation Courses (University of London)

In Person
Course fees can be paid in Cash or by WeChat Pay, Alipay, EPS, Visa /Mastercard or Cheque/Bank Draft made payable to "HKU SPACE" at any of HKUSPACE Enrolment Counters by completing the enclosed application for enrolment form.  (, Centre Hotline: (852) 3761-1111)

Completed application for enrolment form can be submitted with the appropriate course fee crossed cheque/bank draft made payable to "HKU SPACE" to the College of Humanities and Law, HKU SPACE, Units A & B, 12/F, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Hong Kong  (Ref: UoL GDCL)”

HKU SPACE MasterCard

Holders of HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment for courses with a tuition fee of HK$2,000 to $40,000. The cardholder must also be the course applicant himself/herself.  For enquiries, please contact our staff at any of the enrolment centres.

For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or Mastercard if the course is to start shortly.  Fees paid are not refundable or transferable.  

  1. Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  2. For additional copies of receipts, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with a completed form and a crossed cheque for $30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE". Such copies will normally only be issued at the end of a course.