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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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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 04 SEP 2018 (TUE)
Duration 9 months
Fee Professional Stream: HK$33,000 per year
General Stream: HK$22,400 per year
Exam Fee: $600 per sitting
UOL
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Preparation Courses (University of London)
倫敦大學法律學士學位試課程

Preparation courses designed for students taking University of London LLB examinations and open to all on a first-come-first-served basis. Lectures and revision classes are given by leading UK academics and teachers. 
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Start 19 AUG 2018 (SUN)
Duration 2 years to 6 years
Preparatory Courses for PCLL Admission Conversion Examination
 

PCLL Entry Eligibility

To attain the entry eligibility of the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL), candidates will have to demonstrate competence in 11 Core Subjects: Contract; Tort; Constitutional Law; Criminal Law; Land Law; Equity; Civil Procedure; Criminal Procedure; Evidence; Business Associations and Commercial Law.

Candidates who hold non-local law qualifications that are acceptable for the purpose of PCLL programme must also demonstrate competence in the following three Top-up Subjects: Hong Kong Constitutional Law; Hong Kong Legal System; Hong Kong Land Law.

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Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee To be confirmed
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 04 SEP 2018 (TUE)
Duration 9 months
Fee Professional Stream: HK$33,000 per year
General Stream: HK$22,400 per year
Exam Fee: $600 per sitting
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 three further modules 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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Start To be advised
Duration 6 months
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 opens up a wide variety of professional and academic opportunities in the legal field.
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Start To be advised
Duration 9 months
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. The provisional starting date is around 13 September 2018 (exact date will be confirmed later).
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Start 13 SEP 2018 (THU)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$43,700 tuition fee & £610 registration fee (2018/19)
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
The Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law/C.P.E. is a very popular—and affordable—route towards legal practice in both Hong Kong and England & Wales.  This course is always heavily over-subscribed and we have already allocated more than half of the places available this year. Priority is given to earlier applicants, so it is strongly in your interests to apply as soon as possible.
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Start 12 SEP 2018 (WED)
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$43,700 tuition fee & £610 registration fee (2018/19)
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
This flexible top-up Masters course is a small programme admitting a maximum of around 20 students on a first-come first-served basis. This LLM is unique in Hong Kong as it offers students with at least one year’s experience of legal practice a fast route to obtain a higher law degree that may enhance their job prospects. Offered in collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester Met), the LLM in Legal Practice is particularly suited to busy working professionals as most parts of the course can be flexibly timetabled to accommodate their work schedules.
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Start 22 OCT 2018 (MON)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$55,000 course fee & £920 registration fee (2018/19).

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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Start To be advised
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.
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 2018 (WED)
Duration 1 year to 3 years
Fee HK$7,800